IELTS Listening Practice Test 101

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SECTION 1

Questions 1-5

Complete the notes below.

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

Accommodation Request Form

Example                                                                                            Answer 
Type of accommodation:                                                                  Homestay

Full name:                                                                                           1 ________________ Lee

Age:                                                                                                      2 ________________

Present address:                                                                                 International House

Room:                                                                                                  3 ________________

Reasons for applying for homestay:

                                                                                                              to know about local culture

                                                                                                              to 4_______________

Contact number:                                                                                8141 9680 (home)

                                                                                                              5 _________________(mobile)

Questions 6-10

Complete the notes below.

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

Accommodation requirements:

  • a nice landlady
  • own 6___________________
  • no young children
  • near to 7____________________
  • The 8 ___________________ will be £140, including 9_bill.

Accommodation required date:

      10__________________

SECTION 2

Questions 11-15

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Guide for Peak District

Peak District’s location: five miles from Sheffield              11 __________________

Main attractions:

Bakewell Town is known for local food:                                 12 __________________

Chatsworth House has formal gardens and                          13 __________________

The heart of Peak District is the Peak District                      14 __________________

The most famous cavern in Castleton is called                     15 __________________

Questions 16-20

Complete the notes below.

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

16__________________ must be accompanied by an adult on walking and cycling.

Tourists can pick  17_____________________ in some specialist shops.

Chatsworth’s art collection has 18______________________ years’ history.

Eyam village is also called 19_________________________

Eyam Hall has 20___________________________ workshops.

SECTION 3

Questions 21-23

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. Harper’s paper is about ______________

A. energy crisis.
B. environment protection.
C. computer technology.

22. The research method that the professor recommends is

A. interview.
B. questionnaire.
C. presentation.

23. Harper is worried about ______________

A. essay deadline.
B. questionnaire data.
C. course stress.

Questions 24-26

Choose the correct letter.

Write A if professor says REMAIN

Write B if professor says REWRITE

Write C if professor says REMOVE

What suggestions does professor make?

24. purpose                                   ___________

25. structure                                  ___________

26. personal experiences            ___________

Questions 27-30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

ESSAY REQUIREMENT 

To hand in essay by 27 ________________

To print essay by 28 ________________

Before handing in: to do 29__________________ e.g. grammar and spelling;

                                  to check proper 30___________________

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

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

BRITISH MEDIA

Newspapers began to appear in the 18-19th Century.

31_______________ is British oldest daily newspaper.

The legal rule of advertisement that all the British media must follow is 32_____________________.

There are over 33__________________ different newspapers in Britain.

The press that publishes serious articles is 34_______________________.

The most leftwing newspaper is 35 _________________________.

A feature of the tabloid press is a girl picture on 36__________________________.

The oldest soap shop was located in the northern city of 37_______________________ in England.

British newscasts get good reputation for the 38______________________ of reporting.

British viewers usually use the time of 39_______________________ to make a drink.

Audience have to buy a 40_______________________.

Answer keys:

Section 1

  1. Aaron

  2. 18

  3. 316C

  4. improve English

  5. 7586 3344

  6. bathroom and balcony

  7. campus

  8. rent

  9. water

  10. 6th October

Section 2

  1. City Centre

  2. pudding

  3. fountains and maze

  4. National Park

  5. Blue John Cavern

  6. Children

  7. (wonderful) souvenirs

  8. 4,000

  9. plague village.

  10. cafe and craft

Section 3

  1. B

  2. A

  3. A

  4. B

  5. A

  6. C

  7. email

  8. laser printer

  9. proof-reading

  10. references

Section 4

  1. The Times

  2. Advertising Codes

  3. 1,500

  4. quality press

  5. The Guardian

  6. Page 3

  7. Manchester

  8. quality

  9. commercial breaks

  10. license

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

The texts below are transcript for your IELTS Listening Practice Test. To make the most out of this transcript, we removed some words from the texts and replaced with spaces. You have to fill each space with the missing word by listening to the audio for this IELTS listening practice test.

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