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IELTS Listening Practice Test 48 - with Answers
IELTS Listening Practice Test 48 – with Answers

IELTS Listening Practice Test 48 – with Answers

In the Listening Test 48, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a woman discussing a loss of bag on board of a plane. 

Section 2 is a welcome speech given to the new students of the university. 

Section 3 is a conversation between two students discussing their new term at the university.

Section 4 is a lecture on Environmental science.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

PAN ASIAN AIRWAYS
LOST ITEM REPORT FORM

Example
First Name: Kirsty

Surname: Allen

Address: 1. ……………………….. Windham Road Richmond

Postcode: 2. ……………………..

Home tel. 020 8927 7651

Mobile tel. 3. ……………………….

Flight Number: 4. ……………………………

Seat Number: 5. ………………………………

From New York

To London Heathrow

Questions 6-8

Circle THREE letters A-F

What items did Kirsty’s bag contain?

A. 17 pounds

B. pens

C. her passport

D. a book

E. 200 dollars

F. her house keys

Questions 9 and 10

Choose a letter A-D that correctly answers questions 9 and 10.

9. What has Kirsty done regarding the loss of her credit card?

A. Informed the police but not the credit card company.

B. Informed the credit card company but not the police.

C. Informed both the police and the credit card company.

D. Informed neither the police nor the credit card company.

10. What must Kirsty do after the call regarding her lost handbag?

A. Call back after 1 1/2 hours.

B. Just wait for a callback.

C. Call back after 1 1/2 hours if she has heard nothing.

D. Call back the next day if she has heard nothing.

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

Label the locations on the map below.

ielts listening practice test 48

Questions 15-20 

Complete the notes below.

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

Notes on Student Facilities

Students’ Union Very cheap
Bookshop
Food and drink available
Parties!
Offices – travel, welfare etc.
Open 8 am -12 midnight

Library Must register
Tours every 15………………………. for 2 weeks.
Open 9 am – 9 pm (later during 16………………………………..)

Refectory Cheap meals
Lunch 12 noon – 3pm
Dinner 17…………………….. -8.30 pm
Types of food – favourites
healthy
ethnic
18………………….
vegan
Sports Hall Must join Athletic Union which – lets me use facilities
lets me play for teams
19………………………….. me all year
Discount Card Costs 20 £…………………………….
Gives me discounts on all uni. services

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25 

Complete the table below 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

John  Jane 
Day of Arrival Thursday  21……………………………
Subjects Studying economics
maths
french
 22…………………………..
history
music
Monday’s 9am lecture french history
Monday’s 2pm lecture maths  23…………………………..
Wednesday afternoon sport selected  24…………………………. volleyball
Location of Sport sports hall  25…………………………..

Questions 26-29

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

26. Students can choose from how many essay titles for their first assignment? …………….

27. Where did John travel during the summer? ……………..

28. What is the word limit for the essays? ………………

29. When must the first essay be handed in by? ……………..

Question 30

Circle the correct letter A-C

30. Where will John and Jane meet up later that day?

A. the economics course office

B. the economics common room

C. the campus cafeteria

Section 4

Questions 31-34

Choose the correct letters A-C

31. Japan relies on oil tankers because…….

A. the country consists of islands.

B. the country has no pipeline network.

C. the country has no natural oil resources.

32. Professor Wilson says that oil tankers are…….

A. very safe.

B. quite safe.

C. quite unsafe.

33. According to Professor Wilson, the main cause of oil slicks is…..

A. accidents while loading and unloading oil.

B. collisions.

C. deliberate releases of oil.

34. According to Professor Wilson, slicks are rarely burned off nowadays because……

A. the oil is refined.

B. it usually doesn’t work.

C. it creates too much air pollution.

Questions 35-39

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Oil exploration clean-up techniques

Techniques Advantages Disadvantages
The Containment Boom Cheap and easy Only good when there are 35………………………..
Chemical Detergents Good for treating 36……………………………. Chemicals remain in the water + kill marine life.
The Sponge Oil remains permanently in the sponge. The sponge mats turn into 37…………………………….
Bacteria Cheap
Easy to administer
Totally 38………………………….
 39…………………………..

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Question 40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Optional essay question.

Remember to check out the faculty’s notice boards. You will find:

reading lists

essay questions

40. ……………………………………….

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Section 1

1. 48

2. R16 GH7

3. 07754 897 432

4. PA 365

5. E6

6. B

7. D

8. E

9. C

10. C

Section 2

11. Student’s Union

12. University Library

13. Hall of Residence

14. Sports Hall

15. 2 hours

16. Final exams

17. 6 pm

18. Vegetarian

19. (Fully) insures

20. £50

Section 3

21. Tuesday

22. Economics

23. free/nothing

24. Squash

25. Main sports hall

26. About 10

27. Africa and Asia

28. 4000 words

29. 30th October

30. B

Section 4

31. C

32. B

33. B

34. B

35. Very calm seas

36. Larger slicks

37. Toxic waste

38. Eco-friendly

39. No (discernable) drawbacks/none

40. Deadline for submission

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