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 Washington correspondent says the system of sentences needs a reform due to …
2. According to the correspondent, the proposed reform …
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3. Contrary to Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning …
4. In the reporter’s opinion, in the future people will …
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5. Prof. Roberts says that the nutrient run-off which gets into the Great Barrier Reef …
6. Prof. Roberts thinks the government’s current plan to protect the reef ...
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. In asymmetric warfare, the enemy is at an advantage as they have better …
8. Tactical information facilitates …
9. In SASO soldiers have to remain alert …
10. After information analysis, the second task of the leader is to notice …
11. With a good relationship the local populace can become an asset in …
12. The unit leader will use all the collected information to develop a …
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 item that Chinese authorities …
14. The local authorities want to …
15. The Malaysian government ...
16. According to political analysts, …
17. The Indian Prime Minister is facing criticism over …
18. The Five Star Movement …
19. The Catalan politician, Carles Puigdemont, …
20. The Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, …