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Listening Test- Level B2 I. Listen to the conversation and answer the questions. (40 p; 5x8p) 1.

What was Rocky doing at the beginning of the conversation? A. eating and drinking B. dancing to the music C. standing around at the party D. talking with his girlfriend, Babe 2. Rocky likes women who: A. serve him hand and foot. B. stimulate his intellect. C. pursue their own careers. D. enjoy reading novels. 3. In addition to eating, Rocky feels his household chores include: A. fixing the appliances like the TV and throwing out the trash. B. washing the car and collecting the trash. C. watching television and taking out the garbage. D. fixing things around the house. 4. Rocky acknowledges that his views on women: A. were shaped by his own family life. B. are quite progressive for the times. C. reflect the views of earlier generations. D. are in line with the prevailing views. 5. From the conversation, what is the most likely scenario of events for the rest of the evening for Rocky? A. He returns home alone and spends the night with his dog. B. He remains at the party to try to make new friends. C. He decides to visit his friend, Rusty, and they have TV dinners. D. He meets a woman who shares his mutual interest in archeology.

You were gone for so long you should have brought your (2) blanket. what. let's go to bed.] Wasn't he a little weird to you? He was always talking to himself. Dad! Father: Uh. uh!?!? Daughter: The movie is over. really. overall. I mean. what did you think about it? Father: Well. How believable is a plot about a captain who and encounters a race of frog Daughter: Ah.II. Listen to the recording. you have to admit that the special (6) were awesome. . Daughter: Dad. Father: Ah. . Then write the words you hear in the correct blank. (7) [Yeah. I thought it was fantastic [Uhhh]. . You (1) through the best part. ah. he was a little . It was that bad. . well. What about the ship's communications officer? I mean. yeah]. Father: That was pretty realistic. It was so cool when he brought the captain back to life during one of the (8) . Father: Ah. come on. what. I'm a little (3) navigates his spaceship to the far reaches of the (5) people. and the acting wasn't bad either. I must have dozed off during the last few minutes. So. and he had that funny hairdo? Daughter: Well. but then the rest of the movie just went from bad to worse. . I mean. I mean. Father: Ah. come on. uh. Daughter: Right. but the ship's doctor was amazing. And the (9) was so fake! so loud the neighbors probably had Daughter: How do you know? You were (10) to close their windows. Dad. what did you think about him? [Well . the story was a little (4) . you have to admit. I mean. and with the movie.

I. Ed: Hey. Answers (40 p. Rocky: Well. but not at this party. and you're never going to find a woman who will shine your shoes and pick up after you all the time. standing around at the party 2. Rocky: Oh really? I meet a lot of women like that. Where have you been? Times are changing. 4. I can't believe I'm hearing this. lonely night. watching television and taking out the garbage. that's nice for you. but that doesn't change my point of view. Ed: Hey. Ed: Okay. this is going to be a long. . watch TV. [Oh. Rusty. 5x8p) 1. and throw out the garbage. Rocky: Well. I like a woman who's outgoing. Wake up. In fact. caring. Say hello to Rusty for me. and you seem to be that type. reflect the views of earlier generations. Eat. and if I stick with you. He returns home alone and spends the night with his dog. clean. and non-judgmental about people's differences. 3. cook. . and that woman over there is just not the right type. serve him hand and foot. Ed: Wait. Rocky: No way! She looks like the intellectual type. and it bothers me when people think their the center of the universe . I guess I'll have to go home to a TV dinner and my dog. but what are your household responsibilities once you get home from work? Rocky: Hmm. . but what's YOUR idea of the perfect woman? Ed: Well. Transcript Ed: Hey Rocky! You've been sitting around all night.] I also prefer a woman who'll stay home. like someone I know. wait. and watch the kids. wait. you're never going to get married. that's the way I am. Ed: Oh come on man! What kind of woman do you like? Rocky: I want a woman who's affectionate and fulfills my every need. I recently read a news report that said 40 percent of women don't think their husbands do their share around the house. Get out and dance with someone like that woman over there. 5.

ah. what. 10 x 5p) Daughter: Dad. come on. uh!?!? Daughter: The movie is over. You slept through the best part. but then the rest of the movie just went from bad to worse. Father: Ah. . disappointed 4. I mean. Dad! Father: Uh. effects 7. battles 9. yeah]. . bizarre 5. what did you think about him? [Well . photography 10. . overall. come on. slept 2. I'm a little disappointed with the movie. . . you have to admit. I mean. pillow 3. You were gone for so long you should have brought your pillow and blanket. I must have dozed off during the last few minutes. How believable is a plot about a captain who navigates his spaceship to the far reaches of the galaxy and encounters a race of frog people. Answers 1. but the ship's doctor was amazing. I thought it was fantastic [Uhhh]. the story was a little bizarre. I mean. Daughter: Ah. It was that bad. really. unusual [Yeah. and the acting wasn't bad either. What about the ship's communications officer? I mean.] Wasn't he a little weird to you? He was always talking to himself. So. galaxy 6. unusual 8. and he had that funny hairdo? Daughter: Well. Daughter: Right. Father: That was pretty realistic. what did you think about it? Father: Well. snoring Transcript (50p. he was a little . uh.II. It was so cool when he brought the captain back to life during one of the battles. you have to admit that the special effects were awesome. what. Father: Ah. Dad. I mean. And the photography was so fake! Daughter: How do you know? You were snoring so loud the neighbors probably had to close their windows.

well.Father: Ah. let's go to bed .

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