IELTS Listening Practice 44

IELTS Listening Practice 44

In the Listening Test 44, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a receptionist of camping centre and a customer who wants to make a booking. 

Section 2 is a staff member briefing a group of mothers on the attractions at the Children’s Grand Forest play centre. 

Section 3 is a dialogue between a PE teacher and an administrator at a summer school. 

Section 4 is a monologue given to parents on planning further education of their students.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-8

Complete the notes below.


Fairview Lake Camping Centre

The three functions of the centre are:

conference centre

Example: educational institution

place for full-filled weekends

The customer wants to bring children who have 1 _______________________

SPORTS: Sailing, windsurfing, volleyball, rowing, and a sport most children have never tried which is 2 ________

Accommodation Facilities

The Birch Unit – sleeps 3 ___________________

Greenback Row – sleeps the same number of people.

Cabins 1-3: sleep 10 people

Cabins 4 ______________ : sleep 12 people each

Mr Bryson’s booking arrangements

The customer would bring 5 ______________ students for the course.

He would like to book the course starting Sunday 6 _________________

The cost for one week would be 7 ___________________ per child.

The school’s telephone number is 8 ______________________

Questions 9 and 10

Choose the correct letter A, B or C

9. The receptionist suggests Mr Bryson’s group eat with the other groups because

A. it works out cheaper that way.

B. it’s more sociable.

C. you can do your own cooking.

10. Before he decides whether to accept the course or not, Mike Bryson will

A. check with a higher authority.

B. ask for lower prices.

C. see what the children have to say.

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-G.

IELTS Listening Practice 44

Question 16-20

Label the diagram below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Question 21-22

Which TWO courses does the summer school offer?

A. preparation courses for graduate studies

B. teacher training

C. future employment

D. graduate studies

E. management training course

Questions 23-27

Choose the correct letter A, B or C

25. Paddy is interested in the sports programme because

A. he needs a qualification to teach PE.

B. he wants to improve his general teaching skills.

C. he has been told to attend it.

24. The swimming course concentrates on

A. competitive swimming.

B. teaching beginners.

C. technical aspects of swimming.

25. Paddy is interested in the equestrian course because

A. he thinks it will help him get better employment.

B. there is great interest in this sport in his present school.

C. he has always been interested in riding.

26. The beginners on the equestrian course will be taught

A. basic horsemanship.

B. only dressage and show jumping.

C. only flatwork and show jumping.

27. When is the deadline for enrollment?

A. mid-April

B. late April

C. early May

Questions 28-30

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Paddy is also interested in a course on 28_______________, but he knows nothing about it. Conveniently, it is a 29____________ so it doesn’t matter that he is back at school. Apart from that, he is advised to take a 30______________, which will teach him body awareness, and an appreciation of music.

Also check :

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.


Sending your child to University

Someone with a higher education earns 31_______________ more than someone without.

In 1997 maintenance grants abolished and 32_____________ introduced.

University fees increasing – up to 33_____________________ a year.

Average undergraduate needs 34__________________ for 3 years.

Almost 80% of students’ cost are 35_______________________.


Students’ tuition can be paid for, in part, if they join the 36___________________.

The RAF will sponsor, but students must take up at least 37_______________ service commitment.

Students good at sport might secure a 38_____________________.

The University of Kent gives a 39_______________ cricket bursary to promising players.

Student Loans:

Maximum 40_________________ is 5,000 pounds.

Needn’t be paid back until after graduation.



Section 1

1. Failed exams

2. Archery

3. 8 people

4. 5,6 (5 and 6)

5. 22

6. June 24th

7. £ 425

8. 1304 647864

9. B

10. A

Section 2

11. C

12. B

13. A

14. G

15. D

16. Ride

17. Pay station

18. Performance

19. Arena

20. Man

Section 3

21. A

22. D

23. B

24. C

25. B

26. A

27. C

28. rhythmic gymnastic

29. weekend course

30. dance course

Section 4

31. 50%

32. tuition fees

33. 6000

34. 25000

35. living expenses

36. armed forces

37. 4 years

38. (sports) scholarship

39. 1500

40. yearly loan

Continue with… Test 45

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