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talking to kimTalking to Kim is a listening exercise to practice for Part 2 of the Cambridge Assessment English Pre A1 Starters (YLE) exam. For this part, you should be able to listen to numbers and spell names.

Listen to a short conversation between a man who is talking to Kim.

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Talking to Kim

Hello, what’s your name, please?
B: It’s Kim.
A: And, how old are you, Kim?
B: I’m nine. Today’s my birthday.
A: Nine, today. Happy Birthday!
B: Thank you.

A: Is this your house?
B: No, it isn’t. It’s my friend Lucy’s house.
A: Lucy, how do you spell that?
B: It’s L-U-C-Y.
A: Right.

A: Where’s your house?
B: It’s in this street. It’s number 18.
A: What number?
B: 18. It’s there. Look!
A: Oh, yes.

A: And, is that your cat?
B: Yes, it is. His name’s Ben.
A: Is that B-E-N?
B: Yes.
A: Ben’s a nice name for a cat.
B: Thanks.

A: Is your cat old?
B: Yes, very old. He’s nineteen.
A: How old is he?
B: Nineteen.
A: That is old for a cat.

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