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Cambridge International Examinations

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CANDIDATE
NAME

CENTRE CANDIDATE
NUMBER NUMBER

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 0837/03

Paper 3 Listening For Examination from 2017

SPECIMEN PAPER approximately 25 minutes

Candidates answer on the Question Paper.

No Additional Materials are required.

READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST


Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in.
While you are listening, write your answers on the question paper.
Write in dark blue or black pen.
Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid.
DO NOT WRITE IN ANY BARCODES.
Answer all questions.
You should pay attention to punctuation, spelling and handwriting.
At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question.
The total number of marks for this paper is 20.

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES


There are four parts to the test.
You will hear each part twice.

For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the
questions and time for you to check your answers.

This document consists of 6 printed pages and 2 blank pages.

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Part 1

Questions 1 – 5

For each question, there are three pictures and a short recording.
Choose the correct picture and circle the letter A, B or C below it.

Example: Where is the girl’s hat?

A B C

1 What’s the weather like now?

A B C
[1]

2 What will the girl cook?

A B C
[1]
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3 What did the girl do yesterday?

A B C
[1]

4 How much is the skirt?

A B C
[1]

5 Which mirror will they buy for their mother?

A B C
[1]

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Part 2

Questions 6 – 10

You will hear Jack talking to his friend, Becky, about a school trip.
For each question, circle the correct answer A, B or C.

6 Where are they going?


A a library
B a museum
C a factory [1]

7 Which day is the trip?


A Tuesday
B Wednesday
C Thursday [1]

8 What time will they leave school?


A 9.45
B 9.55
C 10.20 [1]

9 What must they take with them on the trip?


A a drink
B a camera
C a notebook [1]

10 What do Jack and Becky have to write after the trip?


A a story
B a letter
C an article [1]
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Part 3

Questions 11 – 15

You will hear part of an interview with a girl called Sally Myers whose first book has recently been
published.
For each question, circle the correct answer A, B or C.

11 Why did Sally decide to write her first book?

A People said her stories were good.


B Her family bought her a diary.
C Her penfriend suggested it. [1]

12 Why didn’t Sally’s Dad want her to send her book to a publisher?

A He didn’t like it very much.


B He had given her help to write it.
C He was worried that they wouldn’t be interested. [1]

13 Sally sent her book to a company which

A published books of a similar type.


B published her favourite stories.
C published books only on the internet. [1]

14 How did Sally feel when the company phoned her Mum?

A very excited
B extremely surprised
C anxious about the future [1]

15 What does Sally say about her next book?

A It will be quite different from her first one.


B It will be written for older readers.
C It will be about something all children experience. [1]

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Part 4

Questions 16 – 20

You will hear an announcement about competitions in a seaside town.


For each question, fill in the missing information in the numbered space.

THIS YEAR’S COMPETITIONS

 Make models of sea animals you find between the (16) ......................... .

This year use bits of (17) ........................ from your home or found
on the beach.

 Create an exhibition of (18) ......................... .

 Family beach fun (Sunday afternoon only)

Use buckets, spades and sand to make a (19) ......................... .

 Model boat show

This will be held by the (20) ......................... near the beach huts.

[Total: 5 marks]
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