IELTS Listening Actual Test

IELTS Listening Practice Test 21 With Answers

IELTS Listening Section 1

Questions 1-6

Complete the form below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

PET PROTECT UK

Type of pet: 
dog  cat  rabbit
Pet’s name: 1…………… 
Pet’s D.O.B.: 2………….. , 2013

For Dogs Only
Is the dog a guide dog?  No
Has the dog been neutered? 3………….. 
Type of dog: 4………….. 

CUSTOMER DETAILS
Name: Peter 5…………… 
Address: 27 Cherry Drive, NW8 2HD
Phone Number: 6…………….. 

Questions 7-10

Complete the table below with NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

Type of InsuranceFees
Basic£8 p.c.m.
Premium7£……….p.c.m. for first 6 months, then up to £18*
Ultra Premium£ 5 p.c.m. for first 6 months, then up to £20
* (if expenses claimed do not exceed £300 the fee drops to £ 8……….. )
Please be advised that your pet’s documents and 9……… must be checked before we proceed with an insurance agreement. All three insurance plans cover 10………. fees.
IELTS Listening Section 2
Questions 11-14

IELTS Listening Practice Test 21 With Answers

You are going to hear an induction given to a group of students at a summer school. Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

11 Jasmine Climb founded her school on a quiet and isolated site because she appreciated the  of such places.
12 When the school was first founded, it had neither trees nor a  .
13 The students listening to the speech will be staying at the school for  .
14 The programme for the students’ first day will culminate with a  .

Questions 15-20

Complete the plan below using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

15…………. 
16…………… 
17…………… 
18……………. 
19…………….. 
20……………

IELTS Listening Section 3
Questions 21-30

Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Management Scheme Interviews
CarolJames
Interview SubjectManager from 21……………Manager from 22…………….
How easy it was to schedule the interviewManager had a 23………….  – rescheduled 3 timesNo issues
Recruitment process24……………..  process: panel interview and trial day – 3 months probationary periodInternal and external recruitment/three individual interviews – 25…………… probationary period.
Training providedTrainees learn 26…………………..  and move up the ladder, starting at the bottomTrainees receive external training and do courses – also sent to 27…………….  for a semester
Length of scheme3 years2 years for full-time/ 28……………  for part-time
Overall impressionManager friendly and knowledgeable
Scheme very helpful, but not enough 29……………..
Manager eager and friendly
Well-structured scheme, but duration 30 ………………
IELTS Listening Section 4
Questions 31-33

Complete the sentences below.
Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER.

31 There are a few  about being a foreign correspondent, but they are the wrong reason to choose it as a career.
32 The dangers of being a foreign correspondent lead to the death of  per year.
33 Every journalist needs to possess certain media skills and  .

Questions 34-37

What FOUR pieces of advice does the speaker give to aspiring foreign correspondents?

 A to assimilate their target country’s culture
 B to get work experience around the world
 C to travel as much as possible
 D to examine the past of their target country
 E to learn how to speak impeccable English
 F to create an impressive CV before they leave their home country
 G to study other languages

Questions 38-40

IELTS Listening Practice Test 21 With Answers

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

38 Because of recent technological advancements
 A international journalism is becoming less common.
 В newspapers are loath to hire journalists on a contract.
 C newspapers have started to opt for independent foreign correspondents.

39 If foreign correspondents want to earn enough money
 A they need to learn how to network.
 В they need to have a second job.
 C they need to start at the bottom.

40 The speaker’s ex-student found which of the following pieces of advice very useful?
 A “You need to remember to renew your passport.”
 В “You need to learn how to deal with failure.”
 C “You need to remember that failure is inevitable.”

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