IELTS Listening Test 9


Part 1: Questions 1 and 2
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Type of job required: Part-time
Student is studying (1) ………………
Student is in the (2) ……………… year of the course.

Questions 3-5
Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS.
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(3) ………………
(4) ………………
(5) ………………

Questions 6-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER.
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(6)    ………………                   (7)  ………………
(8)    ………………                  (9)  ………………
(10) ………………


Part 2: Questions 11-16
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

SPONSORED WALKING HOLIDAY
11. On the holiday, you will be walking for
A 6 days
B 8 days
C 10 days

12. What proportion of the sponsorship money goes to charity?
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A
B
C

13. Each walker’s sponsorship money goes to one
A student
B teacher
C school

14. When you start the trek you must be
A interested in getting fit
B already quite fit
C already very fit

15. As you walk you will carry
A all of your belongings
B some of your belongings
C none of your belongings

16. The Semira Region has a long tradition of
A making carpets
B weaving blankets
C carving wood

Questions 17-20
Complete the form below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.
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(17) ………………               (18) ………………
(19) ………………              (20) ………………


Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

OCEAN RESEARCH
The Robotic Float Project
• Float is shaped like a (21) ………………
• Scientists from (22) ……………… have worked on the projects so far

Questions 23-25
Complete the diagram below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.
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(23) ………………
(24) ………………
(25) ………………

Questions 26-30
In what time period can data from the float projects help with the following things?
Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 26-30.

26. understanding of El Nino ………………
27. understanding of climate change ………………
28. naval rescues ………………
29. sustainable fishing practices ………………
30. crop selection ………………

A At present
B In the near future
C In the long term future


Part 4: Questions 31-34
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Hotels and Tourist Industry
31. According to the speaker, how might a guest feel when staying in a luxury hotel?
A impressed with the facilities
B depressed by the experience
C concerned at the high costs

32. According to recent research, luxury hotels overlook the need to
A provide for the demands of important guests
B create a comfortable environment
C offer an individual and personal welcome

33. The company focused their research on
A a wide variety of hotels
B large, luxury hotel chains
C exotic holiday hotels

34. What is the impact of the outside environment on a hotel guest?
A It has a considerable effect
B It has a very limited effect
C It has no effect whatsoever

Questions 35-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.

A company providing luxury serviced apartments aims to:
• cater specifically for (35) ……………… travellers
• provide a stylish (36) ……………… for guests to use
• set a trend throughout the (37) ……………… which becomes permanent

Traditional holiday hotels attract people by:
• offering the chance to (38) ……………… their ordinary routine life
• making sure that they are cared for in all respects – like a (39) ………………
• leaving small treats in their rooms – e.g. cosmetics or (40) ………………

Show answers

1. busines
2. third
3. sports centre
4. cleaner
5. library
6. international house
7. B659
8. office assistant
9. answer phone
10. 11.30
11. B
12. C
13. A
14. C
15. B
16. A
17. forest
18. temple
19. waterfall
20. village
21. cigar
22. 13 countries
23. activated
24. 50km
25. temperature
26. A
27. C
28. A
29. B
30. C
31. B
32. B
33. A
34. C
35. business
36. kitchen
37. world
38. escape
39. baby
40. chocolate

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