Category Archives: Listening (exam format)

Listening (biography) and a cloze

Here’s a listening with an interview with a novelist and biographer. And you can also read a text with gaps (cloze): French actor Gerard Depardieu fined €4,000 for drunk driving People weighed in on the most common regrets in life, … Continue reading

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Listening: major changes in life

To hear the listening on major changes in life, you have to click on part 4 in case the link opens at the beginning! MAJOR CHANGES IN PEOPLE’S LIVES- multiple matching Apart from the listening you can also have a … Continue reading

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Different people talk about education (listening)

Different people talk about EDUCATION. This is a similar task to the one you will come up with in the certificate exam. It lasts 7:35 minutes. Don’t you have eight minutes at the end of the day? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFp0PbkxbAo&index=3&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXVg0_WFtNRtVegGLN0pzPja

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Listening (training courses) plus a cloze

Let’s spend 30 minutes practising for the test! First you can listen to some people talking about training courses (multiple matching listening) Now you can do a cloze (a text with gaps) based on recent events.

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Listening: people talking about changes in their lifestyles

People talking about changes in their lifestyles (multiple matching) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukW8eCKjulU&index=4&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXUvOUU9-oiUckzvB2tcDTai

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Tourism (listening)

An interesting listening on tourism with different speakers (multiple matching)

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Garden experts and guerrilla gardening

An interesting multiple choice listening with an interview with two gardening experts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obhXlHtw3Hk&index=3&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXXSWN-GiTCFSxeoWaMHdK0D How about some examples of guerrilla gardeners: How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory. Slow, clear English:

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