IELTS Listening Practice Test 17

IELTS Listening Section 3

Questions 21-30

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

Novel: 21
Protagonists: Mary Lennox; Colin Craven
Time period: Early in 22
Plot: Mary > UK – meets Colin who thinks he’ll never be able to 23 . They become friends.
Point of view: “Omniscient” – narrator knows all about characters’ feelings, opinions and 24
Audience: Good for children – story simple to follow

Symbols (physical items that represent 25 ):
• the robin redbreast
• the portrait of Mistress Craven

Motifs (patterns in the story):
• the Garden of Eden
• secrecy – metaphorical and literal transition from 27

Themes: Connections between
28 and outlook
29 and well-being
• individuals and the need for 30

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