IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 166

IELTS Listening Test 166

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

1. What does Peter want to drink?
A tea
B coffee
C a cold drink

2. What caused Peter problems at the bank?
A The exchange rate was down
B He was late
C The computers weren’t working

3. Who did Peter talk to at the bank?
A an old friend
B an American man
C a German man

4. Henry gave Peter a map of
A the city
B the bus routes
C the train system

5. What do Peter and Sally decide to order?
A food and drinks
B just food
C just drinks

Questions 6-8
Complete the notes below using words from the options given below.

Art gallery

Tourist attractions open all day: (6) and Gardens
Tourist attractions NOT open on Mondays: (7) and Castle
Tourist attractions which have free entry: (8) and Markets

Questions 9 and 10
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

9. The first place Peter and Sally will visit is the
10. At the Cathedral, Peter really wants to

Part 2: Questions 11-20
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. The Counselling Service may contact tutors if
A they are too slow in marking assignments
B they give students a lot of work
C they don’t inform students about their progress

12. Stress may be caused by
A new teachers
B time pressure
C unfamiliar subject matter

13. International students may find stress difficult to handle because
A they lack support from family and friends
B they don’t have time to make new friends
C they find it difficult to socialise

14. A personal crisis may be caused by
A studying for too long overseas
B business problems in the student’s own country
C disruptions to personal relationships

15. Students may lose self-esteem if
A they have to change courses
B they don’t complete a course
C their family puts too much pressure on them

16. Students should consult Glenda Roberts if
A their general health is poor
B their diet is too strict
C they can’t eat the local food

17. Students in financial difficulties can receive
A assistance to buy books
B a loan to pay their course fees
C a no-interest loan to cover study expenses

18. Loans are also available to students who
A can’t pay their rent
B need to buy furniture
C can’t cover their living expenses

19. The number of students counselled by the service last year was
A 214
B 240
C 2,600

20. The speaker thinks the Counselling Service
A has been effective in spite of staff shortages
B in under used by students
C has suffered badly because of staff cuts

Part 3: Questions 21-24
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Part 1 Essay: Title ‘Assess the two methods of (21) in social science research
Number of words: (22)
Part 2 Small scale study: Choose one method
Gather data from at least (23) subjects
Part 3 Report on study: Number of words: (24)

Questions 25 and 26
Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO disadvantages of the questionnaire form of data collection do the students discuss?

A The data is sometimes invalid
B Too few people may respond
C It is less likely to reveal the unexpected
D It can only be used with literate populations
E There is a delay between the distribution and return of questionnaires

Questions 27-30
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THREE TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

AuthorTitlePublisherYear of publication
(27)……………..sample surveys in social science research
Wilsoninterviews that workOxford University Press(30)…………………

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

Part 4: Questions 31 and 32
Choose the correct letter A, B and C.

31. Corporate crime is generally committed
A against individuals
B by groups
C for companies

32. Corporate crime does NOT include
A employees stealing from their company
B unintentional crime by employees
C fraud resulting from company policy

Questions 33-38
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THREE TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Corporate crime has been ignored by:
• The (33) e.g. films
• Often more complex and needing (35)
• Less human interest than conventional crime
• Victims often (36)
• Economic costs
o May appear unimportant to (37)
o Can make large (38) for company

Questions 39 and 40
Choose TWO letters A-F.

The oil tanker explosion was an example of a crime which
A was no-one’s fault
B was not a corporate crime
C was intentional
D was caused by indifference
E has tragic results
F made a large profit for the company

1. C
2. C
3. B
4. B
5. A
6. cathedral
7. markets
8. garden
9. art gallery
10. climb the tower
11. C
12. B
13. A
14. C
15. B
16. C
17. A
18. B
19. B
20. A
21. collecting data
22. 1500
23. 5
24. 3000-4000
25. B
26. C
27. Mehta
28. survey research
29. London University
30. 1988
31. C
32. A
33. mass media
34. academic circles
35. specialist knowledge
36. unaware
37. individual customers
38. illegal profits
39. D
40. E