Copy Of Gateway B1 Unit 6 Test Standard Listening

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  • 1. 

  • 2. 

    Listen again. Are these statements True (T) or False (F)?

  • 3. 

    Listen to five people talking about rubbish and recycling. Match the speakers (1–5) with the comments (A–E).Speaker  1

    • A.

      Companies don’t do enough.

    • B.

      This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.

    • C.

      This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.

    • D.

      Different people can use our old things.

    • E.

      We have to change our habits.

    Correct Answer
    C. This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.
    Explanation
    The given answer matches with Speaker 3's comment "This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse." This suggests that Speaker 3 disagrees with the solution being discussed and believes that it will have negative consequences.

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  • 4. 

    Speaker 2

    • A.

      Companies don’t do enough.

    • B.

      This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.

    • C.

      This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.

    • D.

      Different people can use our old things.

    • E.

      We have to change our habits.

    Correct Answer
    B. This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen." This answer is correct because it directly relates to the statement made by Speaker 2. Speaker 2 states "This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen," indicating that the idea being discussed is only beneficial for those with a large kitchen.

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  • 5. 

    Speaker 3

    • A.

      Companies don’t do enough.

    • B.

      This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.

    • C.

      This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.

    • D.

      Different people can use our old things.

    • E.

      We have to change our habits.

    Correct Answer
    A. Companies don’t do enough.
    Explanation
    The answer "Companies don't do enough" is supported by the statement "Companies don't do enough." The speaker expresses dissatisfaction with companies, suggesting that they are not doing an adequate job. This implies that the speaker believes companies should be doing more, indicating that the answer is correct.

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  • 6. 

    Speaker 4

    • A.

      Companies don’t do enough.

    • B.

      This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.

    • C.

      This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.

    • D.

      Different people can use our old things.

    • E.

      We have to change our habits.

    Correct Answer
    D. Different people can use our old things.
    Explanation
    The statement "Different people can use our old things" suggests that instead of throwing away old items, we should consider giving them to someone else who can make use of them. This promotes sustainability and reduces waste. By allowing different people to use our old things, we can contribute to a more efficient use of resources and reduce the negative impact on the environment.

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  • 7. 

    Speaker 5

    • A.

      Companies don’t do enough.

    • B.

      This is a good idea if you have a big kitchen.

    • C.

      This is not a good solution. It just makes things worse.

    • D.

      Different people can use our old things.

    • E.

      We have to change our habits.

    Correct Answer
    E. We have to change our habits.
    Explanation
    The answer "We have to change our habits" is the correct answer because it aligns with the previous statement "Companies don't do enough." The speaker is suggesting that instead of relying on companies to make changes, individuals need to take responsibility and change their own habits. This implies that personal actions and choices have a significant impact on the issue at hand.

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  • 8. 

    Speaker 1: People throw away more rubbish now than before.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement contradicts the claim made by Speaker 1. It states that people do not throw away more rubbish now than before.

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  • 9. 

    Speaker 2:Many people don’t have space for different types of bins in their kitchens.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that there are individuals who lack sufficient space in their kitchens to accommodate various types of bins. This implies that these people are unable to have separate bins for different types of waste, such as recycling, compost, or general trash. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct as it aligns with the information provided.

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  • 10. 

    Speaker 3: All of our shopping comes with paper and plastic.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The speaker states that all of their shopping comes with paper and plastic. However, the correct answer is false, indicating that the statement is not true. This implies that the speaker's claim is incorrect and not all of their shopping comes with paper and plastic.

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  • 11. 

    Speaker 4:It’s always more expensive to buy a new computer than repair an old one.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement made by Speaker 4 is false. It is not always more expensive to buy a new computer than to repair an old one. The cost of repairing an old computer can vary depending on the extent of the damage and the availability of replacement parts. In some cases, the cost of repairs may exceed the price of a new computer. However, in other cases, repairing the old computer may be a more cost-effective option. Therefore, it cannot be generalized that buying a new computer is always more expensive than repairing an old one.

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  • 12. 

    Speaker 5: People buy more food than they need.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that people tend to purchase more food than they actually require. This could be due to various reasons such as lack of meal planning, impulse buying, or fear of running out of food. It is a common behavior observed in many individuals, leading to food waste and unnecessary expenses.

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