IELTS Listening Practice Test-2

Section 1 : Questions 1-10
Complete the form below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

Accommodation Form - Student Information
Example
Type of accommodation                  : ..................half.........of residence

  • Name                                                    Anu 1………………………….
  • Date of birth                                        2……………………………..
  • Country of Origin                               India
  • Course of Study                                  3………………………………….
  • Number of years planned in hall        4……………………………… 
  • Preferred catering arrangement         half board
  • Special dietary requirements              no 5  ................... (red)
  • Preferred room type                            single 6………………………….
  • Interests                                                the 7……………………….. badminton
  • Priorities in choice of hall                         to be with other students who are 8...........                                                                          
to live outside the 9……………....
to have a 10 - ......... .. .......... area tor socializing
  • Contact phone number                                                                 :               667549

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Section 2 : Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13
Complete the table below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer
Parks and open spaces
Name of places
Of particular interest
Open
Halland Common
Source of River House
24 Hours­
Holt Island
Many different 11…………..
Between 12………….and………….
Long field Country Park
Reconstruction of a 2000 years old 13……………….with activities for children
Daylight hours
Questions 14-16
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Long field Park
                      
            14. As part of Mondays activity, visitors will
                  A prepare food with herbs.
                  B meet a well-known herbalist
                  C dye cloth with herbs.

            15. For the activity on Wednesday.
                  A only group bookings are accepted.
                  B visitors should book in advance.
                  C attendance is tree.

            16. For the activity on Saturday. visitors should
                 A come in suitable clothing.
                 B make sure they are able to stay lor the whole day.
                 C tell the rangers before the event what they wish to do.

Questions 17-20
Label the map below
Write the correct letter A-L, next to questions 17-20.

17 bird hide ……………………
18 dog walking area………………..
19 flower garden ...............
20 wooded area…………………….


ANSWER
(11) trees (12) Friday/Sunday (13) farm (14) C (15) B (16) A (17) A (18) I (19) F (20) E
Section 3 : Questions 21-30

Questions 21-24
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Self-Access Center

                         21 Students want to keep the Self-Access Centre because
                              A they enjoy the variety of equipment.
                              B they like being able to work on their own.
                              C it is an important part of their studies.

                        22 Some teachers would prefer to
                             A close the Self-Access Centre.
                             B move the Self-Access Centre elsewhere.
                             C restrict access to the Self-Access Centre.

                         23 The students' main concern about using the library would be
                              A the size of the library.
                              B difficulty in getting help.
                              C the lack of materials.

                          24 The Director of Studies is concerned about
                              A the cost of upgrading the center.
                              B the lack of space in the center.
                              C the difficulty in supervising the center. 

Questions 25-30
Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Necessary improvements to the existing Sell-Access Center

Equipment
Replace computers to create more space.

Resources
The level of the 25 ................. materials, in particular, should be more clearly shown.
Update the 26 ............... ........ collection.
Buy some 27 ..................... and divide them up,

Use of the room
Speak to the teachers and organize a 28 ......... .......... for supervising the center.
Install an 29 ...................
Restrict personal use of 30………………………... on computers.


ANSWER
(21) C (22) B (23) B (24) C (25) reading (26) CD (27) workbooks (28) timetable/schedule (29) alarm (30) email/emails


Section 4 : Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer

Business Cultures
Power culture

Characteristics of organization                           small
• 31 ..........power source
• few rules and procedures
• communication by 32. ....,……………..

Advantage:                                                       • can act quickly
Disadvantage:                                                   • might not act 33 ……………………….
Suitable employee:                                            • not afraid of 34     ……………………………..
• doesn't need job security
Role culture
Characteristics of organization:                          • large, many 35 ....................:.......................
• specialized departments
• rules and procedure, eg job
   36  and rules for discipline

Advantages:                                                      • economies of scale
                                                                         • successful when 37…………..ability is important

Disadvantages:                                                   • slow to see when 38  is needed
  • Slow to react
Suitable employee:                                              •  values security
  • Does not want 39
Task culture
Characteristics of organization:                            •  project orientated
  • in competitive market or making product with   short life
  •  a lot of delegation

Advantage:                                                         • 40
Disadvantages:                                                    •  no economies of special expertise
Suitable employee:                                              • likes to work in groups


ANSWER
(31) central (32) converstaion/conversations (33) effectively (34) risk/risks (35) levels (36) description/descriptions (37) technical (38) change (39) responsibility (40) flexible