IELTS Listening Test 3 | 2017 Online Practice

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PART 1 Questions 1-10
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
  • The library now has
  • a seating area with magazines
  • an expanded section for books on
  • a new section on local
  • a community room for meetings ( also possible to there)
  • a new section of books for
  • For younger children
  • the next Science Club meeting: experiments using things from your
  • Reading Challenge: read six books during the holidays
  • For adults
  • this Friday: a local author talks about a novel based on a real
  • IT support is available on Tuesdays – no is necessary
  • free check of blood and cholesterol levels (over 60s only)
  • Other information
  • the library shop sells wall-charts, cards and
  • evenings and weekends: free is available
PART 2 Questions 11-20
Questions 11- 12
Choose TWO correct answers.
Which TWO age groups are taking increasing numbers of holidays with BC Travel?
Questions 13 - 14
Choose TWO correct answers.
Which TWO are the main reasons given for the popularity of activity holidays?
Questions 15 - 17
Choose the correct answer.
15 How does BC Travel plan to expand the painting holidays?
16 Why are BC Travel's cooking holidays unusual?
17 What does the speaker say about the photography holidays?
Questions 18 - 20
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
Fitness Holidays
Location Main focus Other comments
Ireland and Italy general fitness • personally designed programme

• also reduces
Greece control • includes exercise on the beach
Morocco mountain biking • wide variety of levels

• one holiday that is specially designed for
PART 3 Questions 21-30
Questions 21 - 26
Label the flow-chart below. Choose the correct answers from the box. Choose the correct letter, A–H.
A patterns
B names
C sources
D questions
E employees
F solutions
G headings
H officials
Locate and read relevant articles, noting key information and also
Identify a problem or need
Select interviewees – these may be site , visitors or city
Prepare and carry out interviews. If possible, collect statistics.
Check whether of interviewees can be used
Select relevant information and try to identify
Decide on the best form of visuals
Give some background before writing the main sections
Do NOT end with
Questions 27 - 30
Choose the correct answer.
The Horton Castle site
27 Natalie and Dave agree one reason why so few people visit Horton Castle is that
28 Natalie and Dave agree that the greatest problem with a visitor centre could be
29 What does Dave say about conditions in the town of Horton?
30 According to Natalie, one way to prevent damage to the castle site would be to
PART 4 Questions 31-40
Questions 31 - 40
Complete the notes. Write ONE WORD ONLY in each gap.
The effects of environmental change on birds
  • Mercury (Hg)
  • Highly toxic
  • Released into the atmosphere from coal
  • In water it may be consumed by fish
  • It has also recently been found to affect birds which feed on
  • Research on effects of mercury on birds
  • Claire Varian-Ramos is investigating:
  • – the effects on birds' or mental processes, e.g. memory
  • – the effects on bird song (usually learned from a bird's )
  • Findings:
  • – songs learned by birds exposed to mercury are less
  • – this may have a negative effect on birds'
  • Lab-based studies:
  • – allow more for the experimenter
  • Implications for humans
  • Migrating birds such as containing mercury may be eaten by humans
  • Mercury also causes problems in learning
  • Mercury in a mother's body from may affect the unborn child
  • New regulations for mercury emissions will affect everyone's energy
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