This is a Listening practice test fot the Cambridge Proficiency Test CPE.
There are 4 parts and it takes around 40 minutes. read the instructions for each part carefully before you start.
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You will hear three different extracts.
For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B or C) which fits best according to what you hear.
There are two questions for each extract.
- EXTRACT ONE - You hear an art gallery guide talking about the paintings of Marianne North, a nineteenth-century
traveller and botanical artist.
- EXTRACT TWO - You hear part of an interview with Professor Renton, who has recently been appointed director of
a science museum.
- EXTRACT THREE - You hear an economist talking about technological developments.
You will hear part of a lecture about ancient Egyptian ships and an attempt to reconstruct one.
For questions 7-15, complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.
You will hear two costume design students, Angela and Mike, discussing the role of costumes in films.
For questions 16-20, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which fits best according to what you hear.
You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about their experiences in their first jobs.