Listening Comprehension Test for 6th Form Students
The Man With 13 Jobs
Seumas McSportan I s avery busy man.He comes from Scotland.He is 60 years old and he has 13 jobs. He is a postman, a policeman, a fireman, a taxi driver, a boatman, a petrol attendant, a barman, and an undertaker. Also he and his wife Margaret have a shop and a small hotel.
Seumas lives and works on the island of Gigha in the west of Scotland. Only 120 people live on Gigha, but in summer 150 tourists come by boat every day. Every weekday Seumas gets up at 6 o’clock in the morning and makes breakfast for the hotel guests. At 8 o’clock he drives the island’s children to school. At 9 o’clock he collects the post from the boat. He delivers it to all the houses of the island. He also delivers the beer to the island pub. Then he helps Margaret in the shop at 5pm.
He says :”Margaret likes being busy, too. We never have holidays and we don’t like watching television. In the evenings Margaret makes supper and I do accounts. At 10 pm we a cup of green tea and then we go to bed. Perhaps our life isn’t very interesting, but we enjoy it.’’
Listen to the text and mark statements True or False:
10.His wife is an artist.
11.They like watching TV very much.
12.They enjoy living in the mountains.