IELTS Listening Practice Test – Exercise 371

Part 1: Questions 1-5
Circle the appropriate letter.

1. A  B  C  D 
2. A  B  C  D 

3 What did she have inside her briefcase?
 A wallet, pens and novel
 B papers and wallet
 C pens and novel
 D papers, pen and novel

5 What time was it when she lost her briefcase?
 A 5.20
 B 5.25
 C 5.30
 D 5.55

Questions 6-10
Complete the form Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Name: Mary (6) 
Address: Flat 2, (7)  and (8)  Road Canterbury
Telephone: (9) 
Estimated value of lost item: (10) £ 

Part 2: Questions 11-13
Circle the THREE other items which are mentioned in the news headlines.

 A Rivers flood in the north
 B Money promised for drought victims – Example
 C Nurses on strike in Melbourne
 D Passengers rescued from ship
 E Passengers rescued from plane
 F Bus and train drivers national strike threat
 G Teachers demand more pay
 H New uniform for QANTAS staff
 I National airports under new management

Questions 14-21
Complete the notes below by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in the spaces provided.

The Government plans to give (14) $  to assist the farmers. This money was to be spent on improving Sydney’s (15)  but has now been re-allocated. Australia has experienced its worst drought in over fifty years. Farmers say that the money will not help them because it is (16) 

An aeroplane which was carrying a group of (17)  was forced to land just (18)  minutes after take-off. The passengers were rescued by
  The operation was helped because of the good weather. The passengers thanked the (20)  for saving their lives but unfortunately they lost their (21) 

Part 3: Questions 22-25
Circle the appropriate letter.

22 The orientation meeting
 A took place recently
 B took place last term
 C will take place tomorrow
 D will take place next week

23 Attendance at lectures is
 A optional after 4 pm
 B closely monitored
 C difficult to enforce
 D sometimes unnecessary

24 Tutorials take place
 A every morning
 B twice a week
 C three mornings a week
 D three afternoons a week

25 The lecturer’s name is
 A Roberts
 B Rawson
 C Rogers
 D Robertson

Questions 26-31
Complete the notes below using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

Course Requirements
Tutorial Paper:
• A piece of work ON A given topic. Students must:
• (26)  for 25 minutes
• (27) 
• give to lecturer for marking

Essay Topic: usually (28) 
Type of exam: (29) 
Library: important books are in (30) 
Focus of course: focus on (31) 

Part 4: Questions 32 and 33
Circle the appropriate letter.

32 The speaker works within the Faculty of
 A Science and Technology
 B Arts and Social Sciences
 C Architecture
 D Law

33 The faculty consists firstly of
 A subjects
 B degrees
 C divisions
 D departments

Questions 34-36
Complete the notes with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

• The subjects taken in the first semester in this course are psychology, sociology,
• Students may have problems with (35)  and

Questions 37-40
Circle the appropriate letter.

37 The speaker says students can visit her
 A every morning
 B some mornings
 C mornings only
 D Friday morning

38 According to the speaker, a tutorial
 A is a type of lecture
 B is less important than a lecture
 C provides a chance to share views
 D provides an alternative to groupwork

39 When writing essays, the speaker advises the students to
 A research their work well
 B name the books they have read
 C share work with their friends
 D avoid using other writers’ ideas

40 The speaker thinks that plagiarism is
 A a common problem
 B an acceptable risk
 C a minor concern
 D a serious offence

1. A
2. C
3. D
4. D
5. C
6. Prescott
7. 41
8. fountain
9. 752239
10. pound 65
11. E
12. F
13. H
14. $ 250 million
15. road system
16. too late
17. school children
18. 3
19. boats
20. pilot
21. instruments
22. A
23. B
24. C
25. A
26. talk
27. write up work
28. can choose
29. open book
30. closed reserve
31. vocational
32. B
33. C
34. history and economics
35. deadlines
36. attendance
37. B
38. C
39. B
40. D



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