Public English Test System (PETS) Level 3
Section I Listening Comprehension
This .section is designed to test your ability to understand spoken English. You will hear a selection of recorded materials and you must answer the questions that accompany them. There are two parts in this section, Part A and Part B.
Remember, while you are doing the test, you should first put down your answers in your test booklet. At the end of the listening comprehension section, you will have 3 minutes to transfer your answers from your test booklet onto your ANSWER SHEET 1.
If you have any questions, you may raise your hand NOW as you will not be allowed to speak once the test has started.
Now look at Part A in your test booklet.
You will hear 10 short dialogues. For each dialogue, there is one question and four possible answers. Choose the correct answer-A, B, C or D, and mark it in your test booklet. You will have 15seconds to answer the question and you will hear each dialogue ONLY ONCE.
Now look at question 1.
1. What do the girls have in common
[A] Both of them are going to Zimbabwe.
[ B ] They are both from Africa.
[ C ] They are of the same age.
[D] They are interested in African art.
2. What do we learn from this conversation
[A] Mr. Smith is the new manager. [B] The manager is a man.
[C] The former manager has left. [D] The manager is not here.
3. What does the woman want to know
[A] Where to board the plane. [B] Where to find a telephone.
[C] The flight number. [D] The departure time.
4. What does the woman mean
[A] She doesn' t want to ask Mr. Jackson herself.
[ B ] She doesn ' t want to work for Mr. Jackson.
[ C ] Mr. Jackson may have broken the tape recorder.
[D] Mr. Jackson might fix the tape recorder.
5. What does the woman mean
[ A] They don't have to go to the concert. [ B] His brother should let them use the car.
[ C ] The subway is fine with her. [D] A car wouldn ' t be any faster.
6. Why is the man tired
[A] His job is difficult. [B] His job isn't interesting.
[C] He doesn't know how to do his job. [D] He doesn't sleep well at night.
7. What do we learn from this conversation
[A] The woman will probably go to Canada for her vacation.
[ B] The woman will probably wait until summer to go to Mexico.
[ C] The woman will probably not go to Canada for her winter vacation.
[ D] The woman will probably stay home during her vacation.
8. What does the woman mean
[A] The man needs to continue walking.
[ B ] The man needs to go straight back for two blocks.
[ C ] He has already passed the building.
[ D] The building is to his right.
9. What was Peter doing at the hospital
[A] Something is wrong with his baby. [B] His wife just had a new baby.
[C] He went to see a doctor. [D] He was seeing his sister.
10. What does the man mean
[A] He is not free after dinner. [ B] He can go to the concert if he has time.
[ C ] They can not go to concert together. [ D ] He will go to the concert.
You are going to hear four conversations. Before listening to each conversation, you will have 5seconds to read each of the questions which accompany it. After listening, you will have time to answer each question by choosing A, B, C or D. You will hear each passage or conversation ONLY ONCE.Mark your answers in your test booklet.
Questions 11-14 are based on the following conversation. You now have 20 seconds to read the questions II -14.
11. When did the conversation take place
[A] Before summer vacation. [B] During summer vacation.
[C] After summer vacation. [D] In class.
12. Who are the two speakers