A. Listen to five short conversations. Circle the correct answer, a, b, or c.
1 Her party is on ________.
a Wednesday the 6th
b Saturday the 9th
c Friday the 8th
2 How old is his mother?
a 59 b 50 c 60
3 Mr Jarvis has a problem in ________.
a his left leg b his right knee
c his left knee
4 John doesn’t like the painting of ________.
a the woman b the boy
c the guitar
5 The girl wants to buy ________.
a a computer b a digital camera
c a USB cable
1 b 2 a 3 b 4 a 5 c
A When are you having your party?
B Well, my birthday’s on the sixth. But it’s a Wednesday, so I’m having my party on the ninth.
A Is that Friday?
B No, it’s Saturday.
A Your mother looks really young. How old is she?
B Nearly 60.
A Wow, she looks more like 50.
B Well, in fact she’s 59.
A Hello, Mr Jarvis. What’s the problem?
B It’s my leg – well, my knee to be precise. It’s very painful. I can’t move my leg at all.
A Is it the left or the right knee?
B Just the right knee, the left one’s fine.
A Let’s have a look.
A Oh John, look at that painting. It’s wonderful!
B Which one?
A The one of the woman combing her hair.
B Do you really like it? I don’t. I don’t like the way he paints women. I prefer the one of the boy playing the guitar. The blue one.
A Can I help you?
B Yes, I’m look for a thing which connects my camera to the computer.
A Is it a digital camera?
A So you need a USB cable. Is your computer a PC?
A Right. Here you are. One USB cable.
B. Listen to Martha showing Jim some photos. Complete the sentences with a name.
Martin Alice Bill Serena Gary
1 ______ is at university.
2 ______ doesn’t like in Britain.
3 ______ wears glasses.
4 ______ doesn’t like sport.
5 ______ isn’t very hard-working
1 Alice 2 Serena 3 Bill 4 Martin 5 Gary
A Who’s that?
B That’s my brother, Gary. He’s 19 now, but he was a lot younger there.
A Is he at university?
B No, he’s travelling in the States. He’s going to university next year.
A Do you get on well?
B Quite well. He’s OK – but he’s really lazy, which annoys me sometimes.
A Who are they?
B They’re my favourite cousins. Serena lives in France – she’s a journalist – and Alice is a student.
A What’s she studying?
B Economics. At Sussex University.
A Are they family or friends?
B They’re friends. That’s Martin and that’s Bill, the one with dark hair and glasses.
A Martin’s tall! Is he a basketball player?
B No, in fact he hates sport! He and Bill work in a software company. I met them through work.
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