A2 Listening Competency Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 160

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A2 Listening Competency Test

Time Approximately 25 minutes INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS There are four parts to this test. You will hear each piece twice. Each question carries one mark. For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Questions 1 – 5 You will hear five short recordings. For each question, choose the correct picture. You will hear each recording twice.
  • 2. 
    Listen and choose the correct answer
  • 3. 
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  • 7. 
    Questions 6 – 10 You will hear a man talking to a friend about the transport he used on his holiday. What was the problem with each one? For each question 6 – 10, write a letter A – H next to it. You will hear the conversation twice.
  • 8. 
    Listen and choose the correct option
  • 9. 
    Questions 11 – 15 You will hear a radio interview with a man called Tom, talking about a film he went to see this week. For each question choose the correct answer  You will hear the conversation twice.
  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    Questions 16 – 20 You will hear a yoga teacher talking about her lessons. For each question, write the correct answer in the gap. You will hear the recording twice.
  • 12. 
    Yoga Lessons
  • 13. 
    Why has Chris got a headache?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 14. 
    What would the woman like to have?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 15. 
    Which man are they looking at?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 16. 
    What is the man going to buy at the supermarket?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 17. 
    What does Sally want to buy in town?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 18. 
    Train
    • A. 

      A crowded

    • B. 

      B dangerous

    • C. 

      C dirty

    • D. 

      D expensive

    • E. 

      E late

    • F. 

      F noisy

    • G. 

      G slow

    • H. 

      H uncomfortable

  • 19. 
    Scooter
    • A. 

      A crowded

    • B. 

      B dangerous

    • C. 

      C dirty

    • D. 

      D expensive

    • E. 

      E late

    • F. 

      F noisy

    • G. 

      G slow

    • H. 

      H uncomfortable

  • 20. 
    Bus
    • A. 

      A crowded

    • B. 

      B dangerous

    • C. 

      C dirty

    • D. 

      D expensive

    • E. 

      E late

    • F. 

      F noisy

    • G. 

      G slow

    • H. 

      H uncomfortable

  • 21. 
    Ferry
    • A. 

      A crowded

    • B. 

      B dangerous

    • C. 

      C dirty

    • D. 

      D expensive

    • E. 

      E late

    • F. 

      F noisy

    • G. 

      G slow

    • H. 

      H uncomfortable

  • 22. 
    Helicopter
    • A. 

      A crowded

    • B. 

      B dangerous

    • C. 

      C dirty

    • D. 

      D expensive

    • E. 

      E late

    • F. 

      F noisy

    • G. 

      G slow

    • H. 

      H uncomfortable

  • 23. 
    Who did Tom go to the cinema with?
    • A. 

      A his grandfather

    • B. 

      B his grandson

    • C. 

      C his uncle

  • 24. 
    What kind of music was in the film?
    • A. 

      A jazz

    • B. 

      B pop

    • C. 

      C rock

  • 25. 
    What did the main actor want to be at first?
    • A. 

      A a director

    • B. 

      B a photographer

    • C. 

      C a pilot

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