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10  Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation   A Elementary

GRAMMAR 3 Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of


going to and a verb from the box.
1 Complete the email. Use the correct form of going
to and the words in brackets. rain be buy not drive not drop pass have

Hi Kelly Example: It’s very cloudy. I think it ’s going to rain soon.


How’s Paris? It’s my birthday next month and I ’m going to ARE
1 ‘My mobile phone is old.’  ‘When __________ you
"s going to (be) really good fun. My
have a party. It 1 _______________ GOING TO BUY a new one?’
__________
are going to pay (pay) for the food and drink. I
parents 2 _______________
2 ‘Be careful with those glasses!’  ‘Don’t worry. I
"mgoing to find
want to have some great music, so I 3 _______________ "M NOT GOING TO DROP them.’
_______________
"s going to fly (fly) to Brazil
(find) a good DJ. My sister 4_______________
Is
3 ‘__________ going to passhis exams?’  ‘Of
Bill __________
isnt going to be
with her boyfriend next week so she 5 _______________
"re going to see (see) the carnival. course, he’s a good student.’
(not be) there. They 6 _______________
It’s their dream holiday! "re going to be
4 Hurry up! We _______________ late for the class.
are you going to come (you / come) back to Manchester are
5 ‘What __________ going to have for dinner?’ 
we __________
7
____________________
on Friday? I hope so because I really want you to come to ‘I don’t know. It’s your turn to cook!’
the party! arent going to drive to work today because they
6 They _______________
Katie can’t start their car.
6

7 Grammar total 20

2 Complete the sentences with the superlative form VOCABULARY


of the adjective in brackets.
4 Complete the phrase with a verb from the box.
Example: Who’s the oldest (old) person you know?
WORST
1 Phil’s the _______________ (bad) football player I become fall get get be have meet move
know.
Example: get a new job
HOTTEST
2 What is the _______________ (hot) place in the
world? meet
1 __________ somebody new
MOST EXPENSIVE(expensive) shoes get
2 __________ married
3 He bought the _______________
in the shop. become
3 __________ famous
MOST DANGEROUS
4 Winter is the _______________ (dangerous) time of 4 __________
have a big surprise
the year for drivers. fall
5 __________ in love with someone
5 CHEAPEST
They went to the _______________ (cheap) move
6 __________ house
restaurant in the city. be
7 __________ lucky
BEST
6 She’s the _______________ (good) swimmer in the 7
class.
FUNNIEST
7 My dad’s the _______________ (funny) person in 5 Complete the places.
my family.
Example: You drive your car on a road.
7
theatre
1 You can see actors in a t________.
restaurant
2 You can have a meal in that Italian r________.
departament s________.
3 You can buy clothes in a d__________ store
post
4 You send a letter from a p________ ffice
o________.
railway
5 You can get a train from a r________ tation
s________.
useum
6 You can see old things in a m________.
ridge
7 You can use the b________ to go over the river.
8 You can buy cheap fruit and vegetables at the
arket
m________.
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10  Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation   A Elementary

6 Complete the sentences with a verb from the box. PRONUNCIATION

go have see show stay stay 7 Find the word with a different sound.


Example: cheese  China  chemist’s  chocolate
Example: Did he stay for a week?
1 sugar  fish  mushroom  see
SEE
1 Did she __________ all the sights?
2 tea  peas  steak  meat
GO
2 Did he __________ to Paris by car?
3 cook  food  good  look
STAY
3 Did you __________ in a hotel?
4 spoon  moon  choose  book
HAVE
4 Did they __________ a good time?
5 cake  cereal  swim  surf
SHOW
5 Did you __________ Mark around the city?
5
5

Vocabulary total 20 8 Underline the stressed syllable.


Example: sta|tion
1 su|per|mar|ket
2 ca|stle
3 sou|ve|nir
4 de|part|ment
5 ga|lle|ry
5

Pronunciation total 10

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation total 50

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10  Reading and Writing   A Elementary

READING Example: Australia is the South Pacific.


