Listening Test Part One
-You will hear three telephone conversations.
-Write one or two words or a number in the numberer space on the forms below.
-You will hear each conversation twice.
-Looking at the form below.
-You will hear a man giving information about a training course.
J Joanna Rivers
P Hello,Joanna.It's Peter.Is David there?
J No,I'm sorry,Peter.He's just left the office.
P What time will he be back?
J Not till tomorrow,I'm afraind.Can I take a message?
P Yes,ok.It's about a training course he was interested in.Could you tell him the name of
the course is "Managing People",and it's on 13 August?
J Ok,so that's 'Managing People' on 13 August.
P Yes,so he'll have to be quick if he's interested.The woman who runs the course is calles Virginia Little,and he should call her direct.Her number's 01723 887762
J Ok,Peter.I'll make sure he gets this when he comes in.
P Ok,and one other thing,tell David to mention my name,Virginia's an old friend of mine.
-looking at the form below.
-You will hear a man booking a taxi.
LT-Longside Taxis J-James
LT Longside Taxis
J Morning.This is James Wright from Wentworth Engineering.I'd like to book a taxi,pleaese.
LT You're very busy today.That's the fourth one you've booked this morning.
J I know.We've got a big sales promotion on today.
LT Oh,I see.Right.So when do you want it for?
J Half past four
LT And the passenger's name,please?
J Roughton,Susan Roughton.
LT Can you spell that?
J Yes.It's R-O-U-G-H-T-O-N
LT OK,I've got that.And where's she going?
J To the airport
LT Is that Heathrow or Gatwick?
J Let me just check.It's Gatwick.
LT Right.OK.And where's the pick-up point?
J From here,from the main offices on Milton Road.
LT Will she be waiting at teh main reception?
J Yes,that's right
LT OK,And does this go on your account or is the passenger paying?
J She's paying herself
LT Right.Thanks a lot.
Now you will hear the conversation again
-Look at the form below
-You will hear a man giving information about a talk
S Rideway Park.Stephanie James speaking.
A Hello,Mrs James.This is Alan Barker,here
S Oh,hello,Dr Barker.I was going to call you today about your talk next month.It's getting quite close now and there are a couple of things I need to check and finalise with you.
S Well,the first thing is the title of you talk.I have here 'Assessing Performace'.But you said you might want to change it.
A Yes,that's right..The new title is now 'Measuring Performance'.
S OK.And I also need to know if you'd prefer to give you talk in our conference roon or lecture theatre.
A I'd prefer the conference room,if that's possible.
S That's no problem at all.Most speakers prefer that.And what about equipment?Is there anything special you'll need?
A Well,apart from the usual things like a whiteboard and VCR,I'll need a CD-player.
S I'm afraid we haven't got one.Would a cassette player do instead?
A Yes,that'll ....that'll be OK.
S Right.I'll make a note of that.OH,and there 's one other thing.Can I just confirm your fee?Was is 200Pounds?
A Well,the actual figure agreed on was 250Pounds.But my organisation will invoice you for that.
S OK,DR Barker.That's fine.I'll pass that information on to our Accounts Department.And we look forward to seeing you on 19th.
That's the end of Part one, you now 20seconds to check you answers