Gateway B1+ Unit 3 Listening

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Gateway B1+ Unit 3 Listening - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Answer the questions below.

  • 2. 

    Choose the best answers, A, B or C.The girl visited a city that   .....

    • A.

      She visits regularly.

    • B.

      She lived in as a child.

    • C.

      She has never visited before.

    Correct Answer
    B. She lived in as a child.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "she lived in as a child." This answer is supported by the phrase "as a child" which indicates that the girl had a previous connection or experience with the city. This suggests that she had lived there in the past, making it the most logical choice among the options given.

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  • 3. 

    The centre of the city ...... 

    • A.

      Is exactly the same as last time she visited.

    • B.

      Is much busier than last time she visited.

    • C.

      Has changed quite a lot.

    Correct Answer
    C. Has changed quite a lot.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has changed quite a lot." This implies that the center of the city has undergone significant changes since the last time she visited. It suggests that there have been noticeable developments or alterations in terms of infrastructure, buildings, or overall appearance.

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  • 4. 

    She thinks the changes   ......

    • A.

      Are positive because change is always for the best.

    • B.

      Are positive, but she does feel a bit nostalgic.

    • C.

      Are upsetting and she thinks it was better before.

    Correct Answer
    B. Are positive, but she does feel a bit nostalgic.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the person believes the changes are positive overall, but they also feel a sense of nostalgia or longing for the way things were before. This implies that while they acknowledge the benefits of the changes, they still have some emotional attachment to the past.

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  • 5. 

    Her father   ..... 

    • A.

      Is upset about some of the changes.

    • B.

      Likes the changes.

    • C.

      Likes the new pubs.

    Correct Answer
    A. Is upset about some of the changes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is upset about some of the changes." This answer suggests that the father is not happy with certain alterations that have been made.

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  • 6. 

    Her old bungalow  ...... 

    • A.

      Is in the same place but with no garden.

    • B.

      Is in the same place but with a bigger garden.

    • C.

      Has been pulled down.

    Correct Answer
    A. Is in the same place but with no garden.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is in the same place but with no garden." This means that the old bungalow still exists in its original location, but the garden that was once there is no longer present.

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  • 7. 

    Listen again and complete the sentences with one or two words in each gap. The girl says that she returned to the city where she ……………………… . 

    Correct Answer
    grew up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "grew up". This answer is supported by the information given in the question, which states that the girl says she returned to the city where she... The phrase "grew up" fits logically in this sentence, indicating that the girl returned to the city where she spent her childhood and adolescence.

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  • 8. 

     She says that the town has changed and that it’s car free and there are lots of new …………………… . 

    Correct Answer
    shops
    Explanation
    The speaker mentions that the town has changed and it is now car-free. Additionally, she mentions the presence of lots of new entities, which are likely to be shops. Therefore, the correct answer is "shops."

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  • 9. 

    She says they have built a high-rise block of flats in the place of her old ……………………… .

    Correct Answer
    primary school, school
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "primary school, school." The phrase "in the place of her old" suggests that something has been replaced or built on top of. The mention of "high-rise block of flats" indicates that the new construction is a tall building. Putting these clues together, it can be inferred that the old primary school has been replaced by a high-rise block of flats.

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  • 10. 

    The girl says that it is now cleaner and that there are more trees and ……………………… than before. 

    Correct Answer
    parks
    Explanation
    The girl states that the place is now cleaner and there are more trees and parks than before. This suggests that there has been an improvement in the overall environment of the area. The addition of more parks indicates that there are now more recreational spaces for people to enjoy, contributing to a more pleasant and green surroundings.

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  • 11. 

    She used to live in a bungalow and the best thing about the house was the back …………………… .

    Correct Answer
    garden
    Explanation
    The best thing about the house was the garden.

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