Listening Test 1 Part 4 – FCE
You will hear an interview with Pamela Green, a young fashion designer. For questions 24-30, choose the best answer (A, B or C).
24 What helped Pamela to decide to become a fashion designer?
A working as an assistant in a fashion shop
B doing research into the fashion industry
C attending a course on fashion design
25 What does Pamela say about having a degree in fashion?
A It’s essential for promotion.
B It’s evidence of your ability.
C It guarantees you a better income.
26 Pamela says that when starting your own fashion label, it’s most important to
A enjoy the creative process.
B contact shops that might sell it.
C have a business plan.
27 Where does Pamela usually find inspiration for her fashion designs?
A in the work of other designers
B in the styles of other countries
C in the clothes her friends wear
28 What aspect of her work does Pamela find most difficult to deal with?
A the pressure to meet deadlines
B the failure of some of her designs
C the need to attend fashion shows
29 According to Pamela, successful designers need to be able to
A predict future fashions.
B recognise all past styles.
C get their designs published.
30 What advice does Pamela have for people who want a career in fashion?
A Be aware of the options available.
B Don’t be afraid of sudden fame.
C Learn from your own errors.