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IELTS Listening Practice Test 29

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In the Listening Test 29, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40. Each recording will be played only once.

Section 1 is a conversation between 2 people discussing the enrollment in a university course.

Section 2 is a conversation between Sally Jackson and a group of university students.

Section 3 is a conversation among 2 training college students and their liaisoning officer.

Section 4 is a presentation on household waste recycling.

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Section 1

Question 1-10

Questions 1-4

Choose the correct letters A, B or C.

1. Currently, the man is studying

A. Business

B. Education

C. Maths

2. The man wants to study

A. Education

B. Business

C. Accounting

3. When are the Registration Packs available for first-year students? 

A. November

B. September

C. December

4. To complete the registration process, the student has 

A. One-month

B. Two months

C. Three months

Questions 5-7

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
NAME Richard Dreyfus
ADDRESS  5. Unit 12 ………………………. Ave Mermaid Beach,4554
TELEPHONE  6. ……………………
EMAIL  7. [email protected]…………………….

Questions 8-10

Choose THREE letters A-F

Which THREE ways to register are mentioned?

A. by email

B. by mail

C. by phone

D. in person

E. text message

F. by facsimile

Section 2

Question 11-20

Questions 11 and 12

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. Sally Jackson is ……………………..

A. a university lecturer.

B. a university student.

C. a secretary at the university.

12. What does Sally say about bank accounts? 

A. You are obliged to open a new one at the university.

B. The matter should be discussed with the Director of Studies.

C. Some students may not have to worry about opening one.

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Questions 13-17

Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Day Event Time Notes
Monday-Friday Orientation & Welfare 10 am Tour of campus Sessions to develop 13…………………..
Monday-Friday Tour of Upton 5 pm Visits to 14 ……………….. and Ghost walk
Monday Academic fair 1 pm Talk to students and 15………………………
Tuesday Societies Fair 1 pm More than 16…………………….. societies and sports
Wednesday 17 …………………….. 2-5 pm Lots of bargains

Questions 18-20

Choose THREE letters A-F.

Which THREE statements are true about the entertainment programme?

A. Sally cannot reveal the name of the hand for the first party.

B. Students can bring a guest to the opening party.

C. There will be a concert at the Cotswold Theatre on Monday.

D. There is an important event on Thursday.

E. There is no formal dress code for the Freshers’ Ball.

F. Students should check the notice board for changes to the announced programme.

Also check :

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

21. According to the liaison officer, what do volunteers help provide?……………………..

22. What can volunteers help students check and correct?………………………..

23. What aspect of students’ self-management can volunteers assist greatly with improving?………………………..

24. What will volunteers try to develop in the students so that they exert themselves more?………………………..

25. What is it that teachers have that allows them to respond to individual student requirements?……………………..

Questions 26-30

Complete the summary below using phrases from the box.

Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-H. 

A. vocational learning experiences

B. practical components

C. self-learning software

D. academic backgrounds 

E. marine studies

F. interesting developments

G. scholastic competitions

H. Building and construction

Sharon and Jester have different 26 ………………………… Sharon studied business while Lester studied science.
They are volunteering to help out at a school which is increasing its students’ 27 …………………… in a number of subject areas. The 28 ……………………… programme is well underway. It’s a well-equipped school and the liaison officer is particularly impressed by the 29 …………………… The school offers many things to do outside the curriculum and students are encouraged to take part in 30 ……………………..

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING

31. By 2008, carbon dioxide emissions need to be ………………………… lower than in 1990.

32. Recycling saves energy and reduces emissions from landfill sites and …………………………

33. People say that one problem is a lack of ………………………… sites for household waste.

34. Glass designed to be utilised for …………………………… cannot be recycled with other types of glass.

35. In the UK, ………………………… tons of glass is recycled each year.

Questions 36-40

Companies working with recycled materials
Material Company Product company manufactures
glass CLF Aggregates the material used for making 36……………………
paper Martin’s office stationery
Paper save 37 ………………………… for use on forms
Plastic Pacrite 38 ………………………….. for collecting waste
Waterford 39 ………………………..
Johnson & Jones 40 ………………………..

Answers

Section 1

1. B

2. C

3. B

4. A

5. 15 SPORTSMAN

6. 0414658339

7. IGO.COM

8. B, C, D (IN ANY ORDER)

9. B, C, D (IN ANY ORDER)

10. B, C, D (IN ANY ORDER)

Section 2

11. B

12. C

13. STUDY SKILLS

14. CASTLE AND MUSEUM

15. ACADEMIC STAFF

16. 150

17. TRADE FAIR

18. A, D, E (IN ANY ORDER)

19. A, D, E (IN ANY ORDER)

20. A, D, E (IN ANY ORDER)

Section 3

21. QUALITY EDUCATION

22. WRITTEN RESPONSES

23. ORGANISATION SKILLS

24. WORK ETHIC

25. TEACHING STYLE

26. D

27. A

28. E

29. C

30. G

Section 4

31. 12.5%

32. INCINERATION PLANTS

33. DROP-OFF

34. COOKING

35. 500,000

36. ROADS

37. SOIL CONDITIONER

38. CONTAINERS

39. PENCILS

40. BUSINESS CARDS

Continue with…Test 30

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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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