IELTS Listening Practice Test 23

IELTS Listening Practice Test 23
IELTS Listening Practice Test 23

In the Listening Test 23, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a student and a librarian.

Section 2 is a monologue about students extending their leave to remain in the UK. 

Section 3 is a conversation between an interviewer and an interviewee.

Section 4 is a lecture on the geography of the United Kingdom.

Audio

Section 1

Question 1-10

Question 1-4

Complete the following information.

Surname 1 ………………………
Given name Garba
Local address 2 ………………………
Home address Lagos, Nigeria
Date of birth 3 ………………………
Course 4 ………………………

Question 5-7

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

5. How many other UK universities have libraries open 24 hours? ………………………

6. What size photocopies are available at the library? ……………………….

7. How many entries are there on the library database? ……………………………

Question 8-10

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

8. It is not necessary to be …………………… on the lower floor of the library.

9. On the upper floor of the library are ……………………….

10. It is not always necessary to make an appointment to use the ……………….. room.

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Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-13

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

11. Students on courses lasting over a year are usually given until …………………. to leave the country.

12. You should send your application …………………. before your permission expires.

13. Your application must only include ……………………. documents.

Question 14-16

Decide which three things ALL applicants MUST send when extending their leave to remain. Write the appropriate letters in boxes 14,15 and 16 in any order.

A. Your passport

B. Your children’s passports

C. Your Police Registration Certificate

D. A letter from your college or university saying that you are on a full-time course of study, or that you will be beginning one

E. Bank statements covering the past three months

F. A recent passport-sized photograph of yourself

G. Recent passport-sized photos of your children

Question 17-20

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

17. Where can you download the FLRS application form? ……………………….

18. Which postal service should you use when sending your application? …………………….

19. Which organization has a 24-hour emergency line? ……………………….

20. How long do people have to appeal a decision? ……………………….

Section 3

Question 21-30

Question 21-25

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

21. The professor already knows something about Clare from her ……………………..

22. The professor wants to ask Clare about her experience and …………………….

23. Clare studied ……………………… at university.

24. Clare felt she would be more ……………………. if she was farther from her family.

25. Clare chose Infrastructure as one of her …………………… optional courses.

Question 26-30

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

26. What did Clare want to concentrate on in her studies? ………………………

27. During which time of the year did she work abroad? ………………………..

28. What didn’t she like in India? ………………………..

29. What did the workers have to remove to make the roads in Sierra Leone? ……………………..

30. What Master’s course does Clare plan to take? ……………………….

Section 4

Question 31-40

Question 31-35:

Complete the information in the table, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap

Parts Geography Industries
  England
mostly lowland upland in 32 ……………. manufacturing farming services
31 ……………… Scotland
mountains

lochs (33 ……………….. )

glens (valleys)

oil electronics

biotechnology

fishing forestry

  Wales
34 ………………. 

mountains lakes

Electronics auto parts

35 ……………….

healthcare professional services

Northern Ireland beautiful countryside   tourism

Question 36-40

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

36. What kind of weather do many foreigners think Britain has? ………………………

37. Which is the driest month in London? ……………………….

38. Which part of Britain tends to be drier? ………………………..

39. Where is snow usual in winter? ……………………..

40. When is the weather generally most variable? ………………………..

Answers

Section 1

1. Buwal

2.16 Bridgeway Road

3. 25 May 1983

4. MSc Engineering

5. one /1

6. A4

7. half a million/ 500,000

8. silent

9. books and reports

10. video and DVD

Section 2

11. 31 October

12. one/ 1 month

13. (the) original

14. A

15. D

16. F

17. Home Office website

18. recorded delivery

19. Immigration Advisory Service

20. (a) few days

Section 3

21. application form

22. academic background

23. Geography

24. independent

25. third year

26. human geography

27. (the) summer

28. (the) climate

29. vegetation

30. Development Studies

Section 4

31. Great Britain

32. north and west

33. lakes

34. coastline

35. food processing

36. rain and fog

37. April

38. (the) east

39. (parts of) Scotland

40. (the) early spring

Continue with…Test 24

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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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