IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 2

IELTS Listening Test 2

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below. Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER.

Type of accommodation:                               hall of residence
Name:                                                                Anu (1) 

Date of birth:                                                    (2)
Country of origin:                                            India
Course of study:                                               (3)
Number of years planned in hall:                 (4)
Preferred catering arrangement:                  half board
Special dietary requirements:                       no (5) (red)
Preferred room type:                                       a single (6)
Interests:                                                           the (7)
and badminton
Priorities in choice of hall:           to be with other students who are (8)
To live outside the (9)
To have a (10) area for socializing

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

(12) and


Questions 14-16
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Longfield Park
14. As part of Monday’s activity, visitors will
A prepare food with herbs
B meet a well-known herbalist
C dye cloth with herbs

15. For the activity on Wednesday,
A only group bookings are accepted
B visitors should book in advance
C attendance is free

16. For the activity on Saturday, visitors should
A come in suitable clothing
B make sure they are able to stay for the whole day
C tell the rangers before the event what they wish to do

Questions 17-20
Label the map below. Write the correct letter A-I next to questions 17-20.

(17)         bird hide

(18)         dog-walking area

(19)         flower garden

(20)         wooded area

Part 3: Questions 21-24
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Self-Access Centre
21. Students want to keep the Self-Access Centre because
A they enjoy the variety of equipment
B they like being able to work on their own
C it is an important part of their studies

22. Some teachers would prefer to
A close the Self-Access Centre
B move the Self-Access Centre elsewhere
C restrict access to the Self-Access Centre

23. The students’ main concern about using the library would be
A the size of the library
B difficulty in getting help
C the lack of materials

24. The Director of Studies is concerned about
A the cost of upgrading the centre
B the lack of space in the centre
C the difficulty in supervising the centre

Questions 25-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

Necessary improvements to the existing Self-Access Centre
Replace computers to create more space

The level of the (25) materials, in particular, should be more clearly shown.
Update the (26) collection.
Buy some (27) and divide them up.

Use of the room
Speak to the teachers and organize a (28) for supervising the centre.
Install an (29)
Restrict personal use of (30) on computers.

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

Power Culture
Characteristics of organization: small
(31)  power source
Few rules and procedures
Communication by (32)
Advantage: can act quickly
Disadvantage: might not act (33)
Suitable employee: not afraid of (34)

Does not need job security

Role Culture
Characteristic of organization: large, many (35)
Specialized departments
Rules and procedures e.g. job (36)  and rules for discipline
Advantages: economies of scale
Successful when (37)  ability is important
Disadvantages: slow to see when (38)  is needed
Slow to react
Suitable employee: values security
Does not want (39)

Task Culture
Characteristic of organization: project oriented
In competitive market or making product with short life
Advantages: (40)

1. Bhatt
2. 31 March
3. nursing
4. 2
5. meat
6. bedsit
7. theatre
8. mature/ older
9. town
10. shared
11. trees
12. Friday/ Sunday
13. farm
14. C
15. B
16. A
17. A
18. I
19. F
20. E
21. C
22. B
23. B
24. C
25. reading
26. CD
27. workbooks
28. timetable/ schedule
29. alarm
30. email(s)
31. central
32. conversation(s)
33. effectively
34. risk(s)
35. levels
36. description(s)
37. technical
38. change
39. responsibility
40. flexible

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