IELTS Listening Practice Test 105

IELTS Listening Practice Test 105

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SECTION 1

Questions 1-5

Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The applicant wants to apply for a visa to Australia (Example)

VISA APPLICATION FORM

Name:                                                                                Kelly 1 __________________ .

Address:                                                                             106 2___________________, Hawaii.

Nationality:                                                                        3 ___________________.

Age:                                                                                     4____________________.

Marital status:                                                                    5 ____________________.

Questions 6-8

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.

6. According to the applicant, who lives in Australia?

A. His cousin.
B. His uncle.
C. His sister-in-law.

7. The applicant wants to visit Australia because he wants to_.

A. do some travelling.
B. develop his business.
C. work.

8. The applicant can have a visa for_.

A. 6 months.
B. 12 months.
C. 30 days.

Questions 9-10

Complete the sentences below.

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

9. The applicant must go to the visa office between _________________ and _____________________.

10. What two things must the applicant take to the visa office? _______________ and ___________________.

SECTION 2

Questions 11-16

Complete the table below.

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

HOW TO KEEP OFF BURGLARS FROM YOUR HOME

  Don’ts Do’s
How to secure the window 11 durine the night Use a 12 for your window.

If you are beyond the earshot of your neighbours, install (Example) a plexiglass sheet.

How to secure the door Open the door to anyone

14 __________________

Install a 13 ______________ in the front door

Prepare a stepping ladder or stepping box for the kids.

How to secure your valuables Leave them where they can be seen 15________________ Make a valuables

16_____________

Engrave your valuables.

 

Questions 17-18

Circle the correct letter, A, B or C.

17. To ensure safety in your courtyard, you should install a light_

A. near the door.
B. near each of your windows.
C. somewhere high out of reach.

18. Why is there a need to trim hedges or bushes in your courtyard?

A. Because they may be used by burglars as good hiding places.
B. Because they do not help in creating an occupancy illusion.
C. Because they may block the views from the windows or peepholes.

Questions 19-20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

What may help in creating an occupancy illusion when one is on vacation?

A. Turn on your TV all day long.

B. Ask a neighbour to park in your driveway.

C. Close all your shades.

D. Unlock your garage door.

E. Have someone house*sit your home.

SECTION 3

Questions 21-25

Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Forms of dog training Examples
Obedience training
  • sit
  • 21 ___________________
Spoken training
  • 22 __________________
Guard training
  • patrol
  • 23 __________________
Attack training
  • knock someone down
  • 24 _________________
Search training
  • 25 _________________

Questions 26-30

Write the appropriate letters A-C against 26- 30.

According to the speakers, for which the following kinds of training most useful?

                                                     small dogs                         A

                                                     intelligent dogs                B

                                                     large dogs                         C

Example                                                                   Answer
Obedience training                                                      B

Physical training                                                         26 _________________

Search training                                                           27 _________________

Attack training                                                            28 _________________

Barking                                                                        29 _________________

Biting                                                                           30 _________________

SECTION 4

Questions 31 -33

Complete the table below. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Features of the Research on How Children Learn to Speak

People have an 31_________________ in children’s learning.

32______________ It leads us to a greater understanding of language.

33______________ Researchers encounter great difficulties.

Questions 34-36

Complete the notes below. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Discussing Topics of the 1st Part of the Talk

Start by talking about 34_ with the use of diaries, recordings and tests included, then discuss 35_, which including: speech in infants under one year-children become aware of their own language; speech in children under 5 years – their linguistic 36_ becomes possible.

Questions 37-40

Complete the notes below. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Focus of the 2nd Part of the Talk

A review of 37______________ to development of linguistic skills including teaching 38_______________ language and 39_________________.

And also some thoughts about approaches to develop children’s awareness of 40__________________.

Answer keys:

Section 1

  1. Okamura

  2. Kingstone Street

  3. Japanese

  4. 32

  5. Married

  6. C

  7. B

  8. A

  9. Monday; Friday

  10. photos; passport

Section 2

  1. Leave windows open

  2. pickproof locking device

  3. peephole

  4. you don’t know

  5. from the window

  6. inventory

  7. C

  8. A

19-20. B, E (in either order)

Section 3

  1. stay

  2. speak

  3. bark

  4. bite

  5. sniff

  6. C

  7. B

  8. C

  9. A

  10. B

Section 4

  1. interest

  2. important

  3. complex

  4. research methods

  5. (language) learning process

  6. analysis

  7. educational approaches

  8. spoken

  9. reading

  10. writing/written language

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

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