IELTS Listening Practice Test 26 with Answers
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In Listening Test 26, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.
Section 1 is a conversation between 2 students who have just finished their final exams.
Section 2 is a guide talking visitors about the tourist attractions.
Section 3 is a conversation between a university tutor and a student about a job fair.
Section 4 is a monologue by an artist-illustrator giving advice on how to get your first job or commission as an artist.
1 What is Harry’s problem?
A he does not want to sell his things.
B he needs to decide what to do with his possessions.
C he wants to take everything to England.
2 Which of the items below does Harry want to sell?
3 Where is Harry going to advertise his books for sale?
A in the university bookshop.
B in the student newspaper.
C in the economics department.
4 Andrea thinks it is unlikely students will buy the furniture because____________
A they’re all doing the same thing.
B they live at home.
C it’s the summer vacation.
5 Andrea thinks that a second-hand shop____________
A may not pay well.
B may not take your goods
C may only take free goods
Things to do:
6 ____________ furniture etc. in Trading Post
7 ____________ or sell kitchen things
Get 8____________ first from a second-hand shop
Give clothes to 9____________ shop
10____________ fridge and microwave to Andrea
11 What can visitors use free of charge?
B child carriers
C coats and bags
12 Which of the following can visitors buy at the shop?
13 When did the Grand Opening of the baths occur?
14 The Romans built on the site ____________
A after the Celts.
B before the Celts.
C at the same time as the Celts.
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
The Great Bath is 15________ deep. Around the bath, the area is alcoves where there were
16________ and tables where bathers could relax. The water temperature of the Sacred Spring is 17________The water is rich in 18________ In Roman times, the Sacred Spring was well-known for its 19________ The Temple was constructed between 20________ AD.
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Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
21 The best days for engineering students are
22 Students can get useful suggestions about
23 Use the internet to look at before the event
24 Fergus says that
A there is one company he is particularly interested in
B he has done some research already
C he knows the boss at one of the companies
25 The tutor thinks Fergus should
A prepare questions in advance
B research the skills required for jobs before the event
C find out what the starting salaries are
26 Fergus plans
A to wear a suit and tie
B to wear smart but casual clothes
C to buy an outfit for the event
27 The tutor suggests that Fergus
A should ask particular people certain questions
B should avoid taking free gifts
C should treat conversations like short interviews
Why do the tutor and Fergus think it is useful to attend a jobs fair?
A to get a job
B to find out what employers want from you
C to give employers your contact details
D to discover which are the key companies to work for
E to practice your communication skills
F to make useful contacts
Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 31 on your answer sheet.
31 At the start of her talk, Rebecca points out that new graduates can find it hard to
A get the right work
B take sufficient breaks
C motivate themselves
Q. 32 and 33
Which TWO of the following does Rebecca say worry new artists
A earning enough money
B moving to a new environment
C competing with other artists
D having their work criticized
Q. 34 and 35
34 Rebecca decided to become an illustrator because it
A afforded her greater objectivity as an artist
B offered her greater freedom of expression
C allowed her to get her work published
35 When she had developed a portfolio of illustrations, Rebecca found publishers
A more receptive to her work
B equally cautious about her work
C uninterested in her work
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
Get some artwork printed in magazines by entering 36________Also, you can 37________ and mockup book pages.
Make an effort to use a variety of artistic 38________
Aim for recognition by dividing work into distinct 39________
Possibly use 40________
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|20.||60 and 70|
|21.||Tuesday and Wednesday|
|37.||design and print|