IELTS Listening practice test

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SECTION 1 - Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4

Complete the notes below:

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer:

Notes on sports club

ExampleAnswer
Name of club:Kingswel

Facilities available:

  • Golf

Classes available:

  • Kick-boxing

Additional facility:

  • (restaurant opening soon)

Questions 5-8 Complete the table below: Write NO MORE THAN TWO NUMBERS for each answer:

MEMBERSHIP SCHEMES

TypeUse of facilitiesCost of classesTimesJoining feeAnnual subscription fee
GoldAllFreeAny time££
SilverAll£from to 4:30pm£225£300
BronzeRestricted£3from 10:30 to 3:30 weekdays only£50£

Questions 9 and 10

Complete the sentences below:

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

9 To join the centre, you need to book an instructor's 10 To book a trial session, speak to David (0458 95311).

SECTION 2 - Questions 11-20

Questions 11-19

Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Brand of CotGood PointsProblemsVerdict
Baby SafeEasy to - Did not have any - Babies could trap their in the side bar
Choice CotsEasy to - Side did not drop down - Spaces between the bars were
Mother's ChoiceBase of cot could be moved- Did not have any - Pictures could be removed easily

Question 20

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for the answer.

  • Metal should not be rusted or bent.
  • Edges of cot should not be .

SECTION 3 - Questions 21-30

Questions 21-23

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Differences between individuals in the workplace

Individuals bring different:

  • ideas
  • learning experiences

Work behaviour differences are due to:

  • personality

Effects of diversity on companies:

  • Advantage: diversity develops
  • Disadvantage: diversity can cause conflict

Questions 24-27

Choose the correct letter, A, C or C

24. Janice thanks that employers should encourage workers who are



25. Janice suggests that managers may find it difficult to



26. Janice believes employers should look for job applicants who



27. Janice believes managers should



Questions 28-30

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

28 All managers need to understand their employees and recognise their company's .

29 When managing change, increasing the company's may be more important than employee satisfaction.

30 During periods of change, managers may have to cope with increased amounts of .

SECTION 4 - Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Geography

Studying Geography helps us to understand:

  • the effects of different processes on the of the Earth.
  • the dynamic between and population.

Two main branches of study:

  • physical features
  • human lifestyles and their .

Specific study areas:

biophysical, topographic, political, social, economic, historical and geography, and also cartography.

Key Point:

geography helps us to understand our surroundings and the associated .

What do geographers do?

  • find data - e.g. conduct censuses, collect information in the form of using computer and satellite technology.
  • analyse data - identify , e.g. cause and effect.
  • publish findings in the form of:
  • maps
    • easy to carry
    • can show physical features of large and small areas
    • BUT a two-dimensional map will always have some .
  • aerial photos
    • can show vegetation problems, density, ocean floor etc.
  • Landsat pictures sent to receiving stations
    • used for monitoring conditions etc.