A  True ■ B False ■ ✓   C  Doesn’t say ■
1 Read the magazine article and tick (✓) A, B, or C.
1 Australia has a border with Papua New Guinea.
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Australia 2 Australia is one of the six biggest countries in the
– a great place to be world.
When people think of Australia, they often picture beautiful A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
beaches, lovely weather, and lots of dangerous animals 3 A lot of the land in the centre of the country is desert.
– such as salt water crocodiles and taipan snakes! It’s true A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
that we have these things, but Australia is more interesting 4 There are some cities in the middle of Australia.
than you might think.
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Australia is in the South Pacific and it’s the world’s biggest
5 Most Australians can swim.
island. We don’t have any borders with other countries and
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
our closest neighbours are Papua New Guinea and East
Timor. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It’s 6 Sydney is at the top of the list of the most exciting
thirty times bigger than the United Kingdom, but nearly cities in the world.
three times more people live in the UK. In the centre of the A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
country there is a lot of desert. Most Australians live near 7 Australia is an interesting place for tourists.
the coast, where the country’s biggest cities are. A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
There are plenty of exciting cities to visit here, including 8 Australians are usually formal to tourists.
Canberra, our capital, and Sydney, which is famous for its A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Opera House and amazing harbour. However, it is Melbourne
9 Water sports are very popular.
which is near the top of the list of the ‘most exciting cities
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
of the world’. It has wonderful beaches, a great nightlife,
fantastic shops, and lots of arts festivals and exhibitions. 10 It rains in the autumn in the north.
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Australia is a fascinating place to visit. We’re very proud of
our country and we usually welcome tourists. Our way of 10
life isn’t very formal, but we often take presents when we
visit people. If someone invites you to dinner, it’s a good
idea to take along flowers or wine for your host.
2 Read the text again and answer the questions.
The good weather means we can do lots of outdoor
1 What do people think of when they think of
activities. Summer lasts from December to February, and
Australia?
Beautiful beaches, lovely weather, and dangerous
___________________________________________
winter from June to August. However, Australia is animals.
enormous and the weather isn’t the same everywhere. The 2 What countries are near Australia?
north has two types of weather – very wet and very dry! Papua New Guinea and East Timor
___________________________________________
The centre stays dry all year round. But in the south, the 3 What visitor attractions are there in Sydney?
weather changes from season to season. Summer in the The Opera House and the harbour.
___________________________________________
south is hot, but winter can be cold, wet, and windy – you
4 What sort of presents do people give when they visit
can even go skiing in the mountains!
someone?
Come and visit. Flowers or wine.
___________________________________________
5 When is summer in Australia?
From December to February
___________________________________________

Reading total 15

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10  Reading and Writing   A Elementary

WRITING
Read the hotel information.

Castlemount Hotel
Beautiful hotel in the countryside
50 double rooms, some with views of Leeds Castle
Lots of outdoor activities!

Write an email to the hotel. (75–100 words) You


want:
• a double room with a view
• to arrive on 9 July and leave on 16 July (7 nights)
• information about activities
• confirmation of your reservation

Writing total 10

Reading and Writing total 25

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10  Listening and Speaking   A Elementary

LISTENING SPEAKING
1 Listen to two people talking about their holiday. 1 Answer your partner’s questions.
Tick (✓) A, B, or C.
Now ask your partner these questions.
1 June and Thomas are from _____.
1 How many holidays do you have each year?
A Bristol ■  B Bolton ■  C Bradford ■
2 Do you prefer to spend your holidays in the same
2 Their last holiday was _____. place, or travel to new places? Why?
A  in the countryside  ■  B  in the mountains  ■  3 Where did you spend your last holiday?
C  at the seaside  ■ 4 Did you have a good time? Why? Why not?
3 Thomas thought Bridlington was __________. 5 What are you planning to do for your next holiday?
A interesting and cheap  ■ 
B boring and cheap  ■  2 Read the information about Henry’s holiday plans
C sunny but expensive  ■ and answer your partner’s questions.
4 June likes going to __________.
A  new places  ■  B  quiet places  Henry Parsons (age 46)
■ 
C  hot places  ■ going to Istanbul, Turkey, for four days
going by plane
5 On his next holiday, Thomas wants to __________.
travelling with wife
A have a city break  ■  staying in luxury hotel in city centre
B go on a cycling holiday  ■  planning to visit Blue Mosque, go shopping,
C go to the beach  ■ go on a boat trip, try some Turkish food
5

3 Your partner has information about Harriet’s


2 Listen to five conversations and choose the correct
holiday plans. Make questions and ask your
prediction. Tick (✓) A or B.
partner.
1 A Leeds are going to win the match.  ■
• Where / go?
B Manchester City are going to win the match.  ■ • How long / stay?
2 A The weather is going to get better.  ■ • How / travel?
B The weather isn’t going to change.  ■ • Who / travel with?
3 A Rosie is going to move home.  ■ • Where / stay?
B Rosie is going to paint the living room.  ■ • What / do?
4 A Sara thinks Dom and Jake are going to win the Speaking total 15
music competition.  ■
B Sara doesn’t think Dom and Jake are going to win Listening and Speaking total 25
the music competition.  ■
5 A They’re going to offer the job to Terry.  ■
B They’re going to offer the job to Jim.  ■
5

