Listening Comprehension - Books, Film, Music

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You are going to hear people talking in eight different situations. For questions 1 – 8, choose the best answers, a, b or c.

  • 2. 

    You hear two teenagers talking about a film that was based on a book. What do the speakers agree about?

    • A.

      Films aren`t as good as books they are based on. 

    • B.

      Films are better than the books they’re based on.

    • C.

      Films that are based on books are very interesting.

    Correct Answer
    A. Films aren`t as good as books they are based on. 
    Explanation
    The speakers agree that films are not as good as the books they are based on.

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  • 3. 

    You hear a conversation at the ticket office of a cinema. When is the man going to see the film?

    • A.

      Friday

    • B.

      Saturday

    • C.

      Sunday

    Correct Answer
    A. Friday
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, the man is going to see the film on Friday.

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  • 4. 

    You hear an actor talking about the village he grew up in. How does he feel about returning there?

    • A.

      He is anxious to return to New York.  

    • B.

      He is happy to be back.  

    • C.

      He is surprised at how small it is.

    Correct Answer
    B. He is happy to be back.  
    Explanation
    The actor feels happy about returning to the village he grew up in.

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  • 5. 

    You hear a phone conversation between two friends. Why is the girl going to be late for the concert?

    • A.

      She left her ticket at home.

    • B.

      The taxi driver doesn’t know the way.

    • C.

      The train isn’t leaving on time.

    Correct Answer
    C. The train isn’t leaving on time.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The train isn't leaving on time." This is because the girl is going to be late for the concert due to the train not leaving on time.

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  • 6. 

    You hear a man on the radio talking about his experience at music school. How did he feel when he left the school?

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Unhappy

    • C.

      Furious

    Correct Answer
    B. Unhappy
    Explanation
    The man on the radio felt unhappy when he left music school.

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  • 7. 

    You hear a film critic reviewing a film. What does she say about it?

    • A.

      The music makes it worth seeing.

    • B.

                Kevin Bacon directed it.

    • C.

      The actors give good performances.

    Correct Answer
    A. The music makes it worth seeing.
    Explanation
    The film critic praises the music in the film, stating that it is the aspect that makes it worth watching.

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  • 8. 

    You hear two friends talking about a music festival. What happened?

    • A.

      They missed the chance to go.

    • B.

      They were given free tickets.

    • C.

               They managed to buy tickets.

    Correct Answer
    B. They were given free tickets.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They were given free tickets." This means that the two friends were fortunate enough to receive tickets to the music festival without having to pay for them.

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  • 9. 

    You hear an author giving a talk at a bookshop. What does she say about her readers?

    • A.

      They rarely express their opinions about her work.  

    • B.

      They sometimes write unpleasant comments about her work.  

    • C.

               They are honest about what they think of her work.

    Correct Answer
    C.          They are honest about what they think of her work.
    Explanation
    The author says that her readers are honest about what they think of her work.

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