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QUESTIONS FOR THE LISTENING TEXTS


1) Listen to two friends speaking at the bus stop and answer the questions below.

1. Why is the girl angry?

2. Has the girl eaten?

3. Why did the boy go to the Robert?

 

2) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. Where does Dr Goodall live?

2. Why does he find following the chimpanzees interesting

3. What is his typical evening like?

 

3) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What is Lillianís book about?

2. According to Lillian what is the first thing to remember during an interview?

3. Why is it necessary to get professional advice?

 

4) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What was the aim for the programme?

2. What did Peterís friends think about the programme?

3. Why didnít Peter like the people who bought his paintings?

 

5) Listen to the programme and answer the questions below.

1. Where does the tour take place?

2. Whose ghost do most people see?

3. What happened to Richard and Edward?

 

6) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What books did Laura Reddington write trying to make a living?

2. What kind of story did she find one day?

3. Why does Laura think about all the details before writing a book?

 

7) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What does Sonia do?

2. What are the problems of unhealthy eating?

3. Why is eating fruit and vegetables healthy?

 

8) Listen to the programme and answer the questions below.

1. When was Ellis Island busiest?

2. What happened in the Registry Room?

3. Why can it be interesting to visit the Oral History Library?

 

9) Listen to the programme and answer the questions below.

1. What is the programme Eye on the World about?

2. Which activity is the most favourite pastime in Japan?

3. What comes last on the list?

10) Listen to the woman talking about her schooldays and answer the questions below.

1. What is the speaker talking about?

2. When did the speaker feel relieved?

3. Why did the speaker start crying/

 

11) Listen to the person talking about his schooldays and answer the questions below.

1. What is unusual about the speaker?

2. Why does the speaker enjoy studying more now?

3. What do other people think about the speakerís parents?

 

12) Listen to the interview and answer the questions below.

1. What days can Lisa work?

2. How experienced is Lisa?

3. What does Kevin promise at the end of their conversation?

 

13) Listen to three speakers talking about what makes them happy and answer the questions below.

1. Why was the first speaker happy?

2. When was the happiest day in the second speakerís life?

3. What made the third speaker feel like a different person

 

14) Listen to the talk and answer the questions below.



1. What are the speakers discussing?

2. What benefits does colonization bring?

3. Why is Dr Wilkins against colonization?

 

15) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What did Margaret do before she became a housekeeper?

2. What made Margaret change her job?

3. Why was she once worried when people asked her what she did?

 

16) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What the three main ingredients of the great British breakfast?

2. What is a new trend of fashion in Londonís top restaurants?

3. What are the key ingredients of a breakfast in a London café?

 

17) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. How long has Brian lived on his boat?

2. Why did he decide to leave London?

3. What can he do with his boat that he couldnít with a house?

 

18) Listen to three and answer the questions below.

1. What made the first speakerís sister angry?

2. Why couldnít the second speaker trust her sister?

3. What kind of relationship does the third speaker have with her sister?

19) Listen to the talk and answer the questions below.

1. Where does the action take place?

2. What is included in a standard lunch menu?

3. What did Brian and Tracy decide in the end?

 

20) Listen to the programme and answer the questions below.

1. How many children in Britain live in single-parent families?

2. Why is it important for a child to have his/her father involved with upbringing?

3. What do people think about breakdown of the traditional family?

 

21) Listen to the talk and answer the questions below.

1. What happened to Elaine?

2. Why is Sophie worried about Elaineís staying with them?

3. What did they decide to do in the end?

 

22) Listen to the programme and answer the questions below.

1. How did the dolphins help a 10-year-old boy?

2. How does swimming with dolphins help the children?

3. Why are some people not very enthusiastic about dolphin therapy?

 

23) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. What topic is discussed in the programme?

2. What changed in Tonyís life after the birth of his son?

3. How did Carolís lifestyle change after her daughter was born?

 

24) Listen to the radio programme and answer the questions below.

1. Why did Arthur Conan Doyle stop writing stories about Sherlock Holmes?

2. What worried Mr Horowitz before starting a book?

3. Why was writing the book about Sherlock Holmes easier than Mr Horowitz thought?

 

25) Listen to the conversation and answer the questions below.

1. What does the boy want to do?

2. What does his mother want to do?

3. Why canít they make a decision?

 

26) Listen to the interview and answer the questions below.

