CAE :: Lesson 39

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Paper 4 - Part 1
Three audio extracts followed by two 3-option
multiple-choice questions on each extract

ACTIVITY 161: You will hear three different extracts. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B or C) which fits best according to what you hear. There are two questions for each extract. Then check the audio transcriptions and the correct answers.

EXTRACT 1

You hear two colleagues, Eva and Colin, talking about a problem at work.

1.

What is Colin's opinion of their new boss?

 

A. She fails to consult with colleagues.
B. She is too keen to establish new working practices.
C. She has little understanding of the organisation's history.

2.

When talking about the problem, Eva is...

 

A. trying to suggest that it is unimportant.
B. comparing alternative ways of solving it.
C. encouraging Colin to take a more positive attitude to it.
 
 

EXTRACT 2

You hear an interview with an expert
who repairs antique vases.

3.

What is the expert doing at the start of the interview?

 

A. Explaining what can ruin a restoration job.
B. Comparing various methods of restoration she uses.
C. Describing the difficulties of matching colours during restoration.

4.

How does the expert feel about leaving visible cracks in the finished vase?

 

A. They should be avoided if at all possible.
B. They are part of the vase's history and should be seen.
C. They affect the value of the vase rather than its appearance.
 
 

EXTRACT 3

On the radio, you hear a visitor talking
to a man about the remote island where
he lives.

5.

The man wants a ferry service between the mainland and the island because...

 

A. he is keen to develop tourism on the island.
B. he thinks more young people would come to live on the island.
C. he feels the islanders should not be isolated from modem life.

6.

The speakers have different opinions about whether...

 

A. creating an airport would be advantageous.
B. building houses on the beach would be advisable.
C. commercial development would spoil the island's unique nature.
 

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