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PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST for Schools
Listening

SAMPLE PAPER 5



Time Approximately 35 minutes (including 6 minutes’ transfer time)
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Do not open this question paper until you are told to do so. Write your name, centre number and candidate number on your answer sheet if they are not already there. Listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully. Answer all the questions. While you are listening, write your answers on the question paper. You will have 6 minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the separate answer sheet. Use a pencil. At the end of the test, hand in both this question paper and your answer sheet.

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES There are four parts to the test. Each question carries one mark. You will hear each piece twice. For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.

* © UCLES 2015

500/2414/0 Cambridge English Entry Level Certificate in ESOL International (Entry 3)

Listening ● Part 1
Questions 1 – 7
There are seven questions in this part. For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. For each question, choose the correct answer A, B or C. Example: Where is the girl’s hat?

A

B

C

1 What did Kieran give Mick as a birthday present?

A

B

C

2 Which picture is the girl describing?

A

B

C

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3 What subject is the teacher teaching?

A

B

4 What sport are the girls going to play?

A

B

5 Which picture shows Jake now?

A

B

3

C
C
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6 What is Sally going to wear to the party?

A

B

C

7 How did the girl and her family travel to Brightland?

A

B

C

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Listening ● Part 2
Questions 8 – 13 You will hear a professional photographer called Karen giving a talk at a school. For each question, choose the correct answer A, B or C.
8 Why did Karen become interested in photography? A She thought she could earn money from it. B Her father encouraged her to do it. C She was keen on all forms of art.
9 What kind of professional photography does Karen find the most difficult? A weddings B advertising C sports
10 What does Karen spend most time doing? A taking pictures B using her computer C organising the business
11 What does Karen enjoy most? A pleasing her customers B travelling to new places C getting her work in magazines
12 Karen thinks that photographers’ websites should A have a simple design. B provide detailed information. C show the latest photos.
13 What advice does Karen give to young photographers? A Join a photography club. B Take photos as often as you can. C Find out what people think of your pictures.

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Turn over ►

Listening ● Part 3
Questions 14 – 19 You will hear a recorded message about the Bristol Music Centre. For each question, fill in the missing information in the numbered space.
Bristol Music Centre
Courses available now: • how to play the guitar • the history of (14) .........................
Careers training: • how to become a successful (15) ........................
Help for bands: Cost of using the concert hall at the Centre on a Saturday: (16) £......................... Also available for use: (17) ......................... Information: Email address: (18) ......................... @musiccentre.com Phone number: (19) .........................
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Listening ● Part 4
Questions 20 – 25
Look at the six sentences for this part. You will hear a boy called Jim and his sister Liz talking about housework. Decide if each sentence is correct or incorrect. If it is correct, choose the letter A for YES. If it is not correct, choose the letter B for NO.

YES

NO

20 Jim helps more now with the housework than he did in the past.

A

B

21 Liz and Jim agree that their father should do more housework.

A

B

22 Liz thinks her mother spends too much time ironing.

A

B

23 Liz feels that dishwashers save a lot of time.

A

B

24 They both dislike cleaning the fridge.

A

B

25 Jim likes to keep his bedroom tidy.

A

B

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BLANK PAGE 8

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Rubric:
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Cambridge English, Preliminary English Test for Schools Listening.
There are four parts to the test. You will hear each part twice. For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
Write your answers on the question paper. You will have six minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the answer sheet.
The recording will now be stopped.
Please ask any questions now, because you must not speak during the test.
PAUSE 00'05"
Now open your question paper and look at part 1.
PAUSE 00'02"
There are seven questions in this part. For each question there are three pictures and a short recording. For each question choose the correct answer, A, B or C.
Before we start, here is an example.
Where is the girl’s hat?
Where’s your new hat Sally? I hope you haven’t left it on the school bus.
Don’t worry Mum. I put it in my school bag because I was too hot.
Are you sure? I can’t see it there. You probably dropped it in the road somewhere.
Oh, here it is – hanging in the hall. [sheepishly] I forgot to take it this morning.
PAUSE 00'05"
The answer is A.
Look at the three pictures for question 1 now.
PAUSE 00'05"

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Rubric:

Now we are ready to start. Listen carefully. You will hear each recording twice.

Rubric: 1 – What did Kieran give Mick as a birthday present?

Part 1 Pretest No.:

Question No.:

GIRL Did you go to Mick’s birthday party on Saturday, Kieran?

BOY

Yeah. His sixteenth. You couldn’t come, could you? He had about 40 guests, and a huge cake. It was brilliant.

GIRL Cool! Did Mick get many presents?

BOY

Yeah, quite a few. I was going to get him a bike helmet but then he told me he was already getting one from his parents, so I just brought along a card. I’ll get him something another time. Anyway, he enjoyed his birthday, and that’s what counts.

GIRL It’s a shame I couldn’t go.

90 words

PAUSE 00'05"

Rubric: Now listen again.

REPEAT

PAUSE 00'05"

Rubric: 2 – Which picture is the girl describing?

Part 1 Pretest No.:

Question No.:

BOY Who are these guys in the picture with you? They look like twins!

GIRL

That’s because they are! They’re my cousins, John and David. This picture was taken last time I saw them.

BOY

So… how can you tell the difference? Is one taller than the other, or anything like that?

GIRL

Well, there’s not really any obvious difference. Except their voices, which are totally different. John’s is deeper. But somehow, I don’t know, I always

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