Gateway B1+ Unit 4 Listening

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Gateway B1+ Unit 4 Listening - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     

  • 2. 

     Dialogue 1 ……………………… 

    • A.

      It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.

    • B.

      I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.

    • C.

      Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.

    • D.

      I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.

    • E.

      To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.

    Correct Answer
    A. It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key."

    This answer is correct because it accurately reflects the first statement in the dialogue. The speaker expresses their disappointment and mentions that they did something low key. The other statements in the dialogue do not mention disappointment or doing something low key, so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

     Dialogue 5 ……………………… 

    • A.

      It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.

    • B.

      I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.

    • C.

      Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.

    • D.

      I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.

    • E.

      To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.

    Correct Answer
    C. Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff." because it is the only statement that suggests a topic of conversation that is interesting to people. The other statements either express disappointment, a change in opinion, or a personal preference, which do not indicate a widely discussed and intriguing subject.

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  • 4. 

     Dialogue 4 ……………………… 

    • A.

      It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.

    • B.

      I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.

    • C.

      Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.

    • D.

      I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.

    • E.

      To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.

    Correct Answer
    B. I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better." This answer is supported by the dialogue where the speaker mentions that they have reconsidered their previous approach and now believe that the new plan will be more effective.

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  • 5. 

     Dialogue 3 ……………………… 

    • A.

      It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.

    • B.

      I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.

    • C.

      Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.

    • D.

      I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.

    • E.

      To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.

    Correct Answer
    D. I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.
    Explanation
    The speaker expresses their happiness and positive feelings towards someone, indicating that they are pleased with the news they received about that person.

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  • 6. 

     Dialogue 2 ……………………… 

    • A.

      It was a bit disappointing. I just did something low key.

    • B.

      I’ve had a rethink and I believe that this will work better.

    • C.

      Everyone’s talking about it at the moment. It’s fascinating stuff.

    • D.

      I’m really pleased for him. It’s great news.

    • E.

      To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.

    Correct Answer
    E. To be quite honest, I’m a bit sick of that type of thing.
    Explanation
    The speaker expresses their feelings of being tired or fed up with a certain type of thing. This suggests that they have had enough of it and are not interested in it anymore.

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  • 7. 

    Listen again and choose the best answers,  A, B or C. How did the girl celebrate her birthday? 

    • A.

      She went to Paris.

    • B.

      She went out with her friends.

    • C.

      She went to the theatre.

    Correct Answer
    C. She went to the theatre.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She went to the theatre." This is the best answer because it directly states how the girl celebrated her birthday. The other options, going to Paris or going out with friends, are not mentioned and therefore cannot be considered correct.

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  • 8. 

    What’s the cookery programme about? 

    • A.

      New recipes

    • B.

      Who is the best cook

    • C.

      Food in other countries

    Correct Answer
    B. Who is the best cook
    Explanation
    The cookery programme is about determining who the best cook is. The focus of the show is likely on showcasing different cooks and their skills, and then evaluating and comparing their abilities to determine the ultimate winner. The programme may involve various cooking challenges, competitions, and judging criteria to determine the best cook among the participants.

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  • 9. 

    Where is Jack going to work? 

    • A.

      In a supermarket

    • B.

      In a restaurant

    • C.

      In a clothes shop

    Correct Answer
    B. In a restaurant
    Explanation
    Jack is going to work in a restaurant. This can be inferred from the given options where the locations mentioned are a supermarket, a restaurant, and a clothes shop. Among these options, the correct answer is "in a restaurant", indicating that Jack will be working in a restaurant.

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  • 10. 

    Why is Megan phoning Emily?   

    • A.

      To make an arrangement

    • B.

      To cancel an arrangement

    • C.

      To change an arrangement

    Correct Answer
    C. To change an arrangement
    Explanation
    Megan is phoning Emily to change an arrangement. This suggests that there was already an existing arrangement between them, but Megan wants to modify it for some reason. The other options of making or canceling an arrangement would imply different intentions or actions, which are not indicated in the given answer. Therefore, the most appropriate explanation is that Megan is contacting Emily to alter their initial agreement.

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  • 11. 

    What does Rob want to talk to Vanessa about? 

    • A.

      An article he has read

    • B.

      A TV programme he has seen

    • C.

      A radio programme he has listened to

    Correct Answer
    A. An article he has read
    Explanation
    Rob wants to talk to Vanessa about an article he has read.

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