IELTS Listening Practice Test 70

IELTS Listening Practice Test 70
IELTS Listening Practice Test 70

SECTION 1

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

Write A WORD or A NUMBER in the spaces.

Current Account Overdraft Application Form

Surname:                                                O’ Drew

First name(s):                                        11_________________

Current Account no:                             39261916

Address:                                                  24, Kilverton Drive
12_________________
SA3 9ER

Tel:                                                           0458 88320

Date of birth:                                         13_________________

Work:                                                      Culver Engineering
14_________________
Carbury

Tel:                                                          15_________________

Number of years in job:                      approx. 3 years

Current salary:                                      16_________________

Outgoings:                                             Mortgage: 17_________________
Credit cards: £45 18__________________
£ 19 storecards
Personal loans: 19__________________

Overdraft facility approved?             Y / N

Overdraft limit:                                    20__________________________

SECTION 3

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…………………………..percent of those eligible to vote.

Questions 24 – 30

Complete the notes below. For questions 24 and 25 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

24…………………………… Officer

26……………………………………….
Michael McCarthy

Entertainments Officer

27……………………………………….
Wu Bing
Lei
Overseas Officer
28……………………………………….
Charles Law

25……………………………… Officer

29……………………………………….
Brian McKay
Liaison
Officer
30………………………………………..

SECTION4

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
Orgins Came into being when two groups couldn’t communicate in 35………………………………. Developed from pidgin into 36……………………………………
Spoken In Papua New Guinea, the Caribbean, 38…………………………………….. In, for example, 37………………………………….
Features 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……………………………………………

Answer keys:

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
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
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
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

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

The texts below are transcript for your IELTS Listening 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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