IELTS Listening Test 3 | 2018 Online Practice

Cambridge IELTS Computer-based Tests
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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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Arian AgungJan 08, 2024
In my perspective the answer for number 31 it should be Tounge without (s) / plural, since I already re-listen and check to the audioscript that you provided.
You're right. But in the official Cambridge answer key, both answers are correct (tongue / tongues).
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I can not check the AudioScripts of part2,3 and 4. it is only show part1
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Scripts show tounge, not tounges in Part 4
Both answers tongue and tongues are correct in the Cambridge official answer key.
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Excuse me. How to highlight keywords?
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Hi We use (at) for weekends? Isn't it (on)?
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