IELTS Listening Practice Test 90

IELTS Listening Practice Test 90

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


Questions 1 – 4

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

Name                                                                       William Glass

Email                                                                       1 ______________________

Date                                                                         26th February 2007

Occupation                                                              2 ______________________

Age                                                                           29

Marital status                                                          3 ______________________

Children                                                                   no

Salary                                                                       4 £_____________ thousand/ year

Questions 5 – 8

Write the appropriate letter on your answer sheet.

Current residence

Type House Flat
5. Size A. Below 100 sq.m.

B. 100-200 sq.m.

C. Over 200 sq.m.

6. Ownership A. rented

B. owner occupier

C. owned/rented by company

Future residence 

7. Cost A. up to £50,000


C. £100,000-£200,000

D. £200,000-£250,000

E. over £250,000

8. Size (excl. garden) A. Below 100 sq.m.

B. 100-200 sq.m.

C. Over 200 sq.m.

Moving? 0 – 3 months

4-6 months

7-9 months

10 -12 months

over 12 months

Questions 9-10

Answer the following questions and write the appropriate letter(s) on your answer sheet.

NB More than one letter may be correct for each answer.

9. Which people/organizations are involved in the Haydon housing project?

A. A private company.
B. The government.
C. A housing association.
D. Co-operatives.

10. Which facilities will Mr Glass use at the Haydon housing project?

A. The cinema.
B. The shopping centre.
C. The golf course.
D. The fitness centre.


Question 11

What does EEA stand for ?


Questions 12-16

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

Stamp Applies to Conditions
none EEA citizens none
restriction on working non-EEA citizens- course lasts more than 6 months 12 __________ can work maximum 20 hours per week unless work placement is essential part of course.

Cannot run own business or work as professional sports person or entertainer.

Cannot hold a 13______________ position. but can do fulltime, short-term work during holidays.

Cannot automatically include 14 ______________ as evidence of ability to support yourself financially.

prohibition on working non-EEA citizens- course lasts 6 months or less Not allowed to work at all.

May apply to have it changed.

If you can provide evidence that you will be 15 passport stamp will normally be changed.

Illegal to 16 ___________ before getting stamp changed.

Questions 17-20

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

The spouse or child of a non-EEA student can work if they have a stamp that doesn’t 17__________________. However, they may not run 18_____________ Government 19_______________________on working after completion of your studies may change in the near future. Special rules apply to 20____________________.

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Questions 21-23

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

21. Things that seem exciting and fascinating can later seem_according to Ali and Jatinder.

22. Even people from cultures that are_to that in the UK can suffer from culture shock.

23. Jatinder didn’t attend an_because her parents wouldn’t let her go early.

Questions 24-26

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

24. Which member of the academic staff can help with culture shock, according to Ali?

25. What scheme does Jatinder talk about?

26. What does Ali say Katarina should do regarding her family?

Questions 27-30

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

27. The ___________________ may also have information about national or cultural groups outside the university.

28. Ali suggests that staying ____________________can help overcome culture shock.

29. Katarina decides to register at the__________________________.

30. For religious people, the student union has a register of _________________________.


Questions 31-34

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

31. Which course is this one based on?

32. What doesn’t the course cover?

33. What two items does each participant receive?

34. Can non-professionals take the course?

Questions 35-36

Complete the notes on the benefits of the course using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

a quick insight into modem electronics emphasis on practical devices and systems assumes no 35 ________________________

can function as a 36____________________ hands on simulations certificate of completion

Questions 37-40

Complete the following information on the course content using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. 

Unit 1                                    37______________________

Unit 2                                    Ohm’s Law

Unit 6                                    38______________________ inductors and transformers

Unit 8                                    39______________________ Semiconductors

Unit 10                                   40______________________ and further applications

Answer keys:

Section 1, Questions 1-10

  1. [email protected]
  2. civil servant
  3. single
  4. 24-36
  5. A
  6. B
  7. B
  8. B
  9. AB
  10. ABD

Section 2, Questions 11-20

  1. European Economic Area
  2. During term-time
  3. permanent full-time
  4. (your) earnings
  5. on a placement
  6. begin your placement
  7. mention employment
  8. their own business
  9. policies
  10. doctors, dentists, nurses

Section 3, Questions 21-30

  1. strange (and) frightening
  2. (very) similar
  3. induction programme
  4. personal tutor
  5. buddy/mentoring/mentor {system)
  6. keep in touch/contact
  7. student union
  8. healthy (and) active
  9. (university) sports centre
  10. places of worship

Section 4, Questions 31-40

  1. Overview of Electronics
  2. digital electronics
  3. book, CD-ROM
  4. yes
  5. prior knowledge
  6. refresher course
  7. electronic systems
  8. magnetism
  9. (An) Introduction to
  10. A review unit


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