IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 1

IELTS Listening Test 1

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

(1)                 (2)
(3)                (4)
(5)

Questions 6-10
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

(6)                     (7)
(8)                     (9)
(10)




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
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.

People
14. Simon 
15. Liz        
16. Sarah   
17. Duncan
18. Judith   

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

Questions 19 and 20
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

(19)
(20)




Part 3: Questions 21-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Study Skills Tutorial – Caroline Benning

 

Dissertation topic:          the (21)
Strengths:                         (22)
Computer modeling
Weaknesses:                    lack of background information
Poor (23)
skills

(24)                    (25)
(26)                    (27)
(28)

Recommendations:                  use a card index
Read all notes (29)
Next tutorial date:                    (30)
January




Part 4: 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 unspoilt area

Questions 33-40
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER.

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)

1. 300
2. sunshade
3. balcony
4. forest(s)
5. 319
6. 10,000
7. relative
8. missed
9. item
10. Ludlow
11. C
12. A
13. C
14. E
15. H
16. F
17. C
18. G
19. 120
20. 5-12
21. fishing industry
22. statistics
23. note-taking
24. confidence
25. ideas
26. student support
27. places
28. general
29. 3 times
30. 25
31. B
32. A
33. glass
34. insulation
35. windows
36. electricity
37. floor(s)
38. waste
39. concrete
40. 15 years





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