IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 164

IELTS Listening Test 164

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Name: Jenny Chan
Present address: Sea View Guest House, (1)
Daytime phone number: 2237676
[Best lime to contact is (2) ]
Age: 19
Intended length of stay: (3)
Occupation while in UK: student
General level of English: (4)
Preferred location: in the (5)
Special diet: (6)

Other requirements:
• own facilities
• own television
• to be (8)

Maximum price: (9) £ a week
Preferred starting date: (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Complete the sentences below using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

11. The next meeting of the soccer club will be in the in King’s Park on 2 July.
12. The first event is a
13. At the final dinner, players receive

Questions 14-17

Complete the table below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

CompetitionNumber of teamsGames beginTraining Session (in King’s Park)
Junior(14)………………..8.30 am(15)………………..
Senior(16)………………..2.00 pm(17)……………….

(14)                     (15)
(16)                     (17)

Questions 18-20

Complete the table below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Name of Office BearerResponsibility
Robert Young: Presidentto manage meetings
Gina Costello: Treasurerto (18)………………….
David West: Secretaryto (19)………………….
Jason Dokic: Head Coachto (20)………………….


Part 3: Questions 21-24
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Box Telecom

Problem: been affected by– drop in (21)……………..
– growing (22)……………..
– delays due to a strike
Cause of problems:– high (23)……………..
– lack of good (24)…………………

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

Questions 25-27

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

25. What does Karin think the company will do?
A look for private investors
B accept a takeover offer
C issue some new shares

26. How does the tutor suggest the company can recover?
A by appointing a new managing director
B by changing the way it is organised
C by closing some of its retail outlets

27. The tutor wants Jason and Karin to produce a report which
A offers solutions to Box Telecom’s problems.
B analyses the UK market.
C compares different companies.

Questions 28-30

Which opinion does each person express about Box Telecom?
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-F next to questions 28-30.

A its workers are motivated
B it has too little investment
C it will overcome its problems
D its marketing campaign needs improvement
E it is old-fashioned
F it has strong managers

28. Karin
29. Jason
30. The tutor

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

31. During the first week of term, students are invited to

A be shown round the library by the librarian

B listen to descriptions of library resources

C do an intensive course in the computer centre

32. The speaker warns the students that

A internet materials can be unreliable

B downloaded information must be acknowledged

C computer access may be limited at times

33. The library is acquiring more CDs as a resource because

A they are a cheap source of information

B they take up very little space

C they are more up to date than the reference books

34. Students are encouraged to use journals online because

A the articles do not need to be returned to the shelves

B reading online is cheaper than photocopying articles

C the stock of printed articles is to be reduced

35. Why might some students continue to use reference books?

A they can be taken away from the library

B they provide information unavailable anywhere else

C they can be borrowed for an extended loan period

36. What is the responsibility of the training supervisor?

A to supervise and support library staff

B to provide orientation to the library facilities

C to identify needs and inform section managers

Questions 37-40
Which section of the university will help postgraduate students with their dissertations in the following ways?

A the postgraduate’s own department or tutor
B library staff
C another section of the university

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 37-40.

37. training in specialised computer programs
38. advising on bibliography presentation
39. checking the draft of the dissertation
40. providing language support

1. 14 hill road
2. between 9 and 9.30
3. 1 year
4. intermediate
5. north-west
6. vegetarian
7. garden
8. only guest
9. 100
10. 23 march
11. clubhouse
12. picnic
13. prizes
14. ten
15. wednesday afternoons
16. four
17. sunday afternoons
18. collect fees
19. end newsletter
20. supervise team
21. sales
22. competition
23. interest rates
24. training
25. A
26. B
27. A
28. C
29. B
30. D
31. B
32. A
33. A
34. C
35. A
36. B
37. B
38. A
39. B
40. C