IELTS Listening Test 25


Part 1: Questions 1-7
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Go-travel booking form

Name: (1) ………………
Source of enquiry: saw ad in (2) ……………… magazine
Holiday reference: (3) ………………
Number of people: (4) ………………
Preferred departure dates: (5) ………………
Number of nights: (6) ………………
Type of insurance: (7) ………………

Questions 8-10
Choose THREE letters A-H.

Which THREE options does the woman want to book?

A arts demonstration
B dance show
C museums trip
D bus tour at night
E picnic lunches
F river trip
G room with balcony
H trip to mountains

(8)    ………………
(9)    ………………
(10) ………………


Part 2: Questions 11-17
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/ OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Run-well charity
Background to Run-Well charity
• Set up in (11) ………………
• Aim: raise money for the (12) ………………

Race details
• Teams to supply own (13) ………………
• Teams should (14) ……………… together
• Important to bring enough (15) ………………
• Race will finish in the (16) ………………
• Prizes given by the (17) ………………

Questions 18-20
Choose THREE letters A-H.

Which THREE ways of raising money for the charity are recommended?

A badges
B bread and cake stall
C swimming event
D concert
E door to door collecting
F picnic
G postcards
H quiz
I second hand sale

(18) ………………
(19) ………………
(20) ………………


Part 3: Questions 21-26
Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 21-26.

What do the students decide about each topic for Joe’s presentation?
A Joe will definitely include this topic
B Joe might include this topic
C Joe will not include this topic

21. cultural aspects of naming people ………………
22. similarities across languages in naming practices ………………
23. meanings of first names ………………
24. place names describing geographic features ………………
25 influence of immigration on place names ………………
26. origins of names of countries ………………

Questions 27-30
Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Researchers showed a group of students many common nouns, brand names and (27) ……………… Students found it easier to identify brand names when they were shown in (28) ……………… Researchers think that (29) ……………… is important in making brand names special within the brain. Brand names create a number of (30) ……………… within the brain.


Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Gas balloons
Uses:
• Instead of (31) ……………… in the US civil war
• To make (32) ………………
• To (33) ……………… for research
• As part of studies of (34) ………………

Hot air balloons
Create less (35) ……………… than gas balloons

Airships
Early examples had no (36) ……………… for crew

To be efficient needed a (37) ………………

Development of large airships stopped because of:
• Success of (38) ………………
• Series of (39) ………………

Recent interest in use for carrying (40) ………………

Show answers

1. Anna Grieves
2. holiday world
3. FT4551
4. 3
5. 16 August
6. 11
7. super
8. G
9. A
10. F
11. 1992
12. hospital
13. numbers
14. train
15. food and drink
16. main square
17. minister for health
18. C
19. A
20. H
21. A
22. B
23. A
24. C
25. B
26. A
27. meaningless words
28. capital letters
29. color
30. associations
31. spies
32. maps
33. collect data
34. climate
35. lift
36. weather protection
37. framework
38. airlines
39. crashes
40. cargo

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