IELTS LISTENING SAMPLE TEST 2020 WITH ANSWERS 5

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SECTION ONE

Questions 1 – 10

Complete the form below

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

Host Family Applicant

Example: Name 

Answer: Jenny Chan

Present Address: Sea View Guesthouse 1.  Day time telephone number:  2237676

[N.B. best time to contact is 2. ]

Age: 19

Intended length of stay: 3. 

Occupation while in the UK: Student  

General Level of English: 4. 

Preferred location: In the 5. 

Special diet: 6. 

Other requirements:

  • Own facilities
  • Own television
  • 7. 
  • to be 8. 

Maximum price to be 9. £ per week

Preferred starting date: 10. 

Answer

      1. 14 Hill Road
      2. between 9 and 9.30 / 9-9.30
      3. 1 year
      4. intermediate
      5. North-West
      6. vegetarian
      7. (a) (read) garden
      8. (the) only guest
      9. 100
      10. 23rd March / Monday 23rd March

SECTION TWO

Questions 11 – 13

Complete the sentences below

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

11. The next meeting of the soccer club will be in the  in King’s Park on 2 July.

12. The first event is a  .

13. At the final dinner, players recieve  .

 


 

Questions 14 – 17

Complete the table below

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

Competition  Number of Teams Games Begin Training Session (In Kings Park)
Junior 14.  8.30am 15. 
Senior 16.  2.00pm 17. 

 


 

Questions 18 – 20

Complete the table

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Name of Office Bearer Responsibility
Robert Young: President To manage meetings
Gina Costello: Treasurer to 18.
David West: Secretary to 19.
Jason Dokic: Head Coach to 20.

 

Answer

  1. clubhouse
  2. picnic
  3. prizes
  4. 10
  5. Wednesday afternoon(s)
  6. 4
  7. Sunday afternoon(s)
  8. collect (the) fees / collect (the) money
  9. send (out/the) newsletter(s)
  10. supervise (the) teams

SECTION THREE

Questions 21 – 24

Complete the notes below

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Box Telecom

Problems: been affected by

  • drop in 21. 
  • growing 22. 
  • delays due to a strike

Causes of problems:

  • high 23. 
  • lack of good 24. 


Questions 25 – 27

Choose the correct letter, AB, or C.

25. What does Karin think the company will do?

 look for private investors
 accept a takeover offer
 issue some new shares

26. How does the tutor suggest the company can recover?

 by appointing a new managing director
 by changing the way it is organized
 by closing some of its retail outlets

27. The tutor wants Jason and Karin to produce a report which

 offers a solution to Box Telecom’s problems
 analyses the UK market
 compares different companies

 


 

Questions 28 – 30

Which opinion does each person express about Box Telecom?

  1. its workers are motivated
  2. it has too little investment
  3. it will overcome its problems
  4. its marketing plan needs improvement
  5. is is old-fashioned
  6. it has strong marketing managers

 

28. Karin       

29. Jason       

30. the tutor  

Answer

  1. sales
  2. competition
  3. interest rates / rates of interest
  4. training
  5. A
  6. B
  7. A
  8. C
  9. B
  10. D

SECTION FOUR

Questions 31 – 36

Choose the correct letter, AB, or C.

31. During the first week of term, students are invited to

 be shown round the library by the librarian
 listen to descriptions of library resources
 do an intensive course in the computer centre

32. The speaker warns the students that

 internet materials can be unreliable
 downloaded information must be acknowledged
 computer access may be limited at times

33. The library is acquiring more CDs as a resource because

 they are a cheap source of information
 they take up very little space
 they are more up-to-date than the reference books

34. Students are encouraged to use journals online because

 the articles do not need to be returned to the shelves
 reading online is cheaper than photocopying articles
 the stock of printed articles is to be reduced

35. Why might some students continue to use reference books?

 they can be taken away from the library
 they provide information unavailable elsewhere
 they can be borrowed for an extended loan period

36. What is the responsibility of the Training Supervisor?

 to supervise and support library staff
 to provide orientation to the library facilities
 to identify needs and inform section managers

 


 


Questions 37 – 40

Which section of the university will help postgraduate students with their dissertation in the following ways?

  1. the postgraduate’s own department or tutor
  2. library staff
  3. another section of the university

Write the correct letter, A, B, or C, next to questions 37-40.

37. training in specialized computer programs 

38. advising on bibliography presentation        

39. checking the draft of the dissertation        

40. providing language support                     

Answer

      1. B
      2. A
      3. A
      4. C
      5. A
      6. B
      7. B
      8. A
      9. B
      10. C

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