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 researcher is against calling a robot an “electronic person” because it would …
2. The woman thinks that robots are …
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3. The commentator says Shell stopped oil exploration in Alaska because they …
4. The change of oil and gas prices has been made to …
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5. The protest of NFL and other players …
6. The senators’ report revealed that the Defence Department …
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 recruits’ opinion, the real challenge of Initial Entry Training is …
8. The aim of AIT is to prepare recruits for …
9. According to commanders, the thing which requires improvement is …
10. The new element added to the training programme is …
11. The hand grenade and land navigation tests have been cancelled because of …
12. As for the length of BCT, the army authorities decided to …
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 French president has condemned the yellow vests movement for ...
14. The Indian Prime Minister warned Pakistan against ...
15. According to Canadian officials, Beijing is reacting to ...
16. President Trump’s plans were ...
17. According to the news, the elections in Nigeria were postponed due to ...
18. Pedro Sanchez has had to announce elections after Catalan MPs …
19. It is reported that talks in Sweden may result in …
20. President Trump has urged the US allies to ...