IELTS Listening Practice Test 8

by | Mar 26, 2020 | IELTS Tests, Listening

IELTS Listening Practice Test 8

SECTION 1: QUESTIONS 1-10

Questions 1-3

Complete the description of the man’s briefcase using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS/LETTERS for each answer.

Very light brown briefcase, approx. 50 x 30 cm. Distinctive 1…………… clasp on the front. Red trimmings. Black 2…………… Initials 3…………… on the clasp.

Questions 4-7

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

4. What ‘is the lost property number given to the man?

5. When does the lost property office open?

6. How is the man going to the airport next week?

7. What is to the left of the lost property office?

 

Questions 8-10

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS NUMBERS for each answer.

8. What is the shortest time lost items are kept by the office?

9. How often does the office sell lost items?

10. Where does the money from the December sale go?

 

SECTION 2: QUESTIONS 11-20

Question 11

Choose THREE letters, A-D

Decide which method or methods of sending money abroad is/are being described. Write

You need a local bank account to use this.

A. for international money order.

B. for bank draft.

C. for electronic transfer.

D. for telegraphic transfer.

 

Questions 12-14

Decide which method or methods of sending money abroad is/are being described. Write

A for international money order.
B for bank draft.
C for electronic transfer.
D for telegraphic transfer.

12. You can avoid a commission fee if you use a local bank and the local currency.

13. Using a local bank and the local currency will allow you to get access to your money sooner.

14. This is the quickest way to send money abroad.

Questions 15-16

Complete the following summary about taking money out of your country.

Your government might 15…………… of money in and out of your country, so you might need to find out how to 16…………… to transfer money if there is a limit on transfers and what regulations there are.

 

Questions 17-20

Complete the following notes about having enough money for your first few days abroad

Advantages Disadvantages
Cash useful for 17…………… less secure
Travellers’ cheques insured against 18…………… can be 19…………… in some shops /restaurants not widely accepted
Credit cards widely accepted can get cash from bank machines may involve 20……………commission fee being charged

SECTION 3 : QUESTIONS 21-30

Questions 21-24

Complete the notes on the purposes of a lesson plan using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

A LESSON PLAN 
help with 21……………

creates a focus

show material

clarifies 22……………

reminder to put aims first

23…………… student problems

creates opportunities for solutions

brings lesson 24……………

teacher-student interaction

distribution of time for each activity

reminder of materials

Questions 25-28

Complete the following notes on the example lesson plan.

Student level 25……………
Time 50 minutes
Class profile academic, 3-months study, improve spoken English
Aims elicit reading comprehension and speaking abilities for storytelling, practice present simple and the past simple
Teacher’s aims 26……………
Assumptions students can understand instructions
Anticipated problems students may not know some extreme sports 27……………
Solutions elicit differences using questions
Teaching aids textbook, blackboard, chalk, chalk eraser, pictures of 28……………climbing

Questions 29-30

Answer the questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

29. When using books, what should the student definitely write down, apart from the title?

30. What does the tutor give the student a list of?

 

SECTION 4: QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-34

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR NUMBERS for each answer.

31. Which three foreign languages are traditionally taught in the USA?

32. How old are the youngest schoolchildren learning Chinese?

33. How many students are learning the leading 15 languages?

34. What percentage of Europeans speak a second language?

 

Questions 35-38

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

35…………… are secondary to cultural exchange at Potomac Elementary.

The young boy finds writing the strokes of Chinese characters in the 36……………to be difficult.

The lecturer says that children take more interest in learning if 37…………… do.

Apart from Chinese, the NEP focuses on 38……………

 

Question 39

Decide which university student or students (A, B and/or C) is being referred to.

Who started learning Chinese as an interest?

A. Student A

B. Student B

C. Student C

Question 40

Who are learning Chinese to help with their future career?

A. Student A

B. Student B

C. Student C

 

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Answers

1. (bright) red

2. handle

3. AEJ

4. EDV 758

5. 6 am./06:00

6. (by) underground/subway/tube

7. (large/electronic) departures board

8. 3/three months

9. twice a year

10. (to) children’s charity

11. B, C, D

12. B

13. B

14. D

15. control the flow

16. get permission

17(. covering) small purchases

18. loss or theft

19. used like cash

20. (quite) substantial

21. pace and timing

22. aims

23. highlight(s) potential

24. cohesion and coherence/coherence and cohesion

25. low-intermediate

26. avoid excessive instructions

27. vocabulary

28. rock and mountain/mountain and rock

29. page numbers

30. websites

31. French, Spanish, German (NB in any order)

32. 6/six

33. 4 million/1400000

34. 7

35. weighty national priorities

36. right order

37. (their) parents

38. Arabic, Korean, Russian (NB in any order)

39. A

40. A, B, C

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