Listening total 10

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10  Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation   B Elementary

GRAMMAR 3 Complete the email. Use the correct form of going


to and the words in brackets.
1 Complete the sentences with the superlative form
of the adjective in brackets.
Hi Ian
Example: I think Paris is the most beautiful (beautiful) How’s university? It’s my birthday next Friday and I ’m
city in the world. "S GOING TO BE (be) great. I
going to have a party. It 1_______________
CHEAPEST
1 They stayed in the _______________ (cheap) hotel want to have some great music, so I 2 "M GOING TO FIND
_______________
in the town. (find) a good DJ. My parents ARE
3 GOING TO GIVE
_______________ (give) me
some money to buy the food and drink. My brother
2 I bought the _______________
MOST EXPENSIVE (expensive) sofa in
ISNT
4 GOING TO BE (not be) there because he
 _______________
the shop.
5 "s going to fly (fly) to the USA with his girlfriend next
 _______________
3 John’s the _______________
WORST (bad) dancer I know.
week. They 6"RE
_______________
GOING TO TRAVEL (travel) across the
HOTTEST
4 What’s the _______________ (hot) part of your country by train. It’s their dream holiday!
country? are7____________________
you going to come (you / come) back to London on
BEST
5 He’s the _______________ (good) footballer in the Friday? I hope so because I really want you to come to
team. the party!
FUNNIEST
6 My sister’s the _______________ (funny) person in Ben
my family.
7 Winter’s the _______________
MOST DANGEROUS (dangerous) time of
7
the year for drivers.
7 Grammar total 20

2 Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of VOCABULARY


going to and a verb from the box.
4 Complete the sentences with a verb from the box.
pass rain be buy not drive have not drop
go have see show stay stay
Example: Hurry up! We ’re going to be late for class.
Example: Did you stay in a hotel?
arent going to drive to work today because we
1 We _______________ SHOW
1 Did you __________ Teresa around the city?
can’t start the car. STAY
2 Did she __________ for a week?
ARE
2 ‘What __________ we going to have for lunch?’  ‘I
__________ HAVE
don’t know. It’s your turn to cook!’ 3 Did they __________ a good time?
GO
IS
3 ‘__________ Rachel __________
going to pass her exams?’  ‘Of 4 Did he __________ to Berlin by train?
SEE all the sights?
5 Did they __________
course, she’s a good student.’
4 It’s very cloudy. I think it _______________
"S GOING TO RAIN soon. 5
5 ‘Be careful with that bottle!’  ‘It’s OK. I
_______________
"M NOT GOING TO DROP it.’ 5 Complete the phrase with a verb from the box.
ARE
6 ‘This laptop is old.’  ‘When __________ you
__________
GOING TO BUY a new one?’ be become fall get have get meet move
6
Example: get a lot of money
FALL in love with someone
1 __________
HAVE
2 __________ a big surprise
MOVE
3 __________ house
GET
4 __________ married
MEET
5 __________ somebody new
BECOME famous
6 __________
BE
7 __________ lucky
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10  Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation   B Elementary

6 Complete the places. PRONUNCIATION


Example: You can see old things in a museum. 7 Underline the stressed syllable.
1 ROAD
You drive your car on a r________. Example: ga|llery
2 BRIDGEto go over the river.
You can use the b________
1 sta|tion
3 You can buy clothes in a d__________
EPARTAMENT s________.
STORE
2 de|par|tment
4 THEATRE
You can see actors in a t________.
3 su|per|mar|ket
5 You can buy cheap fruit and vegetables at the
4 ca|stle
MARKET
m________.
RESTAURANT 5 sou|ve|nir
6 You can have a meal in that Indian r________.
5
7 ailway s________.
You can get a train from a r________ station
8 post
You send a letter from a p________ office
o________.
8 Find the word with a different sound.
8 Example: tea  peas  steak  meat

Vocabulary total 20 1 good  cook  food  look


2 moon  spoon  choose  book
3 swim surf cake cereal
4 see sugar  fish  mushroom
5 China chemist’s cheese chocolate

Pronunciation total 10

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation total 50

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10  Reading and Writing   B Elementary

READING Example: Australia is the largest island in the world.


