Приложение 5. Итоговый тест на аудирование

Task A1-A8

You will hear people talking in eight different situations. For questions A1-A8, circle the best answer (1, 2 or 3). You will hear each recording twice.

A1 You hear a man talking about his travel experience.

What is the best thing about hiking the Annapurna Trek?

1. The mountainous terrain.

2. The picturesque view.

3. The ever-changing landscape.

A2 You hear a traffic report. Where most likely is the speaker?

1. In a radio studio.

2. In a helicopter.

3. On the freeway.

A3 You hear a conversation between Julia and Nathan speaking about Nathan’s wedding ceremony. What is Nathan saying about his wife’s wedding dresses?

1. She wears a kimono on special occasions.

2. She returned both dresses to the shop.

3. She keeps one of them as a memory.

A4 You hear an advertiser promoting hair repair products. What is being advertised?

1. A procedure for hair restoration.

2. A lotion to promote hair growth.

3. Discounts for bald customers.

A5 You hear a weather forecast for a coastal region. What is the main purpose of the report?

1. To forecast the weather.

2. To warn listeners of a storm.

3. To broadcast the news.

A6 You hear a travel agent giving a customer his travel booking details.

What is the main purpose of the message?

1. To reserve a hotel room.

2. To announce itinerary.

3. To schedule a meeting.

A7 You hear a news report. What is NOT true of the fire?

1. It has been burning for three days.

2. It caused no damage.

3. It is in the eastern foothills.

A8 You hear a man talking about Shanghai. What does he like about the city?

1. Modern architecture.

2. A Western lifestyle.

3. A cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Task B1-B8

You will hear an interview with a nutritionist talking about an obesity problem in Japan. For questions B1-B8, complete the sentences by writing a word or a phrase that you hear (of no more than 17 characters) in the spaces provided.

You will hear the recording twice.

B1 Every year all Japanese employees aged over 40 have_________________________ .

B2 Fat tests help to detect employees who are prone to__________________________ .

B3 The amount of salt in the Japanese diet is___________________________________ .

B4 In Japan____________________________________ have greater rates of obesity.

B5____________ _______ is the reason why Japan has to control its health budget.

B6 The Health Ministry is taking measures to prevent citizens from_______________


B7 Japanese companies make payments to the national fund to provide money for

Task B9-B14

You will hear 6 people talking about migration. For questions B9-B14 choose from the list A-G, the statement which best conveys what each speaker is talking about. Use the letters only once. There is one extra letter which you do not need to use. You will hear the recording twice. Write your answers in the appropriate boxes in the table. You have 40 seconds to look at the questions.

A. Migrants have little chance of applying their knowledge.

B. Migration is usually caused by development.

C. Migrants should be encouraged to go back home.

D. Migration has both causes and effects.

E. Migrants’ earnings don’t guarantee financial security.

F. Migration has always been the driver of development.

G. Migrants tend to become unaware of their national identity.

Task A9-A15

You will hear an interview with Michael Barber talking about education in developing coun­tries. For questions A9-A15, circle the best answer 1, 2 or 3. You will hear the recording twice. You now have 50 seconds to look at the questions.

A9 “The Affordable Learning Fund” plans to invest in private schools

1. to improve the private schooling system in developing countries.

2. to provide education for children from different social backgrounds.

3. to meet the parents’ demand for local private schools.

A10 This project is aimed at

1. ethnic minority families.

2. middle- class families.

3. low-income families.

A11 The main reason why parents choose private schools is that

1. they provide a good education at a low cost.

2. they open up better opportunities in the future.

3. they give a better all-round education.

A12 At local government schools parents

1. do not have to pay a fee to cover the cost of education.

2. have to pay the extra cost for uniforms and textbooks.

3. have to pay 75% of the cost of textbooks and uniforms.

A13 At private schools financed by Pearson parents

1. must make a daily payment.

2. must make a payment every 10 days.

3. may choose the payment scheme.

A14 “For profit” education enables

1. to persuade other companies to join the proj ect.

2. to improve the quality of private schools.

3. to finance local private schools.

A15 By investing in private schools Pearson expects to gain

1. small profits.

2. quick returns.

3. long-term returns.

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Источник: Говорун Светлана Викторовна. Развитие навыков и умений аудирования у студентов-востоковедов, изучающих английский язык . Диссертация. СПбГУ.. 2015

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