First Certificate Listening

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

DISEÑADO EN

60

LECCIONES

A PECULIAR
FAMILY

STEP 1

 

You are going to listen a conversation between Jane Gordon and Rex Courier, the counsellor on a radio phone-in programme. First of all, listen just for a gist and choose the most appropriate title for this conversation from the menu. Then check the correct answer.

Don't worry if there are some words you don't understand: you should be able to get the general idea without needing to use your dictionary.

 
 

STEP 2

 

Listen once again and, for questions 1-to-3, choose the answer (A, B, or C) which you think fits best according to the conversation. Then check your answers.

1.

Jane is now living ...

 

A.    with her second husband.
B.    with the father of her first two children.
C.    with the father of her third child.

2.

Jane's teenage son is feeling ...

 

A.    jealous towards her new baby.
B.    jealous towards the father of the new baby.
C.    is jealous towards the baby's behaviour.

3.

The son feels angry because he ...

 

A.    wants to be the only child.
B.    hates the father of the new baby.
C.    is jealous of what the baby is getting.

4.

What do we learn about the boy's own father?

 

A.    He made life difficult for his son.
B.    He chose to leave his wife.
C.    He preferred his daughter to his son.

5.

Jane's son is directing his anger towards his mother because he feels ...

 

A.    she shouldn't have had another baby.
B.    he will never be able to love the new baby.
C.    he can't express his anger towards his father.

 Click here  to listen to the audio all over again
while you check the transcription.

 

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