IELTS Listening - CHOICE ROUTE

Listening Test 2 Volume 14

Listening Section 1

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Listen carefully and answer Questions 1 to 10:

Questions 1-3

Choose the correct letter, A. B or C


Example

Martin wants to

A sell a flat.
B rent a flat.
C buy a flat.


1 What is Martin’s occupation?



2 The friends would prefer somewhere with



3 Phil would rather live in



 

Questions 4-10

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Details of flats available
 Location FeaturesGood (+) and bad (-) points
Bridge Street, near the 4 •          3 bedrooms
•          very big living room
(+)  5 (£) a month

(+) transport links

(-) no shower

(-) could be 6

7 •          4 bedrooms

•          living room

•         8 

(+)  9 and

well equipped

(+) shower

(+) will be 10

(-) £800 a month

Listening Section 2

Listen carefully and answer Questions 11 to 20:

Questions 11-15

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


The British Library

The reading rooms are only open for group visits on 11

The library was officially opened in 12

All the library rooms together cover 13 m2.

The library is financed by the 14

The main function of the library is to provide resources for people doing 15


 

Questions 16-20

Label the plan below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Plan of the British Library

 

 

16

17

18

19

20

Listening Section 3

Listen carefully and answer Questions 21 to 30:

Questions 21-25

Choose the correct answer A. B or C

Project on work placement

21 The main aim of Dave’s project is to



 

22  Dave’s project is based on schemes in



 

23 How many academic organisations returned Dave’s questionnaire?



 

24 Dave wanted his questionnaires to be completed by company



 

25 Dr Green wants Dave to provide a full list of



 

Questions 26-30

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.


Notes on project

Introduction

– improve the 26 of ideas

– include a 27 of ‘Work Placement’

– have separate sections for literature survey and research 28 and methods

Findings

Preparation stage – add summary

29 development – good

Constraints on learning – provide better links to the 30   from research

Listening Section 4

Listen carefully and answer Questions 31 to 40:

Questions 31-35

Complete the sentences below

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Bilingualism can be defined as having an equal level of communicative 31 in two or more languages.

Early research suggested that bilingualism caused problems with 32 and mental development.

Early research into bilingualism is now rejected because it did not consider the 33 backgrounds of the children

It is now thought that there is a 34 bilingualism and cognitive skills in children.

Research done by Ellen Bialystok in Canada now suggests that the effects of bilingualism also apply to 35

 

Questions 36-40

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

 

36 In Dr Bialystok’s experiment, the subjects had to react according to



 

37 The experiment demonstrated the ‘Simon effect’ because it involved a conflict between



 

38 The experiment shows that, compared with the monolingual subjects, the bilingual subjects



 

39 The results of the experiment indicate that bilingual people may be better at



 

40 Dr Bialystok’s first and second experiments both suggest that bilingualism may



ANSWER

1          B
2          A
3          C
4          bus station
5          450
6          noisy
7          Hills Avenue
8          dining room
9          modern/very modern
10          quiet
11          Sundays
12          1998
13          100,000/100000/one hundred thousand/a hundred thousand
14          government
15          research
16          Conference Centre/Center
17          information desk
18          bookshop
19          King(’)s Library
20          stamp display
21          B
22          C
23          A
24          B
25          A
26          organisation
27          definition
28          aims
29          Key Skills
30          evidence
31          proficiency
32          learning
33          social and economic
34          positive
35          adults
36          A
37          A
38          B
39          C
40          A

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