IELTS Listening Practice Test 51

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SECTION 1

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                                                                           Answer
NEW PATIENT’S ROAD                                      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)…………………………………

Questions 6 – 10

Circle the correct letters A – C.

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

A. Friday 21st at 2.00pm.

B. Friday 21st at 2.30pm.

C. Friday 21st at 3.30pm.

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         8am – 10om (13)………………………………
9am – 5pm (- 6.30 on (14)…………………………………….. )
(Mon-Sat: closed on Sundays)

Borrowing                                            Undergraduates             4 books
Postgraduates                 (15) …………………………………….
Borrowing for 2 weeks + (16)………………………………….. books renewals (in person)
No renewals over phone
Late return penalty: £2 per week

Questions 17 – 20

Label the library layout below.

Ground Floor                                                          reception; (17)……………………………………….
bathrooms; (18)…………………………………….

First Floor                                                                (19)…………………………………… section

Second Floor                                                            Science Section

(20)……………………….                                              Stack System

SECTION 3

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

Complete the tutor’s summary notes on Melanie below. 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

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 – 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 tsunami are usually created by…

A. undersea volcanic eruptions.

B. undersea earthquakes.

C. undersea landslides.

33. Tsunami 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 has set up to detect tsunami.

34. _____________________________

35. _____________________________

Questions 36 – 40

When Happened Cause Deaths Caused Wave Height
1992 (36)……………………….. none 3 feet
1992 Underwate
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

Answer keys:

  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
  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
  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
  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

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