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    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.
    Explanation
    This statement matches speaker 3 because it emphasizes that friends are people that you know in real life.

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  • 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
    The given answer is correct because it aligns with the concept of friendship where friends are expected to support and assist each other during challenging times. True friends are there to provide emotional and practical help when needed, offering a shoulder to lean on and lending a helping hand. This aspect of friendship is crucial in building trust, strengthening bonds, and fostering a sense of camaraderie.

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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 statement implies that 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. This suggests that a true friendship is built on trust and authenticity, rather than superficiality or insincerity.

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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 statement explains that friends do not necessarily have to have similar personalities. It implies that friendship is not solely based on shared traits or characteristics, but rather on a deeper connection and understanding between individuals. It suggests that friends can have different personalities and still maintain a strong bond, as friendship is about acceptance, support, and mutual respect rather than similarities in personality.

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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 only has a few friends on there. The phrase "some of my friends" implies that Speaker 1 has a limited number of friends on networking sites, rather than "hundreds of my friends" which would suggest a large number of friends.

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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 support, guidance, and assistance to help you overcome your difficulties. They will be there for you in times of need, providing a listening ear, offering advice, and lending a helping hand. Their willingness to help demonstrates their genuine care and concern for your well-being, making them a valuable and dependable friend.

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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 because they care about your well-being and want what is best for you. They understand the importance of honesty in a friendship and would not want to deceive or withhold important information from you. By telling you the truth, they are showing their loyalty, trustworthiness, and genuine concern for your happiness and growth.

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  • 11. 

    Speaker 3They should always tell you what they ___________. 

    • A.

      Think

    • B.

      Like

    Correct Answer
    A. Think
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because the speaker is referring to the action of someone else telling you their thoughts. The word "think" fits grammatically and logically in the sentence, indicating that the speaker believes it is important for others to 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 states that they get on well with their best friend because they are not like her. This implies that the speaker and their best friend have complementary personalities, as the speaker likes to talk and their best friend likes to listen. This contrast in their preferences allows for a harmonious relationship.

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