TASK 1
You are going to hear extracts from radio interviews. Listen and choose the best answer a), b) or c). You will hear each recording twice. Before each recording there will be a pause of 30 seconds to read the questions.
You now have 30 seconds to read the questions for next Text.
1. The speakers say that after hurricane Isaac ...
2. According to the woman, after hurricane Katrina it was possible to ...
You now have 30 seconds to read the questions for next Text.
3. The new, different element in the Palestinian extremists’ attacks is …
4. The most important reason for the current unrest in Israel was …
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5. The designer of the Waiting Wall chose the train station for the project because …
6. The author of the project says people send in …
TASK 2
You are going to listen to an officer giving a briefing. Complete the notes. You will hear the briefing twice. There will now be a pause of 40 seconds to allow you to look at the notes.
7. The second aim of the route reconnaissance is to learn about ...
8. During the area reconnaissance soldiers can ...
9. RIF missions are the biggest challenge as they are …
10. Reconnaissance after the operation helps ...
11. The speaker stresses it is important for the commander to get …
12. According to reconnaissance experts, reconnaissance troops should ...
TASK 3
You are going to hear short news items. Listen and choose the best answer a), b) or c). Before each news item there will be a pause of 30 seconds to read the question.
13. The two pandas were sent to South Korea ...
14. Hard-line Islamist protesters in Pakistan are demanding ...
15. The hijacker wanted to ...
16. The Chinese journalist ...
17. At the ASEAN summit President Obama ...
18. After North Korean nuclear test, China ...
19. According to the report, drugs known as statins ...
20. The people spent a night in the Alps because ...