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Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs

English Language Certification

LEVEL MODULE

C1 3

on the scale set by the Council of Europe Listening comprehension

Period

ay 2012

ATTENTION

Do not open this booklet until the exam begins. Try to answer all the questions. Mark your answers on Answer Sheet 3 [ 3]. Provide ONE answer for each item. You have 25 minutes to complete this exam.

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Read items 1-6. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. A. Read items 1 and 2. Listen and respond. 1. This new trend in architectural design primarily makes use of A. the local environment. B. space. C. the sun. 2. This type of architectural design A. generates light and energy. B. uses other energy sources. C. enhances air circulation. Listen again and check your answers. B. Read items 3 and 4. Listen and respond. 3. The purpose of this news brief is to report on A. a death. B. a gas blast. C. an injury. 4. It seems that the suspect A. has been found. B. is dead. C. cannot be located. Listen again and check your answers. C. Read items 5 and 6. Listen and respond. 5. This recording is mainly about A. motorcycle accessories. B. driving techniques. C. road safety advice. 6. This recording mainly addresses A. passengers. B. drivers. C. pedestrians. Listen again and check your answers.

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Read items 7-8. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. 7. speaker is probably A. a reporter. B. an athlete. C. a nutritionist. 8. The speaker draws our attention to A. the reasons people gain weight. B. the value of working out. C. healthy eating habits. Listen again and check your answers.

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Read items 9-10. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. 9. The speaker advises us to stay away from A. sweets. B. alcohol. C. sweetened drinks. 10. In a diet, one should always include A. a mixture of fruits, vegetables and salads. B. an equal amount of fruits and vegetables. C. more fruits than vegetables. Listen again and check your answers.

Read items 11-12. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. 11. Special attention should also be given to A. the number of calories in the meat. B. the type of meat and the way its prepared. C. the amount of meat consumed. 12. The speaker concludes that alcohol should be consumed A. in moderation. B. in equal portions by both sexes. C. on a full stomach. Listen again and check your answers.

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Read items 13-15. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. 13. In this part of the lecture, the speaker is trying to A. explain why languages change. B. point out that languages do change. C. describe how languages change. 14. This lecture is addressed to A. the general public. B. primary school students. C. college students. 15. examples the speaker uses derive from two A. distinct time periods of English. B. different languages. C. ancient languages. Listen again and check your answers.

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ACTIVITY 4
Read items 16-20. Listen and choose the best answer (A, B, or C) for each item. 16. What really drew her attention was A. the lack of service. B. the local market. C. the organized society. 17. With respect to the new environment, the female speaker A. still feels lost. B. never had a problem adapting. C. managed to fit in somewhat. 18. experience made her A. want to get back to her hometown. B. think about her family a lot. C. reflect on her own daily practices. 19. would like to A. try more of the local cuisine. B. prepare dinner for her friends. C. stop eating ready-made food. 20. states that the food she tried A. was a little above average. She She also This

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B. exceeded her expectations. C. seemed poorly prepared. Listen again and check your answers.

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ACTIVITY 5
Listen and fill in items 21-25 with the right word.

TIP: Use one word only!

PEOPLE'S PROFESSIONS
21. 22. 23. 24. 25. This woman is interviewing a female _______________. This woman is interviewing a male _______________. This man is interviewing a female _______________. This man is interviewing a male_______________. This woman is interviewing a female _______________.

Listen again and check your answers.

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