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IELTS Listening
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IELTS Listening Test 1 | 2017 Online Practice

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PART 1 Questions 1-10
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER in each gap.
Cycle tour leader: Applicant enquiry
  • About the applicant:
  • wants a job.
  • will soon start work as a
  • has led cycle trips in
  • interested in being a leader of a cycling trip for families
  • is currently doing voluntary work with members of a club
  • available for five months from the 1st of
  • can't eat
  • Contact details:
  • address: 27 Place, Dumfries
  • postcode:
  • Interview:
  • interview at 2.30 pm on
  • will plan a short about being a tour guide
PART 2 Questions 11-20
Questions 11 - 14
Choose the correct answer.
Visiting the Sheepmarket area
11 Which is the most rapidly-growing group of residents in the Sheepmarket area?
12 The speaker recommends the side streets in the Sheepmarket for their
13 Clothes designed by entrants for the Young Fashion competition must
14 Car parking is free in some car parks if you
Questions 15 - 20
Label the map below. Choose the correct letter, A–I.
test-1 map

The Reynolds House
The Thumb
The Museum
The Contemporary Art Gallery
The Warner Gallery
PART 3 Questions 21-24
Complete the table. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
Presentation on film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays
Stages of presentation
Work still to be done
Introduce Giannetti's book. containing a of adaptations
Organise notes
Ask class to suggest the adaptations
No further work needed
Present Rachel Malchow's ideas
Prepare some
Discuss relationship between adaptations and at the time of making the film
No further work needed
Questions 25 - 30
What do the speakers say about each of the following films?
Choose the correct letter, A–G.
A clearly shows the historical period
B contains only parts of the play
C is too similar to another kind of film
D turned out to be unpopular with audiences
E presents the play in a different period from the original
F sets the original in a different country
G incorporates a variety of art forms
Much Ado About Nothing
Romeo & Juliet
Prospero's Books
Looking for Richard
PART 4 Questions 31-40
Questions 31 - 40
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
Noise in Cities
  • Past research focused on noise level (measured in decibels) and people's responses.
  • Noise 'maps'
  • show that the highest noise levels are usually found on roads
  • do not show other sources of noise, e.g. when windows are open or people's neighbours are in their
  • ignore variations in people's perceptions of noise
  • have made people realize that the noise is a issue that must be dealt with
  • Problems caused by noise
  • sleep disturbance
  • increase in amount of stress
  • effect on the of schoolchildren
  • Different types of noise
  • Some noises can be considered pleasant e.g. the sound of a in a town
  • To investigate this, researchers may use methods from sciences e .g. questionnaires
  • What people want
  • Plenty of activity in urban environments which are , but also allow people to relax
  • But architects and town planners
  • do not get much in acoustics
  • regard sound as the responsibility of engineers
  • Understanding sound as an art form
  • We need to know
  • how sound relates to
  • what can be learnt from psychology about the effects of sound
  • whether physics can help us understand the of sound
  • Virtual reality programs
  • advantage: predict the effect of buildings
  • current disadvantage: they are
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