IELTS Listening Practice Test 14 Printable

Section 3

Question 21

Which graph shows what students reported feeling after a year at school?

Questions 22-25

Which student will present which information?
A Gale
B Lindsay
C Kevin

Write the correct letter, A, B or C
22 the research focus  ___
23 the focus group of the research  ___
24 how the students acquired access to the focus group  ___
25 the structure of the survey used in the research  ___

Questions 26-30

Complete the sentences below with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER.

26 The number of males and females participating in the study was _________.
27 _________ percent of the participants came from Europe.
28 The vast majority of the participants were 20 or 21 years old, and only _________ percent were 19.
29 Most participants reported missing home and/or suffering from_________ at the start of their course.
30 The students examined the _________ of the previous two years to ensure the numbers in their research were as accurate as possible.

Section 4

Questions 31-37

Answer the questions below, write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER.

31 How many English speakers are there around the world today? _________
32 Aside from French, which other language does the speaker say was more widely spoken than English in the 19th century? _________
33 Who does the speaker believe will determine the future of English? _________
34 What is the alternative name for English pidgin and creole languages? _________
35 What does “longi” mean? _________
36 According to the speaker, which language has a history which is very similar to
English? _________
37 What kind of languages are Spanish, French, and Italian? _________

Question 38-40

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

38 The speaker says that Jamaican and South African English
A are very traditional languages.
B have greatly influenced the English language.
C were created very recently.

39 According to the second theory mentioned by the speaker, English
A might lose some of its more complex features in a global level.
B might become even more complicated than it is now.
C might be called ‘Globish’.

40 English is a unique language because
A it has the largest number of speakers in the world.
B it hasn’t changed much throughout human history.
C it’s spoken by a larger number of non-natives than any other language.

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1 John Sparrow
2 24th January
3 Athens, Greece
4 9.45
5 Hypnos
6 95 euros
7 light meal
8 Asian vegetarian
9 dairy products
10 24 hours
Listening Section 2
11 A
12 C
13 D
14 E
15 C
16 B
17 C
18 different name
19 social media
20 ready for editing
Listening Section 3
21 A
22 B
23 C
24 A
25 B
26 almost equal
27 17.97
28 5
29 mild depression
30 drop-out rate
Listening Section 4
31 2.1 billion
32 German
33 non-native speakers
34 Englishes
35 trousers
36 Latin
37 Romance (languages)
38 B
39 A
40 C
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