IELTS Listening Practice Test 88

IELTS Listening Practice Test 88
IELTS Listening Practice Test 88

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IELTS Listening Practice Test for IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training Test takers


Questions 1-7

Complete the form below.

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


Property to rent

Type of property:                                                                   1 __________________

Architectural type:                                                                 2 storey

Address:                                                                                  3281 2________________ , Richmond, British Columbia.

Monthly rent:                                                                          $700 3____________ plus $ 30 for 4 _______________

View of:                                                                                    5 _____________________

The landlord’s information

Name:                                                                                       6_________________

Address:                                                                                    as above

Telephone:                                                                                7 _________________

Cell phone:                                                                                903 2773987

Questions 5 – 10

Circle TWO letters A-E.

8. Which of the following does the kitchen contain?

A. dishwasher
B. washing machine
C. dryer
D. gas stove
E. microwave

9. Which of the following does the house have?

A. a swimming pool
B. air conditioning
C. central heating
D. a games room
E. a fireplace

10. Which amenities are nearby?

A. the university
B. a shopping mall
C. a park
D. a sport centre
E. a movie theatre


Question 11

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer.

11. What does WSP aim to promote?


Questions 12-17

Complete the table showing details of the projects.

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

Period:                                                     S = Short-term
M = Medium-term
L = Long-term

Country Period Project Special information
Japan S village 12___________ basic knowledge of Japanese required
Poland 13____________ renovating a children’s holiday centre  
Mexico S sea turtle conservation accommodation in school with 14____________
China 15 ____________ architecture; planning and design US $16____________ on arrival
India M provide medical care for 17___________ children  

Questions 18-20

Complete the flowchart.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

You complete an application form and send it with 18________________________

We send a “Welcome Pack” with:

  • general information
  • formal 19______________
  • a questionnaire.

We use the questionnaire to match you to your job.

  • 20______________before departure we send full detail of your placement.


Questions 21-30

Complete the table below as you listen.

Write A NUMBER or NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS to fill each space.

Name  What is it? Need people to
Grapevine 21 ________________
  • write features
  • 22________________
  • profread
  • 23 ________________
Concrete 24 ________________
  • 25 ________________
  • organise
Livewire 26 ________________ work in all areas of radio broadcasting
Nexus UTV student TV station
  • act
  • direct programmes
  • 27 ______________
  • be comedians
Notice Board 28 _________________
  • 29 ______________
  • produce the magazine
Student Web website
  • 30 _______________
  • do graphics
  • write articles


Questions 31 -40

Complete the summary below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Both social factors and the development of 31_have been important in the growth of tourism. It would appear that how much 32_ a country possesses is the main factor in whether its people will travel widely. Most tourists today are from the 33_world, but their populations are levelling off. Soon there will be an increase in the number of older tourists, who will be less likely to want to go 34_and will probably prefer alternatives such as trips to 35_.

Questions 36-40

Complete the tables below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Types of Tourism Technological Breakthrough
modern tourism jet plane
first package tour 36________________
new booking method 37________________
Destination Attraction
Ireland in the past countryside
Ireland today 38 ________________
Crystal City, USA brocoli ( a vegetable)
Gilroy, USA 39 ________________
Stratford, Canada 40 ________________

Answer keys:

Section 1, Questions 1-10

1. (modern) (family) house

2. Number One/No. 1 Road

3. per room

4. (the) cleaner/cleaning

5. (over) (the) ocean

6. Peter Truboise

7. 6047 4106

8. AE

9. CD

10. BC

Section 2, Questions 11-20

11. international understanding

12. improvement

13. M

14 (very)basic conditions

15. L

16. 250

17. disabled

18. (a) passport photo

19. terms and conditions

20. 1/A/One month

Section 3, Questions 21-30

21. (a) student magazine

22. sell advertising

23. take photographs

24. (a)newspaper

25. edit

26. student radio station

27. read the news

28. (a) magazine

29. write articles

30. write websites

Section 4, Questions 31-40

31. technology

32. wealth

33. developed

34. skiing

35. art galleries

36. (the) railway

37. (the) Internet

38. literature/writers

39. garlic

40 .drama (festival)


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