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IELTS Listening Practice Test 74
IELTS Listening Practice Test 74

IELTS Listening Practice Test 74

In the Listening Test 74, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation of a woman enquiring at the local museum about the children’s art and craft workshops.

Section 2 is a customer service officer giving information to a passenger at the railway station.

Section 3  is a conversation between a tutor and a student discussing the dissertation.

Section 4 is a lecture on the history of moving pictures.

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Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5

Complete the notes below.

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

CHILDREN’S ART AND CRAFT WORKSHOPS

Example                                                                                  Answer
Workshops organized every:                                                 Saturday

• Adults must accompany children under 1…………………………..

• Cost: £2.50

• Workshops held in: Winter House, 2………………………………..Street

• Security device: must push the 3…………………………….to open door

• Should leave the car behind the 4…………………………………………………..

• Book workshops by phoning the 5……………………………(on 200765)

Questions 6-10

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Next two workshops

Date Workshop title Children advised to wear Please bring (if possible)
16/11 “Building 6…………………” 7 ……………………………. 8…………………………….
23/11 9 “………………………….” (Nothing special) 10…………………………..

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

Complete the sentences below.

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

TRAIN INFORMATION

11. Local services depart from……………………railway station.

12. National services depart from the……………………railway station.

13. Trains for London depart every…………………….each day during the week.

14. The price of a first-class ticket includes…………………….

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Questions 15-17

Complete the table below.

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

Type of ticket Details
Standard open no restrictions
Super save travel after 8.45
Special travel after 15…………………………. and at weekends
16…………………………… buy at least six days ahead
limited numbers
17…………………………. essential

Questions 18-20

Choose THREE letters, A-G.

Which THREE attractions can you visit at present by train from Tre birch?

A. a science museum

B. a theme park

C. a climbing wall

D. a mining museum

E. an aquarium

F. a castle

G. a zoo

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-30

Complete the tables below.

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

Dissertation Tutorial Record (Education)

Name: Sandy Gibbons

Targets previously agreed Work completed Further action suggested
Investigate suitable data analysis software – Read IT 21…………………….
– Spoken to Jane Prince, Head of the 22…………………….
Sign up for some software practice sessions
Prepare a 23…………….. for survey – Completed and sent for review Add questions in section three on 24……………………………..
Further reading about discipline – Read Banerjee
– N.B. Couldn’t find Ericsson’s essays on managing the 25…………………………
Obtain from the library through special loans service
New Targets Specific suggestions Timing
Do further work on Chapter 1
(Give the title:
Context 26…………………………… )
– Add statistics on the 27……………….. in various zones
–  Include more references to works dated after 28……………………..
By the 29……………………………
Prepare a list of main sections for Chapter 2 – Use index cards to help the organization Before starting the 30……………………….

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-37

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

The history of moving pictures

31. Some photographs of a horse running showed

A. all feet off the ground.

B. at least one foot on the ground.

C. two feet off the ground.

32. The Scotsman employed by Edison

A. designed a system to use the technology Edison had invented.

B. used available technology to make a new system.

C. was already an expert in motion picture technology.

33. One major problem with the first system was that

A. only one person could be filmed.

B. people could only see very short films.

C. the camera was very heavy.

34. Rival systems started to appear in Europe after people had

A. been told about the American system.

B. seen the American system.

C. used the American system.

35. In 1895, a famous new system was developed by

A. a French team working alone.

B. a French and German team working together.

C. a German team who invented the word ‘cinema’.

36. Longer films were not made at the time because of problems involving

A. the subject matter.

B. the camera.

C. the film projector.

37. The Lantham Loop invention relied on

A. removing tension between the film reels.

B. adding three more film reels to the system.

C. making one of the film reels more effective.

Questions 38-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

38. The first motion picture was called the……………………………..

39. ……………………………were used for the first time on film in 1926.

40. Subtitles were added to The Lights of New York because of its …………………………………

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Answers

Section 1

1. 8

2. (in/on) Tamer

3. green button

4. library

5. education department

6. castles

7. old clothes

8. bottle tops

9. Undersea Worlds

10. silver paper

Section 2

11. King Street

12. central

13. half hour/30 minutes

14. refreshments

15. 10.15

16. Advance

17. (seat) reservations

18. C, D, G (in any order) 

19. C, D, G (in any order) 

20. C, D, G (in any order) 

Section 3

21. catalogue/catalogues

22. computer centre

23. checklist

24. teaching experience

25. classroom

26. review

27. schools

28. ((the) year) 2000

29. end of term

30. research

Section 4

31. A

32. B

33. C

34. A

35. A

36. C

37. A

38. Great Train Robbery

39. Sound effects

40. poor sound quality

 

Continue with… Test 75

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