1. What is Kerryís typical day?

2. Why doesnít Kerry follow a diet or go to the gym?

3. What piece of advice does Kerry give to beginners?

 

27) Listen to the interview with a teacher and answer the questions below.

1. What did the teacher like most about the school?

2. Why did she like teaching at that school?

3. What makes teaching a rewording profession?

 

28) Listen to the interview with a writer and answer the questions below.

1. How did Peter start writing?

2. Why does he include real people in his books?

3. What advice does Peter give?

 

29) Listen to the conversation and answer the questions below.

1. What is Alex thinking about?

2. Why does he want to bring soldiers as a gift for his parents?

3. What will Alex buy for his brother?

 

30) Listen to three speakers talking about who a true friend is and answer the questions below.

1. According to the first speaker when will you be able to learn that a person is your true friend?

2. What are the characteristics of a perfect friend according to the 2nd speaker?

3. Why is it great to have true friends according to the third speaker?

 

31) Listen to three speakers talking about their favourite pastime and answer the questions below.

1. According to the first speaker what is his favourite pastime?

2. Why is the second speaker keen on crafts?

3. What problem does the third speaker have because of his favourite pastime?

 

32) Listen to the conversation and answer the questions below.

1. |How many runners are going to take part in the race?

2. Where would they like to organize the starting line?

3. Why do they need to have first aid points?

 

33) Listen to story of a popular actress about her family and answer the questions below.

1. What is the woman trying to teach her children?

2. What has she learnt from other mothers?

3. In what way is she similar to her mother?

 

34) Listen to the talk between two friends and answer the questions below.

1. What are Maggyís favourite places in London?

2. What are they going to do in the evening?

3. Why does Alex want to go to a café?

 

35) Listen to three speakers talking about travelling and answer the questions below.

1. Why do many people travel today according the first speaker?

2. How does the second speaker describe people who never travel?

3. What can a person gain travelling to other countries according the third speaker?

 

 

36) Listen to three speakers talking about losing weight and answer the questions below.

1. What does the first speaker advise to do if you want to lose weight?

2. What is the mistake many people make trying to lose weight?

3. Why is it necessary to exercise according to the third speaker?

 

37) Listen to the TV announcement about a film-making competition and answer the questions below.

1. Who can take part in the competition?

2. What are the requirements for the film?

3. What will the winners receive?

 

38) Listen to the journalist speaking about holidays and answer the questions below.

1. What do people expect from holidays?

2. What do statistics say about holiday time?

3. What went wrong with the Swans on holiday?

 

39) Listen to the story about James and answer the questions below.

1. What was Jamesís attitude towards the film?

2. What made James angry at his parents?

3. Why did James wake up at night?

 

40) Listen to the recording and answer the questions below.

1. What does Sara want to become?

2. How did she find out about the audition?

3. Why was this performance special for Sara?

 

41) Listen to the person talking about pets and answer the questions below.

1. Why is it good to have a pet at home?

2. How do the pets help Donna Frosty?

3. How do pets make children better?

 

42) Listen to the interview with Roy Tomlinson, who invented the sign @ and email, and answer the questions below.

1. How do people call the sign @ in different countries?

2. How did Roy Tomlinson invent email?

3. Does it trouble him that he is not very famous?

 

43) Listen to the professor speaking about the problem of cheating at high school and answer the questions below.

1. Why do high school students cheat?

2. What should people do to stop cheating?

3. Why is cheating harmful for the society?

 

44) Listen to the three children telling their stories and answer the questions below.

1. What joke did Pamís brother play on her?

2. Why did Frankís friends laugh at him?

3. What joke did Cindyís mother play on her?

 

45) Listen to the story about Russell and burglars and answer the questions below.

1. Why did Russell go to the kitchen at night?

2. What happened in the kitchen?

3. When did his parents find out about the burglary?

 

46) Listen to Mary and Donna about their work and answer the questions below.

1. What does Donna like about her job?

2. What does Mary think about her job?

3. What does Donna recommend and offer Mary?

 

47) Listen to a girl speaking to her parents and answer the questions below.

1. Where does the girl want to go and why?

2. Who doesnít like the idea?

3. Who will pay for the trip?

 

48) Listen to Maggie Parker speaking about museums in Springfield, the US, and answer the questions below.

1. What can visitors see in the Historical museum?

2. What impressed Maggie Parker in the Museum of art?

3. What impressed Maggie Parker in the Walter Art Museum?

 

49) Listen to the boy speaking about a football match and answer the questions below.

