Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 07

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.


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Lines should be drawn between:

1) Daisy and girl washing her face

2) Fred and sleeping boy in tent

3) John and boy sitting on grass looking at map

4) Sally and girl standing, holding toothbrush

5) Jill and girl putting towel on back of chair


BOY:   Hello. Where’s Peter? Can you see him?

WOMAN:   He’s wearing a blue T-shirt.

BOY:   Is he cooking?

WOMAN:   That’s right. He’s cooking sausages and eggs for breakfast.

BOY:   Mmm. I’m hungry!


BOY:   Which girl’s Daisy?

WOMAN:   She’s got a bowl of water.

BOY:   What’s she doing?

WOMAN:   She’s washing her face.

BOY:   Oh, yes. Ooh, that water’s cold!


BOY:   What about Fred? What’s he doing?

WOMAN:   He’s sleeping.

BOY:   Where? I can’t see him.

WOMAN:   He’s under that blanket.

BOY:   Oh, yes, he’s very tired.


BOY:   Where’s John?

WOMAN:   He’s sitting on the grass.

BOY:   What’s he doing?

WOMAN:   He’s looking at the map.


WOMAN:   Look at Sally!

BOY:   Where is she?

WOMAN:   She’s standing up.

BOY:   What’s she got in her hand?

WOMAN:   It’s her toothbrush.


BOY:   Can you see Jill?

WOMAN:   Yes, she’s behind the chair.

BOY:   What’s she doing?

WOMAN:   She’s putting her towel on it. It’s very wet.

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

     Name:                              Sue Clark

1) How old:                         ________

2) Lives in:                           ____________ Street

3) Library day:                    ________

4) Number of books:        ____________ a week

5) Kind of books:          books about ________

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1) 12/twelve (years (old))   2) Hill

3) Monday   4) 7/seven   5) horses


MAN:   Hello. I work here, in the library. Can I ask you some questions, please?

GIRL:   Yes. OK.

MAN:   Thank you. Now, what’s your name?

GIRL:   Sue Clark.

MAN:   Is that C-L-A-R-K?

GIRL:   Yes.


MAN:   Now, how old are you, Sue?

GIRL:   I’m twelve.

MAN:   Sorry? How old?

GIRL:   Twelve.

MAN:   OK. Fine.


MAN:   And where do you live?

GIRL:   I live opposite the park.

MAN:   What’s the name of the street?

GIRL:   Hill Street.

MAN:   Is that H-I- double L?

GIRL:   Yes, that’s right.


MAN:   Now, which day do you come to the library?

GIRL:   Mmm. I can only come once a week, on Monday.

MAN:   Not at the weekend?

GIRL:   No, I come on Monday, after school.


MAN:   And how many library books do you read every week, Sue?

GIRL:   I read seven books a week.

MAN:   Seven! That’s a lot.

GIRL:   Well, I love reading!


MAN:   And last. What kind of books do you like best?

GIRL:   Oh, I don’t know. That’s difficult, because I like a lot of different kinds of books.

MAN:   Well, do you like books about animals, or people ___ ?

GIRL:   Mmm, the books I like best are about horses.

MAN:   Oh, we’ve got a lot of books about horses here. Thank you, Sue.

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did John do last week?

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

There is one example.


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Friday              Tuesday

Wednesday      Monday

Saturday         Sunday


WOMAN:   Hello, John. Where were you last week?

BOY:   I went to see cousins, Peter and Sally.

WOMAN:   Did you enjoy that?

BOY:   Yes. On Wednesday, we went to the forest on our bikes.

WOMAN:   Did you have a picnic there?

BOY:   Yes!


WOMAN:  Where did you go on Monday?

BOY:   We went to the lake.

WOMAN:   What did you do there?

BOY:   We flew our kites. Mine went into the water!

WOMAN:   Oh dear!


WOMAN:   And what about Tuesday?

BOY:   Tuesday? We rode to the village that day.

WOMAN:   Did you go on your bikes again?

BOY:   Yes. We went to the shop to buy some bread for our picnic.


BOY:   On Saturday, we went to the lake again.

WOMAN:   That was nice!

BOY:   And we sailed our toy boats.

WOMAN:   Was it sunny that day?

BOY:   Yes. Lots of people swam in the lake there.


WOMAN:   And on Sunday?

BOY:   Let me think. Oh yes, we went for a walk.

WOMAN:   In the park?

BOY:   No. We went to the forest.

WOMAN:   Great!

BOY:   And a beautiful bird flew over our heads!


WOMAN:   What about Thursday ___ sorry, I mean Friday? Did you go to the forest again?

BOY:   No. uncle’s got a boat and we went sailing in it.

WOMAN:   Did you have a picnic that day, too?

BOY:   No. We took some sandwiches and had them on the boat.

WOMAN:   That’s nice.

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

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

What did Sam do at school today?


1) What’s the matter with Jill?


2) Which child is Ben?


3) What does John want for lunch?


4) What does Jane want to take to Jim’s house?


5) What did Nick do at the weekend?


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1) A   2) C   3) B   4) C   5) A


What did Sam do at school today?

WOMAN:   Hello, Sam. Did you enjoy school today?

BOY:   No, not very much.

WOMAN:   Why not?

BOY:   We all wrote stories.

WOMAN:   Was it difficult?

BOY:   Yes, I like reading stories, but I don’t like writing them!

1) What’s the matter with Jill?

WOMAN:   What would you like to eat, Jill?

GIRL:   I’m not very hungry, Mum. I don’t want any breakfast.

WOMAN:   What’s the matter? Have you got stomach ache?

GIRL:   No, but I’ve got earache, and I’m hot.

WOMAN:   Well, you mustn’t go outside today.

2) Which child is Ben?

BOY:   Look at this photo of birthday party. Can you find me?

MAN:   Oh, Ben, that’s difficult. You’re all wearing party clothes. Are you the bat?

BOY:   No, that’s friend, John.

MAN:   Are you the clown, then?

BOY:   Yes, I am. And this rabbit is sister!

3) What does John want for lunch?

WOMAN:   Would you like some soup for lunch, John?

BOY:   We had that yesterday. Can we have something different, please?

WOMAN:   What about a pizza?

BOY:   Oh, great! And can we have burgers and French fries for supper?

4) What does Jane want to take to Jim’s house?

BOY:   Do you want to come to house after school, Jane?

GIRL:   Yes, but I must do homework first. I can bring new video. It’s great!

BOY:   Ooh, good. We can watch that and then listen to new CDs.

GIRL:   OK, Jim.

5) What did Nick do at the weekend?

WOMAN:   Did you go to the beach at the weekend, Nick?

BOY:   No we didn’t, because it was cold and windy.

WOMAN:   So, what did you do? Did you go to the cinema?

BOY:   No. friend Kim phoned, and we went skating.