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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. Write answers next to 18-20 on your answer sheet.

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. Write answers nex to 31-37 on your answer sheet.

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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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 A
37 C
38 Great Train Robbery
39 Sound effects
40 poor sound quality

 

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