Cambridge English: First ( FCE) Listening

Difficulty level: B2 /Upper Intermediate

What is the FCE Listening test like?
The test has four sections and takes about 40 minutes:

  1. Part 1 - listen to 8 recordings, each with one question
  2. Part 2 - listen and complete gapped sentences
  3. Part 3 - multiple matching, 5 speakers
  4. Part 4 - a longer recording, with 7 multiple choice questions

Scoring
Score 1 point for each question

How to prepare for the FCE Listening test

  • Listen! The more English you listen to the better your will do. Listen to the radio, English language TV, podcasts...
  • You will hear the audio twice
  • Read the instructions carefully before you start
  • You have time to read the questions before you hear the audio