IELTS Listening Practice Test 36

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In the Listening Test 36, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a passenger and an official at the land transport information service at the Toronto airport. 

Section 2 you will hear a representative from a company talk about the holidays that their company organises. 

Section 3 is a conversation between a tutor and 2 business students about their research on managing individuals. 

Section 4 is a lecture on cave paintings and other types of rock art.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Transport from Airport to Milton

Example Distance: 147 miles

Options:

• Car hire – don’t want to drive

1 ………….. – expensive

• Greyhound Bus

o $15 single, $27.50 return

o Direct to the 2 ……………

o Long 3 ……………

• Airport Shuttle

o 4 …………… service

o Every 2 hours

o $35 single, $65 return

o Need to 5 ……………..

Questions 6-10

Complete the booking form below.

Write ONE WORD AN DIOR A NUMBER for each answer.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE BOOKING FORM

To:       Milton

Date:   6 ……………….                                 No. of passengers: One

Bus Time: 7 …………….. pm                         Type of ticket: Single

Name:  Janet 8 ………………..

Flight No: 9 …………….                                 From: London Heathrow

Address in Milton: Vacation Motel, 24 Kitchener Street

Fare:    $35

Credit Card No: (Visa) 10 ……………..

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. PS Camping has been organising holidays for ……………..

A. 15 years.

B. 20 years.

C. 25 years.

12. The company has most camping sites in ……………..

A. France.

B. Italy.

C. Switzerland.

13. Which organised activity can children do every day of the week?

A. football

B. drama

C. model making

14. Some areas of the sites have a ‘no noise’ rule after ………………..

A. 9.30 p.m.

B. 10.00 p.m.

C. 10.30 p.m.

15. The holiday insurance that is offered by PS Camping …………….

A. can be charged on an annual basis.

B. is included in the price of the holiday.

C. must be taken out at the time of booking.

16. Customers who recommend PS Camping to friends will receive ………………

A. a free gift.

B. an upgrade to a luxury tent.

C. a discount.

Questions 17-20

What does the speaker say about the following items?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 17-20.

A. They are provided in all tents.

B. They are found in central areas of the campsite.

C. They are available on request.

17. barbecues

18. toys

19. cool boxes

20. maps and buckets

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS IN THE WORKPLACE

Individuals bring different

• Ideas

21 ………….

• Learning experiences

Work behaviour differences are due to:

• Personality

22 ……………

Effects of diversity on companies:

• Advantage: diversity develops 23 …………….

• Disadvantages: diversity can cause conflict

Questions 24-27

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

24. Janice thinks that employers should encourage workers who are ………………

A. potential leaders.

B. open to new ideas.

C. good at teamwork.

25. Janice suggests that managers may find it difficult to ……………….

A. form successful groups.

B. balance conflicting needs.

C. deal with uncooperative workers.

26. Janice believes employers should look for job applicants who …………….

A. can think independently.

B. will obey the system.

C. can solve problems.

27. Janice believes managers should ……………….

A. demonstrate good behaviour.

B. encourage co-operation early on.

C. increase financial incentives.

Questions 28-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

28. All managers need to understand their employees and recognise their company’s ………………………

29. When managing change, increasing the company’s …………….. may be more important than employee satisfaction.

30. During periods of change, managers may have to cope with increased amounts of ……………………..

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

SEMINAR ON ROCK ART

Preparation for fieldwork trip to Namibia in 31 …………

Rock art in Namibia maybe

• Paintings

• Engravings

Earliest explanation of engravings of animal footprints

They were used to help 32 ………….. learn about tracking.

But:

• Why are the tracks usually 33 ……………?

• Why are some engravings realistic and other realistic?

• Why are the unrealistic animals sometimes half 34 ……………

More recent explanation

Wise men may have been trying to control wild animals with 35 ………….

Questions 36-40

Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

36. If you look at a site from a …………… you reduce visitor pressure.

37. To camp on a site may be disrespectful to people from that ………………..

38. Undiscovered material may be damaged by ………………….

39. You should avoid ……………… or tracing rock art as it is so fragile.

40. In general, your aim is to leave the site ………………….

Answers

Section 1

1.(a) taxi

2. city centre/centre

3. wait

4. door-to-door

5. reserve (a seat)

6. (the) 17th(of) October

7. 12.30

8. Thomson

9. AC 936

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Section 2

11. B

12. A

13. B

14. C

15. C

16. A

17. C

18. A

19. C

20. B

Section 3

21. attitude(s)

22. gender/sex

23. creativity/creativeness

24. A

25. B

26. A

27. B

28. culture

29. profit(s)

30. stress/strain

Section 4

31. April

32. children

33. repeated

34. human

35. magic

36. distance

37. culture

38. fire(s)

39. touching

40. intact

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