BEC Simulation Test Five
Listening Test 40 minutes (including 10 minutes’ transfer time)
You will hear three conversations or messages. Write one or two words or a number in the numbered space on the notes or forms
below. After you have listened once, replay each recording. Conversation One
You will hear a woman renting an apartment.
The girl is working in the : ___(1)____ .
The room number the girl will rent: ____(2)_____
The price to be paid is : ____(3)_______
The girl’s phone number is : ______(4)_______
Look at the note below. You will hear two people are on the phone.
While you were out
Message for ____(5)_____
From: Norman International ________(6)_________
stThey asked if you got the invoice No. 2865, dated 31 March. It was ____(7)_____ ago.
They sent you another invoice for the computer a month ago. And they need you to pay
within ____(8)______ days. If you don’t, they will charge interest rate and see their
Look at the notes below. You will hear a woman enquiring about an advertising
The advertising agency has three structures, the media department, the design department and the ____(9)______ department.
The most important section: the ____(10)_______ department.
The client service department ensures the ads convey the ____(11)______ to the customers.
The customers will help you advertise by ____(12)_________
(Questions 13-17 )
You will hear five short recordings.
For each recording, decide what the speaker is doing. Write one letter (A-H) next to the number of the recording. Do not use any letter more than once. After you have listened once, replay the
A. Expressing cooperation wishes
B. Introducing work 13. ___________________
C. Offering invitations 14. ___________________
D. Toasting 15.____________________
E. Making complaints 16.____________________
F. Promoting sales 17.____________________
G. Expressing gratitude
H. Refusing claim
You will hear another five short recordings. For each recording, decide what the speaker’s job is.
Write one letter (A-H) next to the number of the recording. Do not use any letter more than once. After you have listened once, replay the
A. A secretary
18. ___________________ B. A sales manager
19 ___________________ C. A legal adviser
20.____________________ D. A civil servant
21.____________________ E. A receptionist
22.____________________ F. A theatre manager
G. A personnel officer
H. An accountant
You will hear the company’s staff is holding a meeting in an office. For each question (23-30), mark one letter (A, B or C) for the correct answer.
After you have listened once, replay the recording.
23. What is Mr. Scott in his company?
A. He works as a manger.
B. He works as an assistant.
C. He works as a consultant.
24. Why did Mr. Grant call in Mr. Scott from Smith-Weston Consultations for?
A. Because his company wanted to make a productivity study. B. Because the sale of the company decreased a lot. C. Because he expected him to raise workers’ morale.
25. What would Mr. Scott firstly set about doing in the company? A. Increasing workers’ salary
B. Analyzing jobs in order to decrease time and increase efficiency C. Making a training program.
26. What should the survey be conducted with?
A. Incentive payment scheme.
B. Increasing workers’ efficiency.
C. Punishing the workers who can’t finish the work on time.
27. In Mr. Grant’s opinion, Mr. Scott should be investigating only A. in the factory .
B. in the office .
C in the laboratory .
28. What was Joanna, the advertising manager, always talking about? A. Improving workers’ working conditions.
B. Raising people’s morale .
C. Corporation planning, operational research and critical path analysis.
29. Peter thought Mr. Grant decided to change with the times owing to the help of A. Mr. Scott, the consultant.
B. Mr. Martin, the sales manager.
C. Joanna, the advertising manager.
30. What will Mr. Grant do to Mr. Scott’s idea?
A. He will think about Mr. Scott’s idea.
B. He will copy Mr. Scott’s idea.
C. He will object to Mr. Scott’s idea.
You now have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to your Answer Sheet.