IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 21

IELTS Listening Test 21

Part 1: Questions 1-6
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

1. The Family Welcome event in the art gallery begins at
A 10 am
B 10.30 am
C 2 pm

2. The film that is now shown in the Family Welcome event is about
A sculpture
B painting
C ceramics

3. When do most of the free concerts take place?
A in the morning
B at lunchtime
C in the evening

4. Where will the 4 pm concert of Latin American music take place?
A in a museum
B in a theatre
C in a library

5. The boat race begins at
A summer pool
B Charlesworth bridge
C Oxford marina

6. One of the boat race teams
A won a regional competition earlier this year
B has represented the region in a national competition
C has won several regional competitions

Questions 7-10
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Paxton Nature Reserve
7. Paxton is a good for seeing rare  all year around.
8. This is a particularly good time for seeing certain unusual
9. Visitors will be able to learn about  and then collect some.
10. Part of the  has been made suitable for swimming.




Part 2: Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Changes in Barford over the last 50 years

11. In Shona’s opinion why do fewer people use buses in Barford these days?
A the buses are old and uncomfortable
B fares have gone up too much
C there are not so many bus routes

12. What change in the road network is known to have benefitted the town most?
A the construction of a bypass
B the development of cycle paths
C the banning of cars from certain streets

13. What is the problem affecting shopping in the town centre?
A lack of parking spaces
B lack of major retailers
C lack of restaurants and cafes

14. What does Shona say about medical facilities in Barford?
A there is no hospital
B new medical practices are planned
C the number of dentists is too low

15. The largest number of people are employed in
A manufacturing
B services
C education

Questions 16-20
What is planned for each of the following facilities?

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A-G next to questions 16-20

Plans
A it will move to a new location
B it will have its opening hours extended
C it will be refurbished
D it will be used for a different purpose
E it will have its opening hours reduced
F it will have new management
G it will be expanded

Facilities
16. railway station car park
17. cinema
18. indoor market
19. library
20. nature reserve




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

(21)                  (22)
(23)                 (24)
(25)                 (26)

Questions 27-30
Who is going to write each of the following parts of the report?

Write the correct letter A-D next to questions 27-30.

A Helen only
B Jeremy only
C both Helen and Jeremy
D neither Helen nor Jeremy

Parts of the report
27. how they planned the project

28. how they had ideas for their stories

29. an interpretation of their stories

30. comments on the illustrations




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

Ethnography in Business
Ethnography: research which explores human cultures
It can be used in business:
• To investigate customer needs and (31)
• To help companies develop new designs

Examples of ethnographic research in business

Kitchen equipment
• Researchers found that cooks could not easily see the (32)  in measuring cups

Cell phone
• In Uganda, customers paid to use the cell phones of entrepreneurs.
• These customers wanted to check the (33)  used.

Computer companies
• There was a need to develop (34)  to improve communication between system administrators and colleagues.

Hospitals
• Nurses needed to access information about (35)  in different parts of the hospital

Airlines
• Respondents recorded information about their (36)  while travelling.

Principles of ethnographic research in business
• The researched does not start off with a hypothesis
• Participants may be selected by criteria such as age, (37)  or product used
• The participants must feel (38)  about taking part in the research.
• There is usually direct (39)  of the participants
• The interview is guided by the participant
• A lot of time is needed for the (40)  of the data.
• Researchers look for a meaningful pattern in the data.

1. B
2. C
3. B
4. A
5. C
6. A
7. birds
8. flowers
9. mushrooms
10. river
11. C
12. B
13. B
14. A
15. C
16. G
17. A
18. C
19. B
20. F
21. cave
22. tiger
23. dancing
24. crying
25. grass
26. scarf
27. A
28. C
29. D
30. B
31. attitude
32. numbers
33. time/ minutes
34. software
35. patients
36. emotions/ feelings
37. income
38. comfortable
39. observation
40. analysis





2 responses to “IELTS Listening Test 21”

  1. George says:

    “Attitudes” would be the right answer in 31 ?

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