BEC Simulation Test Two

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BEC Simulation Test Two

    BEC Simulation Test Two Listening Test 40 minutes (including 10 minutes transfer time) Part One

    Questions 1-12

    You will hear three telephone conversations or messages.

    Write one or two words or a number in the numbered space on the notes or forms


    fter you have listened once, replay each recording. A

    Conversation One

    Questions 1-4

    Look at the notes below. You will hear a man asking about a holiday villa.


    The number of people staying in the villa: (1) ___________

    thThe time to spend holiday: from (2) ______________ to 14

    The number of bedrooms: (3) _________________

    The cost: (4) _____________________

Conversation Two

    Questions 5-8

    Look at the notes below. You will hear a man calling about computer equipment.

    Advantages of Products

    The company the man works for (5) _______________ the equipment to customers. Provides best (6) _________________.

    Has its own specialists and (7) ________________.

    Helps to (8) ____________ software and network.

Conversation Three

    Questions 9-12

    Look at the notes below. You will hear a telephone conversation about changing the

    date of appointment.


    The original time of appointment: (9) _______________

    The reason why Mary is not able to meet: have a (10)_____________

    The reason why Bruce is not able to meet next Tuesday: have a (11) __________

    The day they agree to meet finally: next (12) _____________

Part Two

    Questions 13-22

    Section One

    (Questions 13-17 )

    You will hear five short recordings of voicemails. For each recording, decide what the main topic 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 recordings.

    A. making an offer

    B. solving a problem 13. ___________________

    C. making a complaint 14. ___________________

    D. requesting some information 15.____________________

    E. offering a suggestion 16.____________________

    F. asking for permission 17.____________________

    G. giving feedback

    H. declining an offer

Section Two

    (Questions 18-22)

    You will hear five short recordings.

    For each recording, decide which topic the speaker is talking about. 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 recordings.

    A. the business of the company

    B. the principle of the company 18. ___________________

    C. the production of the company 19 ___________________

    D. the scale of the company 20.____________________

    E. the advantage of the company 21.____________________

    F. the history of the company 22.____________________

    G. the function of products

    H. the export of products

Part Three

    Questions 23-30

    You will hear an interview with Richard Anderson on his tailoring business. 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. Now many young kids regard tailoring a good career because

A. it can make a lot of money

    B. its expensive to go to university.

    C. its fashionable to be a tailor.

    24. Which of the following statements is true? A. Richard opened his shop when he was 42 years old. B. Richard became a tailor when he was 17 years old. C. Richard worked at Huntsman for 30 years.

    25. Richard opened his own shop because A. the shop he worked for was taken over. B. he wanted to run tailoring business in a modern way. C. he was eager to have his own career.

26. Before opening the shop, Richard

    A. rang all old clients.

    B. traveled to 11 countries to attract customers. C. gained a lot of orders.

27. Nowadays many people would like to

    A. go to the tailors

    B. buy ready-made clothes.

    C. order clothes online.

28. According to Richard, something important to keep his trade alive does not


    A. doing business online.

    B. measuring clients.

    C. talking to clients .

29. In the recent global recession, Richards business

    A. is not affected

    B. is affected greatly.

    C. is affected to a certain degree.

30. In the 90’s recession,

    A. Richards boss had only one customer for a year. B. tailoring business slowed about 15%. C. it took Henry Huntsman & Sons 18 months to rebound.

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