Gateway B2 Unit 3 Listening

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  • 1. 

    Listening

  • 2. 

     Listen to five short extracts. Choose the best answers, A, B or C. You hear two people talking about a weekend activity. What did the boy do on Saturday? 

    • A.

      He went to an exhibition.

    • B.

      He went for a walk by the river.

    • C.

      He played tennis at the club.

    Correct Answer
    B. He went for a walk by the river.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He went for a walk by the river." This can be inferred from the given options where the boy did not go to an exhibition or play tennis at the club, leaving going for a walk by the river as the only possible option.

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  • 3. 

    Listen again and complete the sentences with ONE word in each gap. The first speaker is planning a visit to the museum on ……………………… afternoon. 

    Correct Answer
    Monday
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Monday" because the speaker is specifying the day of the week when they plan to visit the museum. They mention "afternoon," indicating a specific time of day, and "Monday" is the missing word that completes the sentence.

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  • 4. 

    The star of Journey to Jupiter is expected to win best ……………………… at the awards. 

    Correct Answer
    actor
    Explanation
    The given question states that the star of "Journey to Jupiter" is expected to win best... at the awards. The only logical completion for this sentence is "actor." This implies that the star of the movie is likely to win the award for best actor at the awards ceremony.

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  • 5. 

    Passengers who are entitled to a free meal have to claim their ……………………… from the information desk. 

    Correct Answer
    voucher
    Explanation
    Passengers who are entitled to a free meal have to claim their voucher from the information desk. This means that in order to receive their free meal, passengers must obtain a voucher, which serves as proof of their entitlement. The voucher can be collected from the information desk, indicating that this is the designated location where passengers can go to claim their meal voucher.

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  • 6. 

    Jenny keeps up her music by playing in the university ……………………… .  

    Correct Answer
    orchestra
    Explanation
    Jenny maintains her musical skills by participating in the university orchestra.

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  • 7. 

    The objects that fell on the houses probably came from a small ……………………… . 

    Correct Answer
    meteorite
    Explanation
    The correct answer is meteorite because meteorites are objects that originate from space and can fall to Earth. They are often fragments of asteroids or comets that survive their journey through the Earth's atmosphere and land on the surface. In this context, it is suggested that the objects that fell on the houses were likely meteorites, as they are known to cause damage when they impact the Earth's surface.

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  • 8. 

    You hear two people talking about a film review. What sort of film is the review about?  

    • A.

      A horror film

    • B.

      A comedy

    • C.

      A sci-fi film

    Correct Answer
    C. A sci-fi film
    Explanation
    The answer is a sci-fi film because the question states that the two people are talking about a film review. Since the genre of the film is not explicitly mentioned in the question, we can infer that it is a sci-fi film based on the fact that it is being reviewed and discussed.

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  • 9. 

    You hear an announcement at an airport. Why are some passengers being offered a free meal?  

    • A.

      Because they won’t get a meal on their flight.

    • B.

      Because they’ve been waiting a long time.

    • C.

      Because they’ve paid for it as part of their ticket.

    Correct Answer
    B. Because they’ve been waiting a long time.
    Explanation
    Passengers are being offered a free meal because they have been waiting a long time. This suggests that the delay in their flight has caused an inconvenience, and the airport is compensating them by providing a complimentary meal.

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  • 10. 

    You hear two women talking about a student. What is Jenny studying at university?  

    • A.

      Music

    • B.

      Chemistry

    • C.

      Biology

    Correct Answer
    B. Chemistry
    Explanation
    Jenny is studying chemistry at university.

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  • 11. 

    You hear part of a news broadcast. What happened in Grantford last night?  

    • A.

      There was a bomb explosion.

    • B.

      There was a traffic accident.

    • C.

      Things fell from space.

    Correct Answer
    C. Things fell from space.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Things fell from space." This is inferred from the statement "You hear part of a news broadcast." The phrase "Things fell from space" suggests that some objects or debris from space fell in Grantford last night. This explanation aligns with the context of a news broadcast reporting an unusual event.

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