IELTS Listening Practice Test 4

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IELTS Listening Practice Test 4

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-4

Circle the correct letters A-C.

Example

Which course is the man interested in?

  1. English
  2. Mandarin
  3. Japanese

1. What kind of course is the man seeking?

A. Daytime

B. Evenings

C. Weekends

 

2. How long does the man want to study?

A. 12 weeks

B. 6 months

C. 8 months

 

3. What proficiency level is the student?

A. Beginner

B. Intermediate

C. Advanced

 

4. When does the man want to start the course?

A. March

B. June

C. September

Questions 5-10

Complete the form.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Language Centre

Client Information Card

  • Name: Richard 5 ………………….
  • E-mail address: 6 ………………….@hotmail.com
  • Date of birth: 7 …………………. 1980
  • Reason for studying Japanese: 8 ………………….
  • Specific learning needs: 9 ………………….
  • Place of previous study (if any): 10 ………………….

SECTION 2 : QUESTIONS 11-20

Questions 11-12

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer

The story illustrates that dogs are 11 …………………. animals.

The people of the town built a 12 …………………. of a dog.

Questions 13-20

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

TYPE OF WORKING DOG ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS FOR THE JOB ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Sheepdogs Smart, obedient Herd sheep and 13 …………………. them
Guide dogs Confident and 14 …………………. The training paid for by 15 ………………….
Guard dogs and

16 ………………….dogs

Tough and courageous Dogs and trainers available through

17 ………………….

Detector dogs Need to really 18 …………………. In Sydney, they catch 19 …………………. a month
Transport dogs Happy working 20 …………………. The international treaty bans huskies from Antarctica

SECTION 3: QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-23

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer.

Braille – a system of writing for the blind

  • Louis Braille was blinded as a child in his 21 ………………….
  • Braille invented the writing system in the year 22 ………………….
  • An early writing system for the blind used embossed letters.
  • A military system using dots was called 23 ………………….

Questions 24-27

Circle the correct letters A-C.

24. Which diagram shows the Braille positions?

oooo
oooo
oooo
oo
oo
oo
ooo
ooo
A B C

A. A

B. B

C. C

 

25. What can the combined dots represent?

A. both letters and words

B. only individual words

C. only letters of the alphabet

 

26. When was the Braille system officially adopted?

A. as soon as it was invented

B. two years after it was invented

C. after Louis Braille had died

 

27 What is unusual about the way Braille is written?

A. It can only be written using a machine.

B. The texts have to be read backwards.

C. Handwritten Braille is created in reverse.

 

Questions 28-30

What THREE SUBJECTS use Braille code?

A. Physics

B. Maths

C. Music

D. Theater study

E. Science

SECTION 4 : QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-35

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS and/ or A NUMBER for each answer

Question:

Can babies remember any 31 ………………….?

Experiment with babies:

Apparatus:

baby in cot

colourful mobile

some 32 ………………….

Re-introduce mobile between one and 33 …………………. later.

                                                                          Table showing memory test results

Baby’s age Maximum memory span
2 months 2 days
3 months 34 ………………….
21 months several weeks
2 years 35 ………………….

Questions 36-40

 Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR NUMBER for each answer

Research questions:

Is memory linked to 36…………………. development?

Can babies 37…………………. their memories?

Experiment with older children:

Stages in incident:

a) lecture taking place

b) object falls over

c) 38 ………………….

Table showing memory test results
Age % remembered next day % remembered after 5 months
Adults 70% 39 ………………….
9-year-olds 70% Less than 60%
6-year-olds Just under 70% better than 40 ………………….
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Answers

1. B

2. A

3. B

4. C

5. Hagerty

6. ricky45

7. 29(th) February

8. business

9. conversation/to communicate

10. (at) school

11. loyal

12. statue

13. (possibly) count

14. gentle (nature)

15. donations/donors

16. search and rescue

17. (international) database

18. love their food/love food/love eating

19. 80 people/eighty people

20. in a team

21. father’s workshop

22. 1824

23. night writing

24. B

25. A

26. C

27. C

28/29/30. B,C,E (any order)

31. (particular) events

32. string(s)

33. 14 days

34. (a) fortnight/2 weeks/two weeks

35. (over) six months/6 months

36. language

37. retrieve/recall/recover

38. (an) argument

39. 70%

40. 40%

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