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IELTS Listening Test 2

 

PART 1

PART 1
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

ENQUIRY FOR A JOB

Type of work: 1
• Number of hours per week: 12 hours
• Would need work permit
• Work in the: 2 branch
• Nearest bus stop: next to 3
• Pay:4 £ an hour

• Extra benefits:
– a free dinner
– extra pay when you work on 5
– transport home when you work 6
• Qualities required:
– 7
– ability to 8
• Interview arranged for: Thursday 9 at 6 p.m.
• Bring the names of two referees
• Ask for: Samira 10

PART 2

Questions 11-16
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
SPORTS WORLD
a new 11 of an international sports goods company
located in the shopping centre to the 12of Bradcaster
has sports 13and equipment on floors 1 – 3
can get you any item within 14days
shop specializes in equipment for 15
has a special section which just sells 16

Questions 17 and 18
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
17 A champion athlete will be in the shop
18 The first person to answer 20 quiz questions correctly will win
Questions 19 and 20
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO pieces of information does the speaker give about the fitness test?

PART 3

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

 Course Feedback

21. One reason why Spiros felt happy about his marketing presentation was that
22. What surprised Hiroko about the other students’ presentations?
23. After she gave her presentation, Hiroko felt
24. How does Spiros feel about his performance in tutorials?
25. Why can the other students participate so easily in discussions?

26. Why is Hiroko feeling more positive about tutorials now?
27. To help her understand lectures, Hiroko
28. What does Spires think of his reading skills?
29. What is Hiroko’s subject area?
30. Hiroko thinks that in the reading classes the students should

PART 4

Complete the notes below.

 Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Mass Strandings of Whales and Dolphins

Mass strandings: situations where groups of whales, dolphins, etc. swim onto the beach and die.

Common in areas where the 31 can change quickly.

Several other theories:
Parasites
e.g. some  parasites  can affect  marine animals’ 32, which they depend on for navigation.
Toxins
Poisons from  33 or are commonly consumed by whales.

e.g. Cape Cod (1988) -whales were killed by saxitoxin.
Accidental Strandings

Animals may follow prey ashore, e.g. Thurston (1995)


Unlikely because the majority of animals were not 34 when they stranded.







 

Human Activity

35 from military tests are linked to some recent strandings

The Bahamas (2000) stranding was unusual because the whales

  • were all 36
  • were not in a 37
Group Behaviour
  • More strandings in the most 38 species of whales
  • 1994 dolphin stranding – only the 39 was ill
Further Reading

Marine Mammals Ashore (Connor)- gives information about stranding
40

ANSWERS

(Q.1 to Q.10)

1 answer(ing) (the) phone

2 Hillsdunne Road

3 library

4 4.45

5 national holidays

6 after 11 (o’clock)

7 clear voice

8 think quickly

9 22 October

10 Manuja

(Q.11 to Q.20)

11 branch

12 west

13 clothing

14 10

15 running

16 bags

17 A

18 A

19&20 IN EITHER ORDER
A

(Q.21 to Q.30)

21 B

22 C

23 B

24 A

25 C

26 B

27 A

28 B

29 C

30 B

(Q.31 to Q.40)

31 tide/tides

32 hearing/earlears

33 IN EITHER ORDER; BOTH REQUIRED
FOR ONE MARK
plants
animals/fish/fishes

34 feeding

35 noise/noises

36 healthy

37 group

38 social

39 leader

40 network/networks 

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joe mama
joe mama
13 days ago

9 son

SAI VENKAT
SAI VENKAT
1 month ago

31-7BAND

jas
jas
1 month ago

35

Riyaz Diwan
Riyaz Diwan
2 months ago

31

Soroush
Soroush
2 months ago

35/40

Glen
Glen
3 months ago

30/40 =)