IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 148

IELTS Listening Test 148

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.


Name of centreDoctors’ nameAdvantage
The Harvey ClinicDr. Greenespecially good with (1)…………….
The (2)………………Health PracticeDr. Fulleroffers (3)………………..appointments
The Shore Lane Health CentreDr. (4)……………

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

Questions 5 and 6
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO of the following are offered free of charge at Shore Lane Health Centre?
A acupuncture
B employment medicals
C sports injury therapy
D travel advice
E vaccinations

Questions 7-10
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Talks for patients at Shore Lane Health Centre

Subject of talkDate/ timeLocationNotes
Giving up smoking25th Feb at 7 pmroom 4useful for people with asthma or (7)…………….problems
Healthy eating1st March at 5 pmthe (8)………….(Shore Lane)anyone welcome
Avoiding injuries during exercise9th March at (9)………… 6for all (10)………………

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

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Label the diagram below. Choose THREE answers from the box and write the correct letters A-E.


Questions 14-18
Where can each of the following items be found?

Choose FIVE answers from the options and write the correct letter A-G.

A in box on washing machine
B in cupboard on landing
C in chest of drawers
D next to window in living room
E on shelf of back door
F on top of television
G under kitchen sink

14. Pillows
15. Washing powder
16. Key
17. Light bulbs
18. Map

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

The best place to park in town – next to station
Phone number for takeaway pizzas – (19)
Railway museum closed on (20)

Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21. In her home country, Kira had
A completed a course
B done two years of a course
C found her course difficult

22. To succeed with assignments, Kira had to
A read faster
B write faster
C change her way of thinking

Questions 23-25
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

23. Kira says that lecturers are easier to than those in her home country.
24. Paul suggests that Kira may be more than when she was studying before.
25. Kira says that students want to discuss things that worry them or that them very much.

Questions 26-30
Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

26. How did the students do their practical sessions?
27. In the second semester how often did Kira work in a hospital?
28. How much full-time work did Kira do during the year?
29. Having completed the year, how does Kira feel?
30. In addition to the language, what do overseas students need to become familiar with?

Part 4: Questions 31-36
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Wildlife in city gardens

31. What led the group to choose their topic?
A They were concerned about the decline of one species
B They were interested in the effects of city growth
C They wanted to investigate a recent phenomenon

32. The exact proportion of land devoted to private gardens was confirmed by
A consulting some official documents
B taking large-scale photos
C discussions with town surveyors

33. The group asked garden owners to
A take part in formal interviews
B keep a record of animals they saw
C get in contact when they saw a rare species

34. The group made their observations in gardens
A which had a large number of animal species
B which they considered to be representative
C which had stable populations of rare animals

35. The group did extensive reading on
A wildlife problems in rural areas
B urban animal populations
C current gardening practices

36. The speaker focuses on three animal species because
A a lot of data has been obtained about them
B the group were most interested in them
C they best indicated general trends

Questions 37-40
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.

AnimalsReason for population increase in gardensComments
(37)………………suitable stretches of watermassive increase in urban population
Hedgehogssafe from (38)…………….when in citieseasy to (39)………………..them accurately
Song Thrushes– a variety of (40)………………to eat
– more nesting places available
large survey starting soon

(37)               (38)
(39)               (40)

1. babies
2. Eschol
3. evening
4. Gormley
5. B
6. E
7. heart
8. primary school
9. 4.30
10. ages
11. B
12. C
13. E
14. B
15. E
16. D
17. A
18. C
19. 732281
20. thursday
21. A
22. C
23. approach
24. mature
25. interest
26. groups
27. every 2 days
28. 2 weeks
29. confident
30. education system
31. C
32. A
33. B
34. B
35. A
36. C
37. frogs
38. predators
39. count
40. seeds