IELTS Listening Practice Test 61

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SECTION 1

Questions 1-7

Complete the notes below.

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

Courses Available in

For example: ….Writing… in first term

1………………… in second term

2………………… throughout the year

3………………… during long vacation

Class sizes: 4………………. maximum

Course costs often paid by the 5…………………..

Exams available in 6……………………

Must enrol by 7…………………

Questions 8-10

Choose THREE letters, A-G.

Which THREE items does the student need to bring to the first class?

A.    passport
B.    computer disk
C.    note from tutor
D.    notebook
E.    student identity card
F.    dictionary
G.    registration form

SECTION 2

Questions 11 -15

Of which types of transport is the following true?

Write the correct letter, A,B or C next to Questions 11 – 15.

A.   tube
B.   train
C.   bus

Features of Transport

11 cheapest                               ……….

12 most convenient                ……….

13 most comfortable              ……….

14 fastest                                  ……….

15 most frequent service       ……….

Questions 16 – 20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 16 – 20.

IELTS Listening Practice Test 61

  1. bus stop
  2. train station
  3. tube entrance
  4. transport ticket office
  5. taxi rank

SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 23

What is the advantage of each course?

Choose THREE answers from the box and write the correct letter A- E next to Questions 21 – 23.

Advantages of the Course

A.     will be tested in the final exams
B.     will be useful for a future job
C.     will help with research skills
D.     will improve writing skills
E.     will support material already covered

Courses

21 Science and Ethics

22 Pharmacology Prelim

23 Reporting Test Results

Questions 24 – 30 

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

  1. The Maths course will run in the …………………

  2. The tutor for Pharmacology is visiting from ………………….

  3. ………………………. for the project must be submitted by the end of January.

  4. Resources for experiments are available in the ………………………

  5. Extra ……………………. will be held in December.

  6. Students are allowed to do presentations in ………………………..

  7. Course assessment will be based on ……………………..

SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 37

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

  New Features Size  Problems
transport individual transportation roads will be narrower levels of investment
commercial areas roofs will have 31………….. 32…………………. of current area 33……………….. will be limited to outskirts
residential areas homes made of 34……………….. will be limited to 15,000 providing enough housing for 35…………………..
energy sources 36………………. will be an energy source energy plants will be smaller noise and congestion caused by 37………………….

Questions 38-40

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Which three types of accommodation docs the speaker say will increase in city centres?

  1.       ……………..

  2.       ……………..

  3.       ……………..

 

Answer keys:

SECTION 1 Questions 1-10

  1. listening
  2. vocabulary and grammar
  3. general classes
  4. 15/fifteen
  5. department
  6. May
  7. week five
    8, 9, 10 B, D, G (in any order)

SECTION 2 Questions 11 – 20

  1. C
  2. A
  3. B
  4. B
  5. C
  6. B
  7. E
  8. G
  9. C
  10. A

SECTION 3 Questions 21 – 30

  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  4. 3rd/third term
  5. industry
  6. plans
  7. new lab/laboratory
  8. seminars
  9. pairs
  10. (an) interview

SECTION 4 Questions 31 – 40

  1. gardens
  2. one fifth
  3. superstores
  4. glass
  5. older residents
  6. waste
  7. windfarms/wind farms
  8. co-operative (buildings)
  9. retirement (homes)
  10. social (housing)

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