Listening Test 1 Part 2 & 3 – FCE

Part 2

You will hear a radio programme about a boy called Michael who crossed the Atlantic in a sailing boat. For questions 9-18, complete the sentences.

Sailing solo across the Atlantic
To achieve his record, Michael had to sail a total of (9)____________ kilometres without any help.Michael helped to design his boat which was called (10)___________ .Michael and his father were concerned in case any (11) __________ came too close to them.All the food that Michael took on his voyage was in (12) _______ bought at the supermarket.The type of food which Michael missed most on the trip was (13) ________ .Michael enjoyed using his (14) __________ to keep track of what his father was doing.Michael’s favourite pastimes on the boat were using his sister’s (15) ________ and reading.Michael got a fright when a (16) _______ landed on him.The name of the charity that Michael is raising funds for is (17) ________ .When Michael sails round the world, he plans to take (18) ________ with him in case he feels homesick.

Part 3

You will hear five different people talking about cookery courses. For questions 19-23, choose from the list (A-F) what each speaker says about the course they took. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use.

A It helped me to renew my enthusiasm for cooking.
B It taught me how to use the latest kitchen equipment.
C It took into account the fact that I wasn’t a beginner.
D It required me to do things rather than just watch.
E It gave me skills I wish I’d acquired earlier in life.
F It included an unexpected search for ingredients.
19 Speaker 1 ______
20 Speaker 2 ______
21 Speaker 3 ______
22 Speaker 4 ______
23 Speaker 5 ______

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