IELTS Listening Practice Test 59 – with Answers
- 1 Audio
- 2 Section 1
- 3 Section 2
- 4 Section 3
- 5 Section 4
- 6 Answers
In the Listening Test 59, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on what you hear.
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.
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
|Name of club||film||climbing||chess|
|The current number of members||3______________||40||55|
|Contact||Events organiser||4______________||Maths tutor|
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
5 meets ________________
6 excursion to France in the ________________
7 subscriptions paid _______________
8 discounts on ________________
9 annual ___________________
10 free entrance to climbing _______________in Cardiff
Choose FIVE answers and write the correct letter A -G next to Questions 11-15 on your answer sheet.
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 ___________________________
Label the map below.
Write the correct letter A-G next to questions 16-20 on your answer sheet.
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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.
Choose THREE letters, A-G.Write answers next to 25-27 on your answer sheet.
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
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C. Write answers next to 28-30 on your answer sheet.
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
Write the correct letter A, B, or C next to Questions 31-35 on your answer sheet.
Of which US news source is each of the following statements true?
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__________________________-
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.
|5||twice a/per month|
|23||(a) senior lecturer|
|25||(in any order) B, D, G|
|26||(in any order) B, D, G|
|27||(in any order) B, D, G|