IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 133

IELTS Listening Test 133

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.


Course Level – 3/ lower intermediate

Customer’s name: (1)
Maximum class size: (2)
Hours of study per day (weekdays): (3)
Most expensive accommodation: (4)
First Berlin course begins: (5)

Questions 6 and 7
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO things does he need to buy for the course?

A computer
B computer disks
C dictionary
D translation exercises
E textbooks

Questions 8-10
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

8. Without the student discount, the course costs Euros.

9. Payment can be made by credit card or by

10. To get a free course you need to find other people.

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

11. Ministers and officials put the of the agriculture business first.

12. Hormones make cattle thus making meat production more profitable.

13. The use of hormones was banned over ago in Europe.

14. The USA and Canada asked the WTO to declare the ban

15. A Danish study shows that hormones are over more dangerous than was previously thought.

Questions 16-20
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Lack of testing

The government has not been testing beef which is (16) much to the anger of Mr. Verral. About (17) of the beef which British people eat comes from abroad, some of it from Brazil, a country which on paper does not allow the use of (18) However, when some EU inspectors visited a Brazilian farm, they found a (19) of the banned substance. This is not the first food scandal we have had in this country. Several months ago, a well-known chocolate company found out its sweets were contaminated with (20) of salmonella.

Part 3: Questions 21-25
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

High achievers

Although it is thought that people who bring work home every night would be top achievers, they tend to peak early and then go into (21) High achievers work hard, but within (22) It is also important to choose (23) you enjoy. Top achievers spend over (24) of their working hours doing work they prefer. They want (25) not just external rewards.

Questions 26-30
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

26. Top achievers take risks
A without worrying about the consequences
B only if they are assured of success
C even if they face possible failure

27. Very often perfectionists
A turn out to be top achievers
B don’t get many results
C are not hard working

28. When top achievers make mistakes
A they ignore the fact
B they get angry with themselves
C they learn from the experience

29. Top achievers tend to be people who
A work well with others
B prefer to work alone
C complicate matters

30. Loners
A want to do everything themselves
B are free of the compulsion to be perfect
C take no notice of rivals

Part 4: Questions 31-34
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

31. Exposure to bright light
A stopped production of melatonin in patients
B increased the production of melatonin in many patients
C caused people to crave sweet things

32. Melatonin’s role in SAD is
A not considered that important
B now fully understood
C not fully understood

33. Subsyndromal SAD
A is more common than SAD
B has approximately the same number of sufferers as SAD
C is far less common than SAD

34. You would expect the typical SAD sufferer to be
A a 45 year old man
B a 16 year old girl
C a 25 year old women

Questions 35-40
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

35. Depression probably has a as it seems to run in the family.

36. Many SAD sufferers have a craving.

37. Serotonin has a effect on the brain.

38. The serotonin system of the brain cannot regulate itself well during

39. Some neurotransmitters may be in certain cases.

40. Many SAD patients put on fat in late autumn, just as

1. John Petterson
2. 12
3. 5
4. bed and breakfast
5. 8 June
6. C
7. E
8. 550
9. bank transfer
10. five
11. profits
12. grow faster
13. 20 years
14. illegal
15. 200 times
16. imported
17. 40%
18. (growth) hormones
19. large stockpile
20. a rare form
21. decline
22. strict limits
23. a career
24. two-thirds
25. internal satisfaction
26. C
27. B
28. C
29. A
30. A
31. A
32. C
33. A
34. C
35. genetic component
36. carbohydrate
37. soothing
38. winter
39. inadequate
40. hibernations

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