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IELTS Listening test 1

 

Part 1

Questions 1-5
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Apartments Facilities Other Information Cost
Rose Garden Apartments studio flat

Example: entertainment program: Greek Dancing

£219
Blue Bay Apartments large salt-water swimming pool

just 1metres
from beach
near shops

£275

2 Apartments

terrace watersports £490
The Grand

– Greek paintings
– 3

– overlooking 4
– near a supermarket and a disco

5 £

Questions 6-10
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

                             GREEK ISLAND HOLIDAYS
Insurance Benefits Maximum Amount
Cancellation 6 £
Hospital

£600. Additional benefit allows a 7 to travel to resort

8

departure
Up to £1000. Depends on reason
Personal belongings Up to £3000; £500 for one 9

Name of Assistant Manager: Ben 10
Direct phone line: 081260 543216

Part 2

Questions 11-13
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Winridge Forest Railway Park

11. Simon’s idea for a theme park came from

12. When they started, the family decided to open the park only when
13. Since opening, the park has had

Questions 14-18

What is currently the main area of work of each of the following people?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A- H, next to questions 14-18.

Area of work

A advertising
B animal care
C building
D educational links
E engine maintenance
F food and drink
G sales
H staffing

People
14.
Simon (the speaker)

15. Liz
16. Sarah
17. Duncan
18. Judith

Questions 19 and 20
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.

Feature Size Biggest Challenge Target Age Group
Railway 1.2 KM Making Tunnels Size
Go-Kart arena 19 Removing mounds on the track 20 year-olds

Part 3

PART 3 
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Study Skills Tutorial – Caroline McLachlan

Dissertation topic: the 21
Strengths:
– 22
– computer modelling

Weaknesses:
– lack of background information
– poor 23skills

 

 

Questions 24 and 30
Complete the table below.
Write TWO WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each answer.


Possible strategy Benefits Problems
peer group discussion increases 24 dissertations tend to contain  the  same 25

use the 26

service
provides structured programme limited 27
consult study skills books are a good source of reference can be too 28

Recommendations:
– use a card index
– read all notes 29
Next tutorial date:
– 30 January

Part 4

PART 4 Questions 31-40

Questions 31 and 32

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

31. The owners of the underground house

32. What does the speaker say about the site of the house?

Questions 33-40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The Underground House

Design
– Built in the earth, with two floors
– The south-facing side was constructed of two layers of 33
– Photovoltaic tiles were attached
– A layer of foam was used to improve the 34 of the building
Special features
– To increase the light, the building has many internal mirrors and 35
– In future, the house may produce more 36 than it needs

– Recycled wood was used for the 37 of the house
– The system for processing domestic 38 is organic
Environmental issues
– The use of large quantities of 39 in construction was environmentally harmful
– But the house will have paid its ‘environmental debt’ within 40

ANSWERS

PART 1

1 300
2 Sunshade
3 balcony
4 forest/forests
5 319
6 10,000
7 relative
8 missed
9 item
10 Ludlow

PART 2

11 C
12 A
13 C
14 E
15 H
16 F
17 C
18 G
19 120
20 5 to 12 

PART 3
 
21 fishing industry
22 statistics
23 note-taking
24 confidence
25 ideas
26 student support
27 places
28 general
29 3 times
30 25

PART 4

31 B
32 A
33 glass
34 insulation
35 windows
36 electricity
37 floor/floors
38 waste
39 concrete
40 15 years

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Uneeb
Uneeb
1 day ago

I got 8 bands, wow

Amal
Amal
5 days ago

39/40

khin
khin
6 days ago

33/40 pray for my coming up exam

Alee
Alee
9 days ago

30

Mofolasade
Mofolasade
11 days ago

I am doing better , I just have to put more effort

Anupama
Anupama
19 days ago

39/40, I am extremely happy with this score and wish to get a decent score in my actual exam as well.

Arch Patel
Arch Patel
1 month ago

32

Ibay
Ibay
1 month ago

35/40-8.0 hope my exam score will have the same marks

Parvendar Lal
Parvendar Lal
1 month ago

33/40-7.5

Last edited 1 month ago by Parvendar Lal
afhaam
afhaam
1 month ago

38/40 pray for me my exam is on this Sunday i.e 29th May

MAYA
MAYA
1 month ago

22 (poor me)

Abdul Basit
Abdul Basit
1 month ago

34

Eta101
Eta101
1 month ago

36/40

Mahfuzur
Mahfuzur
1 month ago

35

Prithvi
Prithvi
2 months ago

39

sarath
sarath
2 months ago

34

Ma'murjon Abdurasulov
Ma'murjon Abdurasulov
2 months ago

25 correct answers(

diurtsg
diurtsg
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36/40

Saabreen alam
Saabreen alam
2 months ago

39/40

amirjon
amirjon
2 months ago

29/40