IELTS Listening Test 117


Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Architecture 21 conference

Conference dates: (1) ………………
Conference venue: (2) ………………
Reservations phone no.: (3) ………………
Student rate per day: (4) ………………
Contact person: (5) ………………

Must act fast:

Closing date for talks: (6) ………………
Summary should have: (7) ………………
Maximum length: (8) ………………
Also send: (9) ………………
Email address: (10) ……………… @uniconf.edu.au

Part 2: Question 11
Complete the sentence below. Write NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for the answer.

11. The house was built between ………………

Question 12
Tick one letter A-C.

12. It was originally constructed as a/ an:
A family home
B office
C public house

Questions 13-15
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS for each answer.

13. The house contains art from ………………
14. Until recently, the art gallery was ………………
15. Tomorrow’s talk will be on ………………

Questions 16-20
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS for each answer.

16. Breakfast is served in the cafeteria or ………………
17. You can choose between English breakfast or ………………
18. A car park was built because of an increase in ………………
19. The garden contains many ………………
20. The animals at Apsley House are all ………………


Part 3: Questions 21-25
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. Which college does Chris suggest would be best?
A Lees Conservatory of Contemporary Music
B The Henry Music Institute
C The Academy in London

22. What entry requirements are common to all the colleges?
A an audition
B an essay
C an interview

23. How much does the course at Leeds Conservatory of Contemporary Music cost?
A £6000 a year
B £7000 a year
C £8000 a year

24. What other expenses are payable to the colleges?
A application fee
B insurance
C train fare

25. When is the deadline for Leeds Conservatory of Contemporary Music?
A January 9th
B January 19th
C January 30th

Questions 26-30
Which facilities do the colleges have?

Choose FIVE answers from the list below and write the correct letter A-G next to questions 26-30.

Facilities
A large gardens
B multiple sites
C practice rooms
D recording studio
E research facility
F student canteen
G technology suite

Colleges
26. Northdown College ………………
27. The Academy in London ………………
28. Leeds Conservatory of Contemporary Music ………………
29. The Henry Music Institute ………………
30. The James Academy of Music ………………


Part 4: Questions 31-35
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

The health benefits of art and music

31. According to the speaker, art and music can benefit patients’ emotional ……………… and physical well-being.
32. Florence Nightingale first noted the improvements in the year ………………
33. The results of many did not prove a link between health and art as they were rarely ………………
34. The American study looked at the effects of architecture on patients’ ………………
35. The patients who were in a ward with a ……………… were not in hospital for as long and needed less medication.

Questions 36-40
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
2519

(36) ………………                     (37) ………………
(38) ………………                     (39) ………………
(40) ………………

Show answers

1. 18-20 October
2. the pacific hotel
3. 0793332266
4. $60
5. professor burt
6. last friday
7. an interesting title
8. 300 words
9. brief CV
10. info
11. 1771-1778
12. B
13. all over europe
14. closed to public
15. the art gallery
16. your room
17. vegetarian food
18. visitors
19. animals
20. very friendly
21. B
22. C
23. A
24. A
25. B
26. E
27. B
28. C
29. G
30. D
31. social
32. 1860
33. strictly controlled
34. recovery time
35. nice view
36. live music
37. artistic pictures
38. less pain
39. classical (music)
40. (felt) happier

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