IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 165

IELTS Listening Test 165

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

NOTES ON SOCIAL PROGRAMME
Visit places which have:
• historical interest
• good (1)
(2)
Cost: between £5.00 and £15.00 per person
Note: special trips organised for groups of (3) people
Time: departure – 8.30 a.m and return – 6.00 p.m.
To reserve a seat: sign name on the (4) 3 days in advance

Questions 5-10
Complete the table given below.

(5)                        (6)  
(7)                        (8)  
(9)                       (10)




Part 2: Questions 11-13
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

RIVERSIDE INDUSTRIAL VILLAGE
11. Riverside Village was a good place to start an industry because it had water, raw materials and fuels such as and
12. The metal industry was established at Riverside Village by who lived in the area.
13. There were over water-powered mills in the area in the eighteenth century.

Questions 14-20
Complete the plan below using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

(14)                    (15)
(16)                    (17)
(18)                    (19)
(20)




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

21. Melanie says she has not started the assignment because
A she was doing work for another course.
B it was a really big assignment.
C she hasn’t spent time in the library.

22. The lecturer says that reasonable excuses for extensions are
A planning problems.
B problems with assignment deadlines.
C personal illness or accident.

Questions 23-27

What recommendations does Dr Johnson make about the journal articles?

Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A–G next to questions 23–27.

23. Jackson
24. Roberts
25. Morris
26. Cooper
27. Forster

A must read
B useful
C limited value
D read first section
E read research methods
F read conclusion
G don’t read

Questions 28-30
Label the chart below. Choose your answers from the box below and write the letters A–H next to questions 28–30.

(28)
(29)
(30)




Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

THE URBAN LANDSCAPE
Two areas of focus:
• the effect of vegetation on the urban climate
• ways of planning our (31) better

Large-scale impact of trees:
• they can make cities more or less (32)
• in summer they can make cities cooler
• they can make inland cities more (33)

Local impact of trees:
• they can make local areas
– more (34)
– cooler
– more humid
– less windy
– less (35)

Comparing trees and buildings

Temperature regulation:
• trees evaporate water through their (36)
• building surfaces may reach high temperatures

Wind force:
• tall buildings cause more wind at (37) level
• trees (38) the wind force

Noise:
• trees have a small effect on traffic noise
(39) frequency noise passes through trees

Important points to consider:
• trees require a lot of sunlight, water and (40) to grow

1. shopping
2. guided tours
3. more than 12
4. notice board
5. 13 february
6. tower of London
7. Bristol
8. American museum
9. student newspaper
10. yentob
11. coal and firewood
12. local craftsmen
13. 160
14. woodside
15. ticket office
16. gift shop
17. workshop
18. showroom
19. cafe
20. cottages
21. A
22. C
23. read research methods
24. useful
25. don’t read
26. read conclusion
27. limited value
28. noisy neighbours
29. uncooperative landlord
30. environment
31. cities
32. windy
33. humid
34. shady
35. dangerous
36. leaves
37. ground
38. reduce
39. low
40. space





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