IELTS Listening Practice Test 61

IELTS Listening Practice Test 61

In the Listening Test 61, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a science student enquiring about English courses at a university language centre.

Section 2 is a man giving some information about transport in London.

Section 3 is a conversation between two medical students discussing options for courses.

Section 4 is a lecture on cities of the future.

Audio

 

Section 1

Questions 1-10

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 the long vacation

Class sizes: 4………………. maximum

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

Exams are 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 the tutor

D. notebook

E. student identity card

F. dictionary

G. registration form

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-15

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………………….

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Questions 16-20

Label the map below.

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

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16. bus stop

17. train station

18. tube entrance

19. transport ticket office

20. taxi rank

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

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

What is the advantage of each course?

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-37

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

 New FeaturesSize Problems
transportindividual transportationroads will be narrowerlevels of investment
commercial areasroofs will have 31…………..32…………………. of the current area33……………….. will be limited to outskirts
residential areashomes made of 34………………..will be limited to 15,000providing enough housing for 35…………………..
energy sources36………………. will be an energy sourceenergy plants will be smallernoise 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?

38. …………………

39. …………………

40. …………………

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Answers

Section 1

1. listening

2. vocabulary and grammar

3. general classes

4. 15/fifteen

5. department

6. May

7. week five

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

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

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

Section 2 

11. C

12. A

13. B

14. B

15. C

16. B

17. E

18. G

19. C

20. A

Section 3 

21. D

22. C

23. B

24. 3rd/third term

25. industry

26. plans

27. new lab/laboratory

28. seminars

29. pairs

30. (an) interview

Section 4

31. Gardens

32. One-fifth

33. Superstores

34. Glass

35. Older residents

36. Waste

37. Windfarms/wind farms

38. Co-operative (buildings)

39. Retirement (homes)

40. Social (housing)

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