IELTS Listening Practice Test 77

IELTS Listening Practice Test 77

In the Listening Test 77, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a salesman and a customer.

Section 2 is a presentation on the places you can visit in the locality of the university.

Section 3 is a university radio programme on leaping the language barrier. 

Section 4 is a monologue on the subject of amazing discoveries.

Audio

 

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-3

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of sending things by air?

2. What might cause delays in transportation?

3. When will the customer arrive in Canada?

Questions 4-6

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

4. The costs on the price list include __________________.

5. The customer isn’t sending ______________________.

6. There is no extra charge for packing ________________.

Questions 7-10

Complete the following information.

Customer name 7 ……………………………..
Shipping from 14 Hopton Close, Porton, 8 …………………………….., UK
Shipping to 9 …………………………….. Road, Toronto, TR12 3CN, Canada.
Contact number (mobile) 0977 023685
Collection date 19th
Crates 3 x 2 cubic metres
Total cost £360
Notes Must finish packing by 10 ……………………………..

Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-14

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

11. On the beach, there was a cast of a ___________________

12. The area is one of the best in Europe for finding _____________________

13. The museum contains reconstructions that are ______________________

14. Neovenator means ________________________

Questions 15-17

From the following list, choose the 3 things that you can experience at the museum.

Write your answers on your answer sheet in any order.

A. cutting fossils from rocks

B. activity sheets for children

C. sitting inside a T-Rex jaw

D. sitting on a dinosaur’s brain

E. the smell of dead dinosaurs

F. a map of where some dinosaurs lived

G. an exhibition of dinosaur artwork

Questions 18-20

Complete the following notes about admission and getting to the museum.

Opening times      10 a.m. – 6 p.m. April- October.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. November – March.
Admission Adults-£4.75
Children 18_____________ -£2.75
Family (2 adults + 2 children) – £13
Students/Pensioners – £3.75 includes 2-hour guided dinosaur tour
Getting there bus number 30 from the 19______________ of the university
Groups 20_______________ for groups of 8 or more, if booked in advance
Contact details Tel.-01940434
Website – www.sandowndinosaur.com

Section 3

Question 21-30

Questions 21

Write the correct letter on your answer sheet.

Which three guests are on the radio programmer?

A. Tony Wu, an undergraduate student from China, Susan Hall, International Student, and Wendy Clark, Head of the University.

B. Tony Wu, a Master’s student from China, Susan Hall, International Student, and Wendy Clark, Head of the ESL Unit.

C. Tony Wu, a Master’s student from China, Susan Hall, International Student Liaison, and Wendy Clark, Head of English.

D. Tony Wu, a Master’s student from China, Susan Hall, International Student Liaison, and Wendy Clark, Head of the ESL Unit.

Questions 22-24

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

22. Tony Wu took a Pre-Master’s course because of his__________________English.

23. Susan says international students are a__________________of funds for universities.

24. Wendy says living amongst native speakers helps students___________________.

Questions 25-27

Choose the correct answer, A, B, C or D.

25. How many students on Tony’s course passed?

A. All of them.

B. 28

C. 23

D. 5

26. How many universities in the country have a special course for international students?

A. All of them.

B. More than 12.

C. 12.

D. Less than 12.

27. What do private colleges focus on, according to Wendy?

A. Pre-Master’s courses.

B. Exam-related courses.

C. General English courses.

D. Technological terminology.

Questions 28-30

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

28. Wendy says a pre-Masters course should encourage students to___________________their teachers.

29. Wendy says a pre-Masters course costs the same as a____________________Master’s programme.

30. Susan thinks a_________________________for such courses would be good.

Also check: IELTS Listening tips

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS  AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

31. Tiktaalik rosae is considered to be an evolutionary _________________.

32. Tiktaalik rosae lived around __________________ ago.

33. The remains of the Tiktaalik rosae were found 600 miles from the ____________________.

Questions 34-38

Label the diagram, of Tiktaalik rosae using NO MORE THAN THREE  WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each gap.

4-1

Questions 39-40

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS  for each answer.

39. How long had the researchers been looking when they found the Tiktaalik remains?

40. Where were the late Devonian rocks originally created?

Answers

Section 1

1. faster, more expensive

2. logistics, weather (conditions)

3. 19th next month

4. tax (and) insurance

5. furniture

6. fragile items/things

7. Debra Whealing

8. PT6 2JA

9. 42a Lake View

10. 1 o’clock/13:00

Section 2

11. dinosaur’s footprint

12. dinosaur fossils

13. full-size / full size

14. new hunter

15. B, E, F (in any order)

16. B, E, F (in any order)

17. B, E, F (in any order)

18. under 15

19. main gate

20. discount

Section 3

21. D

22. lack of fluency

23. significant source

24. develop language skills

25. C

26. B

27. B

28. challenge

29. full

30. nationwide benchmark

Section 4

31. missing link

32. 375 million years

33. North Pole (NB capital letters not required)

34. sharp teeth

35. 1.2-2.7

36. clearly defined

37. strong

38. wrist joint

39. 5/five years

40. near (the) equator

Continue with..Test 78

Written By

Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *