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IELTS Listening Practice Test 12

IELTS Listening Practice Test 12

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In the Listening Test 12, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between Jane and Sally discussing Jane’s preparations to go on a tour abroad.

Section 2 is a monologue given to students on going to study in England.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 TV hosts from a programme talking about taking notes from lectures.

Section 4 is a monologue given to some parents of children with disabilities about some therapy.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Answer the following question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Where has Jane decided to go on her holiday?

Example: Southeast Asia

Question 1-4

Answer the following questions.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

1. What does Jane have to be back in time for? …………………….

2. What project will Jane do while on her vacation? ……………………….

3. What helped Jane make enough money for her trip? ………………………..

4. What award does Jane’s father have? ……………………..

Question 5

 Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

5. Sally says free air tickets can normally only be used on flights with ………………………

Question 6 and 7

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

What two tropical illnesses does Sally mention?

6……………………..

7……………………..

Question 8 and 9

Choose ONE letter, A-C

8. Jane is sure she will visit ………………………..

A. West and East Malaysia

B. Singapore and Vietnam

C. Singapore and Indonesia

9. How does Jane intend to travel around?

A. Bus and train in the cities

B. Rental boat

C. Bicycle

Question 10

Answer the question in ONE WORD.

10. What is the name of Jane’s brother? ………………………

Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-13

Complete the following sentences.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The speaker says university residences are expensive but 11……………………….. He also says it is usually best to try to live in a 12……………………. with at least one 13………………………..

Question 14-16

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List three things that new students looking for accommodation should do.

14……………………

15……………………

16……………………

Question 17 and 18

Choose TWO letters, A-F

The speaker says …………………….

A. some studio flats have kitchens.

B. a few estate agents act as rental agents for landlords.

C. a current account is best for paying utility bills.

D. standing orders cannot be used to pay the rent.

E. car insurance is not optional in the UK.

F. student unions are allowed to recommend insurance companies.

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Question 19 and 20

Answer each question in NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS

19. What branch of the British government issues works permits to foreign students? ………………………..

20. What types of work can foreign students sponsored by a long-term UK resident do? ………………………..

Section 3

Question 21-30

Question 21 and 22

 Choose TWO letters, A-R

A. Rick says most students don’t take notes.

B. Rita says most students don’t use notes properly.

C. Rick asks if listening closely is more important than note-taking.

D. Rita says different things work better for different people.

E. Rick says the research began in the 1920s.

Question 23 and 24

 Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

23. What is the key to the usefulness of notes? ………………………

24. What does Prof. Howe say contributes to remembering information? ……………………….

Question 25

Complete the following sentence with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

25. Rita reads a sentence that says using information is improved if note-taking is combined with ………………………

Question 26-30

Compute the table below. 

Write the appropriate Utters, A-F against Questions 26-30.

Activity Effect
Putting information in different geometric figures 26………………………………….
Thinking about relationships between facts 27………………………………….
High-level information processing 28………………………………….
Reorganizing notes while reviewing 29………………………………….
Taking notes word for word 30………………………………….

A. improves comprehension

B. inhibits high-level information processing

C. changes the organization of notes

D. has no effect on the most successful student

E. improves test scores

F. enhances reorganization of notes

Also check :

Section 4

Question 31-40

Question 31-33 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

What three physical qualities is the therapist looking at in the child in the swimming pool?

31………………………..

32……………………….

33……………………….

Question 34

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for your answer.

34. Name a medical establishment that is not far from Dr Roberts’ hospital………………………..

Question 35 and 36

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

In addition to a degree, in what other activities must a candidate participate to become a certified recreational therapist?

35……………………..

36………………………

Question 37 and 38

Complete the table below. 

Write the appropriate letters, A-E against Questions 37 and 38.

Therapeutic activity Target problems
Sibling play 37……………………….
Physical play 38………………………

A. Lack of physical skills

B. Fear of surgery

C. Aggression

D. Understanding upcoming surgery

E. Poor functioning

Question 39-40

Complete the following sentences.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

39. Problem-solving is part of functioning ………………………….

40. Disabled children are being treated by more and more ……………………………  nowadays.

Answers

Section 1

1. new term

2. recycling

3. waitress job

4. frequent flyer

5. empty seats

6. yellow fever

7. malaria

8. C

9. B

10. Dave

Section 2

11. Convenient

12. co-op house

13. native speaker

14. arriving early

15. to the housing office

16. chatting with people

17. C

18. E

19. Home Office

20. any sort

Section 3

21. C

22. D

23. reviewing notes

24. note- writing

25. critical thinking

26. F

27. C

28. A

29. E

30. B

Section 4

31. balance

32. leg motion range

33. lower body strength

34. St James

35. a formal internship

36. a certification examination

37. C

38. E

39. cognitive

40. animal-assisted therapy

Continue with…Test 14

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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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