A  True ■✓  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say ■
1 Read the magazine article and tick (✓) A, B, or C.
1 Australia doesn’t have a border with East Timor.
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Australia 2 It’s one of the five biggest countries in the world.
– a great place to be A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
When people think of Australia, they often picture beautiful 3 There is a lot of desert in the centre of the country.
beaches, lovely weather, and lots of dangerous animals A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
– such as salt water crocodiles and taipan snakes! It’s true 4 There aren’t any cities in the middle of Australia.
that we have these things, but Australia is more interesting
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
than you might think.
5 Most Australians live in cities.
Australia is in the South Pacific and it’s the world’s biggest
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
island. We don’t have any borders with other countries and
our closest neighbours are Papua New Guinea and East 6 Sydney is the capital city.
Timor. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It’s A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
thirty times bigger than the United Kingdom, but nearly 7 Australia is an interesting place for overseas visitors.
three times more people live in the UK. In the centre of the A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
country there is a lot of desert. Most Australians live near
8 Australians are usually friendly to tourists.
the coast, where the country’s biggest cities are.
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
There are plenty of exciting cities to visit here, including
9 Winter sports are very popular.
Canberra, our capital, and Sydney, which is famous for its
A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Opera House and amazing harbour. However, it is Melbourne
which is near the top of the list of the ‘most exciting cities 10 The weather in the north and south of the country is
of the world’. It has wonderful beaches, a great nightlife, the same.
fantastic shops, and lots of arts festivals and exhibitions. A True ■  B False ■  C  Doesn’t say  ■
Australia is a fascinating place to visit. We’re very proud of 10
our country and we usually welcome tourists. Our way of
life isn’t very formal, but we often take presents when we
visit people. If someone invites you to dinner, it’s a good
2 Read the text again and answer the questions.
idea to take along flowers or wine for your host. 1 What sort of dangerous animals live in Australia?
The good weather means we can do lots of outdoor
Salt water crocodiles and taipan snakes.
___________________________________________
activities. Summer lasts from December to February, and 2 Where is Australia?
winter from June to August. However, Australia is In the South Pacific.
___________________________________________
enormous and the weather isn’t the same everywhere. The 3 Name two things that visitors enjoy in Melbourne.
north has two types of weather – very wet and very dry! Wonderful beaches, a great nightlife, fantastic
___________________________________________
shops, arts festivals and exhibitions (students
The centre stays dry all year round. But in the south, the choose two).
4 When do Australians give presents?
weather changes from season to season. Summer in the
When they visit people.
___________________________________________
south is hot, but winter can be cold, wet, and windy – you
can even go skiing in the mountains! 5 When is winter in Australia?
Come and visit.
From June to August
___________________________________________

Reading total 15

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10  Reading and Writing   B Elementary

WRITING
Read the hotel information.

Castlemount Hotel
Beautiful hotel in the countryside
50 double rooms, some with views of Leeds Castle
Lots of outdoor activities!

Write an email to the hotel. (75–100 words) You


want:
• a double room with a view
• to arrive on 10 August and leave on 17 August
(7 nights)
• information about activities
• confirmation of your reservation

Writing total 10

Reading and Writing total 25

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10  Listening and Speaking   B Elementary

LISTENING SPEAKING
1 Listen to two people talking about their holiday. 1 Ask your partner these questions.
Tick (✓) A, B, or C. 1 How often do you travel to other countries?
1 June and Thomas are visiting their _____. 2 What do you like doing on holiday?
A daughter ■  B son ■  C friends ■ 3 Do you prefer to go on holiday with other people or
2 They stayed _____ on their last holiday. alone? Why?
A  in the countryside  ■  4 Did you enjoy your last holiday? Why? Why not?
B  near the sea  ■  C  in the mountains  ■ 5 Which country or countries are you planning to visit
3 June thought Bridlington was __________. in the future? Why?
A  interesting and cheap  ■  Now answer your partner’s questions.
B  sunny but expensive  ■ 
C  boring and cheap  ■ 2 Your partner has information about Henry’s
4 On her next holiday, June wants to __________. holiday plans. Make questions and ask your
partner.
A  have a city break  ■ 
B  go on a cycling holiday  ■  • Where / go?
C  go to the beach  ■ • How long / stay?
5 Thomas likes __________. • How / travel?
A  exciting places  ■  B  quiet places  ■  • Who / travel with?
C  places where you can go sightseeing  ■ • Where / stay?
• What / do?
5

