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IELTS Listening Test 2 | 2018 Online Practice

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PART 1 Questions 1-10
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER in each gap.
Moving to Banford City
  • Accommodation
  • Average rent: £ a month
  • Transport
  • Linda travels to work by
  • Limited in city centre
  • Trains to London every minutes
  • Poor train service at
  • Advantages of living in Banford
  • New opened recently
  • has excellent reputation
  • Good on Bridge Street
  • Meet Linda
  • Meet Linda on after 5.30 pm
  • In the opposite the station
PART 2 Questions 11-20
Questions 11 - 16
What advantage does the speaker mention for each of the following physical activities?
Choose the correct letter, A–G.
A not dependent on season
B enjoyable
C low risk of injury
D fitness level unimportant
E sociable
F fast results
G motivating
Physical activities
using a gym
doing yoga
training with a personal trainer
Questions 17 - 18
Choose TWO correct answers.
For which TWO reasons does the speaker say people give up going to the gym?
Questions 19 - 20
Choose TWO correct answers.
Which TWO pieces of advice does the speaker give for setting goals?
PART 3 Questions 21-30
Questions 21 - 24
Choose the correct answer.
Project on using natural dyes to colour fabrics
21 What first inspired Jim to choose this project?
22 Jim eventually decided to do a practical investigation which involved
23 When doing his experiments, Jim was surprised by
24 What problem did Jim have with using tartrazine as a fabric dye?
Questions 25 - 30
What problem is identified with each of the following natural dyes?
Choose the correct letter, A–H.
A It is expensive.
B The colour is too strong.
C The colour is not long-lasting.
D It is very poisonous.
E It can damage the fabric.
F The colour may be unexpected
G It is unsuitable for some fabrics.
H It is not generally available.
Natural dyes
Tyrian purple
metal oxide
PART 4 Questions 31-40
Questions 31 - 40
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
The sleepy lizard (tiliqua rugosa)
  • Description
  • They are common in Western and South Australia
  • They are brown, but recognisable by their blue
  • They are relatively large
  • Their diet consists mainly of
  • Their main predators are large birds and
  • Navigation study
  • One study found that lizards can use the to help them navigate
  • Observations in the wild
  • Observations show that these lizards keep the same for several years
  • What people want
  • Possible reasons:
  • – to improve the survival of their young (but little has been noted between parents and children)
  • – to provide for female lizards
  • Tracking study
  • – study was carried out using GPS systems attached to the of the lizards
  • – This provided information on the lizards' location and even the number of taken
  • – It appeared that the lizards were trying to avoid one another
  • – This may be in order to reduce chances of
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YasiNov 04, 2023
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YusifSep 16, 2023
Is it possible to make space for noting?
HamedAug 17, 2023
About question nimber 10 the better answer is cafe', but the system says that it is wrong. could you fix it?
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Hi Hamed. Your answer was [ cafe' ], which is wrong. The only acceptable answers in English are [ café or cafe ].
LUKJul 19, 2023
Can't "steps" be the answer of number 39?
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You are absolutely right, Luk. Thanks for pointing out this error. The wrong answer has been corrected. In fact, you deserve one mark for this, your score is now 29 instead of 28 out of 40. Good luck.
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