IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 171

IELTS Listening Test 171

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Circle the appropriate letter.

1. A B C D
2. A B C D

3 What did she have inside her briefcase?
A wallet, pens and novel
B papers and wallet
C pens and novel
D papers, pen and novel


5 What time was it when she lost her briefcase?
A 5.20
B 5.25
C 5.30
D 5.55

Questions 6-10
Complete the form Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Name: Mary (6)
Address: Flat 2, (7)  and (8)  Road Canterbury
Telephone: (9)
Estimated value of lost item: (10) £

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Circle the THREE other items which are mentioned in the news headlines.

A Rivers flood in the north
B Money promised for drought victims – Example
C Nurses on strike in Melbourne
D Passengers rescued from ship
E Passengers rescued from plane
F Bus and train drivers national strike threat
G Teachers demand more pay
H New uniform for QANTAS staff
I National airports under new management

Questions 14-21
Complete the notes below by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in the spaces provided.

The Government plans to give (14) $  to assist the farmers. This money was to be spent on improving Sydney’s (15)  but has now been re-allocated. Australia has experienced its worst drought in over fifty years. Farmers say that the money will not help them because it is (16)

An aeroplane which was carrying a group of (17)  was forced to land just (18)  minutes after take-off. The passengers were rescued by
 The operation was helped because of the good weather. The passengers thanked the (20)  for saving their lives but unfortunately they lost their (21)

Part 3: Questions 22-25
Circle the appropriate letter.

22 The orientation meeting
A took place recently
B took place last term
C will take place tomorrow
D will take place next week

23 Attendance at lectures is
A optional after 4 pm
B closely monitored
C difficult to enforce
D sometimes unnecessary

24 Tutorials take place
A every morning
B twice a week
C three mornings a week
D three afternoons a week

25 The lecturer’s name is
A Roberts
B Rawson
C Rogers
D Robertson

Questions 26-31
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Course Requirements
Tutorial Paper:
• A piece of work ON A given topic. Students must:
(26)  for 25 minutes
• give to lecturer for marking

Essay Topic: usually (28)
Type of exam: (29)
Library: important books are in (30)
Focus of course: focus on (31)

Part 4: Questions 32 and 33
Circle the appropriate letter.

32 The speaker works within the Faculty of
A Science and Technology
B Arts and Social Sciences
C Architecture
D Law

33 The faculty consists firstly of
A subjects
B degrees
C divisions
D departments

Questions 34-36
Complete the notes with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

• The subjects taken in the first semester in this course are psychology, sociology,
• Students may have problems with (35)  and

Questions 37-40
Circle the appropriate letter.

37 The speaker says students can visit her
A every morning
B some mornings
C mornings only
D Friday morning

38 According to the speaker, a tutorial
A is a type of lecture
B is less important than a lecture
C provides a chance to share views
D provides an alternative to groupwork

39 When writing essays, the speaker advises the students to
A research their work well
B name the books they have read
C share work with their friends
D avoid using other writers’ ideas

40 The speaker thinks that plagiarism is
A a common problem
B an acceptable risk
C a minor concern
D a serious offence

1. A
2. C
3. D
4. D
5. C
6. Prescott
7. 41
8. fountain
9. 752239
10. pound 65
11. E
12. F
13. H
14. $ 250 million
15. road system
16. too late
17. school children
18. 3
19. boats
20. pilot
21. instruments
22. A
23. B
24. C
25. A
26. talk
27. write up work
28. can choose
29. open book
30. closed reserve
31. vocational
32. B
33. C
34. history and economics
35. deadlines
36. attendance
37. B
38. C
39. B
40. D