You must complete the following details before you begin the
Listen and select the word you hear
- is it a noun or a verb? (Only the base
form is given.)
1 My brother is a very
B. Choose a verb from the box to complete each sentence.
Listen and check your answers. (The
first one has been done
1 Mandy could _____ a bicycle when she was three.
2 My uncle has _______________ all over the world.
3 The plane _______________ late because it was waiting for one of the
4 What time does the plane _______________?
5 The train _______________ the station exactly on time.
6 In 1903 the Wright brothersí first flight _______________.
Listen and write the sentences.
EXAMPLE You hear: 1 The history of transport is very
and write answers to the questions. You will need to remember the
information from this theme.
EXAMPLE: You hear: 1 What was the first method of
and complete the table.
EXAMPLE: You hear: 1 Can you believe the air conditioner
is more than 100 years old? It was invented in 1902 by Willis Courier.
and choose the best answer.
EXAMPLE: You hear: 1 Iím going to talk to you today about
modern inventions. I mean, inventions since 1900 Ö
1 What is the lecture about?
the invention of the modem
inventions in 1900
inventions of the 20th and 21st centuries
2 What exactly is the lecturer going to talk about?
3 What is he going to talk about first?
the invention of two-way radios
the effect of WWII on radio communication
4 What is he going to talk about next?
radio development during the mid-20th century
radio communication for everyone
5 What will the lecturer explain at the end?
the life of Dr Cooper
the invention of the first hand-held mobile phone
how Dr Cooper won a mobile phone
G. What will the lecturer talk about in his next session?
Listen and tick one or
EXAMPLE: You hear: In our next session, Iím going to look at the
mobile phone in more detail. This is because itís a very good example of how
technology has changed the way we live.
1 the mobile phone
computers have changed our lives
3 the first mobile phone call
4 the year when
everyone could buy a mobile phone
5 the world before the mobile phone
appearance of early mobile phones
7 the latest micro-technology in
8 the cost of the first mobile phones
9 what mobile phones will
be able to do in the future
10 the cost of mobile phone calls
11 the meaning of
This is the end of the test. Check your answers carefully before you
press the 'Submit' button.