Copy Of Gateway B2 Unit 8 Listening

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  • 1. 

    Listen to an extract from a radio phone-in programme. Are these statements True (T) orFalse (F)?

  • 2. 

    Listen again and complete the sentences with one word in each gap. 1 The family hadn’t listened to the ……………………… so they weren’t aware of the ash cloud until they got to the airport.

    Explanation
    The family was not aware of the ash cloud until they got to the airport because they hadn't listened to the news.

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  • 3. 

    The seats were all full so they had to sleep on their ……………………… on the floor.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that all the seats were occupied, so they had to sleep on their coats on the floor. This implies that the individuals did not have any other option but to use their coats as a substitute for a bed or mattress.

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  • 4. 

    In total they ended up spending ……………………… nights at the airport.

    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "In total they ended up spending... nights at the airport." The word "two" is the answer, which means that the total number of nights they spent at the airport is two.

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  • 5. 

    They might try to rebook the holiday later because they got ……………………… from the airline.

    Explanation
    The reason they might try to rebook the holiday later is because they received compensation from the airline.

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  • 6. 

    Martin’s father was unable to get information online because the airline’s ……………………… had crashed.

    Explanation
    Martin's father was unable to get information online because the airline's website had crashed.

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  • 7. 

    Martin’s holiday to Spain was a last-minute decision to celebrate his exam results.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Martin's holiday to Spain was not a last-minute decision to celebrate his exam results. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    The first Martin’s family knew about the ash cloud problem was when they got to the airport.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "True" is that the sentence states that the first time Martin's family became aware of the ash cloud problem was when they arrived at the airport. This implies that they were not aware of the problem before reaching the airport, supporting the statement that the answer is true.

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  • 9. 

    The following day, they were told that their plane would be taking off later that day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that "the plane would be taking off later that day." This implies that the plane was scheduled to depart on the same day. Hence, the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    Martin’s family were given beds to sleep on at the airport.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement mentions that Martin's family were given beds to sleep on at the airport. However, the correct answer is false, indicating that they were not given beds to sleep on at the airport.

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  • 11. 

    They flew to Spain on the third day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement "They flew to Spain on the third day" is false. It implies that the action of flying to Spain occurred on the third day, which is not true according to the statement.

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