Extra listening: interview with an artist

Multiple choice: interview with an artist (Sophie Axel) in just 10 minutes.


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Travelling: benefits and some advice (listening)

Seven underrated benefits of travelling  you should know

To travel is to take a journey into yourself” – Danny Kaye

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles” – Tim Cahill

Do you agree with these quotes?

LISTENING: http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-10/4/

Five different people give advice about travelling and also talk about the mistakes they have made while travelling.


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Extra listening: two interviews, and a story about a swan

Three extracts with multiple choice questions


Part of an interview with a woman who works in retail management, a story about a swan, and part of an interview with Bruce Loader, a successful businessman who is talking about his early life.

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I wish / If only

I wish and if only

There are three distinct types of I wish / if only sentences

1 Regrets with the PAST PERFECT (the third conditional)

I wish I hadn’t got so angry.

2 Wanting change for the present or future with the PAST SIMPLE

I wish I had enough money to go to Mozambique this

3 Complaints with WOULD +INFINITIVE

I wish you wouldn’t arrive so late all the time.

You can find some quick exercises here: http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.wish.p.htm



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Listening: three extracts (multiple choice)

A multiple choice listening with three extracts: a conversation, a discussion between an anthropologist and a comedian and a radio discussion about holiday reading. Just 8 minutes!!


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Listening: Guidebooks

Tim Cole talks about guidebooks for travelling. The exercise includes a multiple choice exercise.


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Listening: home sweet home

Four speakers (multiple choice) home in on moving, their dream home, city centre living, and their home.


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