IELTS Listening Practice Test 51

IELTS Listening Practice Test 51
IELTS Listening Practice Test 51

In the Listening Test 51, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a receptionist on the subject of joining a surgery.

Section 2 is a man giving a guide talk to new students at a university library.

Section 3 is a conversation among tutor and 3 students discussing their work.

Section 4 is a lecture on earth science.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the form below.

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

Oakham Surgery

New Patient Form

Example

NEW PATIENT’S ROAD

Answer

Dawson Road

FULL NAME Mike  1 …………………………….
WIFE’S FIRST NAME   Janet
CHILDRENS’ FIRST NAMES    1st  2 …………………….. 2nd 3rd 4th
ADDRESS 52 Dawson Road 3 ………………….. Melbourne
HEALTH CARD NUMBER    4 ……………………………
WIFE’S HEALTH CARD NUMBER  will give later
PREFERRED DOCTOR SELECTED  5 ………………….. White

Questions 6-10

Circle the correct letters A-C

6. When is Mike’s wife’s first appointment?

A. Friday 21st at 2.00 pm.

B. Friday 21st at 2.30 pm.

C. Friday 21st at 3.30 pm.

7. What is the surgery’s phone number?

A. 7253 9819

B. 7253 9829

C. 7523 9829

8. What is the name of the girl with whom Mike is speaking at the surgery?

A. Rachel

B. Elizabeth

C. Angela

9. What’s the night doctor’s mobile number?

A. 0506 759 3856

B. 0506 759 3857

C. 0506 758 3856

10. Which of the following does the surgery NOT make a charge for?

A. Travel vaccinations

B. Consultations

C. Insurance reports

Section 2

Questions 11-16

Complete the notes below.

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

Notes on Library

Joining Library You will need A completed application form.
11 …………………………..    
12 …………………………..    
Two passport photos.    
Opening Hours Library Reception 8 am – 10 am 13 ……………………

9 am–5 pm (- 6.30 on 14 ……………………………
 (Mon-Sat: closed on Sundays)

Borrowing  Undergraduates 4 books
Postgraduates  15 ………………………

Borrowing for2 weeks +  16 …………………. books renewals (in person)     

No renewals over the phone
Late return penalty: £2 per week

Questions 17-20

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

Label the library layout below.

Ground Floor  reception; 17 …………………….. bathrooms; 18 ………………….
First Floor 19 ……………………… section
Second Floor   Science Section
20 ……………………. Stack System                       

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24

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

21. When will Simon begin writing his essay?_________________

22. According to Simon, what kind of problems did Jaguar have in the 1970s and 80s?__________________

23. What is the word limit for the essay?______________________

24. What is the preferable method for handing in the essay?_____________________

Questions 25 – 27

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

25. Jennifer wants to write about how ……………………………….. are used by supermarkets.

26. Jennifer found some publications in the library ……………………………… to help her analysis.

27. The tutor warned Jennifer about ……………………………………… in her work.

Questions 28-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Complete the tutor’s summary notes on Melanie below

Notes on Student Essays

Student Melanie needs an 28 ………………. as she has been unwell with the flu. She will get a 29 ………………. from the doctor. She’s going to write about 30 ………………. in the UK and their effect on housing trends. She should be on track with the essay by the end of the weekend.

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct letters A-C.

31. The Pacific is more prone to tsunami because…

A. it has many faults.

B. its faults undergo subduction.

C. its tectonic plates are bigger than elsewhere.

32. The biggest tsunamis are usually created by…

A. undersea volcanic eruptions.

B. undersea earthquakes.

C. undersea landslides.

33. Tsunamis are difficult to detect in deep water because of…

A. their wavelength.

B. their high speed.

C. their wave rate.

Questions 34 and 35

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

List the two ways which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have set up to detect tsunami.

34. _____________________________

35. _____________________________

Questions 36-40

When Happened Cause Deaths Caused Wave Height
1992 36……………………….. none 3 feet
1992 Underwater
earthquake
none 37……………………..
1998 38………………………. 1200 23 feet
1998 Underwater
volcanic eruption
3000 40 feet
1896 Underwater
earthquake
39…………………….. 35 feet
8000 years ago Underwater
landslide
40……………………. 30 feet

Answers

Section 1

1. Jacobs

2. Rod

3. Highfield

4. NH 87 18 12 C

5. Dr (Kevin) White

6. A

7. B

8. C

9. A

10. B

Section 2

11. 5-pound fee

12. University card

13. Daily

14. Friday(s)

15. 6

16. 1 week

17. Computers

18. Non-leading section

19. Arts

20. Basement

Section 3

21. Tomorrow

22. Reliability

23. 4000 words

24. E-mail attachment

25. Market surveys

26. Stack system

27. Plagiarism/ using their conclusions

28. Extension

29. Doctor’s note/ certificate

30. Mortgage interest rates

Section 4

31. B

32. B

33. A

34. Seismic detection system

35. Buoys (at sea)

36. Offshore landslide

37. No wave/ zero feet

38. Submarine earthquake

39. 26,000 people

40. None

Continue with…Test 52

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