IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 103

IELTS Listening Test 103

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Job Inquiry
Type of job required: part-time

Position availableDetails
(1)……………………..Duty: to provide (2)………….service
Working hours: (3)…………
Requirement: receive (4)…………..without pay
Day off: one day a week (request in advance)
(5)…………………….Requirements: clean and valid license, 6 years experience
Working hours: (6)…………..
Duty: to take employees to and from work
– to collect the (7)……………..
– to pick up the children
Day off: (8)……………
Cashier in a (9)…………….Working hours: 17.30 – 22.30
Duty: to sell and dispense tickets
– to provide refreshments
– to make (10)……….
Day off: Mondays

(1)                    (2)   
(3)                    (4)  
(5)                    (6)  
(7)                    (8)  
(9)                   (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-14
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. The host families will
A earn a big money
B receive no pay
C receive stable pay

12. What is the guest expected to overcome when suffering from culture shock?
A loneliness
B difficulty to make friends
C language barriers

13. What can the guests do if they want to become familiar with host families?
A talk about personal interests
B clean their rooms
C cook together

14. What is likely to happen to the guests in the long run?
A they will enhance cultural understanding
B they will gain overseas experience
C they will know more people from different countries

Questions 15-20
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

How to apply for a homestay

• Visit the website and contact the advisor
• Keep in touch with the (15)
• Provide two photos one for the host family and other for (16)
• Send in some documents to confirm your (17)
• Receive (18) within 7 working days
• Have an (19) in London
• Pay the extra fee for a fast track service
• Receive a written (20)

Part 3: Questions 21-26
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. What kind of research method does the professor recommend?
A interview
B observation
C questionnaire

22. What is the project based on?
A a study they did before in Australia
B a similar angle someone has done before
C an Australian study

23. What does the professor advise Douglas to do about the formation of the focus groups?
A strengthen the group in size
B reduce the number of children in each group
C build more than 3 groups

24. To do the project best, the professor suggests the students
A interview various people or sectors.
B not be too ambitious.
C work hard enough.

25. To gather data, the professor asks Jane
A to replace other people’s advice.
B to simplify the textbook.
C to practice using the date table.

26. The reason why Douglas hasn’t read enough reference books is that
A he doesn’t have enough time.
B he thinks there are too many books to read.
C he hasn’t spent time in the library.

Questions 27-30
What do the students decide about the following parts of the project?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 27-30

A Jane will do
B Douglas will do
C They will do together

27. final report
28. sheet preparation
29. letter
30. transcript

Part 4: Questions 31-36
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

‘Graphical symbol’
• includes the logographs in Egyptian hieroglyphic writing and ancient Chinese pictograms
• found in Africa, the Americas, and Oceania
• still has something to do with (31) use today

Ancient graphic writing systems
• Researchers obtain a wide range of (32) about past civilisations.
– Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 when members of Napoleon’s expedition got to Egypt.
– Frenchman Jean-François Champollion determined the phonetic values of the symbols in 1822.
• In those symbols, (33) are used to depict various meanings.

Camera obscura
(34) helps people understand history better.
• Some charities will (35) many endangered species.
• A camera was tied to one (36) of a bird.

Questions 37-40
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

37 More will be included in the future with the development of photography.
38 Companies would like to invest a lot to advertise in
39 Designing appealing is used as a way of effective branding.
40 Graphic writing systems are of great importance in the subject of

1. receptionist
2. (quality) customer
3. early mornings
4. training
5. driver
6. flexible
7. grocery shopping
8. weekends
9. cinema
10. bookings
11. C
12. B
13. A
14. A
15. registration office
16. records
17. identity
18. acknowledgement
19. interview
20. decision
21. A
22. C
23. B
24. B
25. C
26. A
27. C
28. B
29. A
30. C
31. commercial
32. knowledge
33. lines
34. photography
35. advertise
36. foot
37. objects
38. newspapers
39. packaging
40. maths