First Certificate Listening

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

DISEÑADO EN

60

LECCIONES

TIME FOR
PRESENTS

 
 

STEP 1

 

Listen just for a gist to this conversation between George and Mildred. Don't worry if there are some words you don't understand: you should be able to get the general idea.

 

STEP 2

 

Now, listen again and choose the answer (A, B, or C) which you think fits best according to their conversation. Please, note that answering these questions requires a certain amount of inference. Finally check the answers with alternative explanations.

1.

Where is this scene taking place?

 

A.    in a gift shop
B.    in a hotel lobby
C.    in a post office

2.

What are the speakers doing?

 

A.    buying holiday souvenirs
B.    comparing prices
C.    organising for goods to be sent

3.

What is the relationship between the speakers?

 

A.    brother and sister
B.    husband and wife
C.    two good friends

 
 

STEP 3

 

Listen again and choose the answer (A, B, or C) which you think fits best. Then check the answers.

1.

What did they buy for Phyllis?

 

A. 

B.   

C. 

1.

What did they buy for Simon?

 

A. 

B.   

C. 

3.

What do we learn about George's feelings?

 

A.    He doesn't like Mildred's relatives. .
B.    He doesn't want to spoil Simon.
C.    He doesn't like to spend money.

4.

What do we learn about Mildred's behaviour?

 

A.    She's not an organised person.
B.    She wants to change Simon's behaviour.
C.    She doesn't trust George's advice

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while you check the transcription.

 

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