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ielts listening test 183

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Employment agency: Possible jobs

First job
Administrative assistant in a company that produces (1) (North London)

Responsibilities
• Data entry
• Go to (2) and take notes
• General admin
• Management of (3)

Requirements
• Good computer skills including spreadsheets
• Good interpersonal skills
• Attention to (4)

Experience
• Need a minimum of (5) of experience of teleconferencing

Second job
Warehouse assistant in South London

Responsibilities
• Stock management
• Managing (6)

Requirements
• Ability to work with numbers
• Good computer skills
• Very organized and (7)
• Good communication skills
• Used to working in a (8)
• Able to cope with items that are (9)

Need experience of
• Driving in London
• Warehouse work
• (10) service




Part 2: Questions 11-16
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Street Play Scheme

11. When did the Street Play Scheme first take place?
A two years ago
B three years ago
C six years ago

12. How often is Beechwood Road closed to traffic now?
A once a week
B on Saturdays and Sundays
C once a month

13. Who is responsible for closing the road?
A a council official
B the police
C local wardens

14. Residents who want to use their cars
A have to park in another street
B must drive very slowly
C need permission from a warden

15. Alice says that Street Play Schemes are most needed in
A wealthy areas
B quiet suburban areas
C areas with heavy traffic

16. What has been the reaction of residents who are not parents?
A many of them were unhappy at first
B they like seeing children play in the street
C they are surprised by the lack of noise

Questions 17 and 18
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO benefits for children does Alice think are the most important?
A increased physical activity
B increased sense of independence
C opportunity to learn new games
D opportunity to be part of a community
E opportunity to make new friends

Questions 19 and 20
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO results of the King Street experiment surprised Alice?
A more shoppers
B improved safety
C less air pollution
D more relaxed atmosphere
E less noise pollution




Part 3: Questions 21-26
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What Hazel should analyse about items in newspapers:
• What (21) the item is on
• The (22) of the item, including the headline
• Any (23) accompanying the item
• The (24) of the item e.g. what’s made prominent
• The writer’s main (25)
• The (26) the writer may make about the reader

Questions 27-30
What does Hazel decide to do about each of the following types of articles? Write the correct letter A, B or C for questions 27-30.

A she will definitely look for a suitable article
B she may look for a suitable article
C she definitely won’t look for an article

Types of articles
27. national news item
28. editorial
29. human interest
30. arts




Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Early history of keeping clean

Prehistoric times:
• Water was used to wash off (31)

Ancient Babylon:
• Soap like material found in (32) cylinders

Ancient Greece:
• People cleaned themselves with sand and other substances
• Used a strigil – scraper made of (33)
• Washed clothes in streams

Ancient Germany and Gaul:
• Used soap to colour their (34)

Ancient Rome:
• Animal fat, ashes and clay mixed through action of rain, used for washing clothes
• From about 312 BC, water carried to Roman (35) by aqueducts

Europe in Middle Ages:
• Decline in bathing contributed to occurrence of (36)
• (37) began to be added to soap

Europe from 17th century:
• 1600s: cleanliness and bathing started becoming usual
• 1791: Leblanc invented a way of making soda ash from (38)
• Early 1800s: Chevreul turned soapmaking into a (39)
• From 1800s, there was no longer a (40) on soap




1. Furniture
2. Meetings
3. Diary
4. Detail(s)
5. 1/ one year
6. Deliveries
7. Tidy
8. Team
9. Heavy
10. Customer
11. B
12. A
13. C
14. B
15. C
16. B
17. B, D
18. B, D
19. A, E
20. A, E
21. Page
22. Size
23. Graphic(s)
24. Structure
25. Purpose
26. Assumption(s)
27. A
28. C
29. C
30. B
31. Mud
32. Clay
33. Metal
34. Hair
35. Bath(s)
36. Disease(s)
37. Perfume
38. Salt
39. Science
40. Tax


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