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Sunday, 2 April 2017

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST - 11

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST




SECTION 1
Questions 1-10
Complete the form below.

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


Report on abandoned vehicle
Example                                  Answer
Name of caller                       Mrs Shefford
Address 

41, 1)_________
Barrowdale
WH4 5JP
Telephone

2)_________ 
Vehicle location

in 3)_________ near main road (A69)
Type of vehicle

4)_________
Make

Catala
Model

5)_________
Present colour of vehicle

6)_________
Vehicle number

S 322 GEC
General condition

poor - one 7)_________cracked windscreen
Length of time at site

8)_________
Land belongs to

9)_________ 
Last owner

no information available
Other notes

vehicle does not belong to a 10)_________ resident


SECTION 2
Questions 11-17
Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The story of John Manjiro

11      Manjiro started work as a_________when he was still a young boy.
12      He spent_________on a deserted island before he was rescued.
13      He became friends with William Whitfield, who was a ship's_________
14      The cost of Manjiro's_________in America was covered by the Whitfield family.
15      Manjiro eventually returned to Japan, where he carried out important work as a teacher and_________
16      Fairhaven and Tosashimizu are now officially_________
17      Every two years, the John Manjiro _________is held in Fairhaven

Questions 18-20
Write the correct letter A-l next to Questions 18-20.
Label the map below.




18       Whitfield family house
19       Old Oxford School
20       School of Navigation


SECTION 3
Questions 21-23
Choose the best answer, A, B or C

21    What is the main thing Julia feels she has gained from her experience in retail?
A   better understanding of customer attitudes
B   improved ability to predict fashion trends
C   more skill in setting priorities in her work

22    Why is Julia interested in doing the postgraduate course?
A   It will enable her to develop new types of technology.
B   It will allow her to specialise in a design area of her choice.
C   It will provide managerial training focusing on her needs.

23    What would Julia like to do after she has completed the postgraduate course?
A   work overseas
B   start her own business
C   stay in an academic environment

Questions 24-27
What does each university facility have?
Choose your answers from the box and write the correct letter A-G next to Questions 24-27.

A laboratories
B rooms for individual study
C inter-disciplinary focus
D introductory course
E purpose-built premises
F cafeteria
G emphasis on creative use

24       Library   ________
25       Computer Centre   ________
26       Photomedia   ________
27       Time Based Media   ________

Questions 28-30
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

MA in Fashion Design: Assessment

Assessment includes three 28  ________ which take place at the end of the stages of the degree. Final assessment is based on a project, and includes the student's 29 ________ in the form of a written report, and the 30  ________ to which representatives of fashion companies are invited.


SECTION 4

Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Laughter

The nature of laughter
·         laughter is a 31_________process - involves movement and sound
·         it is controlled by our 32_________

Reasons for laughter
·         only 10% of laughter is caused by jokes / funny stories
·         may have begun as sign of 33_________after a dangerous situation
·         nowadays, may help to develop 34_________within a group
·         connected to 35_________ (e.g. use of humour by politicians or bosses)
·         may be related to male / female differences (e.g. women laugh more at male speakers)
·         may be used in a 36_________way to keep someone out of a group

Benefits of laughter
·         safe method for the 37_________of emotions such as anger and sadness
·         provides good aerobic exercise
·         leads to drop in levels of stress-related 38_________
·         improves the 39_________can stop 40_________and improve sleep


ANSWERS
1. Lower Green(e) Street/St:
2. 01778 552387:
3. (a) field:
4. (a) van:
5. (a) Flyer 2000:
6. blue:
7. flat tyre/tire:
8. 8/eight days:
9. Hill Farm Estate:
10. local:
11. fisherman:
12. six/6 months:
13. captain:
14. education:
15. interpreter:
16. sister cities:
17. Festival:
18. I:
19. B:
20. E:
21. A:
22. B:
23. B:
24. D:
25. G:
26. C:
27. E:
28. progress reviews:
29. (critical) reflection:
30. exhibition:
31. physical:
32. instincts:
33. relief:
34. (social) bonds:
35. power:
36. negative:
37. release:
38. hormones:
39. immune system:
40. bad dreams: