First Certificate Listening

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

DISEÑADO EN

60

LECCIONES

CROSSLANDS

 
 

STEP 1

 

Listen just for a gist to Laura Doomer who is describing a house. Choose the most appropriate title from the menu and 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.

 

STEP 2

 

Listen to Laura again describing a house she remembers from her childhood. Then make your own deductions to answer the questions below in the blank spaces. Finally check the alternative answers.

1.

Whose house is Laura describing?

2.

Who is living there now?

 
 

STEP 3

 

Now, mark if statements 1-to-8 are TRUE or FALSE. If necessary, listen to Laura again. Finally, check your answers.

 

 

TRUE

FALSE

1.

When the speaker was a child, she thought the house was very large.

2.

She couldn't understand why they didn't use the drawing room every day.

3.

She liked the living room best.

4.

She liked the kitchen because it was warm and smelt nice.

5.

Her grandmother used to get cross with her for not helping to pick the vegetables and fruit.

6.

The interior of the house is the same now as it was when the speaker was young.

7.

When she returned, she felt unhappy at the size of the house.

8.

She realised it is not a good idea to revisit the past.

 

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