IELTS Listening Practice Test 111

IELTS Listening Practice Test 111

In the Listening Test 111, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a new student and a student representative about university clubs.

Section 2 is an accommodation officer telling students about the different halls of residence.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students discussing a Business Studies project they have to do.

Section 4 is a media studies tutor giving a lecture on news sources.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Complete the table below.


University ClubsMondayTuesdayWednesday
Name of clubfilm climbing chess
Extra activitiesdiscussions 1______________ 2______________
Current number of members 3______________4055
ContactEvents organizer 4______________Maths tutor

Questions 5-10 

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

Details of climbing club:

5. meets___________________.

6. excursion to France in the _______________________ .

7. subscriptions paid ____________________.


8. discounts on ______________________.

9. annual __________________.

10. free entrance to climbing ________________ in Cardiff.

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Choose FIVE answers below and write the correct letter A-G next to Questions 11-15.

Which features are available at the following halls of residence?

List of Features

A. cleaning included

B. all meals included

C. private showers

D. modern building

E. parking spaces

F. single sex

G. sports facilities

Halls of Residence

11. Brown Hall

12. Blake Residence

13. Queens Building

14. Parkway Flats

15. Temple Rise

Questions 16-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter A-G next to Questions 16-20.


Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the sentences below.


21. Jenna and Marco must complete their project by____________________.

22. The project will be a study of the increase in ______________________.

23. The project will be assessed by ________________________.

24. Jenna and Marco agree they need a __________________ for the project.

Questions 25-27

Choose THREE letters, A-G

What THREE things do Marco and Jenna have to do now for the project?

A. interview some people

B. handout questionnaires

C. choose their subjects

D. take photographs

E. use statistical software

F. do some work in the library

G. contact some local companies

Questions 28-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

28. Why did Jenna and Marco agree to work together?

A. because they both wanted to work with someone

B. because they each have different skills

C. because they have worked together before

29. Why does Marco suggest that he writes the analysis?

A. He needs more practice with this kind of writing.

B. He is better at English than Jenna.

C. He has more experience of this than Jenna.

30. Why does Jenna offer to do the presentation?

A. Her tutor wants her to do the presentation.

B. Marco is very nervous about giving presentations.

C. She wants to divide the work on the project fairly.

Also check: IELTS Listening preparation tips

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to Questions 31-35

Of which US news source is each of the following statements true?

News Sources

A. television

B. internet

C. the press

31. It is more popular at the weekend than during the week.

32. It has affected the popularity of local radio.

33. It has recently been able to expand internationally.

34. It is offering more varied reporting than previously.

35. It has suffered from government intervention.

Questions 36-40

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Advertising and Newspapers

In the USA, newspapers are being increasingly inventive about the way they! attract advertisers and their 36__________________ now exceeds that of other industries. Advertising has increased because of a good relationship with the 37___________________ sector. In addition, newspapers now run more adverts which include 38_________________. These have been found to raise readership of the papers and create more sales for the 39__________________. There are also an increasing number of more expensive 40___________________ adverts.


Section 1 

1. weekend trips

2. competitions

3. 125

4. club secretary

5. twice a/per month

6. spring

7. weekly

8. equipment

9. magazine

10. exhibition

Section 2 

11. G

12. F

13. C

14. B

15. A

16. B

17. A

18. C

19. E

20. D

Section 3

21. March 25th

22. older workers

23. (a)senior lecturer

24. timetable

25. B, C, D (in any order)

26. B, C, D (in any order)

27. B, C, D (in any order)

28. B

29. C

30. A

Section 1 

31. C

32. B

33. C

34. A

35. A

36. profit margin

37. retail

38. vouchers

39. clients

40. full-page/full page

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