IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 109

IELTS Listening Test 109

Part 1: Questions 1-7
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

University Geography Field Trip
Time: next week

Destination: the Warrangamba dam and (1)
Matching course: Environmental science
Departing time of coach: at (2) next Monday
Length of journey there: (3) roughly and three hours back
First day’s activity: (4)
Spending the night: in (5)
Meals provided: in the form of (6)
Sydney’s daily water consumption: equal to water to fill (7) full size Olympic swimming pools
Second day’s activity: go to the water plant to see how to purify the water for drinking

Questions 8-10
Choose THREE letters A-F.

Which THREE things does Cesar recommend bringing?
A binoculars
B camera
C penknife
D map
E raincoat
F mobile phone

Part 2: Questions 11-15
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

11. The last programme in the present series is
12. Miss Patty Ching has been rewarded as ‘Consumer of ’ for her persistent effort to see through a result of a complaint.
13. She took of photographs on her tour in Europe.
14. What happened to her photos after she gave them to Top-class photo services for developing?
15. The photo services compensated her for the loss in the end.

Questions 16-20
Choose the correct letter A, B, C or D.

16. What is the problem that many listeners write about?
A sale prices
B bad quality stuff
C faulty goods
D bad assistant

17. How much was the sale price of the belt that Mr. Alvin liked?
A $200
B $100
C $150
D $300

18. Why should the consumer make a complaint about bad articles or service?
A to cause a fuss
B it won’t do what is claimed for
C ask the shopkeeper for a favour
D the shopkeeper should be responsible for it

19. What should a consumer do when complaining in person?
A get a receipt for what you buy
B speak to someone in authority
C talk directly to the assistant
D ask to see the seller

20. What should a customer do when complaining on the phone?
A speak directly to the owner
B ask for the manager
C write a complaining letter
D find out with whom you discuss the matter

Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Student record card

Name: David Simons
Address: 15 Market Ave. Hornsby
Student number: (21)

Prerequisites completed
Screen studies course: YES
18 credit points: NO
If no, reasons: (22)

Question 23
Complete the notes below. Write TWO DATES for the answer.

23. The final date of the examination should be

Questions 24 and 25
Choose the correct letter A-D.

24. Dr. Richardson explains that the set exercises
A required reference to a wide range of resources
B should be at least 250 words in length
C focus on key terms and concepts in media studies
D do not have answers

25. Dr. Richardson explains that essays 1 and 2
A are to be the same length
B should both be analytical
C both emphasise studies of audiences
D should be especially easy for David

Questions 26-28
Complete the table by writing ONE or TWO appropriate letters (M, T, A or J) as explained below.

Mechanical M
Theoretical T
Analytical A
Journalistic J

How does Dr. Richardson describe each of the following?

Assignments Description

Set exercises (26)

Assignment 1 (27)

Assignment 2 A

Assignment 3 (28)

Questions 29
Choose the correct answer.

29. Which two time slots does Dr. Richardson suggest David use for his essay?
A six o’clock and midmorning
B breakfast and six o’clock
C midmorning and midnight
D midday and ten o’clock

Question 30
Answer the question below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for the answer.

30. What will David do before he decided which part of the programmes to use?

Part 4: Question 31
Choose the correct letter A-C.

31. What does John Upton compare a computer virus to?
A a biological organism
B a corrupt programme
C an irritating person

Questions 32-35
Complete the flow chart. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

History of computer viruses
In 1949 (32)…………………..of virus was presented by John Neumann, an addicted computer fan
(33)………………… was developed by a group of Americans for (34)……………….on computers
Development of a new (35)……………….in the 1980s
Birth of computer virus

(32)                     (33)
(34)                     (35)

Question 36
Choose the correct letter A-C.

36. What does the speaker find surprising?
A the rise in the number of software infections
B the determination of those who develop viruses
C the fact that people blame their own computers

Questions 37-40
List FOUR ways of combating viruses. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


1. water treatment plan
2. 8 am
3. 2.5 hours
4. visit (the) dam
5. youth hostel
6. breakfast (and) supper
7. 600
8. B
9. E
10. F
11. consumer’s choice
12. Patty Ching
13. 360
14. vanished
15. $2000
16. A
17. C
18. D
19. B
20. D
21. C97H85
22. (has) practical experience
23. 20 June, 25 June
24. C
25. B
26. M
27. T
28. J
29. A
30. collect sample
31. A
32. first model
33. core wars
34. entertainment
35. pastime
36. B
37. be (very) careful
38. avoid trouble
39. understand
40. be (well) prepared