PRACTICE LISTENING TEST ONE
Narrator: Listening Test One. This is a practice listening test which resembles the International English Language Testing System Listening Test. The test consists of four sections. Answer the questions as you listen to the recording. Note that the recording is played once only. Please turn to Section 1.
Narrator: Section 1. George and Lisa are overseas students studying in Britain. They are returning home for the summer holidays. Look at the Example and Questions 1 to 4. (10 second pause) For each of the questions four pictures are given. Decide which picture is the best match with what you hear on the tape, and circle the letter under that picture. ...view middle of the document...
On the left. Yep ...that's it . All the check-in counters are in a hall there. I'm pretty sure FrancAir is directly to your left as you walk in the hall.
Lisa: Thanks a lot. So, it's left past the cafe", and then right opposite ...
Man: ... the bookshop. You can't miss it.
George: Come on then, Lisa. We don't want to be late, and I want some time to get a cup of coffee and look around the bookshop.
Lisa: OK, George, but I want to go and wash my hands first. I'll meet you at the check-in desk.
Narrator: George now speaks to the clerk at the check-in counter. Listen to the conversation, and fill in the information on the Excess Baggage form in the spaces numbered 5 to 13. First, you have some time to look at the form. (10 second pause) Now listen to the conversation, and answer Questions 5 to 13.
Clerk: Good morning. Can I help you?
George: Yes. I would like to check in for flight FA-492.
Clerk: Very good. Can I have your ticket and passport please?
George: Yes, here you are.
Clerk: OK. Thanks... er... if you could just put your suitcase on the scales ...
George: Oh, I also have this extra box that I want to take as well.
Clerk: OK. Well, that's extra luggage, so I'11 have to get you to fill out an Excess Baggage Declaration Certificate. It' 11 cost extra, I'm afraid. Let's see ... er ... £40 exactly.
George: Oh well, what's the form for?
Clerk: It's just a form you have to fill out, so if there are any problems, we'll know where you are and how to contact you. So, if you can give me a few details, I'll key in the information. OK then. Now, your passport says your name is... Lavilliers . Is that right?
George: Yes. George Lavilliers.
Clerk: George ... er ... L-A-V-I-L-L-I-E-R-S. Good. Now , nationality : French. No, wait a minute. It's a Swiss passport.
George: Well, yes, I live in France, but I was born in Switzerland.
Clerk: Swiss. Very good. Flight number: FA-492. Destination is ...
George: ... Paris.
Clerk: Are you connecting with any other flight in Paris, or will you be staying there?
George: No J'm spending my holiday in Paris. We lLSevres , just outside Paris.
Clerk: OK, so what's the phone number there?
George: Um... let me think... the country code for France is .. er ... 33, and the number is ... 1 - 9 8 6 1 - 4 5 3 7.
Clerk: Right. So that's ... 3 3 1 - 9 8 6 1 - 4 5 3 7.
George: Yes, that's it.
Clerk: And can you tell me briefly what you have in the box?
George: Well, there are some books, just university textbooks from last term, some clothes, and ... oh yeah, my computer disks.
Clerk: OK. Thank you. And what would be the approximate value of the contents?
George: Oh, quite a bit actually. About... yes, about £150.
Clerk: That's all. There's your receipt for the box, your passport and ticket, and here's your boarding pass. Gate 7. You can board the plane in about 35 minutes. Have a nice flight.
Narrator: That is the end of Section 1. You now have 30 seconds to check your answers to Section 1. (30...