IELTS Listening Test 4


Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

WEST BAY HOTEL – DETAILS OF JOB

• Newspaper advert for temporary staff
• Vacancies for (1) ………………
• Two shifts
• Can choose your (2) ……………… (must be the same each week)
• Pay: £5.50 per hour including a (3) ………………
• A (4) ……………… is provided in the hotel
• Total weekly pay: £231
• Dress: a white shirt and (5) ……………… trousers (not supplied), a
(6)
……………… (supplied)
• Starting date: (7) ………………
• Call Jane (8) ……………… (service manage) before
(9)
……………… tomorrow (Tel: 832009)
• She will require a (10) ………………




Part 2: Questions 11-13
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Improvements to Red Hill Suburb

11. Community groups are mainly concerned about
A pedestrian safety
B traffic jams
C increased pollution

12. It has been decided that the overhead power lines will be
A extended
B buried
C repaired

13. The expenses related to the power lines will be paid by
A the council
B the power company
C local businesses

Questions 14-20
Label the map below. Write the correct letter A-H next to questions 14-20.

Road Hill Improvement Plan

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14. Trees ………………
15. Wider footpaths ………………
16. Coloured road surface ………………
17. New sign ………………
18. Traffic lights ………………
19. Artwork ………………
20. Children’s playground ………………


Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters A-E.

In which TWO ways is Dan financing his course?
A He is receiving money from the government
B His family are willing to help him
C The college is giving him a small grant
D His local council is supporting him for a limited period
E A former employer is providing partial funding

Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO reasons does Jeannie give for deciding to leave some college clubs?
A She is not sufficiently challenged
B The activity interferes with her studies
C She does not have enough time
D The activity is too demanding physically
E She does not think she is any good at the activity

Questions 25 and 26
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

25. What does Dan say about the seminars on the course?
A The other students do not give him a chance to speak
B The seminars make him feel inferior to the other students
C The preparation for seminars takes too much time

26. What does Jeannie say about the tutorials on the course?
A They are an inefficient way of providing guidance
B They are more challenging than she had expected
C They are helping her to develop her study skills

Questions 27-30
Complete the flow chart below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

(27) ………………                 (28) ………………
(29) ………………                 (30) ………………


Part 4: Questions 31-36

Australian Aboriginal Rock Paintings

Which painting styles have the following features?
Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 31-36.

Features
31. figures revealing bones ………………
32. rounded figures ………………
33. figures with parts missing ………………
34. figures smaller than life size ………………
35. sea creatures ………………
36. plants ………………

Painting Styles
A Dynamic
B Yam
C Modern

Questions 37-40
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.

RAINBOW SERPENT PROJECT

Aim of project: to identify the (37) ……………… used as the basis for the Rainbow Serpent
Yam Period:
• Environmental changes led to higher (38) ………………
• Traditional activities were affected especially (39) ………………

Rainbow Serpent Image
• Similar to a sea horse
• Unusual because it appeared in inland areas
• Symbolises (40) ……………… in Aboriginal culture

Show answers

1. waiter(s)
2. day off
3. break
4. (free) meal
5. dark (colored)
6. jacket
7. 28 June
8. Urwin
9. 12.00 pm/ noon
10. reference
11. A
12. B
13. B
14. C
15. D
16. G
17. B
18. F
19. A
20. E
21. B
22. E
23. A
24. C
25. B
26. C
27. priorities
28. timetables
29. (small) tasks
30. (single) paragraph
31. C
32. B
33. C
34. A
35. B
36. B
37. animal/ creature
38. sea/ water level
39. hunting
40. creation

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