1. What sort of match did Tom play?

2. How did Tomís team play during the match?

3. What was the result of the game?

 

50) Listen to the tourist speaking about the Mona Lisa and answer the questions below.

1. Where can you see the Mona Lisa?

2. When is the best time to start queuing to the museum?

3. Why do you need patience to see the painting?

 

51) Listen to the three people saying what makes a good story and answer the questions below.

1. What makes a good story for the first speaker?

2. What makes a good story for the second speaker?

3. What makes a good story for the third speaker?

 

52) Listen to Tina talking about a nasty experience she had and answer the questions below.

1. Who did Tina go to the skating-rink with?

2. What happened to her there?

3. How was she saved?

 

53) Listen to the three stories and answer the questions below.

1. How did two Lauras get acquainted?

2. How did Emily meet her husband?

3. What makes the stories very strange?

 

54) Listen to Ann speaking about a holiday that went wrong and answer the questions below.

1. What holiday did Ann want to have

2. What problems did she have to face?

3. What decision did she make in the end?

 

55) Listen to the conversation between Stephan and his friend and answer the questions below.

1. Does Stephan know Italian?

2. How did he communicate in Italy?

3. What difficulty did he get into a reception?

 

56) Listen to the conversation between a journalist and a Japanese girl and answer the questions below

1. What does Shima usually eat?

2. Where does she eat?

3. What is happening to the Japanese diet at the moment?

 

57) Listen to the teenagers: Darren, Jessica, Tanya and Scott speaking about their favourite kinds of entertainments and answer the questions below.

1. What are Darren and Jessica interested in?

2. Who shares the same interest as Scott?

3. Why does Tanya argue with her brother?

 

58) Listen to the conversation between a girl and a boy speaking about their family life and answer the questions below

1. What do the boy and the girl say about their families?

2. Is the girl happy to have a family party?

3. What do Johnís parents hope he will do after school?

 

59) Listen to the psychologist speaking about children who are old enough to stay at home by themselves and answer the questions below.

1. What age is good for teaching children to be independent?

2. What does the psychologist advise?

3. Is it necessary to discuss all dangerous situations with a child?

 

60) Listen to the three teenagers speaking about their political views and answer the questions below.

1. What does the first speaker care about?

2. What does the second speaker dislike in politicians?

3. Why is it important for the third speaker to take part in political events?

 

61) Listen to the telephone conversation between a woman and a receptionist from Go-World Home Delivery service and answer the questions below.

1. Whatís Jessicaís surname and address in Byford?

2. What does the woman want to order?

3. Which gift has she chosen?

 

62) Listen to people speaking about a school uniform and answer the questions below.

1. What does the teenager think about wearing a uniform?

2. What is good about wearing a uniform according to the teenager?

3. Why does the teacher like free uniform style?

 

63) Listen to the radio programme about Australia and answer the questions below.

1. How do people communicate with each other in the outback of Australia?

2. How do they get medical treatment?

3. Where and how do children study there?

 

64) Listen to the three young people speaking about their jobs and answer the questions below.

1. What job does the first speaker have?

2. When does the second speaker find his job unpleasant?

3. Where does the third speaker work?

 

65) Listen to John and Alice speaking about health problems and answer the questions below.

1. How did John hurt his leg?

2. What did the doctor recommend?

3. What was wrong with Alice last week?

 

66) Listen to Anna and David speaking about a film and answer the questions below.

1. What type of film did the people see?

2. What does Anna think of the film?

3. What does David advise her to do?

 

67) Listen to the coach speaking about training and race preparation and answer the questions below.

1. What does the coach advise cyclers to do?

2. What does ďthe right attitudeĒ mean?

3. Why is it important to eat healthy food and learn to relax?

 

68) Listen to the three people speaking about how they spend their weekends and answer the questions below.

1. What does the first speaker do at the weekend?

2. What does the second speaker do at the weekend?

3. What does the third speaker do at the weekend?

 

69) Listen to the two women speaking about a trip and answer the questions below.

1. What went wrong in the port in Dover?

2. What was wrong on the way to Paris and in Paris?

3. Why did Mark get angry?

 

70) Listen to the three people speaking about things that make them angry about mobiles and answer the questions below.

1. What makes the first speaker angry?

2. What annoys the second speaker?

3. What does the third speaker complain about?


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