IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 81

IELTS Listening Test 81

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

1. What did Nadia buy at the bookshop?
A newspaper
B novel
C crossword puzzles

2. Thomas is interested in the play about
A a hunter
B a pirate
C a doctor

3. The couple in the bookshop were discussing
A a funny play
B a smooth play
C a boring play

4. How does Nadia want her coffee?
A sweet and black
B with milk
C black with no sugar

5. What kind of muffin does Nadia want?
A plain
B berry
C chocolate

Questions 6-10
How likely are Thomas and Nadia to visit the following attractions?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 16-20.

A they will definitely visit
B they might visit
C they will not visit

6. the Tower of London
7. the Wheel
8. Westminster
9. the British Museum
10. Buckingham Palace

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

11. What time does the museum open on Thursday morning?

12. How much does it cost to hire a multi-media guide?

13. Where should visitors leave their coats and bags?

14. How much does it cost to leave a package there?

15. Where can visitors buy a cup of tea?

Questions 16-20
Label the plan below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

(16)                     (17)
(18)                     (19)

Part 3: Questions 21-30
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Research Methodology

• Use scientific method based on empirical evidence (= (21) )
• Find a research problem or question
o a commonly held belief e.g. lack of sleep has negative impact on (22)
o Review the literature
o an everyday problem e.g. research different memorization (23)

• Define your variables
• Develop a hypothesis
• Conduct (24) research
o Books, journals, online databases and websites
o Make notes and create (25)

• Select an experimental design
o Pre-experimental = experimental group only
o Quasi-experimental = include control group but not random
o True experimental = both kinds of groups + random

• Standardize your (26)
o Compare like with like

• Choose your participants
• Use different (27)
o Random sample – sample from same group
o Stratified random sample – select from subsets with different (28)

• Conduct tests and collect data
• Analyse the results
o Use (29) methods (to be covered next week)

• Write up and communicate results
o (30) and of paper is important; tips for writing (to be covered in next two weeks)

Part 4: Questions 31-34
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD AND/ OR A NUMBER only.

(31)                    (32)
(33)                   (34)

Questions 35-39
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Rice gives more (35) per hectare than other cereal crops and production has increased over 100% in recent years because of better yields. Land area has only increased by 30% due to the need for wet land so availability of land is quite limited by (36) type and (37) supply. The dry-land variety gives poorer yields and poorer (38) No weed killers have been developed yet that do not harm the main crop. Heavy machines are unable to work in paddy fields so most rice is still grown (39)

Question 40
Complete the diagram below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


1. A
2. C
3. A
4. A
5. B
6. A
7. C
8. A
9. B
10. A
11. 10
12. 4.5 pounds
13. cloakroom
14. one pound
15. cafe
16. shop
17. library
18. ancient
19. restrooms
20. sculptures
21. observation
22. test performance
23. strategies
24. background
25. bibliography
26. procedures
27. techniques
28. characteristics
29. statistical
30. format, structure
31. wheat
32. rice
33. 900
34. oil
35. food energy
36. soil
37. water
38. quality
39. by hand
40. India