IELTS Listening Practice Test 62

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SECTION 1

Questions 1-4

Complete the form below.

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

DVD Customer Profile

Occupation: student (For example)

Have you owned a DVD player before? No

What is the maximum you want to spend on a DVD player? 1…………………

How often do you watch DVDs? 2…………………..

What type of films do you enjoy? 3……………………

What other DVDs (non-film) do you watch? 4………………………

Questions 5 -10

Complete the table below.

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

Player Features Cost After-sales service
DB 30 basic £69 5……………… only
XL 643 Can also 6…………… 7…………………… 8……………… at reduced cost
TriX 24 Will also play 9………………. £94 including 10……….. Guaranteed for 3 years

SECTION 2

Questions 11 – 20

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Your home:

11. A quarter of break-ins are through the ……………………

12. The ……………………. of the house should also be protected.

13. You should warn burglars your house is alarmed by putting a ………………….. in the window

The alarms:

14. The alarms show a constant ………………………

15. The alarms can be set off by a …………………….

16. The alarms arc connected to the ……………………..

Installation:

17. The alarms arc usually installed in …………………………

18. The security code should be kept ………………………

19. The alarms can be installed ……………………… at an additional cost.

20. Customers can pay ………………………… for their alarm system.

SECTION 3

Questions 21 – 27

Complete the summary below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Essay Writing

Essay writing is simply the process of 21……………… information and presenting your 22……………….. . You will need to use skills of analysis, 23…………………… and expression. The more essays you write, the more you will develop these skills. The key to producing a good essay is in the 24………………….. . Allow plenty of time to work out what you need to do. You will find several books in the library to help you with the particular 25…………………….. of academic writing. When you have completed your essay you must remember to 26………………….. it carefully and take out anything irrelevant. Also, once you have received your mark, you should check your essay through as, by doing this, you can 27……………………. from it.

Questions 28 – 30

Choose THREE letters A-G.

Which THREE pieces of advice does the tutor give the student?

A.    break the question down into smaller questions
B.    check the vocabulary in the question
C.    limit how much you read
D.    make sure you have good notes
E.    use only a few quotations
F.    ask a friend to read your essay
G.    try to be objective

SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 36

Complete the flow chart below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

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Questions 37 – 40 

Answer the questions below.

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

37. How many main trading partners does the UK have?

38. Which sector does the tutor want students to study?

39. What does the tutor want students to look at changes in?

40. When does the tutor want the project completed by?

Answer keys:

1. £85
2. 3/three a month
3. thrillers
4. comedy (programmes)
5. parts
6. record
7. £71.99
8. labour
9. CDs
10. insurance
11. back door
12. top floor
13. sign
14. blue light
15. spicier
16. company office
17. hall(ways)
18. with a neighbour
19. in the evening(s)
20. monthly
21. organising
22. argument
23. interpretation
24. preparation
25. style
26. edit
27. learn
28, 29, 30. B, C, E (in any order)
31. select
32. invest
33. research
34. sell
35. buy
36. calculate
37. 29/twenty nine
38. manufacturing
39. import prices
40. February 5th/fifth

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

The texts below are transcript for your IELTS Liste. ning Practice Test. To make the most out of this transcript, we removed some words from the texts and replaced with spaces. You have to fill each space with the missing word by listening to the audio for this IELTS listening practice test. 

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