IELTS Listening Practice Test 7

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Procedure for Bookshops

› Keep database of course/college details.
› In May, request 21 __________ from lecturers
› Categorise books as:
— essential reading
— 22 __________ reading
— background reading
When ordering, refer to:
— last year’s 23 __________
— type of course
— students’ 24 __________
— own judgement

Procedure for Publishers

› Send 25 __________ to course providers
› Use websites
› Compose personal 26 __________ to academic staff
› Send 27 __________ to bookstores

Students

Main objective is to find books that are good 28 __________
Also look for books that are 29 __________ and 30 __________

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Question 31

Choose the correct answer A-C

31. At the start of her talk Rebecca points out that new graduates can find it hard to
A get the right work
B take sufficient breaks
C motivate themselves

Questions 32 and 33

Choose TWO letters A-E
Which TWO of the following does Rebecca say worry new artists?
A Earning enough money
B Moving to a new environment
C Competing with other artists
D Having their work criticised
E Getting their portfolios ready

Questions 34 and 35

Choose the correct answer A-C

34. Rebecca decided to become an illustrator because it
A afforded her greater objectivity as an artist
B offered her greater freedom of expression
C allowed her to get her work published

35. When she had developed a portfolio of illustrations, Rebecca found publishers
A more receptive to her work
B equally cautious about her work
C uninterested in her work

Questions 36-40

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

Suggestions for Developing a Portfolio

Get some artwork printed in magazines by entering 36 __________.
You can also 37 __________ mock up book pages.
Make an effort to use a variety of artistic 38 __________.
Aim for recognition by dividing work into distinct 39 __________.
Possibly use 40 __________.

Answer Keys

1. Mitchell21. (course) booklists/reading list(s)
2. 6622. recommended
3. Education23. sales figures
4. 994578ED24. year (group)
5. C25. catalogues
6. B26. letters/correspondence
7. B27. inspection/free copies
8. A28. value (for money)
9. C29. clear/easy to use
10. A30. easy to use/clear
11. fishing village31. C
12. pine trees32. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER
13. marshland/marsh(es)33. A OR D IN EITHER ORDER
14. sunbeds and umbrellas34. A
15. longest35. B
16. flag system/flags36. (a) competition(s)
17. north(-)west37. design and print
18. white cliffs38. styles/techniques
19. sand(-)banks39. categories
20. food and drink40. two/2 names