IELTS Listening Practice Test 11

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IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1-3

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
Example:
Martin wants to
A sell a flat.
B rent a flat.
C buy a flat.

1 What is Martin’s occupation?
A He works in a car factory.
В He works in a bank.
C He is a college student.

2 The friends would prefer somewhere with
A four bedrooms.
B three bedrooms.
C two bathrooms.

3 Phil would rather live in
A the east suburbs.
B the city centre.
C the west suburbs.

Questions 4-10

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

Details of flats available
Location Features Good (✓) and bad (X) points
Bridge Street, near the 4 – 3 bedrooms
– very big living room
5 £ a month
✓ transport links
X no shower
X could be 6
7 – 4 bedrooms
– living room
8
9 and well-equipped
✓ shower
✓ will be 10
X £800 a month

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 10

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IELTS Listening Section 1

Section 1

Questions 1-9

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

ENQUIRY ABOUT BOOKCASES

Example
Number of bookcases available:  two

Both bookcases
Width: 1
Made of: 2

First bookcase
Cost: 3
Colour: 4
Number of shelves: six (four are 5 )

Second bookcase
Colour: dark brown
Other features: almost 80 years old, has a 6 at the bottom, has glass 7
Cost: 8

Details of seller
Name: Mrs 9
Address: 41 Oak Rise, Stanton.

Question 10

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
Which map shows the correct location of the seller’s house?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 1
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.

Area Work to be done Notes
Kitchen

Replace the 7 in the door

Paint wall above the 8

Fix tomorrow

Strip paint and plaster approximately one 9 in advance

Garden One 10 needs replacing (end of garden)

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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

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 2

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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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