Copy Of Gateway B1 Unit 8 Test Standard Listening

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  • 2. 

  • 3. 

    Listen to four people talking about friends and friendship. Match the speakers (1–4) with the comments (A–D).______________

    • A.

      Friends don’t have to have the same personalities.

    • B.

      Friends help each other in difficult situations.

    • C.

      Friends are people that you know in real life.

    • D.

      Friends don’t say things just to please you.

    Correct Answer
    C. Friends are people that you know in real life.
  • 4. 

    ______________

    • A.

      Friends don’t have to have the same personalities.

    • B.

      Friends help each other in difficult situations.

    • C.

      Friends are people that you know in real life.

    • D.

      Friends don’t say things just to please you.

    Correct Answer
    B. Friends help each other in difficult situations.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it accurately reflects one of the defining characteristics of friendship, which is providing support and assistance to each other during challenging times. Friends are there to lend a helping hand, offer advice, and provide emotional support when needed. This mutual support is a crucial aspect of a strong and healthy friendship.

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  • 5. 

    ______________

    • A.

      Friends don’t have to have the same personalities.

    • B.

      Friends help each other in difficult situations.

    • C.

      Friends are people that you know in real life.

    • D.

      Friends don’t say things just to please you.

    Correct Answer
    D. Friends don’t say things just to please you.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because true friends are honest and genuine in their interactions. They do not simply say things to please you, but rather provide honest feedback and support. True friendships are built on trust and authenticity, where friends feel comfortable expressing their true thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment or rejection.

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  • 6. 

    ______________

    • A.

      Friends don’t have to have the same personalities.

    • B.

      Friends help each other in difficult situations.

    • C.

      Friends are people that you know in real life.

    • D.

      Friends don’t say things just to please you.

    Correct Answer
    A. Friends don’t have to have the same personalities.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it aligns with the statement that "Friends don't have to have the same personalities." It implies that friends can have different personalities and still maintain a strong bond. This statement emphasizes the idea that friendship is not solely based on similarities or shared traits, but rather on mutual understanding, support, and connection.

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  • 7. 

    Speaker 1__________ go on networking sites. They say they have lots of friends. 

    • A.

      Some of my friends

    • B.

      Hundreds of my friends

    Correct Answer
    A. Some of my friends
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Some of my friends." This answer suggests that Speaker 1 does go on networking sites but not all of their friends are on those sites. They may have a few friends on networking sites, but not necessarily hundreds.

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  • 8. 

    Speaker 1In reality, most people ________ real friends. 

    • A.

      Have a lot of

    • B.

      Don’t have many

    Correct Answer
    B. Don’t have many
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "don't have many". This means that in reality, most people do not have many real friends.

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  • 9. 

    Speaker 2A good friend will ______ when you have problems. They are reliable and you can trust them.

    • A.

      Go out with you

    • B.

      Help you

    Correct Answer
    B. Help you
    Explanation
    A good friend will help you when you have problems because they are reliable and trustworthy. They will offer their support, lend a listening ear, and provide assistance in any way they can. They understand the importance of being there for you during difficult times and will go above and beyond to offer their help and guidance.

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  • 10. 

    Speaker 3A good friend ________ the truth. 

    • A.

      Won’t tell you

    • B.

      Should tell you

    Correct Answer
    B. Should tell you
    Explanation
    A good friend should tell you the truth. This means that a true friend will not hide or sugarcoat information from you, but instead, they will be honest and straightforward with you, even if it may be difficult or uncomfortable. This shows that they care about your well-being and want what is best for you, even if it means delivering unpleasant news or opinions.

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  • 11. 

    Speaker 3They should always tell you what they ___________. 

    • A.

      Think

    • B.

      Like

    Correct Answer
    A. Think
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "think" because the speaker is referring to the actions of "they" and stating that "they" should always communicate their thoughts.

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  • 12. 

    Speaker 4I get on well with my best friend because I’m _________her. I like to talk and she likes to listen!

    • A.

      Like

    • B.

      Not like

    Correct Answer
    B. Not like
    Explanation
    The speaker gets along well with their best friend because they are not like her. The speaker enjoys talking, while their best friend enjoys listening. This difference in communication styles creates a harmonious dynamic between them.

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