IELTS Listening Sample 12

IELTS Listening Sample 12

You will hear a number of different recordings and you have to answer questions on what you hear. There will be time for you to read the instructions and questions and you will have a chance to check your work.

All the recordings will be played once only. The test is in 4 Sections. At the end of the test you will be given 10 minutes to transfer your answers to an answersheet.

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SECTION 1

(Questions 1-10)


Questions 1- 4:

Circle the correct letters A-C.

Example:

The respondent is ...
   A 20-33 years old
   (B) 34-54 years old
   C over 54 years old

1. The respondent works in ...
   A the professions.
   B business.
   C other.

2. The respondent has a salary of ...
   A 0 - £15,000 a year.
   B £15,OOO - £35,OOO a year.
   C over £35,000 a year.

3. The respondent watches TV for ...
   A relaxation.
   B entertainment.
   C information.

4. Every day the respondent watches TV for ...
   A 30 minutes-1 hour.
   B 1 hour - 2 hours.
   C more than 2 hours.

Questions 5-7
Choose two letters A-E.

5. The respondent mainly watches TV ...
   A in the early morning.
   B around midday.
   C in the afternoon.
   D in the early evening.
   E at night.

6. On the new channel, the respondent would like to see more ...
   A children's programmes.
   B documentaries.
   C local service programmes.
   D travel programmes.
   E health programmes.

7. The respondent would advise the new channel to ...
   A spend more money on drama.
   B train their broadcasters to higher standards.
   C improve sound quality.
   D broadcast interviews with famous people.
   E talk more to customers.

Questions 8-10
Circle the correct letters A-C.

8. The respondent feels that adverts should occur every ...
   A 10 minutes.
   B 15 minutes.
   C 20 minutes.

9. The respondent would like to attend special promotions if ...
   A expenses are paid.
   B he is invited specially.
   C they are held locally.

10. The respondent would like to receive ...
   A no mail.
   B requested mail.
   C all mail.

SECTION 2

(Questions 11 - 20)

Questions 11-14
Circle FOUR letters A-G.

Which FOUR activities of the Union are mentioned by the speaker?
   A raising money for good causes
   B political campaigning
   C running a newsagent's
   D running a supermarket
   E providing cheap tickets
   F helping with accommodation
   G providing catering services

Questions 15 and 16
Circle TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO of the following can you get advice about from the Union?
   A immigration
   B grants
   C medical problems
   D personal problems
   E legal matters

Questions 17-20
Write the appropriate letters A-C against Questions 17-20.

What are the locations of the following places in Radford?
   A part of the Metro Tower building
   B in the main square in the centre of the town
  C some distance from the centre of the town

17. the hi-tech fitness centre ..................................
18. the ice rink ..................................
19. the new cinema ..................................
20. the Theatre Royal ..................................

SECTION 3

(Questions 21-30)

Questions 21-23
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS or A NUMBER for each answer,

DISSERTATION INFORMATION

Hand-in date: (21) ..................................
Length: (22) .................................. to .................................. words
Extra programme offered on: (23) ..................................

Questions 24-26
Complete the table below.

DISSERTATION TIMETABLE

Date                                Action

31 January                    Basic bibliography

7 February                     (24)..................................

February-March            (25)..................................     

(26)....... to ..........           Write up work

27 May                              Hand in work

Questions 27-30
What is Dr Simon's opinion on the following points?

Tick column A if he is in favour
Tick column B if he has no strong opinion either way
Tick column C if he is against

 

A

B

C

(27) Buying a computer

 

 

 

(28) Reading previous year’s dissertations

 

 

 

(29) Using questionnaires as main research instrument

 

 

 

(30) Interviewing tutors

 

 

 

 

SECTION 4

( Questions 31-40)

Questions 31-37

Circle the correct letters A-C.

31. The driest continent is ...
   A Australia.
   B Africa.
   C Antarctica.

32. The evaporation rate in Australia is ...
   A lower than Africa.
   B higher than Africa.
   C about the same as Africa.

33. Rainfall in Australia hardly penetrates the soil because ...
   A the soil is too hard.
   B the soil is too hot.
   C plants use it up.

34. In sandy soils water can ...
   A evaporate quickly.
   B seep down to rock.
   C wash the soil away.

35. Water is mainly pumped up for ...
   A people to drink.
   B animals to drink.
   C watering crops.

36. Natural springs are located ...
   A in unexplored parts of Australia.
   B quite commonly over all Australia.
   C in a few areas of Australia.

37. Underground water supplies…
    A 18% of Australia’s water.
    B  48% of Australia’s water.
    C  80% of Australia’s water.
 
Questions 38-40
 
Circle THREE letters A-E
 
Which THREE of the following uses of dam water are mentioned?

A   providing water for livestock
B  watering farmland
C  providing water for industry
D  controlling flood water
E  producing hydro-electric power

Tapescripts of IELTS Listening Sample 12

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0 # Shamik Ray 2016-10-23 13:32
28 should be B. Not sure why 30 is not A.
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0 # Patel Janak 2016-06-24 14:16
Answer 15 in not option.
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0 # Wangy 2016-07-15 07:53
I believe so, it should be for grants and legal issues so options of B and E.
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0 # Rahul Rana 2016-04-28 14:03
Yes question 15 is wrong. There is no option as G so answer is B. Please correct it.
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+2 # Myat Noe 2016-01-11 07:37
Please insert the download button for audio, it doesn't work here. So i cannot listen.
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0 # Mehul 2015-10-06 07:27
There should be PDF version for question booklet.
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+4 # Manpreet Kaur 2015-08-13 14:52
The right answer of Question 15 : B
please correct it.
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-1 # Navjot Sidhu 2015-10-02 18:48
Yup 15 Ans B
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+1 # T330 2015-07-16 16:00
WHERE ARE THE TIPESCRIPTS?!
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+4 # sojib 2015-07-15 03:25
How the ans of 28 is A?
I think there is no strong opinion in favor of this topics.
What u think?
THANK U :)
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+1 # sujan khadka 2015-06-16 19:40
Can I have a link to see the answers. please..
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+1 # rahul verma 2015-03-22 22:32
there are some answer incorrect. plz correct it
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-1 # SATHEESH KUMAR 2015-01-09 12:08
i can' see Practice Tests after listening 12, please upload i have on this soon. please provide link
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+5 # Erica 2014-11-01 20:15
Answers No. 15 is incorrect.
Please check.

In question No. 15, there's not even option of "G".
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-2 # Suma Raji 2015-04-19 15:54
Quoting Erica:
Answers No. 15 is incorrect.
Please check.

In question No. 15, there's not even option of "G".

It's B
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+2 # Mehul 2015-10-06 07:28
Nice observation.
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