IELTS Listening Practice Test 98

IELTS Listening Practice Test 98

In the Listening Test 98, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a telephone conversation between a customer and a sales assistant

Section 2 is an online guide giving a tour of the home of the future.

Section 3 is a conversation between a tutor and a student talking about the future assignment.

Section 4 is a presentation given by a student on the process of urbanization.


Section 1

Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.



Example:  Answer
Reason for calf: problems with WEBSITE
Name: 1________________ Freeman
Title of book: 2________________
Author:     Richard  3________________
Type of book:   4________________
Price:   £ 5________________
Payment method:  6________________
Delivery address:  7________________ , London N22 
Delivery type:   8________________
Delivery date:  9________________
Delivery instructions:  If out leave with a 10________________

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Questions 11-16

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C

11. What will wake people up in the home of the future?

A. Body temperature.

B. The sound of an alarm clock.

C. The movement of the bed.

12. What will shoes be able to do by themselves?

A. Walk faster.

B. Play music.

C. Float on air.

13. What kind of clothes will people be wearing?

A. Clothes that make us more intelligent.

B. Clothes that can interpret how we are feeling.

C. Clothes that are powered by electricity.

14. What can the house do?

A. Control the shower temperature.

B. Turn off the taps.

C. Wash your back.

15. What will the Internet be able to do?

A. Understand when you are worried

B. Project what’s in your fridge.

C. Help find something you’ve lost.

16. What will the fridge do when people are low on milk?

A. Deliver the milk.

B. Send an email to the shop.

C. Defrost some in the freezer.

Questions 17-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-F, next to questions 17-20.

The living room of the future


Section 3

Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25

Choose FIVE letters, A-H

Which FIVE things has Sally already done?

A. emailed four businesses

B. written up results

C. contacted three businesses

D. started writing the assignment

E. read A Starting Success

F. skimmed a document

G. borrowed a book

H. researched data

Questions 26-30

Complete the flow-chart below.

Choose FIVE answers from the box and choose the correct letter A-G for questions 26-30.

A. beginning

B. choices

C. document

D. language

E. opening

F. questions

G. scales

How to write a questionnaire

Keep your 26______________ simple

Try to make the 27_____________ of the document interesting.

Make sure that the 28________________ uses standard terms that aren’t too formal or informal

Limit or avoid open questions.

Use simple 29_______________ to make it quicker for the recipient.

Put your 30_______________ in a logical order.

Also check :

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.


Impact of Urbanization

The effects of urbanization:

Example: in the U.S.

only 31______________ of land built on

loss of 32_____________ far larger

Could impact on world 33_____________ in future

Research methods:

a weather 34______________ for clouds was used

land use divided into 35__________________.

data used to calculate the 36_______________ of all areas


urban areas often built on the 37__________________.

a second study confirmed that prime land is being converted

38__________________ of vegetation is lost per annum

The future:

countries such as 39_______________ and need to do investigations

stop investing in infrastructure in areas of fertile land

encourage people to move by giving them 40__________________.


Section 1

1. Zara

2. Future worlds

3. Watson

4. Self-help

5. 12.99

6. Credit card

7. 62 Green Gardens

8. Free(delivery)

9. 21st February/21 February

10. Neighbor/Neighbour


Section 2

11. C

12. B

13. B

14. A

15. C

16. B

17. A

18. C

19. F

20. D

Section 3

21. C, D, F, G, H (in any order)

22. C, D, F, G, H (in any order)

23. C, D, F, G, H (in any order)

244. C, D, F, G, H (in any order)

25. C, D, F, G, H (in any order)

26. D

27. A

28. C

29. G

30. F

Section 4

31. 3%/ three percent/3 per cent

32. Productive land

33. Food supplies

34. Satellite

35. 3 categories/ three categories

36. Total productivity

37. Best soil(s)

38. 91 million tons/91 million tonnes

39. India (and) China

40. Financial incentives

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