IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 61

IELTS Listening Test 61

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Police form – Theft
First name: Sabrina

Surname: (1)
Contact phone number: 07188233764

Description of stolen item
Stolen item: (2)
Value: (3) £
Color: (4)

Details of theft
Date: (5)
Time: 8.30 am
Place: (6)
Witnesses: her (7)
Description of thief: tall with (8)

Other experiences of theft in same area: friend lost his (9)

Type of policy: (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-15
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Facts about Fairlight College
• Has 2500 students and (11) teachers
• Buildings initially used as a (12)
• College Mission Statement: (13)
• College has connections with (14)
• Fresher’s Ball on 5th Oct at the (15) Club

Questions 16-20
Label the plan below. Write the correct letter A-I next to questions 16-20.

16. Sports centre
17. Library
18. Innovation centre
19. Science block
20. Canteen

Part 3: Questions 21-25
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. How long can Metin talk to the tutor for?
A 10 minutes
B 20 minutes
C half an hour

22. Why did Metin decide to focus on bridge construction?
A anyone can build a bridge
B bridges have a long history
C he admires some modern bridges

23. Metin and his tutor agree that his bridges around the world idea is too
A theoretical
B unoriginal
C broad

24. To get a good mark for the assignment, Metin should
A provide a clear overview
B write enough words
C examine one aspect in depth

25. What does Metin’s tutor suggest he does at home?
A look again at his sources
B talk to other students
C write down some key ideas

Questions 26-29
What do the speakers say about each of these bridges?

Match the types of bridges 26-29 with the comments A-F.

(26)                  (27)
(28)                  (29)

Question 30
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

30. Metin asks if he can
A see his tutor next week
B write a first draft for his tutor
C send a new plan to his tutor

Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

• Starlings are medium sized birds
• Their (31) have a metallic appearance

Starling murmurations
• A murmuration can look like a large (32)
• The time of the year that murmurations are largest is in (33)
• Every day, groups of starlings go out to look for (34)
• In 2008, scientists studied starlings using (35) that were linked together
• Starlings can fly very fast, so it is important they don’t have a (36)
• A small change in the flight of one bird is (37) throughout the group

Starling populations
• In the UK, numbers are so low that they have gone onto the (38)
• Starlings are barely mentioned in 18th century (39)
• In 1890, an American introduced starlings to (40) in New York

2. glasses
3. 215
4. brown
5. 14 feb
6. station
7. brother
8. black hair
9. wallet
10. student property
11. 127
12. holiday village
13. aim high
14. local industry
15. sunset
16. I
17. E
18. C
19. D
20. F
21. A
22. B
23. C
24. C
25. A
26. D
27. B
28. F
29. A
30. B
31. feathers
32. (black) cloud
33. mid-winter
34. feeding places
35. cameras
36. collision
37. magnified
38. critical list
39. literature
40. central park

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