IELTS Listening Practice Test 105

IELTS Listening Practice Test 105

In the Listening Test 105, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between a visa officer and an applicant.

Section 2 is a monologue on how to keep out burglars and keep your home safe.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 people about the commands of training dogs.

Section 4 is a lecture given by Dr. Jespersen, about children’s language acquisition.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

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)


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.


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

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

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Complete the table below.



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

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

How to secure the door Open the door to anyone


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 neighbor to park in your driveway.

C. Close all your shades.

D. Unlock your garage door.

E. Have someone house*sit your home.

See also:

Section 3

Questions 21-30

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 31-34

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 includes: 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.

The 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______________.



Section 1

1. Okamura

2. Kingstone Street

3. Japanese

4. 32

5. Married

6. C

7. B

8. A

9. Monday and Friday

10. Photos and Passport

Section 2

11. Leave windows open

12. Pickproof locking device

13. Peephole

14. you don’t know

15. from the window

16. inventory

17. C

18. A

19. B, E (in either order)

20. B, E (in either order)

Section 3

21. stay

22. speak

23. bark

24. bite

25. sniff

26. C

27. B

28. C

29. A

30. B

Section 4

31. interest

32. important

33. complex

34. research methods

35. (language) learning process

36. (terms)analysis

37. educational approaches

38. spoken

39. reading

40. writing/written language

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