IELTS Listening Practice Test 37

IELTS Listening Practice Test 37

In the Listening Test 37, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a language student and an advisor.

Section 2 is an extract from a talk about the facilities for students with disabilities.

Section 3 is a conversation among 3 students discussing the programme of activities for new students at a college.

Section 4 is a lecture on fireworks.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Question 1-6

What does Lisa say about each object?

Complete the table as follows. Write

A. if she says it is ESSENTIAL

B. if she says it is RECOMMENDED.

C. if she says it is NOT RECOMMENDED.

Example         Documents                  Answer            A

1. At least £50                                        …………

2. Warm clothing                                  …………

3. Personal computer                           …………

4. Food from home                               …………

5. Favourite tapes or CDs                    …………

6. Photos from home                            …………

Questions 7-10

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The labels on Dan’s luggage must state ‘Mr & Mrs 7……………………………. and their address.

Lisa says he should carry some spare clothes in 8……………………………..

For health reasons, Dan intends to wear 9…………………………….during the flight.

Dan should practise carrying his luggage for a minimum distance of 10 ……………………………..

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

Choose THREE letters A-F.

What does Sally say about universities?

A. Compared to the general population, few students are disabled.

B. Most universities don’t want students aged over 25.

C. Old universities can present particular difficulties for the disabled.

D All university buildings have to provide facilities for the disabled.

E There arc very few university disability advisors.

F. Some disability advisors can do little to help disabled students.

Questions 14-19

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Disability Facilities
General personal care and assistance
Mobility impairment ramps and easy access,
fire and emergency procedures
14 _____________
15 ___________ lavatory facilities
Sight impairment Braille translators,
17 __________on stairs, floors, etc
fire and emergency procedures
Dyslexia use of computer
18 __________ to finish work
Other difficulties access to treatment: medication/therapy
19 ___________ procedures

Question 20

Choose the correct letter A, B, C or D

20  What is the speaker’s main purpose?

A. to explain why comparatively few students are disabled

B. to advise disabled students what to look for in a university

C. to describe the facilities for the disabled in a particular university

D. to criticize the facilities for the disabled in most universities

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Complete the notes below using letters A-F from the box.

NB You may use any letter more than once.

A. tour of the university campus

B. formal dinner party

C. meeting with ‘senior students

D. driving in this country

E. visit to a night club

F. tour of the city

Orientation Course for international students

What did Liz like about the course?

21. …………

22. …………

23. …………

What Mark thinks could be improved?

24 …………

25 …………

26 …………

Questions 27-30

Choose the correct letters A, B, C, or D

27. Your room during the Orientation Course is

A. usually shared with another student.

B. the same room you will have for the rest of the year.

C. some distance from the university.

D. furnished, and with bedclothes provided.

28. The daytime temperature will probably be

A. less than 10°C.

B. between 10°C and 20°C.

C. 20°C.

D. more than 20°C.

29. How much free email time do you get?

A. 30 minutes

B. 20 minutes

C. 15 minutes

D. 10 minutes

30. There are Orientation Course activities from

A. Sunday to Saturday.

B. Sunday to Friday.

C. Monday to Friday.

D. Monday to Saturday.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Fireworks were first used in China, probably in the 31……………………………. century.

By the following century, they were known in Arabia as 32…………………………

Fireworks first appeared in 33…………………………….in the thirteenth century.

 

IELTS Listening Practice Test 37

Questions 38-40

Choose the correct letters A, B, C or D

38. A multi-break shell

A. is more dangerous than a simple shell.

B. may make a noise when it bursts.

C. has a single fuse for all its sections.

39. An aerial heart shape is made by the explosion of

A. stars placed inside a shell in the form of a circle.

B. heart-shaped stars placed inside a shell.

C. stars arranged in the form of a heart inside a shell.

40. What does a Serpentine shell look like in the sky?

IELTS Listening Practice Test

Answers

Section 1

1. A

2. A

3. C

4. C

5. B

6. B

7. Wark

8. his hand luggage

9. wear tights

10. 500 metres

Section 2

11 – 13 A, C, F (any order)

14. lifts that work

15. hearing impairment

16. visual doorbells

17. clear markings

18. extra time

19. emergency

20. D

Section 3

21. C

22. B

23. F

24. E

25. A

26. D

27. D

28. B

29. B

30. C

Section 4

31. sixth/6th

32. Chinese Arrows

33. Europe

34. shell

35. 75/seventy-five mm/millimetres

36. 500/ five hundred mm/millimetres

37. lifting

38. B

39. C

40. B

Continue with…Test 38

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