3 Read the information about Harriet’s holiday


2 Listen to five conversations and choose the correct plans and answer your partner’s questions.
prediction. Tick (✓) A or B.
1 A  Leeds are going to lose the match.  ■ Harriet Parsons (age 19)
B  Manchester City are going to lose the match.  ■ going to Ibiza, Spain, for four days
going by plane
2 A  There’s going to be more snow.  ■ travelling with two best friends
B  It’s going to be warmer.  ■
staying in cheap hotel near beach
3 A  Rosie is going to move to a new house.  ■ planning to sunbathe, go swimming in sea, visit lots of
B Rosie is going to paint a room in her house.  ■ different nightclubs, try some Spanish food
4 A Sara thinks Dom and Jake aren’t going to do well
in the music competition.  ■ Speaking total 15
B Sara thinks Dom and Jake are going to win the
music competition.  ■ Listening and Speaking total 25
5 A  Jim is going to get the job.  ■
B  Terry is going to get the job.  ■
5

Listening total 10

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10  Answer Key   A Elementary

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation PRONUNCIATION

GRAMMAR 7 1 see
2 steak
1 1 ’s going to be 3 food
2 are going to pay 4 book
3 ’m going to find 5 cake
4 ’s going to fly
5 isn’t going to be
8 1 supermarket
6 ’re going to see
2 castle
7 Are you going to come
3 souvenir
4 department
2 1 worst 5 gallery
2 hottest
3 most expensive
4 most dangerous
Reading and Writing
5 cheapest
6 best READING
7 funniest
1 1 B
2 A
3 1 are, going to buy 3 A
2 ’m not going to drop 4 C
3 Is, going to pass 5 C
4 ’re going to be 6 B
5 are, going to have 7 A
6 aren’t going to drive 8 B
9 C
10
C
VOCABULARY
4 1 meet 2 1 Beautiful beaches, lovely weather, and dangerous
2 get animals.
3 become 2 Papua New Guinea and East Timor.
4 have 3 The Opera House and the harbour.
5 fall 4 Flowers or wine.
6 move 5 From December to February.
7 be

5 1 theatre WRITING
2 restaurant Student’s own answers.
3 department store Task completion: The task is fully completed and the
4 post office answer is easy to understand. (4 marks)
5 railway station Grammar: The student uses appropriate structures
6 museum to achieve the task. Minor errors do not obscure the
7 bridge meaning. (3 marks)
8 market Vocabulary: The student uses a sufficient range of
words and phrases to communicate the message clearly.
6 1 see (3 marks)
2 go
3 stay
4 have
5 show

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10  Answer Key   A Elementary

Listening and Speaking


LISTENING
1 1 B
2 C
3 A
4 C
5 B

2 1 A
2 B
3 B
4 B
5 A

SPEAKING
Interactive communication and oral production:
The student communicates effectively with his / her
partner, asking and answering simple questions, and
where necessary initiating conversation and responding.
The student uses appropriate strategies to complete the
task successfully. (5 marks)
Grammar and Vocabulary: The student uses
a sufficient range of vocabulary and structure to
communicate clearly. Minor occasional errors do not
impede communication. (5 marks)
Pronunciation: The student’s intonation, stress, and
articulation of sounds make the message clear and
comprehensible. (5 marks)

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10  Answer Key   B Elementary

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation PRONUNCIATION

GRAMMAR 7 1 station
2 department
1 1 cheapest 3 supermarket
2 most expensive 4 castle
3 worst 5 souvenir
4 hottest
5 best
8 1 food
6 funniest
2 book
7 most dangerous
3 cake
4 see
2 1 aren’t going to drive 5 chemist’s
2 are, going to have
3 Is, going to pass
4 ’s going to rain
Reading and Writing
5 ’m not going to drop
6 are, going to buy READING
1 1 A
3 1 ’s going to be 2 B
2 ’m going to find 3 A
3 are going to give 4 C
4 isn’t going to be 5 C
5 ’s going to fly 6 B
6 ’re going to travel 7 A
7 Are you going to come 8 A
9 C
10
B
VOCABULARY
4 1 show 2 1 Salt water crocodiles and taipan snakes.
2 stay 2 In the South Pacific.
3 have 3 Wonderful beaches, a great nightlife, fantastic
4 go shops, arts festivals and exhibitions (students
5 see choose two).
4 When they visit people.
5 1 fall 5 From June to August.
2 have
3 move
4 get WRITING
5 meet Student’s own answers.
6 become Task completion: The task is fully completed and the
7 be answer is easy to understand. (4 marks)
Grammar: The student uses appropriate structures
6 1 road to achieve the task. Minor errors do not obscure the
2 bridge meaning. (3 marks)
3 department store Vocabulary: The student uses a sufficient range of
4 theatre words and phrases to communicate the message clearly.
5 market (3 marks)
6 restaurant
7 railway station
8 post office

