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 professor advises parents not to …
2. What kind of children’s books are chosen by parents?
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3. We learn from the news that the new HIV drug can …
4. According to the professor, the new HIV drug …
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5. The issue the speaker addresses is Mrs May’s …
6. Mrs May can be described as a person who …
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. Operational advisors’ role is to identify …
8. The greatest advantage of the centre is …
9. All recent conflicts have been conducted in …
10. To learn to identify potential targets, the soldiers use …
11. During the two-week period, the instructors help soldiers to …
12. Apart from the Army, the centre is used by …
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. Apple’s Chief Executive, Tim Cook, expressed …
14. What does the Appeals Court’s decision mean for Mr Assange?
15. The lawmakers mentioned in the news item have …
16. The Hong Kong magistrate has refused to …
17. The aim of the news item is to inform us about …
18. Jean-Marie Le Pen has …
19. The authorities ...
20. The new anti-corruption law in Pakistan will …