IELTS Listening Practice 44

IELTS Listening Practice 44


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.


Question 11-15

Label the map below. Write the correct letter, A – G, next to the question 11 – 15

IELTS Listening Practice 44

Question 16 – 20

Label the diagram below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

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Question 21-22

Which TWO courses does the summer school offer?

A. preparation courses for graduate studies
B. teacher trainning
C. future employment
D. graduate studies
E. management trainning course

Questions 23 – 27

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

25. Paddy is interested in the sports programme bccause

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 flat work 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. Coveniently, 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 awarness, and an appreciation of music.


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.

Answer Key:

  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
  11. C
  12. B
  13. A
  14. G
  15. D
  16. Ride
  17. Pay station
  18. Performance
  19. Arena
  20. Man
  21. A
  22. D
  23. B
  24. C
  25. B
  26. A
  27. C
  28. rhythmic gymnastic
  29. weekend course
  30. dance course
  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


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