IELTS Listening Practice Test 1

by | Mar 25, 2020 | IELTS Tests, Listening

IELTS Listening Practice Test 1

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-6

Complete the table below.

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

Budget accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand

Accommodation Price (dormitory) Comments
Travellers’ Lodge Example fully booked
Bingley’s US$ 1………….. •   in town centre

•   cafe with regular 2………….. nights

•   sundeck

Chalet Lodge US$ 18.00 •   located in a 3…………..alpine setting

•   10 mins from town centre

•   4………….. are welcome

Globetrotters US$ 18.50 •   in town centre

•   5………….. included

•   chance to win a 6…………..

Questions 7-10

Who wants to do each of the activities below?

A only Jacinta
B only Lewis
C both Jacinta and Lewis

Write the correct letter, A. B or C next to Questions 7-10.

7. bungee jump

8. white-water rafting

9. jet-boat ride

10. trekking on wilderness trail

 

SECTION 2: QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter. A, B or C.

 

11. Jack says that in London these days, many people

A. see cycling as a foolish activity.

B. have no experience of cycling.

C. take too many risks when cycling.

 

12. If people want to cycle to school or work. CitiCyclist helps them by

A. giving cycling lessons on the route they take.

B. advising them on the safest route to choose.

C. teaching them basic skills on quiet roads first.

 

13 Jack works with some advanced cyclists who want to develop

A. international competitive riding skills.

B. knowledge of advanced equipment.

C. confidence in complex road systems.

 

14 CitiCyclist supports the view that cyclists should

A. have separate sections of the road from motor traffic.

B. always wear protective clothing when cycling.

C. know how to ride confidently on busy roads.

Questions 15-17

List THREE types of organisations for which CitiCyclist provides services.

A. training courses

B. schools

C. local councils

D. individuals

E. companies

Questions 18-20

Complete the notes below.

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

website address:                citicyclist.co.uk

phone:                                     18…………..

cost (single person):             19………….. £ per lesson

usual length of course:         20…………..  (except complete beginners)

 

SECTION 3 : QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-23

Answer the questions below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21. What do Sharon and Xiao Li agree was the strongest aspect of their presentation?

22. Which part of their presentation was Xiao Li least happy with?

23. Which section does Sharon feel they should have discussed in more depth?

Questions 24-27

Choose the correct letters A-C.

24. Sharon and Xiao Li were surprised when the class said

A. they spoke too quickly.

B. they included too much information.

C. their talk was not well organised.

 

25. The class gave Sharon and conflicting feedback on their

A. timing.

B. use of visuals.

C. use of eye contact.

 

26. The class thought that the presentation was different from the others because

A. the analysis was more detailed.

B. the data collection was more wide-ranging.

C. the background reading was more extensive

 

27. Which bar chart represents the marks given by the tutor?

A. Graph A

B. Graph B

C. Graph C

 

Questions 28-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

The tutor says that the 28………………. of the presentation seemed rather sudden.

The tutor praises the students’ discussion of the 29………………. of their results.

The tutor suggests that they could extend the 30………………. review in their report.

SECTION 4 : QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-33

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

The World Health Organisation says a healthy city must;

  • have a 31………………. and clean environment.
  • meet the 32………………. of all its inhabitants.
  • provide easily accessible health services.
  • encourage ordinary people to take part in 33……………….
Questions 34-40

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

Place / Project Aim Method Achievement
Sri Lanka

Community Contracts System

to upgrade squatter settlements the 34………………. constructed infrastructure, e.g. drains, paths •   better housing and infrastructure

•   provided better 35………………. opportunities

Mali

cooperative

to improve sanitation in city •   36………………. graduates organising garbage collection

•   public education campaign via 37………………. discussion groups

•   greater environmental awareness

•   improved living conditions

Egypt

(Mokattam)

38……………….

to support disadvantaged women women provided with the 39………………. equipment for sewing and weaving • rise in the 40……………….and quality of life of young women
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Answers

1. 75

2. theme

3. quiet

4. children

5. breakfast

6. (free) sky(-)dive

7. A

8. C

9. B

10. C

11. B

12. A

13. C

14. C

15, 16, 17 B,C,E (Any Order)

18. 020 7562 4028/02075624028

19. 50/27.5

20. 3 hours/hrs

21. (the/their) technique

22. (answering) (the/students’) questions

23. (the/their) solutions

24. A

25. B

26. B

27. C

28. ending

29. limitations

30. literature

31. safe

32. basic needs

33. local government

34. residents

35. economic

36. secondary school

37. films

38. Women’s Centre/Women’s Center

39. skills

40. status

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