IELTS Listening - CHOICE ROUTE
Listening Section 1
You will hear a number of different recordings and you have to answer questions on what you hear.
There will be time for you to read the instructions and questions and you have a chance to check your work. All the recordings will be played once only. The test is in four Sections. At the end of the test you will be given 10 minutes to transfer your answers to an answersheet.
Now turn to section 1: You will hear a telephone conversation between a travel consultant and a customer. First you have some time to look at Questions 1-10.
You will see that there is an example which has been done for you. So Whale Watch Experience has been written on the form. Now we shall begin. You should answer the questions as you listen, because you will NOT hear the recording a second time.
Listen carefully and answer Questions 1 to 10:
Complete the form below, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Dreamtime travel agency
Holiday name: Whale Watch Experience
Holiday length: 2 days
Type of transportation: 1)
Maximum group size: 2)
Next tour date: 3)
Hotel name: The 4)
Questions 5 and 6
Which TWO things are included in the price of the tour?
Complete the sentences below, using NO MORE THAN A WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.
7) The tour costs $
8) Bookings must be made no later than days in advance.
9) A deposit is required.
10) The customer’s reference number is .
Listening Section 2
Section 2: You will hear a radio program giving parents advice about buying Cots for the babies to sleep in. First you have some time to look at Questions 11-20.
Now Listen carefully and answer Questions 11 to 20:
Complete the table below, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
|Brand of Cot||Good Points||Problems||Verdict|
|Baby Safe||Easy to 11)||Did not have any 12)
Babies could trap their 13) in the side bar
|Choice Cots||Easy to 15)||Side did not drop down
Spaces between the bars were 16)
|Mother’s Choice||Base of cot could be moved||Did not have any 18)
Pictures could be removed easily
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for the answer.
–Metal should not be rusted or bent.
–Edges of cot should not be 20)
Listening Section 3
Section 3: You will hear a conversation between a student, Andrew and a student adviser, Monica about a Diploma course. First you have some time to look at Questions 21-30.
Now Listen carefully and answer Questions 21 to 30:
Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.
21 Andrew has worked at the hospital for
22 During the course Andrew’s employers will pay
23 The part-time course lasts for
Questions 24 and 25
Which TWO types of coursework are required each month on the part-time course
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Students study 26) during each module. A module takes 27) and the work is very 28) To get a Diploma each student has to study 29) and then work on 30) in depth.
Listening Section 4
Section 4: You will hear part of a lecture, given by an economist, about North American women’s attitude to money and saving. First you have some time to look at Questions 31-40.
Now Listen carefully and answer Questions 31 to 40:
Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
31 Bernard Shaw, men are supposed to understand economics and finance.
32 However, women are more prepared to about them.
33 Women tend to save for and a house.
34 Men tend to save for and for retirement.
35 Women who are left alone may have to pay for when they are old.
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Saving for the future
Research indicates that many women only think about their financial future when a 36) occurs. This is the worst time to make decisions. It is best for women to start thinking about pensions when they are in their 37) A good way for women to develop their 38) in dealing with financial affairs would be to attend classes in 39) When investing in stocks and shares, it is suggested that women should put a high proportion of their savings in 40) In such ways, women can have a comfortable, independent retirement.
- by minibus / a mini bus
- 15 / 15 people
- April 18th / April the 18th
- The Pallisades
- B guided bushwalk
- D table tennis
- move around / move about
- put together / put it together
- too wide
- best / the best / best buy / the best buy / safe
- three years.
- his fees.
- two years.
- B an essay.
- D a short report.
- a term / one term
- two module / two terms / for two terms
- a topic / one topic
- children’s education / their children’s education
- a car
- nursing care
- early twenties
- money management
- low-risk investments