IELTS Listening Practice Test 9

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Section 1

Questions 1-6

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

Customer Order Form

Example
Order placed by: John Carter

Account number: 1 _________
Company name: 2 _________

Envelopes
Size: A4
Colour: 3 _________
Quantity: 4 _________

Photocopy paper
Colour: 5 _________
Quantity: 6 _________

Questions 7-9

Name THREE additional items the man requests.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

7 _________
8 _________
9 _________
Question 10

Complete the note.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for the answer.

Special instructions: Deliver goods 10 _________

Section 2

Questions 11 -20

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

Artist’s Exhibition

General details:
Venue: 11 _________
No. 1 12 _________
Dates: 6th October — 13 _________
Display details:
› jewellery
› furniture
› ceramics
› 14 _________

Expect to see:
› crockery in the shape of 15 ________
› silver jewellery, e.g. large rings containing 16 ________
› a shoe sculpture made out of 17 ________

Visit demonstrations called 18 ________

Artist’s Conservatory

Courses include:
• Chinese brush painting
• 19 ________

Fees include:
• Studio use
• Access to the shop
• Supply of 20 ________

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 8

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

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

Example
Type of event: Dragon Boat Race

Day and date:  1 _________
Place: Brighton 2 _________
Registration time: 3 _________

Sponsorship

• Aim to raise over 4 _________ pounds as a team and get a free t-shirt
• Free prize draw for trip to 5 _________

Team details

• Must have crew of 20 and elect a 6 _________
• Participants under 18 need to have 7 _________ to enter
• Need to hire 8 _________
• Advised to bring extra 9 _________
• Must choose a 10 _________ for the team

Section 2

Questions 11 -15

Pictures of kiwis are found on 11 _________
The name ‘kiwi’ comes from its 12 _________
The kiwi has poor sight but a good 13 _________
Kiwis cannot 14 _________
Kiwis are endangered by 15 _________

Questions 16 and 17

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

Stage of programProgram involves
16 _________Looking at kiwi survival needs
ActionPutting science into practice
17 _________Schools and the website
Questions 18-20

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

18 __________
19 __________
Chicks returned to wild
Result: Survival rate increased from 5% to 20 __________
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IELTS Listening Practice Test 7

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Section 1

Questions 1-4

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

Example

Name of conference: Beyond 2000

Name: Melanie Ms 1 _________
Address: Room 2 _________
Faculty: 3 _________
Student No: 4 _________

Questions 5-10

Choose the correct answer A-C

5. Registration for:
A Half day
B Full day
C Full conference

6. Accommodation required:
A Share room/share bathroom
B Own room/share bathroom
C Own room with bathroom

7. Meals required:
A Breakfast
B Lunch
C Dinner

8. Friday SIGs:
A Computers in Education
B Teaching Reading
C The Gifted Child

9. Saturday SIGs:
A Cultural Differences
B Music in the Curriculum
C Gender Issues

10. Method of payment:
A Credit card
B Cheque
C Cash

Section 2

Questions 11 -20
Name of beachLocationGeographical featuresOther information
Bandela1 km from Bandela 11 ______surrounded by 12 ______safe for children/non-swimmers
Da Porlataeast corner of islandarea around beach is 13 ______can hire 14 ______
San Gettjust past ‘Tip of Cain’15 ______ beach on islandcheck 16 ______ on beach in rough weather
Blanaka17 ______ cornersurrounded by 18 ______can go caving and diving
Dissidorclose to Blanakaneed to walk over 19 ______need to take some 20 ______
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IELTS Listening Practice Test 6

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Section 1

Questions 1-4

Choose the right letter A-C.

Example Which course is the man interested in?
A English
B Mandarin
C Japanese

1. What kind of course is the man seeking?
A Daytime
B Evenings
C Weekends

2. How long does the man want to study?
A 12 weeks
B 6 months
C 8 months

3. What proficiency level is the student?
A Beginner
B Intermediate
C Advanced

4. When does the man want to start the course?
A March
B June
C September

Questions 5-10

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

Language Centre
Client Information Card

Name: Richard 5 _________
E-mail address: 6 __________ @hotmail.com
Date of birth: 7 __________ 1930
Reason for studying Japanese: 8 __________
Specific learning needs: 9 __________
Place of previous study (if any): 10 __________

Section 2

Questions 11 and 12

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

11. The story illustrates that dogs are 11 __________ animals.

12. The people of the town built a 12 __________ of a dog.

Questions 13-20

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

Type of working dogEssential characteristics for the jobAdditional information
Sheep dogsSmart, obedientHerd sheep and 13 __________
Guide dogsConfident and 14 __________Training paid for by 15 __________
Guard dogs and 16 __________ dogsTough and courageousDogs and trainers available through 17 __________
Detector dogsNeed to really 18 __________In Sydney they catch 19 __________ a month
Transport dogsHappy working 20 __________International treaty bans huskies from Antarctic
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IELTS Listening Practice Test 5

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Section 1

Questions 1-3

Listen to the telephone conversation between a student and owner of a paragliding school and answer the questions below.
Choose the correct letters A-D.

1. How much is the beginner’s course?
A $190
B $320
C $330
D $430

2. What does the club insurance cover?
A injury to yourself
B injury to your equipment
C damage to other people’s property
D loss of personal belongings

3. How do the girls want to travel?
A public transport
B private bus
C car
D bicycle

Questions 4-7

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

TELEPHONE MEMO

Name: Maria Gentle
Address: C/o Mr & Mre 4 __________
5 __________ Newcastle
Fax no: 0249 6 __________
Type of Card : 7 __________

Question 8

Choose TWO letters A-G

Which TWO of the following items must people take with them?

A sandals
B old clothes
C pullover
D shirt with long sleeves
E soft drinks
F hat
G sunglasses

Question 9

Choose TWO letters A-G.

