IELTS Listening Practice Test 59

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In the Listening Test 59, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a new student and the student representative about university clubs.

Section 2 is a monologue by an accommodation officer telling students about different halls of residence.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students discussing a Business Studies project they have to do.

Section 4 is a lecture by a media studies tutor about news sources.

Audio

Section 1 

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Complete the table below.

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

University ClubsMondayTuesdayWednesday
Name of clubfilmclimbingchess
Extra activitiesdiscussions1…………………….2……………………….
The current number of members3…………………………..4055
ContactEvents organiser4…………………………Maths tutor

Questions 5-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

5. meets ………………….

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

7. subscriptions paid ……………………………

Benefits:

8. discounts on ………………………..

9. annual …………………………

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

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

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

Which features are available at the following halls of residence?

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 …………………

Questions 16-20

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

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 the presentation

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

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Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

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

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

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.

Answers

Section 1 

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 

11. G

12. F

13. C

14. B

15. A

16. B

17. A

18. C

19. E

20. D

Section 3

21. March 25th

22. older workers

23. (a) senior lecturer

24. timetable

25. (in any order) B, D, G

26. (in any order) B, D, G

27. (in any order) B, D, G

28. B

29. C

30. A

Section 4 

31. C

32. B

33. C

34. A

35. A

36. profit margin

37. retail

38. vouchers

39. clients

40. full-page/full page

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