IELTS Listening Practice Test 39

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 39 BY IELTSMATERIAL.COM

In the Listening Test 39, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation about different options for travelling to France. 

Section 2 is a monologue by a guide talking about an architectural development in the city of Birmingham.

Section 3 is a conversation among 4 students talking about their tutor.

Section 4 is a lecture on the illness Tuberculosis.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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

NOTES: travelling to France

Example                                                                   Answer

Time of travel                                                         September

Advantages of travelling by train:

1. ………………………………….

2. …………………………………

3. take as much………………………………. as you need

The Eurostar:

Runs on schedule 4 …………………………….. of the time

Can reach speeds of 5 ………………………….. miles per hour

Two options from Paris to Nice:

Catch the TGV train at 6 ………………….

Catch the TGV train at 7 …………………. and travel 8 ………………………

Single tickets cost approximately 9 …………………………… the return fare.

Flying from London to Nice takes 10 …………………………

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

Complete the table below.

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

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE
Project name: Length of project: The current stage of the project:
The Cube 11 …………………….. halfway through
ACTIVITY TIME FRAME
Completion of each floor 12 …………………..
Installation of exterior Beginning in 13 …………………………
Topping out” of frame Towards the end of 14 …………………..
Installation of fretwork screen Coming together in 15 …………………….

Questions 16-20

Label the floor plan below.

Write the correct letter A – G next to the questions below.

16. restaurant with a view

17. hotel

18. office space

19. exclusive shops

20. Waterside restaurant

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Choose your answer from the box and write the letters A – D next to questions 21 – 25.

Which student expresses each of the opinions about their tutor?

A David

B Thomas

C Sophie

D Lynn

When things don’t make sense I think it’s my mistake at first 21 ……………..

I find the tutor’s mistakes entertaining. 22 ………………

I think it’s unfortunate when tutors confuse people. 23 ……………….

I don’t believe the situation is so serious. 24 ……………..

The professor should be aware of his tutor’s abilities. 25 …………….

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Questions 26-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SURVIVING THE CONFUSING LAB CLASS

Remember that English is not Mariena’s first language. She doesn’t understand when you’re joking around, so don’t 26……………………… her so much.

If you pick on her, you will make her 27 ……………………………. that she can’t think clearly.

If you need help, make an appointment to meet with her 28 ………………….and you might see a 29 ……………. of her.

Remember that tutors are not old academics; she is not yet experienced as a 30 …………………………..

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

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

COURSE: epidemiology 101                                                       DATE: 23 May

Tuberculosis (also called TB)

Tuberculosis is closely associated with the 31………………………….

In the UK:

common in the 19th century

since then better living conditions, 32 ……………………………. immunisation and effective treatments have made it uncommon.

Globally:

still common in 33………………….. and parts of 34……………………………

cause 35……………….. deaths per year; more than any other infectious disease.

overall, 36…………………. of the world’s population is infected but not everyone gets sick.

Risk factors

a weakened immune system – due to HIV infection, immune-suppressing treatment, or alcohol or 37……………… age-babies and the elderly are more likely to become sick.

certain environment – more common among homeless people, among prisoners, and people in 38……………….. and in more impoverished areas.

Treatment

50 years ago, away 39……………………. TB was found.

The most recent form of tuberculosis, XDR-TB, poses a 40………………….. to general TB control.

Answers

Section 1

1. faster

2. more affordable

3. luggage

4. 92.4 per cent

5. 186

6. 11:46

7. 22:25

8. overnight

9. half (of)

10. 2 hours

Section 2

11. 142 weeks

12. 2-3 weeks

13. February

14. summer

15. early autumn

16. C

17. E

18. F

19. B

20. A

Section 3

21. D

22. B

23. C

24. A

25. D

26. tease

27. so nervous

28. individually

29. different side

30. teacher

Section 4

31. AIDS epidemic

32. better nutrition

33. developing countries

34. Eastern Europe

35. three million

36. one third

37. drug addiction

38. large cities

39. to cure

40. (serious) threat

Continue with…Test 40

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