IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 152

IELTS Listening Test 152

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

• Newspaper advert for temporary staff
• Vacancies for (1)
• Two shifts
• Can choose your (2) (must be the same each week)
• Pay: £5.50 per hour including a (3)
• A (4) is provided in the hotel
• Total weekly pay: £231
• Dress: a white shirt and (5) trousers (not supplied), a (6) (supplied)
• Starting date: (7)
• Call Jane (8) (service manage) before (9) tomorrow (Tel: 832009)
• She will require a (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Improvements to Red Hill Suburb
11. Community groups are mainly concerned about
A pedestrian safety
B traffic jams
C increased pollution

12. It has been decided that the overhead power lines will be
A extended
B buried
C repaired

13. The expenses related to the power lines will be paid by
A the council
B the power company
C local businesses

Questions 14-20
Label the map below. Write the correct letter A-H next to questions 14-20.

14. Trees
15. Wider footpaths
16. Coloured road surface
17. New sign
18. Traffic lights
19. Artwork
20. Children’s playground

Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters A-E.

In which TWO ways is Dan financing his course?
A He is receiving money from the government
B His family are willing to help him
C The college is giving him a small grant
D His local council is supporting him for a limited period
E A former employer is providing partial funding

Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO reasons does Jeannie give for deciding to leave some college clubs?
A She is not sufficiently challenged
B The activity interferes with her studies
C She does not have enough time
D The activity is too demanding physically
E She does not think she is any good at the activity

Questions 25 and 26
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

25. What does Dan say about the seminars on the course?
A The other students do not give him a chance to speak
B The seminars make him feel inferior to the other students
C The preparation for seminars takes too much time

26. What does Jeannie say about the tutorials on the course?
A They are an inefficient way of providing guidance
B They are more challenging than she had expected
C They are helping her to develop her study skills

Questions 27-30
Complete the flow chart below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Advice on exam preparation
Make sure you know the exam requirements
Find some past papers
Work out your (27)………………..for revision and write them on a card
Make a (28)……………….and keep it in view
Divide revision into (29)…………….about each topic
Write one (30)…………….about each topic
Practice writing some exam answers

(27)                    (28)
(29)                    (30)

Part 4: Questions 31-36

Australian Aboriginal Rock Paintings

Which painting styles have the following features?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 31-36.

31. figures revealing bones
32. rounded figures
33. figures with parts missing
34. figures smaller than life size
35. sea creatures
36. plants

Painting Styles
A Dynamic
B Yam
C Modern

Questions 37-40
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.


Aim of project: to identify the (37) used as the basis for the Rainbow Serpent
Yam Period:
• Environmental changes led to higher (38)
• Traditional activities were affected especially (39)

Rainbow Serpent Image
• Similar to a sea horse
• Unusual because it appeared in inland areas
• Symbolises (40) in Aboriginal culture

1. waiters
2. day off
3. break
4. meal
5. dark (colored)
6. jacket
7. 28 June
8. Urwin
9. noon
10. reference
11. A
12. B
13. B
14. C
15. D
16. G
17. B
18. F
19. A
20. E
21. B
22. E
23. A
24. C
25. B
26. C
27. priorities
28. timetable
29. (small) tasks
30. (single) paragraph
31. C
32. B
33. C
34. A
35. B
36. B
37. animal
38. sea level
39. hunting
40. creation