Gateway B2+ Unit 3 Listening

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Listening Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Listen to a researcher explaining how she believes the Internet is affecting our minds. Complete the notes with one word in each gap. Social networking sites are increasingly popular for making on-line friendships although the interaction is via chat rooms, texts or  [Blank] and not face to face. But how do people maintain real friendships?
  • 3. 
    I believe a friend is a person you can call, meet for coffee or invite to your house whenever you have a  [Blank] .
  • 4. 
    I also believe a friend is for life and it needs   [Blank] , just like a marriage. For the young, a long friendship that lasts years would be ‘too boring’.
  • 5. 
    Children today are very selfish and either eliminate or ignore a friend who is in  [Blank] . I blame the Internet.
  • 6. 
    Children can’t concentrate on things for more than a few minutes, unlike the older generation who could develop relationships because they had more  [Blank] .
  • 7. 
    Listen again and choose the best answers, A, B or C. What does the speaker say about her daughter?
    • A. 

      She has over a thousand online friends.

    • B. 

      She has friends who can access her personal information.

    • C. 

      She knows people who communicate with numerous people they have never met.

  • 8. 
    What is the speaker’s attitude towards the younger generation?
    • A. 

      They don’t have meaningful relationships.

    • B. 

      They are friendly.

    • C. 

      They take risks by meeting strangers.

  • 9. 
    The speaker thinks that friendship ...
    • A. 

      Is as important as a marriage.

    • B. 

      Is more important for old people.

    • C. 

      Is something that lasted longer in the past.

  • 10. 
    The speaker says that children are self-centred because ...
    • A. 

      They get everything they want.

    • B. 

      They have hundreds of friends.

    • C. 

      Their priority is themselves.

  • 11. 
    What does the speaker suggest about the younger generation?
    • A. 

      Their minds have not developed in the same way as their parents and grandparents.

    • B. 

      They lose concentration because they have too many buttons to press.

    • C. 

      They blame the Internet for their problems.

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