Proficiency Test 8

Proficiency Test 8

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.

 

Proficiency Test 7

Proficiency Listening Test 7

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.

 

Proficiency Test 6

Proficiency Listening Test 6

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.

 

Salvador Dalí’s cookbook (PAU September 2017)

If you’re of a certain age or if you love surrealist art, then you probably remember Salvador Dalí. He was widely known for his celebrity persona, his pointy mustache and his paintings filled with melting clocks and exotic deserts. But did you know that Dalí also enjoyed exotic desserts? Turns out that the artist published a cookbook in the early 1970s. It was called Les dîners de Gala or The Dinners of Gala, named for his wife. In the following interview, journalist Hank Ghazi talks to publisher Alexi Horowitz, who is preparing a facsimile of the original.

In the following conversation you are going to hear some new words. Read and listen to them. Make sure you know what they mean.
gold-leaf · velvet · peacock · to clog · lean · canvas

After the listening exercise you can check your mistakes reading  the script

Salvador Dalí's cookbook (PAU Spetember 2017)

Ready?
Now read the questions on the following page. Read them carefully before listening to
the conversation.

script

Does handwriting have a future? (PAU June 2017)

Does handwriting have a future? Finland and many American states have removed handwriting from the curriculum. But many psychologists believe writing still has an important role to play in cognitive development. So what’s the truth? My name is Antony Brown and I interviewed Professor Anne Downey, author of the forthcoming book The Uncertain Future of Handwriting

In this radio programme you’re going to hear some new words. Read and listen to them.

Make sure that you know what they mean.

skill / evolving / die out / carving / tool / lecture

After the listening exercise you can check your mistakes reading  the script

DOES HANDWRITING HAVE A FUTURE? (june 2017)

Ready?
Now read the questions. Read them carefully before listening to the audio.

 script

Proficiency Test 5

Proficiency Test 5

This is a Listening practice test fot the Cambridge Proficiency Test CAE.

There are 4 parts and it takes around 40 minutes. read the instructions for each part carefully before you start.

 

Introducing Yourself

Hobbies

 

introducing yourself

Answer the questions.

first day at school

First day at school

first day at school

Answer the questions.

Arriving in London

Arriving in London

Arriving in London

Answer the questions by watching the video

IMPORTANT: I recommend you to read all the questions before watching the video.

Some of the questions are quite large and it could be difficult trying to answer them if you hadn’t read them before.

 

Rome: Rise and fall of an empire

Rome: Rise and fall of an empire

Rome: Rise and fall of an empire

A short video about the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

Watch the video and Choose the correct answer.

IMPORTANT: I recommend you to read all the questions first and then watch the video and answer the questions. Some of the questions are quite large and it could be difficult trying to answer them if you hadn’t read them before.