IELTS Listening Practice Test 14

by | Mar 27, 2020 | IELTS Tests, Listening

IELTS Listening Practice Test 14

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-8

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

TOUR OF EUROPEAN CAPITALS 
Leader: Jenny Allen
Driver: Ray 1……………..
Duration: 2…………….. days
DAY ONE Wolverhampton => London arrive 1:00 Lunch

3:00 3……………..
5:00  book into hotel
4…………….. theatre trip
11:00 back at hotel
5……………..
DAY TWO London => 6……………..

7:00 breakfast
9:30 Eurostar
1:00 book into Hotel 7……………..
5:00 – 8…………….. free time
8:30 dinner

Questions 9-10

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

9. Why is there no tour of Brussels?

10. What will the group be visiting in Amsterdam?

 

SECTION 2:

QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-14

Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

BUSINESS PLANNING EXERCISE
FORM: PRESENTATION WITH 11……………..
STUDENT TASK WHY
Mark  financial 12…………….. good at figures
Andrew helping Mark 13…………….. with figures
Jessica helping Debbie good research skills
Debbie research 14…………….. good research skills

 

Questions 15–18

Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

  • The presentation will be in 15…………….. weeks.
  • Jessica cannot work on the presentation next week because she’ll be 16……………..
  • Most of the basic work on the project will be done by 17……………..
  • The meeting to discuss the progress of the project will take place on 18……………..

Questions 19-20

Choose the best answer A – D.

19. What time will the final meeting take place?

A. 11:00

B. 12:00

C. 1:00

D. 2:00

 

20. Who will present the final talk?

A. a Japanese student

B. Mark

C. Jessica

D. no one chosen yet

 

SECTION 3:

QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-27

Complete the interviewer’s notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

                                                                                 INTERVIEW NOTES
Position: Assistant in languages department
Interviewer: Mrs Davis
Applicant: 21…………….. Barracco
Appointment: 22……………..  now 23……………..
Application form already received and checked: 24……………..(Yes/No)
English Level: Fair                                Good                           Excellent
Work Experience:  Worked in a bank 25……………..
To teach: ENGLISH / ITALIAN/ RUSSIAN
Commitments: Applied for place on 26……………..
Details of teaching position: Teach course on 27……………..

 

Questions 28-30

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

28. What is the interviewee particularly concerned about?

29. Where will the interviewee live?

30. When will the interviewee find out if she will be employed as a teaching assistant?

 

SECTION 4:

QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31–32

Circle the correct answer A – D.

31. Tonight’s ceremony is mainly

A. to celebrate the centenary of the college.

B. to celebrate the achievements of the college over 100 years.

C. to present a prize to the college.

D. to present prizes to the students.

 

32. Government figures show that the college’s main strengths are

A. teaching, research and care for students.

B. research and engineering.

C. teaching and engineering.

D. engineering research and care for students.

 

Questions 33–36

Complete each sentence in NO MORE THAN ONE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER

  • In 1900, the area’s traditional industries were weaving, 33…………….. making and agriculture.
  • The college originally wanted to help the most impoverished but 34…………….. boys from the town and local area.
  • Dr Bart Halliday is 35…………….. for winning the Nobel Prize.
  • By 1917 it was producing 36…………….. highly qualified graduate engineers a year.

 

Questions 37–40

Write a short answer to these questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

37. Why didn’t Lucian Dewdley finish his studies?

38. What invention brought fame to the college?

39. In which other areas has the college become renowned?

40. How long has the speaker been Principal of the College?

 

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Answers

1. Smith

2. 6/six

3. sites/tour of London

4. 30 (pm)

5. eat/drink/eat and drink

6. Paris

7. King George

8. 8 (pm)

9. because of elections/blocked off roads

10. Van Gogh (accept Goph/Goff) exhibition

11. handouts

12. costing

13. experience

14. smaller companies

15. two/2

16. having (minor) surgery/in hospital

17. Debbie and Andrew

18. Thursday

19. B

20. D

21. Gina

22. father (in London)

23. Thursday afternoon/2 o’clock

24. Yes

25. for two summers

26. Master’s (course)

27. Italian media

28. money

29. (her) college (accommodation)

30. couple of weeks/two weeks

31. D

32. A

33. cutlery

34. brightest

35. known

36. 300

37. because of illness

38. (Bell) racing engine

39. bridge building (technology)

40. 12 years/a dozen years

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