IELTS Listening Practice Test 49

ielts listening practice test

In the Listening Test 49, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a man and a woman discussing a hotel reservation.

Section 2 is a news broadcast on a radio station.

Section 3 is a conversation between an admissions tutor at a university interviewing a prospective student.

Section 4 is a lecture on research methods.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-6

Circle the correct letters A-C

1. Mr.Griffin has been to the Sunrise Hotel…..

A. once previously.

B. twice previously.

C. three times previously.

2. Mr.Griffin is from…

A. Melbourne.

B. Sydney.

C. Perth.

3. Mr.Griffin’s passport number is…

A. 87647489.

B. 87637289.

C. 87637489.

4. Mr.Griffin wants to book…

A. a single room for 2 nights.

B. a double room for 2 nights.

C. a single room for 1 night.

5. Mr.Griffin will arrive at the Sunrise Hotel at…

A. 9.15 pm.

B. 10.00 pm.

C. 9.35 pm.

6. When he gets to the Sunrise Hotel. The food Mr.Griffin will find in his room will be…

A. a cheese sandwich with fries.

6. a cheese sandwich.

C. a burger.

Questions 7-10

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

7. What number room will Mr.Griffin be in at the Sunrise Hotel?___________________

8. How much will Mr.Griffin pay per night at the Sunrise Hotel?___________________

9. Who will take Mr.Griffin’s food to his room?___________________

10. How much will Mr.Griffin pay for his food?___________________

Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-15

Complete the descriptions below.

Below are descriptions that Police have released for the two men wanted in connection with the robbery at the local jewellery store, Nicholls.

Man 1

Height              11…………………

Build                 Slight

Hair                  Dark

Face                  Small moustache

Age                   Early 20s

Clothing          Blue jeans

White t-shirt

12…………………

Motorbike helmet

Man 2

Height              5 foot 8

Build                 13………………….

Hair                  Red

Face                  14………………….

Age                    15………………….

Clothing           Dark blue sweater

Black jeans

Motorbike helmet

Questions 16-20

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

CompTec blamed the job losses on reduced sales and 16………………………………………

The airport route expansion will result in 17………………………………………of new jobs.

The Oakley Woods development project was opposed by local residents and local 18………………………. George Finchly, the Westley 19…………………………………, gave the news to the media.

East Moors CC will play their final on Sunday 20…………………………………………..August.

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-26

Complete the admission tutor’s notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

ADMISSION TUTOR’S NOTES

Student’s Name                                                     Robert Johnson

Subject to study                                                      21………………………………………….

Why this subject                                                     Always interested

Father’s field

At school, good at mathematics and                 22…………………………………….

Gap year                                                                  Worked and travelled in Australia and New Zealand

Jobs during Gap Year                                           23…………………………………………….

Pub work

24……………………………………………

Building site

Why Westley University                                       Department has 25…………………………………….

Graduates from Westley get jobs in the industry quickly

Near Snowdonia for (26)……………………………….

Likes football – Westley has lots of teams

Questions 27-30

Complete Robert’s notes below

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

ROBERT JOHNSON’S NOTES

Type of Course 27…………………………………………… (3rd year in industry)

Assessment                       Year 1                      5 exams

                                            Year 2                      28………………………………………

                                            Year 3                      No assessment

                                            Year 4                      Dissertation of 29………………………………

                                                                              8 final exams during 30……………………………..

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

31. The lecture will be useful for any students who are writing ____________________________

32. Modernised countries are described by the speaker as now being __________________________

33. The size of a sample depends on the _________________________ required.

Questions 34 – 40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Survey Size depends on statistical quality needed and total population size.

A 1000 individual survey can reflect the total population.

Types of Survey:

  Advantages Disadvantages
Mail 34………………………………
Good for particular groups
Not good for a decent response rate
Telephone Good for when time and survey length are limited 35…………………………………..
In-Person Good for collecting complex information Can mean lots of 36………………………………
Street Interview 37……………………………… Not scientific sampling

Survey Content                

Questions can ask about: opinions and attitudes

factual characteristics or behaviour

Questions can be open-ended or 38………………………………….

Questions can be from 5 mins long to 1 hour +

A survey can be 39……………………………………. – interviewees can be questioned on 2 or more occasions

Ethics

Results must not be used commercially

Individuals should not be mentioned

Results should be in 40…………………………………
ie. statistical tables or charts

Answers

Section 1

1. B

2. B

3. C

4. A

5. B

6. B

7. 34

8. $100

9. Room service

10. $9

Section 2

11. (About) 6 foot

12. (A) black leather jacket

13. Fat

14. Clean-shaven

15. The early 20s

16. Increased competition

17. Significant number

18. Environmental groups

19. Mayor

20. 30th

Section 3

21. Civil engineering

22. Physics

23. Delivered furniture/furniture delivery

24. Hotel work

25. (A very) good reputation

26. Hiking/mountaineering

27. Sandwich

28. 5 exams

29. 15,000 words minimum

30. June

Section 4

31. Dissertations and theses

32. Information societies

33. Statistical quality

34. Low in cost/cheap

35. Expensive/the cost

36. Travelling (around)

37. Easy

38. Closed

39. Panel design

40. (Completely) anonymous summaries

Continue with…Test 50

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