IELTS Listening Actual Test

IELTS Listening Practice Test 28 With Answers

Question 1-6

Complete the form below.

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

Hotel Information
Example answer Name of accommodation:(0) Carlton Hotel
Length of stay:3 nights
Ages of children:(1)………………
Rooms available:Two en-suites at £270
Price inclusive of:(2)…………..
Payment method:credit card
Name:Michael (3)………….
Date of birth:(4)……………. 1968
Address:273, Stanton Court, London.
Post code:(5)……………
Telephone:08773 (6)……………


Now pause the recording. You have 30 seconds to look at questions 7-10.

Questions 7-10

Complete the table below.

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

Transport Options
Mode of TransportCostArrangementsTravel time to town
TaxiApproximately (7) £ ……….Pick up from the hotel10 minutes
Bus£2 per personWalk down Oak Tree (8)……….15 minutes
Walking——–Walk through (9)………….(10)………
SECTION 2

Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C. for each answer

11 The company expanded in

A. 2000

B. 2007

C. 2014

12 The number of permanent staff is

A. 75

 B. 90

 C. 150

13 Most volunteers join the program

A. in Winter

B. in July

C. when it is best for them

14 Time Abroad receives all its income from

A. partner organisations

B. volunteers

C. the govenment

Complete the table.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Volunteering OpportunityActivityBenefits
English TeachingHelping with English (15)…………Significantly improve the (16)……. of many children and adults
Agriculture and FarmingPromoting sustainable and (17)……… farming-Promote (18)………. farming methods – educate local communities
Veterinary Medicine– Helping the vet with (19)……… – Joining the vet on home visits– Amazing insights into the country – See a lot of fascinating animals – Gain a greater ((20)……….. of the difficulties in the country
SECTION 3

You will hear a woman asking a tutor for more information about a Media Studies course at a university.

Questions 21 – 23

Academic IELTS Listening Practice Test 28 With Answers

Choose the correct letterA, B or C.

21 How long did Louise work at a radio station?

A. 2 years

B. 4 years

C. 6 years

22 Why does Louise want to do a Masters?

 A. To get a promotion in her current job

 B. To go into TV

 C. Employers like post-graduate qualifications

23 How long will it take to do the Masters part-time rather than the modular route?

A. 18 months

B. 3 years

C. 4 years

Questions 24 and 25

Choose TWO letters A-F.

Which two things must Louise have to join the course?

A. A bachelor’s degree

B. Work experience

C. Either a bachelor’s degree or work experience

D. Research experience

E. A completed thesis

F. Motivation

Questions 26-30

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

Fees and Funding The fees are (26)…………… per year to do the course part-time. The university has a (27)………….. it can use to fund the most suitable students. You must have a (28)………… in place before you can get any funding. The details on funding can be found on the (29)………… . That will also have information on eligibility, help available, and (30)………. .

SECTION 4

Questions 31 – 35

Academic IELTS Listening Practice Test 28 With Answers

Complete the sentences below

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer

31. Indian Railways is owned and ………….by the government of India.

32. There are more than …………..million people working for Indian Railways

33. The ……………..of the railways from 1857 occurred under Robert Maitland Brereton.

34. The joining of the East Indian Railway with the Great Indian Peninsula Railway led to a network of ………….kilometres.

35. The route from Bombay to Calcutta, opened in 1870, was an …………..for the book Around the World in 80 days.

Questions 36-40

Complete the table below

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

PeriodSituation
1875 – 1899The network radiated inward from (36)…………. , Madras, and Calcutta
1900 – 1906It was not long before various independent kingdoms had their own (37)…………… .
1907 – 1919When the war finished the railways were suffering from (38) ……….. and………….
1920 – 1938Between 1920 and 1929, the railways had a (39) ……………. of around £687 million
1939 – 1946The rolling stock that was moved to the Middle East included locomotives and (40) ………….
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