Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 24

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1 Peter and the boy on the bike, waving

2 Lucy and the girl in the blue skirt, with a dog

3 John and the taller boy playing football

4 Anna and the woman with the baby, wearing sunglasses

5 Bill and the boy hiding in a tree, wearing a red sweater

Transcript

BOY:   I went to the new park yesterday, Grandma, and took a photo. Look!

WOMAN:   Oh, yes! Who’s the boy who’s wearing jeans and playing with the kite?

BOY:   That’s friend, Tony. He’s in class.

WOMAN:   Is he?

BOY:   Yes. I often play with him.

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BOY:   Look, there’s Peter. That’s his new bike.

WOMAN:   Wow! Did he get that for his birthday last week?

BOY:   Yes. He’s waving. Can you see?

WOMAN:   Yes.

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BOY:   And the girl with the dog ___ she’s wearing a blue skirt. She’s in class too.

WOMAN:   Oh! What’s her name?

BOY:   It’s Lucy.

WOMAN:   Does she live near the park?

BOY:   I don’t know.

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WOMAN:   Look at the two boys who are playing with the football. Are they your friends too?

BOY:   One of them is – the taller one.

WOMAN:   And what’s his name?

BOY:   John. I think the other boy is his brother.

WOMAN:   I see.

4

WOMAN:   And who’s this person – the woman with the baby?

BOY:   Oh, that’s mum’s friend, Anna. She likes going for walks in the park.

WOMAN:   She’s wearing sunglasses.

BOY:   Yes. It was a nice day.

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BOY:   There’s Bill. He’s wearing a red sweater. Can you see?

WOMAN:   No.

BOY:   Look! In the tree. He’s hiding.

WOMAN:   What a naughty boy!

BOY:   He isn’t naughty. He’s funny!

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

People who come to our sports centre

     Name:                        Pat Jones

     Which sport?            tennis

1 Comes hereby:        ________

2 When?                       in the ________

3 Who with?                his ____________

4 Doesn’t like:             ________

5 How old?                  ________

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1 (by) car   2 (in the) evening(s)   3 (his) son

4 (the) shower(s) (here/there)  

5 38/thirty eight (years (old))

Transcript

GIRL:   Excuse me, Pat! Can I ask you some questions? It’s about this sports centre.

MAN:   Yes! What kind of questions?

GIRL:   It’s for homework. Which sport do you play here?

MAN:   Tennis.

GIRL:   Tennis, OK. Thanks.

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GIRL:   And when you come, do you drive here?

MAN:   Yes. It’s quicker and easier for us.

GIRL:   So, you come in your car?

MAN:   Yes, that’s right.

2

GIRL:   When do you come here to the sports centre?

MAN:   I come here in the evenings.

GIRL:   Not in the afternoons?

MAN:   No. I’m at work then.

3

GIRL:   And do you come here with your friends?

MAN:   No, not with friends, with son.

GIRL:   With your son? Oh, where is he now?

MAN:   He went to buy a bottle of water.

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GIRL:   And what don’t you like about the sports centre?

MAN:   I think it’s all OK.

GIRL:   Oh?

MAN:   Well ___ I don’t like the showers here.

GIRL:   The showers. You don’t like those, OK.

MAN:   No, I don’t.

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GIRL:   And last question. How old are you?

MAN:   I’m 38.

GIRL:   Sorry? 38?

MAN:   Yes.

GIRL:   OK. Thank you.

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did Ben do last week?

Listen and draw a line from the day to the correct picture.

There is one example.

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1 Wednesday – climbed a rock on the beach

2 Saturday – walk in the village, ice cream

3 Tuesday – fishing in boat

4 Friday – film about a woman climber

5 Sunday – read book on beach

Transcript

WOMAN:   Did you have a good week by the sea, Ben?

BOY:   It was OK, Grandma, but the weather wasn’t very good.

WOMAN:   Oh dear! Well, what did you do on Monday?

BOY:   We went to a kind of museum and saw lots of different fish.

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BOY:   Wednesday was good. It wasn’t cold that day.

WOMAN:   Great. What did you do that day?

BOY:   We went to the beach and climbed up to the top of a big rock.

WOMAN:   Oh! Were you afraid?

BOY:   No. But it was very difficult to climb.

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WOMAN:   But what did you do on the first day, on Saturday?

BOY:   We went for a walk in the village.

WOMAN:   Was it good there?

BOY:   Yes. There were lots of small shops and Dad bought us ice creams!

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BOY:   But Tuesday was very boring.

WOMAN:   Tuesday?

BOY:   Yes. Dad wanted to go fishing from a boat and I went with him.

WOMAN:   How many fish did you catch?

BOY:   We didn’t catch any! It was windy and cold again. I didn’t enjoy that afternoon.

4

BOY:   On Thursday, we went to the cinema. No, sorry, that was Friday.

WOMAN:   And which film did you see?

BOY:   It was about a woman who did something exciting.

WOMAN:   Why? What did she do?

BOY:   She climbed a mountain.

WOMAN:   Wow! That is exciting.

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WOMAN:   The weather was great on Sunday. Did you go in a boat then?

BOY:   No, but we went to the beach.

WOMAN:   What did you do there?

BOY:   Well, I bought a book in the village shop and I sat on the sand and read it.

WOMAN:   What was the story about?

BOY:   A boy who goes on a holiday to the beach!

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

Listen and tick (✓) the box. There is one example.

What’s Mary doing?

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1 Where did Alex walk to today?

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2 What has Jack got for lunch today?

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3 What kind of pet does Fred have?

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4 Which girl is Daisy?

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5 What’s the weather like at Jane’s house today?

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1 A   2 B   3 C   4 A   5 B

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What’s Mary doing?

WOMAN:   Mary! What are you doing? Are you watching television again?

GIRL:   No, Mum, I’m cleaning bedroom.

WOMAN:   Good! And did you phone Grandpa this morning?

GIRL:   Yes. I did that after breakfast.

1 Where did Alex walk to today?

MAN:   Did you take the dog for a walk to the river today, Alex?

GIRL:   Not today, Dad. It rained and rained. I didn’t want to go for a long walk.

MAN:   Did you go to the playground, then?

GIRL:   No. We only walked to the apartments at the end of the street. Then we came home again!

2 What has Jack got for lunch today?

MAN:   I had a terrible lunch at work yesterday. I bought a burger. It looked good, but I didn’t enjoy it.

WOMAN:   Well, I’m making a salad for you today, Jack.

MAN:   That’s favourite, thanks.

WOMAN:   Do you like vegetable soup? I can make some of that for you on Saturday.

MAN:   OK.

3 What kind of pet does Fred have?

WOMAN:   We’re talking about pets today, children. Do you have a pet at home, Fred?

BOY:   Yes, Miss Last. I’ve got a kitten. It likes watching the birds in our garden!

WOMAN:   Does it?

BOY:   Yes, and brother’s got a mouse, but I never play with it.

WOMAN:   Oh.

4 Which girl is Daisy?

GIRL:   You know friend Daisy, Dad?

MAN:   The girl with the long, curly hair?

GIRL:   No, she’s got short hair now. And it isn’t curly. I want hair like that.

MAN:   Why do you want yours like that?

GIRL:   I want to be like Daisy!

5 What’s the weather like at Jane’s house today?

GIRL:   Hello, Aunt Sally! How are you?

WOMAN:   Oh, hello, Jane. I’m fine, thank you. It’s a nice, sunny day here!

GIRL:   That’s good! It’s raining here in our town.

WOMAN:   Oh, that’s sad. It snowed here yesterday. The ground’s all white outside.

GIRL:   Wow!

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