IELTS Listening Practice Test 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 3

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25
Choose the correct letter, A, В or C.

Theatre Studies Course

21 What helped Rob to prepare to play the character of a doctor?
A the stories his grandfather told him
В the times when he watched his grandfather working
C the way he imagined his grandfather at work

22 In the play’s first scene, the boredom of village life was suggested by
A repetition of words and phrases
В scenery painted in dull colours
C long pauses within conversations

23 What has Rob learned about himself through working in a group?
A He likes to have clear guidelines
В He copes well with stress
C He thinks he is a good leader

24 To support the production, research material was used which described
A political developments
В changing social attitudes
C economic transformations

25 What problem did the students overcome in the final rehearsal?
A one person forgetting their words
В an equipment failure
C the injury of one character

Questions 26-30
What action is needed for the following stages in doing the ‘year abroad’ option?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A-G next to
questions 26-30.

Action
A be on time
В get a letter of recommendation
C plan for the final year
D make sure the institution’s focus is relevant
E show ability in Theatre Studies
F make travel arrangements and bookings
G ask for help

Stages in doing the ‘year abroad’ option
26 in the second year of the course _______
27 when first choosing where to go _______
28 when sending in your choices _______
29 when writing your personal statement _______
30 when doing the year abroad _______

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below:
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer

‘Self-regulatory focus theory’ and leadership

Self-regulatory focus theory
People’s focus is to approach pleasure or avoid pain
Promotion goals focus on 31 _______
Prevention goals emphasise avoiding punishment

Factors that affect people’s focus
The Chronic Factor
• comes from one’s 32 _______
The 33 _______ Factor
• we are more likely to focus on promotion goals when with a 34 _______
• we are more likely to focus on prevention goals with our boss

How people’s focus affects them
Promotion Focus: People think about an ideal version of themselves, their
35 _______ and their gains.
Prevention Focus: People think about their ‘ought’ self and their obligations

Leaders
Leadership behavior and 36 _______ affects people’s focus
Transformational Leaders:
• pay special attention to the 37 _______ of their followers
• passionately communicate a clear 38 _______
• inspire promotion focus in followers
Transactional Leaders:
• create 39 _______ to make expectations clear
• emphasise the results of a mistake
• inspire prevention focus in followers

Conclusion
Promotion Focus is good for jobs requiring 40 _______
Prevention Focus is good for work such as a surgeon
Leaders’ actions affect which focus people use

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