Practice English Listening Tests for A1 – Listening Test 09

Listening Part 1 – 5 questions

Listen and draw lines. There is one example.


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Lines should be drawn between:

1) Jill and woman in blue coat and glasses

2) John and boy in purple hat on man’s shoulders

3) Daisy and girl eating burger and wearing scarf

4) Fred and boy playing football in the blue no. 7 shirt

5) Jane and woman shouting in black coat


WOMAN:   Oh, Look! The soccer game is starting.

BOY:   Yes. Some of friends are playing.

WOMAN:   Is that Jim? The boy who’s running for the ball?

BOY:   Yes. He’s wearing a red shirt.


BOY:   Jim’s mother is there. She’s watching him.

WOMAN:   What’s her name?

BOY:   Jill. There she is – the woman with glasses.

WOMAN:   Is she wearing a blue coat?

BOY:   Yes.


WOMAN:  Look at the small boy in the purple hat.

BOY:   That’s John

WOMAN:   His dad’s carrying him on his shoulders.

BOY:   Yes – they always enjoy watching soccer.


BOY:   There’s Daisy!

WOMAN:   Who do you mean?

BOY:   The girl who’s eating a burger.

WOMAN:   Is she wearing a scarf?

BOY:   That’s right.


WOMAN:   Is Fred playing today?

BOY:   Yes. He’s wearing a blue shirt, with a number 7 on it.

WOMAN:   Where is he? I can’t see him.

BOY:   Look! He’s kicking the ball now!


WOMAN:   I know the woman in the black coat.

BOY:   Who is she?

WOMAN:   Her name’s Jane. She’s Fred’s aunt. She’s shouting something to the boys.

BOY:   Yes. She’s enjoying the game!

Listening Part 2 – 5 questions

Listen and write. There is one example.

The Children’s Zoo

     Name:                        Ann Jones

1) Lives at:                     __________ Field Road

2) Time:                          Sunday ________

3) Animals:                    ________

4) Working with:          Mr ________

5) Phone number:        ________

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1) 17/seventeen   2) afternoon(s)   3) bats

4) Marsh   5) 753694


GIRL:   Hello. I’d like to help sometimes at the children’s zoo. Can I do that?

MAN:   Yes. That’s OK. But I need to ask you some questions first.

GIRL:   Fine.

MAN:   So ___ what’s your name? Can you spell it for me?

GIRL:   It’s Ann Jones. That’s J-O-N-E-S.


MAN:   OK then, Ann. Where do you live?

GIRL:   I live in Field Road.

MAN:   Right – what number?

GIRL:   Number seventeen.

MAN:   Seventeen. Right.


MAN:   Which days can you help here at the zoo?

GIRL:   Well, I can come on Wednesdays after school or on Sundays.

MAN:   OK. What about Sunday afternoon, then?

GIRL:   All right. Sunday afternoon is fine for me.


MAN:   Which animals would you most like to work with?

GIRL:   Mmm ___ that’s difficult. I like all kinds of animals.

MAN:   Well, we need help with the bats and the rabbits.

GIRL:   So, can I help with the bats?

MAN:   Yes. Fine.


MAN:   OK, now you can work with Mr. Marsh. He can show you what to do.

GIRL:   OK. I must write his name in book. How do you spell it?

MAN:   M-A-R-S-H.

GIRL:   Thank you.


MAN:   Last question now, Ann.


MAN:   What’s your phone number?

GIRL:   It’s 753694.

MAN:   7-5-3-6-9-4. Well, thank you, Ann.

Listening Part 3 – 5 questions

What did Paul do last week?

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

There is one example.


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Thursday      Monday

Sunday         Wednesday

Saturday      Friday


WOMAN:   Hello, Paul. Did you enjoy your holiday last week?

BOY:   Yes. Shall I tell you about it?

WOMAN:   Yes, please. Which was the best day?

BOY:   Monday. Dad took me to the cinema. We saw a film about sharks.

WOMAN:   Good. We can talk about that in class!


BOY:   Thursday was a good day.

WOMAN:   What did you do then?

BOY:   sister and I took our bikes to the forest.

WOMAN:   Oh ___ it was a very hot day on Thursday ___

BOY:   Yes. We bought ice creams and sat under the trees.


WOMAN:   What about Friday? It rained then.

BOY:   Yes, I didn’t go out. But Mum made a great lunch.

WOMAN:   What was it?

BOY:   Fish and chips. That’s favourite!


BOY:   On Saturday, I played at home.

WOMAN:   Who with?

BOY:   sister. She’s got a new computer game and I wanted to play it.

WOMAN:   What’s the name of the game?

BOY:   ‘Hungry Sharks’. It’s very exciting.


BOY:   Sam came to our house on Wednesday.

WOMAN:   Who’s Sam?

BOY:   He’s cousin. We sent fishing in the river.

WOMAN:   Did you go on your bikes?

BOY:   No, Mum took us in the car.


WOMAN:   What did you do on Sunday?

BOY:   I slept all morning!

WOMAN:   Did you go out in the afternoon?

BOY:   No, I looked at maps.

WOMAN:   Why?

BOY:   To find new places to go to on bike.

WOMAN:   Oh! Good idea!

Listening Part 4 – 5 questions

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

What did Fred do at school today?


1) What’s Sue doing?


2) What’s for supper?


3) Which toothbrush is Ben’s?


4) What did John buy at the shops?


5) Which film did Kim see on Tuesday?


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1) B   2) B   3) C   4) A   5) B


What did Fred do at school today?

WOMAN:   Hello, Fred! What did you do at school today?

BOY:   Umm, well we had an English lesson.

WOMAN:   What did you learn?

BOY:   We all wrote stories.

WOMAN:   Oh, that was good.

BOY:   Well, it was OK. I wanted to do sport or drawing.

1) What’s Sue doing?

MAN:   Quick, Sue!

GIRL:   What’s the matter, Dad?

MAN:   I have to go to work and you have to go to school. Have you got your shoes on?

GIRL:   No! I’m cleaning them. They got dirty in the rain yesterday.

MAN:   Can you go to school on the bus then? I have to go now.


2) What’s for supper?

GIRL:   What’s for supper, Dad?

MAN:   Oh, I don’t know. What about tomato soup and bread?

GIRL:   No! I’m very hungry!

MAN:   Well, is pasta with cheese OK?

GIRL:   Yes, please. And is there any fruit or ice cream?

MAN:   There’s no ice cream but you can have an orange or a banana.

3) Which toothbrush is Ben’s?

BOY:   Mum ___ where’s toothbrush?

WOMAN:   Oh, I bought some new ones today. Here they are.

BOY:   Can I have this red one?

WOMAN:   No, Ben, that’s Dad’s. And the blue one is mine.

BOY:   OK ___ mine’s the purple one, then.

4) What did John buy at the shops?

WOMAN:   What did you buy at the shops today, John?

MAN:   Well, I wanted to buy a sweater or a jacket for the cold weather.

WOMAN:   And did you get one?

MAN:   No, but I bought this new CD!

WOMAN:   Great! But you can’t wear that in cold weather!

MAN:   Yeah ___

5) Which film did Kim see on Tuesday?

BOY:   Hello, Kim. Would you like to go to the cinema tonight?

GIRL:   What film can we see?

BOY:   There’s ‘The River Pirates’.

GIRL:   Oh, I saw that on Tuesday. It wasn’t very good.

BOY:   Well, there’s ‘Jane in the Jungle!’

GIRL:   No, I don’t like that kind of film. What about ‘ Island Home’? That’s a good film. brother saw it last week.