IELTS Listening Practice Test 98

IELTS Listening Practice Test 98

SECTION 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

ORDER FORM

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 _________________

SECTION 2

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 youVe 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

3-1

SECTION 3

Questions 21-25

Choose FIVE letters, A-H.

Which FIVE things has Sally already done?

A. emailed four businesses                                                                               E. read A Starting Success

B. written up results                                                                                          F. skimmed a document

C. contacted three businesses                                                                          G. borrowed a book

D. started writing the assignment                                                                  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                                                    D language                                                  G scales

B choices                                                         E opening

C document                                                    F questions

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.

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

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

Results:

  • 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__________________.

Answer keys:

Section 1, Questions 1-10

  1. ZARA

  2. FUTUREWORLDS

  3. WATSON

  4. SELF-HELP

  5. 12.99

  6. CREDIT CARD

  7. 62 GREEN GARDENS

  8. FREE (DELIVERY)

  9. 21st FEBRUARY

  10. NEIGHBOUR

Section 2, Questions 11-20

  1. C

  2. B

  3. B

  4. A

  5. C

  6. B

  7. A

  8. C

  9. F

  10. D

Section 3, Questions 21-30

21 – 25. C, D, F, G, H (in any order}

  1. D

  2. A

  3. C

  4. G

  5. F

Section 4, Questions 31-40

  1. 3%

  2. PRODUCTIVE LAND

  3. FOOD SUPPLIES

  4. SATELLITE

  5. 3 CATEGORIES

  6. TOTAL PRODUCTIVITY

  7. BEST SOIL(S)

  8. 91 MILLION TONNES

  9. INDIA, CHINA

  10. FINANCIAL INCENTIVES

BONUS EXERCISE: GAP-FILLING 

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