IELTS Listening Actual Test

IELTS Listening Practice Test 30 With Answers

Example questionAnswer
Destination?Harbour City

Complete the notes below. Write no more than two words and/or a number for each answer. 

Questions 1-5

Transport from Bayswater
Express train leaves at (1) …………………….The nearest station is (2) ……………………. Number 706 bus goes to (3) …………………….Number (4) ……………………. the bus goes to stationEarlier bus leaves at (5) …………………….

Questions 6–10

LATEST IELTS LISTENING 2020 TEST 30 WITH ANSWERS

Complete the table below. Write no more than one word and/or a number for each answer.

TransportCash fareCard fare
Bus(6) $ …………$1.50
Train (peak)$10$10
Train (off-peak) – before 5 pm or after (7) ……… pm)$10    (8) $ …………
(9) ………… ferry$4.50$3.55
Tourist ferry ((10) …………)$35
Tourist ferry (whole day)$65

You have completed the first section of your Listening test. Now move on to Listening section 2.

Questions 11–14

Which counsellor should you see? Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 11–14. 

ALouise Bagshaw
BTony Denby
CNaomi Flynn
Questions
11) if it is your first time seeing a counsellor
12) if you are unable to see a counsellor during normal office hours
13) if you do not have an appointment
14) if your concerns are related to anxiety

Questions 15-20

Complete the table below. Write no more than two words for each answer.

WorkshopContactTarget group
Adjustingwhat you need to succeed academically(15) ………………… students
Getting Organiseduse time effectively, find (16) ………………… between study and leisureall students
Communicatingtalking with staff, communicating across culturesall students, especially (17) …………………
Anxiety(18) …………………, breathing techniques, meditation, etc.students about to sit exams
(19) …………………staying on track for long periods(20) ………………… students only

You have completed the second section of your Listening test. Now move on to Listening section 3.

Questions 21–30

Complete the notes below. Write no more than three words for each answer.

Questions
Novel: (21) …………………
Protagonists: Mary Lennox; Colin Craven
Time period: Early in (22) …………………
Mary moves to the UK – meets Colin who thinks he’ll never be able to (23) …………………. They become friends.
Point of view: “Omniscient” – narrator knows all about characters’ feelings, opinions, and (24) …………………
Audience: Good for children – story simple to follow
Symbols (physical items that represent (25) …………………): the robin redbreast(26) …………………the portrait of Mistress Craven
Motifs (patterns in the story): the Garden of Edensecrecy – metaphorical and literal transition from (27) …………………
Themes: Connections between (28) ………………… and outlook(29) ………………… and well-being individuals and the need for (30) …………………

You have completed the third section of your Listening test. Now move on to Listening section 4.

Questions 31–35

Complete the table below. Write one word only for each answer.

Time Perspectives
Time ZoneOutlookFeatures & Consequences
PastPositiveRemember good times, e.g. birthdays. Keep family records, photo albums, etc.
 (31) ……………..Focus on disappointments, failures, bad decisions.
PresentHedonisticLive for (32) ……………..; seek sensation; avoid pain.
 FatalisticLife is governed by (33) …………….., religious beliefs, social conditions. Life’s path can’t be changed.
Future(34) ……………..Prefer work to play. Don’t give in to temptation.
 FatalisticHave a strong belief in life after death and the importance of (35) …………….. in life.

Questions 36–40

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Questions
36) We are all present hedonists
A) at school
B) at birth
C) while eating and drinking
37) American boys drop out of school at a higher rate than girls because
A) they need to be in control of the way they learn
B) they play video games instead of doing school work
C) they are not as intelligent as girls
38) Present-orientated children
A) do not realize present actions can have negative future effects
B) are unable to learn lessons from past mistakes
C) know what could happen if they do something bad, but do it anyway
39) If Americans had an extra day per week, they would spend it
A) working harder
B) building relationships
C) sharing family meals
40) Understanding how people think about time can help us
A) become more virtuous
B) work together better
C) identify careless or ambitious people
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