IELTS Listening Practice Test 31

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31
IELTS Listening Practice Test 31

In the Listening Test 31, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man who runs a recruitment agency and a young woman looking for a job.

Section 2 is a conversation among a woman and a group of people who are looking around the sports and leisure centre.

Section 3 is a conversation between 2 students talking about a business study course.

Section 4 is a monologue by a meteorologist about weather forecasting.

Audio

 

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-6

Complete the form below. 

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

PRIME RECRUITMENT

Employee record

ExampleAnswer
SurnameRiley
Email1 …………………… @worldnet.com
Nationality2 ……………………
ReferenceName: John Keen
(professional)Job: Manager of 3 …………………..
ReferenceName: Eileen Dorsini
(personal)Job: 4 ………………..
Specialcurrent 5 …………………. certificate
Qualificationscertificate of competence in 6 ……………….

Questions 7-10

Complete the table below

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

PRIME RECRUITMENT CHILDCARE VACANCIES

LocationNameChildrenSpecial requirements
LondonBentongirl and boybe keen on 7………………
near OxfordGranger8…………… boysbe animal-lover
9………………Campbellfour girlsbe willing to 10…………… when camping

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11 and 12

Choose TWO letters A-E. 

Which TWO sources of funding helped build the facility?

A. the central government

B. local government

C. a multinational company

D. a national company

E. city residents

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Questions 13 and 14

Choose TWO letters A-E. 

Which TWO pre-existing features of the site are now part of the new facilities?

A. football stadium

B. playing fields

C. passenger hall

D. control tower

E. aircraft hangars

Questions 15-20

Label the map below. 

Write the correct letter A-H next to questions 15-20

15. hotel

16. transport hub 

17. cinema

18. fitness centre 

19. shops

20. restaurant

IELTS Listening Practice Test 31

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. What is Chloe concerned about?

A. her knowledge of maths

B. her ability to write essays

C. her lack of business experience

22. Which of the following does Ivan feel he has improved?

A. his computer skills

B. his presentation skills

C. his time management

23. What does Chloe especially like about the course?

A. She won’t have to do a final examination.

B. She can spend time working in a business.

C. She can study a foreign language.

24. Ivan is pleased that the university is going to have ………………..

A. more lecture rooms.

B. a larger library.

C. more courses.

25. What does Ivan advise Chloe to do?

A. contact his tutor

B. read about some other universities

C. visit the university

Questions 26-30

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions.

What does Chloe decide about the following subjects?

A. She will study it.

B. She won’t study it.

C. She might study it.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Complete the notes below. 

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS tor each answer.

                                          History of weather forecasting

Early methods

• Almanacs connected the weather with the positions of different 31 ……………….. at particular times.

The invention of weather instruments

• A hydrometer showed Levels of 32 ……………….. (Nicholas Cusa 1450)

• Temperature variations – first measured by a thermometer containing 33 ………………. (Galileo Galilei 1595)

• A barometer indicated air pressure (Evangelista Torricelli 1645)

Transmitting weather information

• The use of the 34 ………………… allowed information to be passed around the world.

• Daily 35 ……………….. were produced by the French from 1863.

Questions 36-40

Complete the sentences below

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

                        Producing a weather forecast

36. Weather observation stations are found mostly at ……………… around the country.

37. Satellite images use the colour orange to show ……………….

38. The satellites give so much detail that meteorologists can distinguish a particular …………………

39. Information about the upper atmosphere is sent from instruments attached to a ……………….

40. Radar is particularly useful for following the movement of ………………….

Answers

Section 1

1. edwinari / Edwinari / EDWINARI

2. New Zealander

3. play centre

4. (a) professor

5. first aid

6. sailing

7. sport

8. twin/two

9. Scotland

10. cook

Section 2

11. D/E

12. E/D

13. B/C

14. C/B

15. E

16. B

17. A

18. D

19. F

20. C

Section 3

21. B

22. C

23. A

24. C

25. A

26. C

27. A

28. A

29. B

30. C

Section 4

31. planets

32. humidity

33. water

34. (electric) telegraph

35. (weather) maps

36. airports

37. dry air

38. cloud

39. balloon

40. hurricanes

Continue with…Test 32

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