IELTS Listening Practice Test 15

IELTS Listening Practice Test 15
IELTS Listening Practice Test 15

Audio Listening Practice Test 15

Section 1: Question 1-10

Question 1-3: Complete the description of the man’s briefcase, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR LETTERS for each gap.

Very light brown briefcase, approx. 50 x 30 cms. Distinctive 1 ……………………. clasp on front. Red trimmings. Black 2 ………………………  Initials 3 …………………… on clasp.

Question 4-7: Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

4. What is the lost property number given to the man? ……………………….

5. When does the lost property office open? ………………………..

6. How is the man going to the airport next week? …………………………

7. What is to the left of the lost property office? ………………………

Question 8-10: Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

8. What is the shortest time lost items are kept by the office? …………………………

9. How often does the office sell lost items? ……………………….

10. Where does money from the December sale go? ………………………..

 

Section 2: Question 11-20

Question 11-14: Decide which method or methods of sending money abroad is/are being described.

Write A for international money order.

Write B for bank draft.

Write C for electronic transfer.

Write D for telegraphic transfer.

11. You need a local bank account to use this.

12. You can avoid a commission fee if you use a local bank and the local currency.

13. Using a local bank and the local currency will allow you to get access to your money sooner.

14. This is the quickest way to send money abroad.

Question 15-16: Complete the following summary about taking money out of your country.

Your government might 15 ………………….. of money in and out of your country, so you might need to find out how to 16 ………………….. to transfer money, if there is a limit on transfers and what regulations there are.

Question 17-20: Complete the following notes about having enough money for your first few days abroad.

                                                          Advantages                                                           Disadvantages

Cash                                       useful for 17…………………                                       less secure

Traveller’s cheques            insured against 18……………….                               not widely accepted

                                               can be 19………………. in some

                                               shops/restaurants

Credit cards                        widely accepted                                                         may involve 20……………….

                                              can get cash from bank machines                         commission fee being charged

 

Section 3: Question 21-30

Question 21-24: Complete the notes on the purposes of a lesson plan, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

                                                                                      A LESSON PLAN

  • helps with 21 ……………………
  • creates a focus
  • shows material
  • clarifies 22 ………………….
  • reminders to put aims first
  • 23 ……………….. student problems 
  • creates opportunities for solutions
  • brings lesson 24 ………………….
  • teacher-student interaction
  • distribution of time for each activity
  • reminder of materials

Question 25-28: Complete the following notes on the example lesson plan.

Student level                                                 25 ………………………

Time                                                               50 minutes

Class profile                                                  academic, 3-month study, improve spoken English

Aims elicit                                                     reading comprehension and speaking abilities for storytelling,

                                                                        practice the present simple and the past simple

Teacher’s aims                                            26 ………………………

Assumptions                                               students can understand instructions

Anticipated problems                               students may not know some extreme sports 27 ……………………

Solutions                                                     elicit differences using questions

Teaching aids                                             textbook, blackboard, chalk, chalk eraser, pictures of 28 …………………. climbing

Question 29-30: Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

29. When using books, what should the student definitely write down, apart from the title? ……………………

30. What does the tutor give the student a list of? …………………

 

Section 4: Question 31-40

Question 31-34: Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

31. Which three foreign languages are traditionally taught in the USA? …………………….

32. How old are the youngest schoolchildren learning Chinese? ……………………

33. How many students are learning the 15 leading languages? ……………………..

34. What percentage of Europeans speak a second language? ………………………

Question 35-38: Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

35 ……………………. are secondary to cultural exchange at Potomac Elementary.

36. The young boy finds writing the strokes of Chinese characters in the …………………….. to be difficult.

37. The lecturer says that children take more interest in learning if ……………………. do.

38. Apart from Chinese, the NEP focuses on ……………………

Question 39-40: Decide which university student or students (A, B. and/or C) is /are being referred to.

39. They have (He/She has) been learning Chinese since they were (he/she was) 11 or younger.

40. They are (He/She is) learning Chinese to help with their (his/her) future career.

 

ANSWER

1. (bright) red

2. handle

3. AEJ

4. EDV 758

5. 6 a.m/ 06:00

6. (by) underground/subway/tube

7. (large/electronic) departures board

8. 3/three months

9. twice a year

10. a children’s charity

11. B            C                D

12. B

13. B

14. D

15. control the flow

16. get permission

17. (covering) small purchases

18. loss or theft

19. used like cash

20. (quite) substantial

21. pace and timing

22. aims

23. highlights potential

24. coherence and cohension

25. low- intermediate

26. avoid excessive instructions

27. vocabulary

28. rock and mountain

29. pages/ page numbers

30. websites

31. French, Spanish ,German ( NB in any order)

32. 6

33. 1.4 million/ 1,400,000

34. 52,7%

35. Weighty national priorities

36. right order

37. (their) parents

38. Arabic, korean, Russian ( NB in any order)

39. A        B          C

40. A        B          C

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