IELTS Listening Sample 1

IELTS Listening Sample 1

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 answer sheet.

Listening Audio: [Click on the Play button to start the recording.]

Tapescripts for IELTS Listening Sample 1

SECTION 1

Section One - Questions 1-10

Questions 1-5
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

VIDEO LIBRARY APPLICATION FORM

EXAMPLE              ANSWER   
Surname                 Jones

First names:      Louise Cynthia
Address:      Apartment 1, 72 (1) .............................. Street Highbridge     
Postcode:    (2) ............................
Telephone:   9835 6712 (home)   
                    (3) ................................ (work)
Driver's licence number:     (4)  ...........................................
Date of Birth:    Day: 25th Month:  (5) .................................. Year: 1977

Questions 6-8    

Write THREE letters A-F.

What types of films does Louise like?
A   Action
B   Comedies
C   Musicals
D   Romance
E   Westerns
F   Wildlife

Questions 9 and 10
Write NO MORE THAN 3 WORDS for each answer.

9.  How much does it cost to join the library?
10. When will Louise's card be ready?
 

SECTION 2

Section Two - Questions 11-20

Questions 11-13 
Complete the notes below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Expedition Across Attora Mountains

Leader:    Charles Owen
Prepared a  (11) ...........................................  for the trip
Total length of trip   (12) ................................
Climbed the highest peak in   (13) ...................................

Questions 14 and 15
Write the correct letters A-C.     

14.   What took the group by surprise?
      A the amount of rain              
      B the number of possible routes                          
      C the length of the journey            
        
15.   How did Charles feel about having to change routes?
      A He reluctantly accepted it.                
      B He was irritated by the diversion.                     
      C It made no difference to enjoyment.

Questions 16—18
Write THREE letters A-F.

What does Charles say about his friends?

A   He met them at one stage on the trip.                               
B   They kept all their meeting arrangements.
C   One of them helped arrange the transport.                       
D   One of them owned the hotel they stayed in.
E   Some of them travelled with him.                                     
F   Only one group lasted the 96 days.

Questions 19 and 20
Write TWO letters, A-E.

What does Charles say about the donkeys?

A   He rode them when he was tired.                                
B   He named them after places.            
C   One of them died.                                                              
D   They behaved unpredictably.                            
  They were very small.      

 

SECTION 3

Section Three - Questions 21-30
 
Questions 21-25
Complete the table below. 
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
 
 

Tim

Jane

Day of arrival
Sunday
(21) ...........................
Subject
History
(22) ...........................
Number of books to read
(23) ...........................
(24) ...........................
Day of the first lecture
Tuesday
(25) ...........................
 
Questions 26-30
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
 
26. What is Jane's study strategy in lectures?             
27. What’s Tim's study strategy for reading?
28. What is the subject of Tim's first lecture?         
29. What’s the title of Tim's first essay?
30. What is the subject of Jane's first essay?

 

SECTION 4

Section Four - Questions 31-40
 
Questions 31-35  
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

 
Course
Type of course: duration & level
Entry requirements
Physical Fitness Instructor
Example:  Six-month certificate
None
Sports Administrator
(31) ...............................
(32) ............................... in sports administration
Sports Psychologist
(33) ...............................
Degree in psychology
Physical Education Teacher
4 years degree in education
(34) ...............................
Recreation officer
(35) ...............................
None


Questions 36-40
Complete the table below.
Write the appropriate letters A-G against question 36-40.
   
Job                                                                     Main Role

Physical Fitness Instructor                                    (36) .......................
Sports Administrator                                             (37) .......................
Sports Psychologist                                               (38) .......................
Physical Education Teacher                                   (39) .......................
Recreation Officer                                                (40) .......................

MAIN ROLES

A   the coaching of teams       
B   the support of elite athletes
C   guidance of ordinary individuals
D   community health
E   the treatment of injuries
F   arranging matches and venues
G   the rounded development of children

 

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Mary
There is no audio available.
James
Literally, for all the tests and test 6, the audio is missing. The YouTube accounts are no longer open and the videos are private.
Nirjoy Talukdar
Your listening play buttons do not work. I was pressing the button, but it did not start.
Md. Salauddin Khan
26.
Ernalyn Ventura
Thank you.
Zafar
The audio for listening is not working!
Khalid Ishrat
Nice experience.
Khalid Ishrat
Nice test experience.
Urantsetseg Dorjgotov
I want to listen more.
Urantsetseg Dorjgotov
I want to take listening and reading tests. Thank you!
Lemuel
26/40.
Geg
22/40.


Muhammad Hurara Naeem
36/40. Don't know if it was easy or not.
Việt Anh
So good.
Natalius
Date 8 June 2023. 27/40; Score 6.5.
Tom Alisbo
18/40.
Ameet Kumar
29/40; Not a bad score. Also, it was so helpful for beginners.
Ameet Kumar
29/40 - not bad.
Maruf Ahmmed
30/40.
Ms. Asha
31/40.
Sujaat Ganbarov
Sravan said :
Answers.

Ilyos
35-40.
Sravan
Answers.
Vivian Dabrah
I am glad that I joined this website. It has been really helpful to me.
Bùi Thị Nhuần
I want to improve my listening skills. Please help me.
Dao
I scored 20/40.
Changaiz Durrani
Hi, there is no recording available for any of the Listening Samples here on this site and page. Only questions and transcripts are available but no recording to hear.
How and where are we supposed to listen to the recording? Please guide.

Kate
https://youtu.be/OY2rOMfpxhY
Kavin
23/40.
Tsegaye Sibaga Dereje
I am happy.
Tsegaye Sibaga Dereje
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Haoci
32/40.
No
37/40.
Sahatsawat Sakwilaiporn
22/40.
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D. Kasthuri
27/40 is like 5.5.
Sonu Thapa Magar
32/40.
Kamran
34/40.
Dan
35/40. I want to make no errors in the first 2 sections.
Mayank Sanjaybhai Ghelani
I got 30 out of 40.
Haitham Saif
33/40.
Mimi Oh
Question 26 - there is no mention of Jane saying that she records the lecture.
Praveen Chander Ramesh
Exactly. My answer to this was "Read every word".
Athif
33/40.
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Manaaf
If you want, l can be a speaking partner for you. Are you still studying for IELTS?
Jing
Great.
IELTS Mentor
Thank you.
Susmita
26/40. Please give me the required suggestions and scores for the listening section.