IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 42

IELTS Listening Test 42

Part 1: Questions 1-2
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Annie’s mother
A has arthritis
B is pleased with her new medicine
C can hardly move her fingers
D needs an operation on her leg
E has medical insurance

Question 3
Choose the correct letter A-C

3. Bud’s uncle
A works at a hospital
B will help Annie’s father get a cheap operation
C knows some medical staff

Questions 4 and 5
Complete the following sentences with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Annie’s parents are finding it difficult to pay the (4) and her sister has won a (5)

Questions 6 and 7
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Bud’s cousin
A is called Mary
B met Annie at Annie’s party
C works at a hotel
D wants to get promoted
E is nice to people when she first meets them

Questions 8 and 9
Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Bud’s father has a (8) to build a supermarket and all his workers have to belong to the (9)

Question 10
Answer the question in ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER.

10. How many years have Bud’s parents been married?




Part 2: Questions 11 and 12
Complete the following sentences with NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

The manager says people want to save money for retirement, children’s education, a (11) and a (12)

Questions 13 and 14
Choose TWO letters A-E.

The manager says how much money one should spend and how much one should save
A depends on individual tastes
B is clearer as one gets older
C depends entirely on how many children one has
D should be decided after writing out a budget for daily necessities
E partly depends on one’s health

Question 15
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for your answer.

What does the manager say you should do if you have nearly spent your budget for the month?

Questions 16 and 17
Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

16. The manager refers to keeping some money in a current account for use in emergencies as a
17. This has been described as a voluntary tax on fools

Questions 18-20
Select the correct letter A-F and write next to the questions 18 to 20.

A Best spread of risks to meet investors’ objectives
B Known, guaranteed returns for fixed period of time
C Should be purchased if buyer is optimistic
D High risk, potentially high returns
E Always mean investment in new, small companies with excellent technologies
F Provide steady returns

Item
18. Blue chip stocks
19. Balanced portfolios
20. Venture capital investments




Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which statements are correct?
A Bill and Jane made a video documentary on homeless people
B Jane made a video on homeless people
C Prof. Edwards is not clear how much his students know about video cameras
D Few students have video cameras
E Bill have made a video documentary on homeless people

Question 23
Complete the following sentence with ONE WORD ONLY.

23. Prof. Edwards thinks he should start his video course by explaining the of video cameras.

Questions 24 and 25
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Prof. Edwards say
A his students must each have their own video camera
B his students cannot all afford to buy video cameras
C his students must be creative and plan their video projects properly
D his students need to use 3-CCD video cameras
E the film department has enough video cameras for his students to use

Questions 26 and 27
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

What two uses of wide-angle shots does Prof. Edwards metion?
(26)
(27)

Questions 28-30
Complete the following sentences. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

28. Bill says a small hole in one’s pocket is useful for
29. Prof. Edwards says filming people without their knowledge raises the question of
30. Jane wants to even filming people without their knowledge




Part 4: Questions 31-33
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Prof. Roberts says much of history is concerned with conflict over (31)  , (32) and (33)

Questions 34 and 35
Choose the correct letter A-C.

34. Prof Roberts implies that the concept of ‘hurting others’
A is always perfectly clear
B is open to different interpretations
C becomes an issue when there is no control by government

35. Prof. Roberts says
A some native Americans were thieves
B the concept of personal ownership is universal
C the concept of ownership is now here to stay

Questions 36-39
Complete the following sentences. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

36. Many classical economists considered private land ownership a
37. Keeping land in good condition for the future is the concept of
38. The need to protect has led to increased restrictions on landowners’ rights in some countries
39. Prof. Roberts believes that is usually the best way to protect natural resources

Question 40
Choose the correct letter A-C.

40. The main difference between freehold and leasehold is
A the duration of effective ownership
B one applies to houses and the other to flats
C leasehold docs not apply to land

1. A
2. D
3. C
4. mortgage
5. beauty competition
6. C
7. E
8. big contract
9. steelworkers unioun
10. 25 years
11. rainy day
12. big house
13. D
14. E
15. stay at home
16. safety cushion
17. government lottery
18. F
19. A
20. D
21. A
22. C
23. basic
24. B
25. C
26. indoor stuff
27. scenery
28. secret shooting
29. privacy
30. make good movies
31. religion
32. economic power
33. land
34. B
35. C
36. necessary evil
37. stewardship
38. biodiversity
39. local ownership
40. A





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