IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 161

IELTS Listening Test 161

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Holiday name: Whale watch experience
Holiday length: 2 days
Type of transportation: (1)
Maximum group size: (2)
Next tour date: (3)
Hotel name: (4) The

Questions 5 and 6
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO things are included in the price of the tour?

A fishing trip
B guided bushwalk
C reptile park entry
D table tennis
E tennis

Questions 7-10
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

7. The tour costs $
8. Bookings must be made no later than days in advance.
9. A deposit is required.
10. The customer’s reference number is

Part 2: Questions 11-19
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Brand of cotGood pointsProblemsVerdict
Baby safeeasy to (11)…………….– did not have any (12)……………
– babies could trap their (13)………. in the side bar
Choice cotseasy to (15)…………..– side did not drop down
– spaces between the bars were (16)…………….
Mother’s choicebest of cot could be moved– did not have any (18)……………
– pictures could be removed easily

(11)                 (12)
(13)                (14)
(15)                (16)
(17)                (18)

Question 20
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for the answer.
• Metal should not be rusted or bent
• Edges of cot should not be (20)

Part 3: Questions 21-23
Choose the correct letter A, B and C.

21. Andrew has worked at the hospital for
A two years
B three years
C five years

22. During the course Andrew’s employers will pay
A his fees
B his living costs
C his salary

23. The part-time course lasts for
A one whole year
B 18 months
C two years

Questions 24 and 25
Choose TWO letters A—E.

What TWO types of coursework are required each month on the part-time course?

A a case study
B an essay
C a survey
D a short report
E a study diary

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

Modular Courses
Students study (26) during each module. A module takes (27) and the work is very (28) To get a Diploma each student has to study (29) and then work on (30) in depth.

Part 4: Questions 31-35
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

31. According to George Bernard Shaw, men are supposed to understand economics and finance.
32. However, women are more prepared to about them.
33. Women tend to save for and a house.
34. Men tend to save for and for retirement.
35. Women who are left alone may have to pay for when they are old.

Questions 36-40
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Saving for the future
Research indicates that many women only think about their financial future when a (36) occurs. This is the worst time to make decisions. It is best for women to start thinking about pensions when they are in their (37) A good way for women to develop their (38) in dealing with financial affairs would be to attend classes in (39) When investing in stocks and shares, it is suggested that women should put a high proportion of their savings in (40) In such ways, women can have a comfortable, independent retirement.

1. by minibus
2. 15
3. april 18
4. palisades
5. B
6. D
7. 280
8. 14
9. 20%
10. 39745T
11. move around
12. brakes
13. fingers
14. satisfactory
15. put together
16. too wide
17. dangerous
18. wheels
19. best buy
20. sharp
21. B
22. A
23. C
24. B
25. D
26. full-time
27. one term
28. intensive
29. two modules
30. one topic
31. politics
32. learn
33. children’s education
34. a car
35. nursing care
36. crisis
37. early twenties
38. confidence
39. money management
40. low-risk investments