IELTS Listening Practice Test-3

Section-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 programme: Greek…..dancing…..
£219
Blue Bay Apartments
Large salt-water swimming pool
-Just 1…… meters from beach
-Near shops
£275
2………………..
Apartments
terrace
water sports
£490
The Grand
Greek paintings
3………….
- Overlooking 4………
-Near a supermarket and a disco
5 £…………..

Questions 6-10
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: 543216

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Section-2

Questions 11-20


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

Win-ridge Forest Railway Park

             11. Simon's idea for a theme park came from
                   A his childhood hobby.
                   B his interest in landscape design.
                   C his visit to another park.

            12. When they started, the family decided to open the park only when
                  A the weather was expected to be good.
                  B the children weren't at school.
                  C there were fewer farming commitments.

            13. Since opening. the park has had
                 A 50.000 visitors.
                 B 1.000.000 visitors.
                 C 1,500.000 visitors.

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

Go-Kart arena
19,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,m
Removing mounds on the track
20…………year-olds

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

Section-3


Questions 21-30
Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer
Study Skills Tutorial - Caroline Benning
                                                  Dissertation topic: the 21 .......,……………………
                                                  Strengths: • 22   ........................................
                                                     •  computer modeling
                                                  Weaknesses: •  lack of background information
                                                                      • poor 23 …...................... skills
Possible strategy
Benefits
Problems
peer group discussion
Increases 24…………….
Dissertations tend to contain the same 25……………
Use the 26………… services
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

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

Section-4 Questions 31-40


Questions 31 and 32

Choose the correct letter A. B or C.

31 The owners of the underground house
     A had no experience of living in a rural area.
     B were interested in environmental issues.
     C wanted a professional project manager.

32 What does the speaker say about the site of the house?
     A The land was quite cheap.
     B Stone was being extracted nearby.
     C It was in a completely unspoiled area.

Questions 33-40

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD AND/ORA 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  minors 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 .......

ANSWER
(31) B; (32) A; (33) glass; (34) insulation; (35) windows; (36) electricity; (37) florr/floors; (38) waste; (39) concrete; (40) 15 years.