IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 90

IELTS Listening Test 90

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Events during Kenton Festival
Start date: 16th May

Opening ceremony (first day)
• In town centre, starting at (1)
• The mayor will make a speck
• A (2) will perform
• Performance of a (3) about Hele Tungate (a (4)  )
• Evening fireworks display situated across the (5)

Other events
• Videos about relationships that children have with their (6)
• Venue: (7) House
• Performance of (8) dances
• Venue: the (9) market in the town centre
• Time: 2 and 5 pm every day except 1st day of festival
• Several professional concerts and one by children
• Venue: library
• Time: 6.30 pm on the 18th
• Tickets available online from festival box office and from shops which have the festival (10) in their windows

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

Theatre trip to Munich
11. When the group meet at the airport they will have
A. breakfast
B. coffee
C. lunch

12. The group will be met at Munich airport by
A. an employee at the National Theatre
B. a theatre manager
C. a tour operator

13. How much will they pay per night for a double room at the hotel?
A. 110 euros
B. 120 euros
C. 150 euros

14. What type of restaurant will they go to on Tuesday evening?
A. an Italian restaurant
B. a Lebanese restaurant
C. a typical restaurant of the region

15. Who will they meet on Wednesday afternoon?
A. an actor
B. a playwright
C. a theatre director

Questions 16-20
What does the man say about the play on each of the following days? Choose FIVE answers from options given below.

A The playwright will be present
B The play was written to celebrate an anniversary
C The play will be performed inside historic building
D The play will be accompanies by live music
E The play will be performed outdoors
F The paly will be performed for the first time
G The performance will be attended by officials from the town

16. Wednesday
17. Thursday
18. Friday
19. Saturday
20. Monday

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

Scandinavian Studies
21. James chose to take Scandinavian Studies because when he was a child
A. he was often taken to Denmark
B. his mother spoke to him in Danish
C. a number of Danish people visited his family

22. When he graduates James would like to
A. take a postgraduate course
B. work in the media
C. become a translator

23. Which course will end this term?
A. Swedish cinema
B. Danish television programmes
C. Scandinavian literature

24. They agree that James’ literature paper this term will be on
A. 19th century playwrights
B. the Icelandic sagas
C. modern Scandinavian novels

25. Beth recommends that James’ paper should be
A. a historical overview of the genre
B. an in depth analysis of a single write
C. a study of the social background to the literature

Questions 26-30
Complete the flow chart below.

Choose FIVE answers from options given below and write correct letter A-G next to questions 26-30

A bullet points
B film
C notes
D structure
E student paper
F textbook
G documentary

How James will write his paper on the Vikings
• He’ll read a (26) and choose his topic
• He’ll borrow a (27) from Beth
• He’ll plan the (28) of the paper
• He’ll read some material and write (29)
• He’ll write paper using (30)

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

Conflict at work
Conflict mostly consists of behavior in the general category of (31)
Often a result of people wanting to prove their (32)
Also cause by differences in (33) between people
(34) conflicts: people more concerned about own team than about company
Conflict related stress can cause (35) that may last for months

Chief Executives (CEOs)
Many have both (36) and anxiety
May not like to have their decisions questioned
There may be conflict between people who have different (37)

Other managers
A structure that is more (38) may create a feeling of uncertainty about who staff should report to

Minimizing conflict
Bosses need to try hard to gain (39)
Someone from outside the company may be given the role of (40) in order to resolve conflicts

1. 2.45
2. band
3. play
4. scientist
5. river
6. grandparents
7. handsworth
8. traditional
9. outdoor
10. logo
11. B
12. C
13. A
14. B
15. C
16. F
17. B
18. E
19. G
20. C
21. C
22. B
23. C
24. A
25. C
26. E
27. G
28. D
29. C
30. A
31. bullying
32. superiority
33. personality
34. structural
35. absence
36. confidence
37. visions
38. democratic
39. respect
40. mediator

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