IELTS Listening Practice Test 59

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SECTION 1 

Questions 1-4

Complete the table below.

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

University Clubs Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Name of club film climbing chess
Extra activities discussions 1……………………. 2……………………….
Current number of members 3………………………….. 40 55
Contact Events organiser 4………………………… Maths tutor

Questions 5-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Details of climbing club:

5. meets ………………….

6. excursion to France in the …………………………

7. subscriptions paid ……………………………

Benefits:

8. discounts on ………………………..

9. annual …………………………

10. free entrance to climbing ……………………….. in Cardiff

SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 15

Which features are available at the following halls of residence?

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A -G next to Questions 11 – 15.

List of Features

A cleaning included
B all meals included
C private showers
D modern building
E parking spaces
F single sex
G sports facilities

Halls of Residence

11 Brown Hall                              ………..

12 Blake Residence                     ………..

13 Queens Building                    ………..

14 Parkway Flats                        ………..

15 Temple Rise                           ………..

IELTS Listening Practice Test 59

SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 24

Complete the sentences below.

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

21. Jenna and Marco must complete their project by ……………………………..

22. The project will be a study of the increase in ………………………

23. The project will be assessed by…………………….

24. Jenna and Marco agree they need …………….. a for the project.

Questions 25-27

Choose THREE letters, A-G.

What THREE things do Marco and Jenna have to do now for the project?

A interview some people

B hand out questionnaires

C choose their subjects

D take photographs

E use statistical software

F do some work in the library

G contact some local companies

Questions 28 – 30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

28. Why did Jenna and Marco agree to work together?

A. because they both wanted to work with someone else

B. because they each have different skills

C. because they have worked together before

29. Why does Marco suggest that he writes the analysis?

A. He needs more practice with his kind of writing

B. He is better at English than Jenna

C. He has more experience of this than Jenna

30. Why does Jenna offer to do the presentation?

A. Her tutor wants her to do the presentation

B. Marco is very nervous about giving presentation

C. She wants do divide the work on the project fairly

SECTION 4

Questions 31-35

Of which US news source is each of the following statements true?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to Questions 31 – 35.

News Sources

A. television
B. internet
C. the press

31. It is more popular at the weekend than during the week.          ……….

32. It has affected the popularity of local radio.                                 ……….

33. It has recently been able to expand internationally                    ……….

34. It is offering more varied reporting than previously.                 ……….

35. It has suffered from government intervention.                           ……….

Questions 36 – 40

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Advertising and Newspapers

In the USA, newspapers are being increasingly inventive about the way they attract advertisers and their 36…………………………… now exceeds that of other industries. Advertising has increased because of a good relationship with the 37……………………………… sector. In addition, newspapers now run more adverts which include 38…………………………………. These have been found to raise readership of the papers and create more sales for the 39………………………… There are also an increasing number of more expensive 40………………………… adverts.

Answer keys:

SECTION 1 Questions 1 – 10

1 weekend trips
2 competitions
3 125
4 club secretary
5 twice a/per month
6 spring
7 weekly
8 equipment
9 magazine
10 exhibition

SECTION 2 Questions 11 – 20

11 G
12 F
13 C
14 B
15 A
16 B
17 A
18 C
19 E
20 D

SECTION 3 Questions 21 – 30

21 March 25th
22 older workers
23 (a) senior lecturer
24 timetable
25/26/27 (in any order) B, D, G
28 B
29 C
30 A

SECTION 4 Questions 31 – 40

31 C
32 B
33 C
34 A
35 A
36 profit margin
37 retail
38 vouchers
39 clients
40 full-page/full page

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

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