Which TWO accommodation options mentioned are near the paragliding school?

A camping
B youth hostel
C family
D backpackers’ inn
E caravan park
F bed and breakfast
G cheap hotel

Question 10

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer
Which weekend do the girls decide to go? 10 __________

Section 2

Questions 11–20

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

GOODWOOD CAR SHOW

Type of car: Dueeenberq J-type
Number made: 11 __________
Type of body: 12 __________
Engines contained capsules of mercury to ensure a  13 __________  trip.
Top speed:  14 __________ kilometres per hour.
Sold as a 15 __________
Main attraction: 16 __________

Type of car: Leyat Helica
Number built: 17 __________
Car looks like a  18 __________ without  19 __________
Steering used the 20 __________

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 4

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-6
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

THORNDYKE’S BUILDERS

Example
Customer heard about Thorndyke’s from a friend

Name:  Edith __________
Address: Flat 4, 2 __________ Park Flats
(Behind the 3 __________)
Phone number: 875934

Best time to contact customer: during the 4 __________
Where to park: opposite entrance next to the 5 __________
Needs full quote showing all the jobs and the 6 __________

Questions 7-10
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

AreaWork to be doneNotes
KitchenReplace the __________ in the door

Paint wall above the __________

Fix tomorrow

Strip paint and plaster approximately one 9 __________ in advance

GardenOne 10 __________ needs replacing (end of garden) 

 

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

MANHAM PORT

11 Why did a port originally develop at Manham?
A It was safe from enemy attack.
В It was convenient for river transport.
C It had a good position on the sea coast.

12 What caused Manham’s sudden expansion during the Industrial Revolution?
A the improvement in mining techniques
В the increase in demand for metals
C the discovery of tin in the area

13 Why did rocks have to be sent away from Manham to be processed?
A shortage of fuel
В poor transport systems
C lack of skills among local people

14 What happened when the port declined in the twentieth century?
A The workers went away.
В Traditional skills were lost.
C Buildings were used for new purposes.

15 What did the Manham Trust hope to do?
A discover the location of the original port
В provide jobs for the unemployed
C rebuild the port complex

Questions 16-20
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Complete the table below.

Tourist attractions in Manham
PlaceFeatures and activitiesAdvice
copper mineSpecially adapted miners’ 16_____ take visitors into the mountainthe mine is 17 _____ and enclosed — unsuitable for children and animals
village schoolclassrooms and a special exhibition of 18 _____a 19 _____ is recommended
“The George” (old sailing ship)the ship’s wheel (was lost but has now been restored)children shouldn’t use the 20 _____
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IELTS Listening Practice Test 3

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IELTS Listening is the first of four IELTS test parts. It lasts for 30 minutes and consists of four sections, each having 10 questions for a total of 40. IELTS Listening test below is to get you familiar with the exam structure.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Early Learning Childcare Centre
Enrolment Form

Example
Parent or guardian: Carol 0 Smith

Personal Details
Child’s name: Kate
Age: 1 _______
Address: 2 _______ Road, Woodside, 4032
Phone: 3345 9865

Childcare Information
Days enrolled for: Monday and 3 _______
Start time: 4 _______ am
Childcare group: the 5 _______ group
Which meals are required each day? 6 _______
Medical conditions: needs 7 _______
Emergency contact: Jenny 8 _______
Relationship to child: 9 _______
Phone: 3346 7523

Fees
Will pay each 10 _______

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO things does Alice say about the Dolphin Conservation Trust?

A Children make up most of the membership
В It’s the country’s largest conservation organisation
C It helps finance campaigns for changes in fishing practices
D It employs several dolphin experts full-time
E Volunteers help in various ways

Questions 13-15
Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C

13 Why is Alice so pleased the Trust has won the Charity Commission award?
A It has brought in extra money
В It made the work of the trust better known
C It has attracted more members

14 Alice says oil exploration causes problems to dolphins because of …
A noise
В oil leaks
C movement of ships

15 Alice became interested in dolphins when
A she saw one swimming near her home
В she heard a speaker at her school
C she read a book about them

Questions 16-20
Which dolphin does Alice make each of the following comments about?
Write the correct letter, А, В, C or D, next to questions 16-20.

Dolphins
A Moon dancer
В Echo
C Kiwi
D Samson

Comments
16 It has not been seen this year
17 It is photographed more than the others
18 It is always very energetic
19 It is the newest one in the scheme
20 It has an unusual shape

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 2

The old, print-friendly test

IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1–10

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Transport Survey

Example
Travelled to town today: by bus

Name: Luisa 1
Address: 2 White Stone Rd
Area: Bradfield
Postcode: 3
Occupation: 4
Reason for visit to town: to go to the 5
Suggestions for improvement:
• better 6
• have more footpaths
• more frequent 7
Things that would encourage cycling to work:
• having 8

parking places for bicycles
• being able to use a 9  at work
• the opportunity to have cycling 10 on busy roads

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 1

The old, print-friendly test

IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1–10

Questions 1–6
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Car Tours in the USA

Example
Name: Andrea Brown

Address: 24 1 Road
Postcode: BH5 2OP
Phone: (mobile) 077 8664 3091
Heard about company from: 2

Possible self-drive tours
Trip One:
• Los Angeles: customer wants to visit some 3 parks with her children
• Yosemite Park: customer wants to stay in a lodge, not a 4
Trip Two:
• Customer wants to see the 5 on the way to Cambria
• At Santa Monica: not interested in shopping
• At San Diego, wants to spend time on the 6

Questions 7–10
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Number of daysTotal distancePrice (per person)Includes
Trip One12 days7 km£525•accommodation
•car
•one 8
Trip Two9 days980 km9 •accommodation
•car
10

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