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 archaeologist says the excavations on the site will be endangered due to …
2. The government’s decision to build the tunnel might be changed due to ...
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3. The data found on digital devices provides information about …
4. The current strategy of the Allied Forces on ISIS foreign fighters is to ...
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5. The problem with the support for women in Bosnia is that …
6. According to Amnesty International, to help Bosnian women …
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 creating the Special Reconnaissance Regiment was to …
8. Apart from conducting surveillance, the SRR also specializes in …
9. Unlike other UK special forces, the SRR includes …
10. The recent top requirement for the SRR operators is to have …
11. The speaker finds Acquaint Days beneficial as candidates get to know …
12. In Afghanistan the SRR’s mission is looking for …
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. We learn from the news that in Venezuela ...
14. The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ...
15. South Korea will ...
16. According to the UN rapporteur, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...
17. The changes to French Labour Laws aim at ...
18. The South African government’s move to withdraw from the ICC ...
19. The ‘shoot on site’ orders have been issued to ...
20. The British parliamentary committee says London should ...