Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 05

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.

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Lines should be drawn between:

1) Fred and the boy on the 1st floor in the bath

2) Peter and the blonde boy on the 2nd floor wearing a sweater

3) Paul and the boy on the 3rd floor playing on the computer

4) Jill and the brown-haired girl on the bottom floor drawing

5) Sally and the girl on the 3rd floor playing the guitar

Transcript

MAN:   Where’s Jane?

WOMAN:   Jane? She’s on the third floor.

MAN:   The third floor. What’s she doing?

WOMAN:   She’s playing the piano.

MAN:   Oh, yes. I can see her.

1)

MAN:   Where’s Fred?

WOMAN:   Fred? He’s on the first floor.

MAN:   What’s he doing? Is he washing his clothes?

WOMAN:   No. He’s in the bath.

MAN:   Oh, yes, I can see him.

2)

MAN:   Can you see Peter?

WOMAN:   Yes. He’s on the second floor.

MAN:   Ah. He’s watching a video.

WOMAN:   Yes, he is.

MAN:   Which one is Peter?

WOMAN:   He’s wearing a sweater.

MAN:   Oh, yes. He’s got curly blonde hair, then?

3)

WOMAN:   Where’s Paul? Is he watching a video?

MAN:   No, no, he doesn’t like videos. He’s playing on the computer.

WOMAN:   Oh, yes. He’s on the third floor.

MAN:   Yes.

4)

MAN:   Can you show me Jill?

WOMAN:   Yes, Jill is on the bottom floor.

MAN:   With brown hair.

WOMAN:   That’s right. With brown hair.

MAN:   What’s she drawing?

WOMAN:   I don’t know. I can’t see.

5)

MAN:   Is that Sally on the third floor?

WOMAN:   Yes – she’s playing her guitar

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

JANE

     How old?                                                 9

1) Present from Mum and Daddy:   a toy ________ boat

2) Favourite sport?                                    ________

3) Presents from her brother:                ________

4) How old is Jane’s brother?                 ________

5) Brother’s name?                                   ________

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1) sailing   2) soccer   3) clothes   4) 13/thirteen   5) Luke

Transcript

WOMAN:   Happy birthday, Jane.

GIRL:   Thanks.

WOMAN:   How old are you?

GIRL:   I’m nine today.

WOMAN:   Nine. That’s great.

1)

WOMAN:   What did your family give you?

GIRL:   Mum and Daddy gave me a boat.

WOMAN:   Wow, you mean a sailing boat?

GIRL:   Yes, a toy sailing boat.

2)

GIRL:   And sister gave me a basketball.

WOMAN:   Do you play a lot of basketball?

GIRL:   Yes, but soccer is favourite sport.

3)

WOMAN:   What did your brother give you?

GIRL:   Clothes. He always gives me clothes!

4)

WOMAN:   How old is your brother?

GIRL:   He is older than I am. He’s thirteen.

WOMAN:   Thirteen?

GIRL:   Yes.

5)

WOMAN:  And what’s his name?

GIRL:   His name’s Luke.

WOMAN:   How do you spell that?

GIRL:   L-U-K-E.

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did Lucy do last week?

Listen and draw a line from the day to the correct picture.

There is one example.

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Friday          Wednesday

Saturday      Thursday

Sunday        Tuesday

Transcript

MAN:   Hello, Lucy. What did you do on Saturday?

GIRL:   Oh, I helped Mum and Dad, Uncle Tony.

MAN:   Did you help them in the garden?

GIRL:   Yes. There’s lots of work to do there.

1)

MAN:   What did you do on Tuesday?

GIRL:   I went shopping with Mum.

MAN:   To buy some food?

GIRL:   Yes, we bought lots of food on Tuesday.

2)

MAN:   And did you have a good day on Sunday?

GIRL:   Yes. We were all at home.

MAN:   Your brothers, Tom and Bill, too?

GIRL:   Yes.

MAN:   It was a nice, sunny day!

GIRL:   Mmm. We all played football in the garden.

3)

MAN:   I saw you on Monday ___ no it was Friday!

GIRL:   Did you? Where?

MAN:   By the shoe shop.

GIRL:   Oh! I didn’t see you.

MAN:   No, I drove past in the car. Did you buy any shoes?

GIRL:   No. I didn’t like any.

4)

MAN:   And were you at home on Wednesday?

GIRL:   Ermm, well, after school I was.

MAN:   Did you play in the garden?

GIRL:   Yes. friend, Alex, came to house and we both played outside.

MAN:   Does she go to your school, too?

GIRL:   Yes. She’s in class.

5)

MAN:   And what did you do on Thursday? Did you go shopping again?

GIRL:   On Thursday? No, I watched TV.

MAN:   What did you watch? The football?

GIRL:   Yes! It was a great game.

MAN:   Yes! I watched it, too!

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

Listen and tick (✓) the box. There is one example.

What did Sally have for lunch?

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1) What did Ben do yesterday?

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2) What did Fred see yesterday?

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3) What does Jim have for breakfast?

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4) What pets has Peter got?

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5) Where does Jill live?

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1) B   2) C   3) A   4) A   5) B

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What did Sally have for lunch?

MAN:   What did you eat for lunch, Sally?

GIRL:   A burger.

MAN:   Only a burger?

GIRL:   And some French fries.

MAN:   Did you drink anything?

GIRL:   No, nothing.

1) What did Ben do yesterday?

WOMAN:   What did you do yesterday, Ben?

BOY:   I played basketball.

WOMAN:   With some friends?

BOY:   No, with brothers.

WOMAN:   How many brothers have you got?

BOY:   Four.

WOMAN:   Four brothers. Great!

2) What did Fred see yesterday?

GIRL:   Where did you go yesterday, Fred?

BOY:   I went to the zoo.

GIRL:   Did you see any lions?

BOY:   No, but I saw some pandas.

GIRL:   Pandas?

BOY:   Yes, and a lot of monkeys.

GIRL:   Oh, I love monkeys.

3) What does Jim have for breakfast?

WOMAN:   What do you have for breakfast, Jim?

BOY:   Bread and milk.

WOMAN:   Only bread and milk?

BOY:   No, I have fruit, too.

WOMAN:   What kind of fruit? Bananas?

BOY:   No, apples and pears.

4) What pets has Peter got?

BOY:   Peter bought a new pet yesterday.

GIRL:   What is it?

BOY:   A rabbit.

GIRL:   He’s got lots of pets.

BOY:   Yes, he’s got a cat, a dog and now a rabbit.

GIRL:   And a parrot.

BOY:   Oh, yes!

5) Where does Jill live?

MAN:   Do you live in the countryside, Jill?

GIRL:   Yes, I do. In a small house next to a lake.

MAN:   In the mountains?

GIRL:   No, not in the mountains.