IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 38

IELTS Listening Test 38

Part 1: Questions 1-4
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Study abroad application
Name: Leela Kimh

Wants to study abroad during: the entire (1) year of university
Previous experience living abroad: a summer (2) in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Need financial aid for: plane (3) to South America
Intended degree: bachelor of arts in Spanish and Latin American (4)

Questions 5-7
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

5. Leela’s friend who studied in China said
A the food was very different
B the people were friendly
C there was difficulty communicating

6. One problem people studying abroad have is
A with having enough money
B feeling homesick and missing friends
C eating different kinds of food

7. Corben says that when applying for a study abroad program
A Leela needs to get parental permission
B Leela needs to keep things organized
C Leela has to raise money

Questions 8-10
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

8. Leela must make sure her classes abroad will towards her degree.
9. The minimum grade point to study abroad is 3.2.
10. After filling out the application Leela must them to the Office of Study Abroad.

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

11. The food festival takes place
A at the beginning of April
B at the end of April
C in the middle of March

12. The East Asian section will feature cuisine from
A Vietnam and Thailand
B Japan and China
C France and Italy

13. The Latin American section will have
A South American food
B South Asian cuisine
C food from Germany

14. Besides food tasting there will also be
A live music and dancing
B stores selling their products
C events that show people how to cook

15. For a list of events, people can
A call the information centre
B look them up on the internet
C pick up a brochure

16. The speaker highly recommends that participants
A practice their cooking techniques
B buy their aprons beforehand
C register in advance for workshops

Questions 17-20
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

NamePurposeWho should attend
World Tour of SpicesIntroduce different spices and flavor profilesAdults who want to seriously (17)……………….
Candy AdventuresMake healthy candy and sweetsMainly (18)…………………
Salads (19)………………..Make tasty salads and dressingAnyone interested in (20)………………..

(17)                              (18)
(19)                              (20)

Part 3: Questions 21-30
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. The continuing education program is for people who
A want to learn new hobbies
B want to start getting another degree
C cannot find employment elsewhere

22. The woman is interested in
A making money to travel the world
B learning about accounting
C being an entrepreneur

23. The city centre is accessible by public transportation but
A is under renovation now
B does not offer as many classes
C is more expensive

24. The woman takes care of her ill father during
A weekends
B the evening
C normal working hours

25. The man finally suggests taking classes
A through the internet
B at the city centre campus
C at the suburban satellite campus

26. The class for returning students teaches time management techniques like
A how to organize and use one’s time efficiently
B how to talk to your teachers
C making friends in class

27. The class that reviews study skills goes over
A beginning English grammar
B basic math skills
C writing for academic classes

28. According to the dialogue the woman can go online in order to
A email fellow students
B contact teachers
C sign up for classes

29. The price of online classes is
A the same as everything else
B cheaper than going to either campus
C more expensive than going to the city centre campus

30. Textbooks and other course materials are
A free when taking the online course
B available at campus bookstores
C available online

Part 4: Questions 31 and 32
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD only for each answer.

• More than 50 million dollars was donated by the estate of Paul A. Muadib
• The entire college felt very excited about this generous (31)
• There was a lot of money given to the school but not enough for every single (32)

Questions 33-37
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.


First Part– The first part consisted of an (33)……………….
– Students could list any number of (34)……………..
Second Part– All ideas that came up consistently were put to a (35)………………..
Third Part– There were (36)…………………..things that came up over and over again
– The (37)…………………..of each of them will be explained


Questions 38
Choose TWO letters A-F.

Which TWO things concerning the dining facilities on campus did students complain about?
A inadequate number of dining facilities
B unfriendly staff members
C inconvenient operating hours
D quality of food at existing places is low
E not enough vegetarian food
F prices that are too expensive

Questions 39 and 40
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

39. Why would a significantly minority of students not benefit from improved dining facilities?
A they always make their own food and do not use those facilities
B they live off campus and do not eat their meals at school
C they cannot afford to eat on campus and buy their food from other places

40. What is one argument against improving the athletics building?
A it would change the make up of the student body population
B only a small proportion of students actually
C it would harm the reputation of the university

1. third
2. language program
3. tickets
4. history
5. C
6. B
7. B
8. count
9. average
10. submit
11. A
12. B
13. A
14. C
15. B
16. C
17. learn cooking
18. children
19. forever
20. healthy eating
21. B
22. C
23. B
24. C
25. A
26. A
27. C
28. C
29. B
30. A
31. gift
32. idea
33. open question
34. different
35. vote
36. 4
37. pros and cons
38. A, D
39. B
40. B