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Sunday, 2 April 2017

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST - 9

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST




SECTION 1
Questions 1-10
Questions 1-6

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

Budget accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand

Accommodation
Price (dormitory)
Comments
Travellers’ Lodge

Example - fully booked
Bingley’s
US$ 1)_________
•   in town centre
•   cafe with regular
     2)_________ nights
•   sundeck
Chalet Lodge
US$ 18.00
•   located in a 3)_________
    alpine setting
•   10 mins from town centre
•   4)_________ are welcome
Globetrotters
US$ 18.50
•   in town centre
•   5)_________ included
•   chance to win a 6)_________


Questions 7-10
Who wants to do each of the activities below?

Write the correct letter, A. B or C next to Questions 7-10.
7 bungee jump _______                      
8 white-water rafting  _______             
9 jet-boat ride _______                
10 trekking on wilderness trail _______

only Jacinta
only Lewis
C both Jacinta and Lewis



SECTION 2
Questions 11-20
Questions 11-14


Choose the correct letter. A, B or C.

11    Jack says that in London these days, many people
A   see cycling as a foolish activity.
B   have no experience of cycling.
C   take too many risks when cycling.

12    If people want to cycle to school or work. CitiCyclist helps them by
A    giving cycling lessons on the route they take.
B   advising them on the safest route to choose.
C   teaching them basic skills on quiet roads first.

13     Jack works with some advanced cyclists who want to develop
A   international competitive riding skills.
 knowledge of advanced equipment.
C   confidence in complex road systems.

14    CitiCyclist supports the view that cyclists should
A   have separate sections of the road from motor traffic.
 always wear protective clothing when cycling.
C   know how to ride confidently on busy roads.


Questions 15-17
List THREE types of organisations for which CitiCyclist provides services.
A   training courses
B   schools
C   local councils
D   individuals
E   companies 


Questions 18-20
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

website address:                  citicyclist.co.uk                                                      
phone:                                    18_________
cost (single person):             19_________ £ per lesson
usual length of course:         20_________  (except complete beginners)



SECTION 3
Questions 21- 30
Questions 21- 23

Answer the questions below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21    What do Sharon and Xiao Li agree was the strongest aspect of their presentation? 
22    Which part of their presentation was Xiao Li least happy with?  
23    Which section does Sharon feel they should have discussed in more depth? 

Questions 24-27
Choose the correct letters A-C.

24    Sharon and Xiao Li were surprised when the class said
A   they spoke too quickly.
B   they included too much information.
C   their talk was not well organised.

25    The class gave Sharon and Xiao Li conflicting feedback on their
A   timing.
B   use of visuals.
 use of eye contact.

26    The class thought that the presentation was different from the others because
A   the analysis was more detailed.
B   the data collection was more wide-ranging.
 the background reading was more extensive.

27 Which bar chart represents the marks given by the tutor?
A   Graph A
 Graph B
C   Graph C



Questions 28-30
Complete the sentences below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

28    The tutor says that the_________ of the presentation seemed rather sudden.
29    The tutor praises the students’ discussion of the_________ of their results.
30     The tutor suggests that they could extend the_________ review in their report.



SECTION 4
Questions 31-33
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The World Health Organisation says a healthy city must

•    have a 31 ________   and clean environment.
•    meet the 32 ________   of all its inhabitants.
•    provide easily accessible health services.
•    encourage ordinary people to take part in 33 ________  


Questions 34-40
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer




Place / Project

Aim
Method
Achievement

Sri Lanka
Community Contracts System

to upgrade squatter settlements
the 34__________ constructed infrastructure, e.g. drains, paths

•   better housing and infrastructure

•   provided better 35__________opportunities

Mali
cooperative
to improve sanitation in city

•   36__________graduates organising garbage collection

•   public education campaign via 37__________ discussion groups

•   greater environmental awareness

•   improved living conditions

Egypt
(Mokattam)
38__________

to support disadvantaged women
women provided with the 39__________ equipment for sewing and weaving
• rise in the 40__________and quality of life of young women


Answers

1. 19.75:
2. theme:
3. quiet:
4. children:
5. breakfast:
6. (free) sky(-)dive:
7. A:
8. C:
9. B:
10. C:
11. B:
12. A:
13. C:
14. C:
15. B,C,E IN EITHER ORDER:
16. B,C,E IN EITHER ORDER:
17. B,C,E IN EITHER ORDER:
18. 02075624028:
19. 27.5:
20. 3 hours/hrs:
21. (the/their) technique:
22. (answering) (the/students') questions:
23. (the/their) solutions:
24. A:
25. B:
26. B:
27. C:
28. ending:
29. limitations:
30. literature:
31. safe:
32. basic needs:
33. local government:
34. residents:
35. economic:
36. secondary school:
37. films:
38. Women’s Centre:
39. skills:
40. status: