IELTS Listening Practice Test 96

IELTS Listening Practice Test 96

In the Listening Test 96, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a student and a librarian.

Section 2 is a monologue about extending the leave to remain in the UK.

Section 3 is a conversation between an interviewer and an interviewee.

Section 4 is a lecture on the geography of the United Kingdom.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

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

Surname 1_______________
Given nameGarba
Local address2_______________ 
Home addressLagos, Nigeria
Date of birth 3_______________ 

Questions 5-7

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

5. How many other UK universities have libraries open 24 hours?

6. What size photocopies are available at the library?

7. How many entries are there on the library database?

Questions 8-10

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

8. It is not necessary to be _______________ on the lower floor of the library.

9. What is on the upper floor of the library? ________________

10. It is not always necessary to make an appointment to use the ___________________ room.

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13

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

11. Students on courses lasting over a year are usually given until ______________________ to leave the country.

12. You should send your application ______________________ before your permission expires.

13. Your application must only include _____________________ documents.

Questions 14-16

Decide which three things ALL applicants MUST send when extending their leave to remain.

Write the appropriate letters in boxes 14-16 in any order.

A. Your passport.

B. Your children’s passports.

C. Your Police Registration Certificate.

D. A letter from your college or university saying that you are on a full-time course of study, or that you will be beginning one.

E. Bank statements covering the past three months.

F. A recent passport-sized photograph of yourself.

G. Recent passport-sized photos of your children.

Questions 17-20

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

17. Where can you download the FLRS application form?_______________

18. Which postal service should you use when sending your application?_______________

19. Which organization has a 24-hour emergency line?_______________

20. How long do people have to appeal a decision?_______________

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Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

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

21. The professor already knows something about Clare from her ____________________.

22. The professor wants to ask Clare about her experience and ___________________.

23. Clare studied ___________________ at University.

24. Clare felt she would be more _______________________ if she was further from her family.

25. Clare chose Infrastructure as one of her _____________________ optional courses.

Questions 26-30

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

26. What did Clare want to concentrate on in her studies?_____________

27. During which time of the year did she work abroad?_____________

28. What didn’t she like in India?_____________

29. What did the workers have to remove to make the roads in Sierra Leone?_____________

30. What Masters’ course does Clare plan to take?_____________

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-35

Complete the information in the table using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

31_________Englandmostly lowland upland in 32_______________Manufacturing

farming services

Scotlandmountains lochs


glens (valleys)

oil electronics


fishing forestry

Wales34_______________ mountains lakesElectronics auto parts 35____________

healthcare professional services

Northern Irelandbeautiful countrysidetourism

Questions 36-40

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

36. What kind of weather do many foreigners think Britain has?_____________

37. Which is the driest month in London?_____________

38. Which part of Britain tends to be drier?_____________

39. Where is snow usual in winter?_____________

40. When is the weather generally most variable?_____________


Section 1

1. Buwal

2. 16 Bridgeway Road

3. 25th May 1983

4. M.Sc. Engineering

5. one/1

6. A4

7. (about) half a million/ 500000

8. silent

9. books (and) reports

10. video and DVD

Section 2

11. 31st October

12. one/1 month

13. (the) original

14. A, D, F (in any order)

15. A, D, F (in any order)

16. A, D, F (in any order)

17. Home Office website

18. recorded delivery

19. Immigration Advisory Service

20. (a) few days

Section 3

21. application form

22. academic background

23. geography

24. independent

25. third year

26. human geography

27. (the) summer

28. (the) climate

29. vegetation

30. Development Studies

Section 4

31. Great Britain

32. north and west

33. lakes

34. coastline

35. food processing

36. rain (and) fog

37. April

38. (the) east

39. (parts of) Scotland

40. early spring


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