IELTS Listening Practice Test 49

IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 49


SECTION 1

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 – 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 a (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.

SECTION 3

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 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 – 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 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 hours +

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

Answer key:

  1. B
  2. B
  3. C
  4. A
  5. B
  6. B
  7. 34
  8. $100
  9. Room service
  10. $9
  11. (About) 6 foot
  12. (A) black leather jacket
  13. Fat
  14. Clean shaven
  15. Early 20s
  16. Increased competition
  17. Significant number
  18. Environmental groups
  19. Mayor
  20. 30th
  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
  31. Dissertaitons 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) anoymous summaries

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