IELTS Listening Practice Test 70

IELTS Listening Practice Test 70

In the Listening Test 70, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a guide introducing tourists to the Red River Festival.

Section 2 is a conversation between a man and a female bank employee talking about getting a loan.

Section 3 is a conversation between two students, David and Maria, about the candidates for an election for student officers.

Section 4 is a lecturer giving a talk on languages.

Audio

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-2

Circle the correct answer A-C

Example:

The festival is about

A. rivers.

B. the inhabitants.

C. arts and music

1. The festival lasts for

A. 2 days.

B. 3 days.

C. 4 days.

2. It will take place on

A. 14,h July.

B. 4th July.

C. 4th August.

Questions 3-4

Circle TWO answers A-E.

You can buy tickets from

A. the Town Hall.

B. the festival office.

C. libraries.

D. tourist advice centres.

E. post offices.

Questions 5-7

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in each space.

5. The weather forecast for the festival is…………………………..

6. Food will be available from……………………………………………

7. There will be a bar selling soft drinks,…………………………………

Questions 6-10

Write ONE WORD in each space.

Name of band Where they come from What kind of music
Petie’s Dozen 8_______________ Jazz
Strings Poland Poland 9_______________
The Fiddlers 10______________ Folk

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-20

Write A WORD or A NUMBER in the spaces.

Current Account Overdraft Application Form

Full name Micheal O’ Drew
Current Account no: 39261916
Address: 24, Kilverton Drive, 11 ………………………….
Post code: 12 ………………………….
Tel: 0458 88320
Date of birth: 23th of 13 …………………………., 1967
Work: Culver Engineering – 30 14 …………………………., Carbury
Tel:    15………………………….
The number of years in a job: approx. 3 years
Current salary: £ 16………………………….
Outgoings: Mortgage: £ 17………………………….
Cards: £45 in credit card 18 …………………………., £19 for store cards
Personal loans: 19 ………………………….
Overdraft facility approved? Y / N
Overdraft limit:   £ 20………………………….

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

Complete each sentence with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each space.

Student Union Elections

21. There are…………………………..colleges in the university.

22. This election is held to choose…………………………..student union officers.

23. Turnout last year was only………………………….. per cent of those eligible to vote.

24. The total number of candidates in the second round are ………………………….

25. Last year, only roughly …………………. of the total number of students eligible to vote actually care about the election.

Questions 26-30

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

For questions 26-30 write the letter A-D.

Write

A. if Maria approves,

B. if David approves,

C. it both approve,

D. if neither approves.

CANDIDATE Good choice?
Jenny de Groot – Women’sOfficer 26 ………………..
Michael McCarthy – Entertainments Officer 27 ………………..
Wu Bing Lei – Overseas Officer 28 ………………..
Charles Law – Finance Officer 29 ………………..
Brian McKay – Liaison Officer 30 ………………..

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-32

Choose TWO answers.

The main topics of the lecture are

A. introduction lo linguistics

B. the history of European languages

C. various languages

D. how languages develop

E. languages and evolution

Questions 33-40

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each space.

33. Examples of natural languages are English, …………………………………………………..

34. In reality, natural languages are always ……………………………………………………….

  PIDGIN CREOLE
Origins Came into being when two groups couldn’t communicate in 35………………………………. Developed from a pidgin into 36……………………………………
Spoken In Papua New Guinea, the Caribbean, 38…………………………………….. In, for example, 37………………………………….
Features The simplified form of one of the two groups’ languages. Words have more 39……………………………………….. As complex as natural languages.
Have to fight to get the 40……………………………………………

Answers

Section 1

1. B

2. C

3. B or E

4. E or B

5. hot and sunny

6. stands

7. beer and wine

8. New Orleans

9. Classical Music/Favourites

10. Ireland

Section 2

11. Michael

12. Chalvey

13. 23rd February 1967

14. Works Yard

15. 0912 79509

16. £18,000

17. £450

18. (a) clothes shop

19. none/no

20. £250

Section 3

21. 4/four

22. 5/five

23. 25/twenty-five

24. Women’s

25. Finance

26. C

27. B

28. D

29. B

30. A

Section 4

31. C or D

32. D or C

33. French and German/French and Greek/German and Greek

34. changing

35. each other’s languages

36. a full language

37. (French) New Orleans

38. China and India/China, the Pacific/India, the Pacific

39. than one meaning

40. language recognised

Continue with…Test 71

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