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Anglès. Certificat de Nivell B1.


Comprensió oral


Text 1: Alcohol Abuse

You are going to listen to a report about alcohol abuse. Read these sentences and choose the correct option to complete each of the statements.

Alcohol Abuse

1.  Neil Coggins...
a.  can't find a job because he's an alcoholic.
b.  lost his job because of alcohol abuse.
c.  has given up drinking thanks to his family.
2.  Neil Coggins...
a.  started drinking when he was 13.
b.  gave up drinking when some friends died.
c.  has not touched alcohol for 6 years.
3.  More money is spent on drug programmes...
a.  because more people die of drug abuse.
b. because drug abuse is a bigger social problem than alcohol.
c.  although more people die of alcohol abuse.

    

Text 2: News

You are going to listen to three news items. Read the following statements and decide whether they are TRUE or FALSE.

Jetski

  TRUE FALSE
4. The jet ski driver was seriously injured and the passenger was killed.
5. A jet skier died in hospital after crashing into a motor boat.
6. Gloria's husband was driving the boat.
7. Gloria's husband refused to collaborate with the police.
8. Gloria and her son were involved in an accident five years ago.

Lottery.

9. It isn’t clear whether the burglars knew the Bensons had won the lottery.
10. The Bensons bought the ticket in the same area where they live.
11. Fortunately, the stolen goods had no sentimental value.
12. The lottery money will not be enough to pay for the damage the burglars caused in the house.
13. Most people knew the Bensons had won the lottery because the fact had been published.

Chickens

14. This area has an excess of waste produced by poultry farming.
15. This plant was opened after the success of two other power stations in the north of the country.

  


Text 3: Missing

You are going to listen to a report about a missing person. Read the following statements and decide whether they are TRUE or FALSE.

Missing.

  TRUE FALSE
16. Mark went fishing on a cloudy day and he never came back.
17. Anita doesn't like to go back to the place where Mark disappeared..
18. Mark was 26 when he disappeared four years ago.
19. The police say it was an accident but Anita thinks Mark is alive.
20. Mark, rather shy and reserved, usually went fishing alone.
21. Mark had left home on other occasions but he had always contacted his mother.
22. Mark had some fines and debts which he hadn't paid.
23. Mark had been receiving psychiatric treatment for some time.
24. Mark took his wallet which was later found empty.
25. As usual, Mark took some food because he had stomach problems.

  


Text 4: Picasso in Horta

You are going to listen to a report about the stay of Picasso in the village of Horta. Read these sentences and choose the correct option to complete each of the statements.

Picasso

26.  Picasso went to Barcelona...
a.  because he was tired of the journey
b.  because Fernande was ill
c.  to visit his relatives
d.  to sell some of his paintings
27.  When Picasso knew that Fernande was ill, he was...
a.  angry
b.  worried
c.  scared
d.  surprised
28.  In Horta there were problems with the villagers because Fernande...
a.  was not Spanish
b. was not his wife
c.  was very unpleasant
d.  was eccentric
29.  In 1909 the Pallares family...
a.  treated Picasso as a son
b. let Picasso work on their farm
c.  didn't receive Picasso
d.  accepted Picasso as he was
30.  When some women came to disturb Picasso, he...
a.  fired his gun
b. injured one
c.  threw stones at them
d.  shouted at them