IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 Printable

IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 Printable

Section 3

Questions 21-26

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
21 Before giving his presentation, Paul is worried about
A choosing what information to use.
B not remembering what to say.
C organising the projection equipment.

22 Pauls friends advise him not to
A speak about popular periods.
B talk at length about art history.
C speak too quickly in the presentation.

23 Why does Paul like the idea of the timeline?
A It will be visually pleasing.
B It will save some time.
C It will keep him focused.

24 Paul is going to show famous works of art to
A show people that he has good taste.
B make people think about what counts as art.
C prove that modern art isn’t as good as classic art.

25 Paul wants his presentation to
A change personal opinions.
B create a big fight.
C start an exciting debate.

26 What does Isabel say about modern artists?
A They are skilful.
B They paint like children.
C They have a sense of freedom.

Questions 27-30

Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

TIPS TO FIND PICTURES
• go to fine art section in 27 _____
• ask 28 _____ for access to slide bank
• if not, use the 29 _____
• find pictures using a 30 _____

Section 4

Questions 31-36

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

Questions 37-40

Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

37 Technology has made communication easier, encouraging the use of a _____.
38 Some speakers may associate major languages with better _____
39 A group of people can lose their _____ when their language becomes extinct.
40 We can help preserve languages through specific programmes and by encouraging people to become _____

Answer Keys

Listening Section 1
1. Alpine Avenue
2. DMX
3. silver
4. Four Star/four star
5. memory card
6. waterproof
7. (big) scratch
8. replacement
9. refund
10. Customer Services/customer services
Listening Section 2
11. F
12. G
13. D
14. B
15. H
16-18. B, C, E
19. every year
20. elderly people
Listening Section 3
21. A
22. B
23. B
24. B
25. C
26. C
27. (the) library
28. (the) staff
29. (library) computers
30. search engine
Listening Section 4
31. Minority/minority
32. Number/number
33. Population/population
34. total
35. 15%
36. Europe
37. common language
38. (economic) status
39. oral traditions
40. literate