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Cambridge English: Proficiency

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CPE Paper 3 Listening (< Previous | Next >)

Time allowed: 40 minutes

Part Task type Focus Questions
1. Multiple choice Listen to three short unrelated extracts of monologues or interacting speakers. Answer two multiple choice questions on each extract. Identify speaker feeling, attitude, opinion, purpose, agreement, course of action, gist and detail. 6
2. Sentence completion Listen to a monologue and use the information to complete gaps in sentences. indentify specific information and stated opinion. 9
3. Multiple choice Listen to a text with a number of speakers and answer multiple choice questions. Identify opinion, gist, detail and inference. 5
4. Multiple matching Listen to five monologues and match statements to the right speaker(s). Identify specific information and stated opinion. 10

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