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10  Answer Key   B Elementary

Listening and Speaking


LISTENING
1 1 A
2 B
3 C
4 A
5 B

2 1 B
2 A
3 B
4 A
5 B

SPEAKING
Interactive communication and oral production:
The student communicates effectively with his / her
partner, asking and answering simple questions, and
where necessary initiating conversation and responding.
The student uses appropriate strategies to complete the
task successfully. (5 marks)
Grammar and Vocabulary: The student uses
a sufficient range of vocabulary and structure to
communicate clearly. Minor occasional errors do not
impede communication. (5 marks)
Pronunciation: The student’s intonation, stress, and
articulation of sounds make the message clear and
comprehensible. (5 marks)

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Listening Scripts Elementary

FILE 10 FILE 10
Listening 1 Listening 2
Interviewer Excuse me. I’m doing a survey about people’s 1
holidays. Can I ask you and your husband a few Presenter There’s only ten minutes to go until the end of the
questions? match and the score is 2–1. Leeds are definitely
June Yes, of course. the better team today and they look very strong.
Interviewer First of all, can you tell me your names? Manchester City aren’t playing very well. They
June I’m June Smith and this is my husband, scored the first goal, but they look quite tired now.
Thomas. I don’t think they’re going to get another goal
Interviewer And are you from Bristol? before the end of the game.
Thomas No, we’re from Bolton. We’re visiting our
daughter – she’s at university here. 2
Interviewer Can you tell me about your last holiday? Presenter 1 Now it’s over to Jonathan Hodge for the weather.
Thomas We had a week in Bridlington, on the east Jonathan, the weather is really bad at the moment.
coast. It was really nice and we had sunny Is it going to be better later on in the week?
weather all week. There are lots of interesting Presenter 2 You’re right, Tricia. The weather isn’t very nice.
things to do there – we had some nice walks It’s snowing all over the country at the moment,
and visited the museum and art gallery. It and it’s very cold. The average temperature is only
wasn’t expensive either. And the holiday two degrees. That’s six degrees lower than it
apartment was very comfortable – great views usually is at this time of the year. The snow isn’t
of the sea from our bedroom window. going to stop and temperatures aren’t going to get
June Well, I didn’t enjoy it. It was cheap and the higher.
weather was nice, but Bridlington wasn’t very
exciting. It was very quiet in the evening and 3
there was nothing to do. It was sunny, but I Paul Rosie?
couldn’t sunbathe or swim in the sea. I like hot Rosie In the living room, Paul!
countries and I like to go dancing in the Paul Hi. What are you doing?
evening. And it’s better to stay in a hotel. I Rosie I’m moving all the furniture into the bedroom. I don’t
don’t want to cook or make beds when I’m on want to get paint on anything.
holiday! Paul That armchair looks heavy. Let me help you.
Interviewer So, where are you going to go for your next
holiday? 4
June Well, I want to go somewhere exciting. Maybe Sara Be quiet! I’m trying to work.
New York. I can go shopping during the day Dom But me and Jake are practising. We’re going to enter
and Thomas can visit some of the museums. the school music competition next week.
Then, in the evening we can do some Sara There are lots of really good musicians in the
sightseeing and visit some of New York’s competition. You can’t sing, and everyone is going to
restaurants and nightclubs. laugh at you!
Thomas No, thanks! I don’t like big cities and
sightseeing is boring. I prefer to find places 5
that are quiet and relaxing. I’m going to buy a Woman Who’s the best person for the job, Jim Brown or
new mountain bike and travel round the coast Terry Webb?
of Ireland. Man Jim has more work experience, but he can’t speak
German. Terry’s German is very good – he went to
university in Berlin, but he doesn’t have any
experience.
Woman Well, most of our customers are German, so we need
someone who can speak to them in their language.
That’s more important.
Man OK, I’ll phone them both this afternoon.

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