IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 15

IELTS Listening Test 15

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

Sunshine tours

Type of holiday:      Cruise

Customers’ names: Keith Waters       Age: 32

(1)  Waters                  Age: (2)

Interests and hobbies:    travelling, swimming, jogging, (3)  history, reading

Budget: $7000 – $(4)

Dates: 1st July – 16th July

Cruise duration: at least (5)

Questions 6-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Maria Cristina
• Spanish boat
• Starts in Barcelona
• Cost – $10,500 (not including (6) )
• All foods and drinks included
• Inside cabin (upgrade to sea view for $800)
• On board cinema (different films every night)
(7) on destinations
• Classes (ie. Painting, cooking, art appreciation and others)
(8) included

Sea Queen
• Spanish boat
• Starts in Marseille
• Length – 2.5 week cruise
• Cost – $(9)  (including flights)
• Sea view cabin
• Food included but not drinks
• Cinema
(10)  + gym

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

11. The Read for All charity especially targets  parents.
12. The Read for All charity mainly tries to contact parents at
13. Parents who want help with finding books can go to the Read for All charity’s centre or visit their
14. The Read for All charity’s app costs  to download to a smartphone.
15.  families can also benefit the Read for All charity in terms of improving English for the whole family.

Questions 16-18
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

16. The Read for All charity gets most of its operating funds from
A the government
B one individual
C the general public

17. Jake suggests radio listeners can make a donation to the Read for All charity
A online
B by dropping into one of the charity’s centres
C by post

18. The Read for All charity can sometimes pay
A a modest hourly rate for people who work for them
B for some overnight accommodation if volunteers live far from a centre
C for workers’ expenses if they provide a receipt

Questions 19 and 20
Below is a basic map used to show where the Read for All charity’s offices are. The map has 12 locations marked A-L. Match the locations in questions 19-20 with the correct locations on the map.

19. Cinema
20. Main town post office

Part 3: Questions 21-25
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

AMYWorld (21)………………..and the car industry(22)………………..of her sourcesCheck the (23)………………on the department website
WILLIAMHow (24)…………………..affects employment in northern territoryWritten too muchFocus on the (25)……………..of his essay – going through the essay

(21)                  (22)
(23)                  (24)

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

26. Why was Anna delayed starting her essay this month?
A she was sick
B she had other work to prepare
C her parents were visiting

27. Where does Mr. Stevenson recommend that Anna study?
A library
B Mr. Stevenson’s dedicated study periods
C quietly at home

28. What does Mr. Stevenson ask Anna to provide him with for an extension?
A a copy of the department rules
B a paper from her doctor
C an application form for the extension

29. What was Anna’s first possible topic to write about?
A foreign investment helped by reduces tax deals offered by the Australian government
B Australian taxes invested in overseas investment
C how foreign governments’ tax deals help Australian business investment overseas

30. What was Anna’s second possible topic to write about?
A the travel business in Australia and New Zealand
B taxation issues between Australia and New Zealand
C a history of trade between Australia and New Zealand

Part 4: Questions 31-35
Match the person with their actions (A-G).

31. The Sumerians
32. The Roman Emperor Valentinian
33. Camilo Baldi
34. Jean Michon
35. Wilheim Preyer

A stressed the importance of the link between handwriting and brain functions
B was the first paid for his autograph
C wrote the first signature in handwriting that we still have
D used seals to identify ownership
E started a social graphology
F first wrote about the science that was to be called graphology
G interpreted handwriting for police

Questions 36-40
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The development of e-signature

E-signatures have made the hand-writing signature (36)  Technologies such as fax and internet created a need for contracts and agreements to be signed without the presence of the signer. E-signatures did not satisfy previous basic law requirements for handwritten signatures as they did not create a (37)  The UN created a (38)  in 1996 that set out rules that allowed electronic business to go ahead as e-contracts and paper contracts would meet with (39)  in law. Although online businesses can use click-to-agree there is still demand for an electronic hand written signature as it can help (40)  in law and create human touch. This kind of hand written signature is available on software used to create electronic signatures.

1. Melissa
2. 30
3. cinema
4. 11,000
5. 14 nights
6. flights
7. lectures
8. (travel) insurance
9. 9,000
10. (swimming) pool
11. low income
12. hospitals
13. website
14. a dollar
15. immigrant
16. B
17. A
18. C
19. D
20. G
21. oil prices
22. citations
23. (guidance) sheet
24. immigration
25. revision
26. A
27. B
28. B
29. A
30. C
31. D
32. C
33. F
34. E
35. A
36. obsolete
37. (physical) mark
38. framework
39. equal treatment
40. (legal) verification