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IELTS Listening Practice Test 17

IELTS Listening Practice Test 17

In the Listening Test 17, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a saleswoman about car rentals.

Section 2 is a conversation between an interviewer and interviewee about the last holiday location they choose.

Section 3 is a monologue on how to teach different types of learners.

Section 4 is a lecture on note-taking.

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Section 1

Question 1-10

Question 1-4

Complete the following information about the cars available for rental.

Using NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR NUMBER for each gap.

Name Size Miles per gallon Price
IOTA small 20 £23
COMBI medium 18 £28.75
ROADSTER 1 ………… 2 …………. 3 ……….
* Prices include tax and 4 ………………….

Question 5-7

Complete the following information using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each gap.

Name David 5 ………………….
Company 6 …………………..
Address 7 ……………………, Arlington Close, Baddleton, Yorkshire
Telephone 0675934 888

 

IELTS Listening ebook ctaQuestion 8-10

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each gap.

8. In the car, there is a ………………………… and a torch.

9. The registration number of the car is ………………………..

10. The car uses a ………………………. locking system.

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Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-14

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR NUMBERS for each answer.

11. How did the traveller hear about New York? ………………………

12. How many times had the traveller flown by plane? ……………………..

13. What surprised the traveller about New York’s airport? ……………………….

14. What happened in London? ………………………

Question 15-17

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

15. The traveller liked the different kinds of ………………………..

16. Things that the traveller didn’t like in New York were the ………………………

17. From the flat, the traveller could see the ……………………..

Question 18-20

Choose the correct answer or answers from A-D.

18. The traveller found New Yorkers to be …………………..

A. kind.                            

B. rude.                          

C. pushy.

D. helpful.

19. Which people showed the traveller around New York?

A. Her friend                 

B. Her friends              

C. Her friends’ neighbours

D. Strangers

20. What events did the traveller see?

A. A chess tournament

B. The Annual Feast of San Gennaro

C. The Annual African American Day Parade

D. The Richmond County Fair

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Section 3

Question 21-30

Question 21-24

Complete the notes on how to teach kinaesthetic learners, using only ONE word for each gap.

21. Use gestures – especially ……………………. ones.

22. Spell out words in the ……………………

23. Put a ……………………. on the board and students label it.

24. Students …………………… out words and others guess them.

Question 25-27

Complete the following sentences about visual learners, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

25. Flashcards can be different colours according to the …………………….

26. Students can word in texts and ask their partners for meanings …………………….

27. Lastly, Tina points out that can be used ………………………

Question 28-30

Complete the summary on auditory learners, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

Students listen to a 28 ………………….. and draw what they hear, or the teacher could describe a picture and the teacher and students can see whose picture was closest to the original.

Each student gets a flashcard and holds up their card when the 29 ………………….. is used in a song, poem or story. Students add a sentence to a story, including the word on their flashcard.

The teacher gives the students lyrics with some words replaced by 30 ………………………. words. Students listen to the song and make corrections.

Section 4

Question 31-40

Question 31-33

Complete the following sentences according to the information given by the tutor.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

31. Note-taking improves your ability to …………………… on what the speaker says.

32. Note-taking allows you to get a ………………….. of the material being presented.

33. There are many ways of taking notes, but they must allow you to ………………….. contained in them and connect them together.

Question 34-38

Complete the following notes according to the information given by the tutor.

Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each gap.

Title of lecture Write it down 34 ……………………….
Direct signals For example 35 …………………….. “ you get this down.”
Indirect signals Pausing. Speaking slowly, loudly. Using stress.
Repetition 36 …………………… and add new information.
Book recommendation Tutor usually 37 ……………………. reading the whole book.
General advice Avoid repetition. 38 ……………………. obvious points.
  Summarize important ideas.

Question 39-40

Complete the following notes on recommended books.

Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each gap.

Title Author Suggested units
39 ……………….. Tony Lynch 6 and 12
Learning to Study in English Brian Heaton and Don Dunmore 40 ……………….

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Section 1

1. medium

2.17

3. 31.05

4. insurance

5. Browne

6. Hectrix Electronics

7. Unit 2/two

8. first -aid kit

9. K758 SMD

10. central

Section 2

11. (from) friends

12. none/never/O/zero

13. lots of foreigners

14. (they) changed planes

15. building and monuments

16. crowds, bad weather

17. ocean

18. A             

19. C

20. B              

Section 3

21. finger

22. air

23. poster

24. act

25. part(s) of speech

26. highlight

27. spider diagrams

28. dictation

29. word or phrase

30. rhyming

Section 4

31. concentrate

32. deeper understanding

33. reproduce the ideas

34. in full

35. Make sure

36. go back

37. doesn’t

38. Omit

39. Study Listening

40. 5 and 10

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