IELTS Listening Practice Test 82

IELTS Listening Practice Test
IELTS Listening Practice Test

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Questions 1-6

Complete the form below.

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


Example                                            Answer
Patients name:                                 Martin Hansen

Faculty of                                          1__________________

Address:                                            13 2________________ Street, Perth

Telephone:                                        3__________________

Date of Birth:                                   15th June, 1986

Serious illness/ accident:               4__________________

Operations:                                      5__________________

Allergies:                                          6__________________

Questions 7-9

Circle the correct letters A-C.

7. Why is Martin visiting the doctor?

A. He suffers from headaches.
B. He suffers from nausea.
C. He has an infection.

8. How many hours does Martin usually sleep each night?

A. Less than eight.
B. Between eight and nine.
C. More than nine.

8. Which of these describes Martin’s problem?

A. It’s continuous and constant.
B. It’s worse during the daytime.
C. It’s worse in the evening and at night.

Question 10

Circle TWO letters A-E.

10. Which of these things does the doctor suggest Martin should do?

A. change his diet
B. have his eyes tested
C. sleep more
D. take more exercise
E. take some medicine


Questions 11 -20

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


General details

  • Place: 11_
  • Address: 1,12_
  • Dates: 6th October to 13_

Display details

  • jewellery
  • furniture
  • ceramics
  • 14
  • sculpture

Expect to see:

                            crockery in the shape of 15______________

                            silver jewellery, e.g. large rings with 16________________

                            a shoe sculpture made out of 17_______________

Go to demonstrations called 18  “________________“


Course include:                  Chinese brush painting


                                             silk painting

Fees include:                     studio use

                                            access to the shop

                                            supply of 20__________________


Questions 21-23

Circle the appropriate answer.

21. Dave thinks the last tutorial

A. was exciting and Sarah disagrees.
B. was not exciting and Sarah disagrees.
C. wasn’t very interesting and Sarah agrees.
D. was good and Sarah feels she has to agree.

22. Sarah states that she understood

A. a very small part of the tutorial.
B. all of the tutorial.
C. most of the tutorial, but parts of it were incomprehensible.
D. none of the tutorial.

23. Sarah and Dave have just attended a tutorial on

A. study skills for English Literature.
B. reading in literature.
C. writing in literature.
D. general studies.

Questions 24-2

Listen and complete the table below with the appropriate numbers.

  Sarah Dave Terry Arnold
pages per hour 25-30 24_________ 120 25__________
books per week 1 26_________ 27__________ 20

Questions 28-30

Using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each blank space, complete the sentences below.

28. Terry thinks it is important to develop one’s reading speed to______________.

29. Terry felt _______________after his first tutorial with Dr. Pratt.

30. When Terry first arrived at university, his reading speed was___________________pages per hour.


Complete the summary.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answers.


Sneaker: Kevin Ackrovd from the 31____________


Problem: The recant. 32 put extreme pressure on 33_________________

Contributing factors:

  • economic development
  • 34___________________
  • industrial expansion
  • 35___________________

Two particularly important factors:

  • 36________________ is likelv to continue.
  • Industry, especially tourism which competes with 37_________________ farming industries.


Need to

  • raise profile of coastal zone
  • exercise greater vision
  • 38____________________


Need for

  • long-term view
  • broad view
  • modem 39_______________
  • consultation with 40__________________

Answer keys:

Section 1, Questions 1-10

  1. Medicine

  2. Chatham

  3. 01734 24655

  4. (a) broken leg/broke leg

  5. none/no (operations)

  6. dust (and) cats

  7. A

  8. B

  9. C

  10. B (and) E

Section 2, Questions 11-20

  1. Royal Museum

  2. Queen’s Park Road/Rd

  3. 10th December/Dec.

  4. metalwork

  5. (garden) vegetables

  6. coloured stones

  7. (white) paper 1$ Face to Face

  8. pencil drawing

  9. all materials

Section 3, Questions 21-30

  1. D

  2. C

  3. A

  4. 60 -70 (sixty to seventy)

  5. 160

  6. one/1

  7. three/3

  8. suit the circumstances

  9. so inadequate

  10. twenty-five/25

Section 4, Questions 31-40

  1. Department of Environment

  2. population shift/urban expansion/ population growth/expansion

  3. coastal environment/environment of coast/natural resources/ water resources

34. aging population

  1. government policies

  2. urban sprawl/urban expansion/growth

  3. (intensive) fish and shellfish

  4. adopt (a) national approach/ nationwide coordination

  5. management and practices

  6. people affected/people concerned


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