IELTS Listening Practice Test

Section 1:
This is the first section of the IELTS Listening test. The Listening module consists of 4 sections and takes 40 minutes. Listen to the audio and answer the questions. As you finish, press ‘check’ and proceed to the next section.

Carefully listen to the audio and answer the questions below

Questions 1-5

Complete the information below. Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Apartment for rent
StreetBridge street
Street №(1) 
Included utilitiesGas, heat, water, (2)  , phone
Not included utilities(3) 
Public transportUnderground, (4) 
Tenant’s nameJohn (5) 

Questions 6-8

Choose THREE letters, AF.

Which THREE things should the caller bring to the meeting?

  1.  Driving license
  2.  Passport
  3.  Tax bill
  4.  Employment contract
  5.  Reference from a friend or colleague
  6.  Reference from an employer

Questions 9-10

Choose the correct letters, AB, or C.

9. What time do the caller and apartment manager decide to meet?

  1.  5:30 PM
  2.  6:00 PM
  3.  6:30 PM

10. Where do they decide to meet?

  1.  Near the manager’s apartment
  2.  At the caller’s future apartment
  3.  At the office

Section 2:

Carefully listen to the audio and answer the below questions

Questions 11-16

Complete the table below.


Ticket typeTicket cost
Adult’s ticket(11)  pounds
Child’s ticket(for children between 5 and 15 years)(12)  pounds
*Children under (13)  yearsfree
Reduced tariff(for full-time students and disabled visitors)(14)  pounds
(15) (can be used by up to 2 adults and 3 children)55 pounds
Annual membership(16)  pounds

Questions 17-20

Complete the information about ordering tickets below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

  • The easiest way is to buy your tickets (17). Make sure that you receive an (18)  of your booking!
  • The second way is to book your tickets (19).
  • If you don’t want to plan your visit in advance, you can simply purchase the tickets (20)  in ticket kiosks.

Section 3:

Carefully listen to the audio and answer the questions


Questions 21-23

Complete the information below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21. The total course duration is .

22. During the final project students will work in teams of .

23. The professor told that the key thing in marketing strategy is to .

Questions 24-28

Choose FIVE letters, A-I. What FIVE modules does the course include?

  1.  Marketing
  2.  Design of custom logos
  3.  Product management
  4.  Branding
  5.  E-commerce
  6.  Advertising
  7.  Analytics
  8.  Customer attraction
  9.  Business strategies

Questions 29-30

Complete the information below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

29. The next lecture is in the big classroom on the .

30. Students need to take their last week .

Section 4:

Questions 31-35

Choose the correct letter, AB, or С.

31. Initially, the Great Wall was built to

  1.  prevent invaders from entering China
  2.  function as a psychological barrier
  3.  show country’s enduring strength

32. The construction of the Great Wall started

  1.  in third century B.C.
  2.  in 220 B.C.
  3.  in 390 A.D.

33. The Chinese name of the monument is

  1.  the Great Wall
  2.  the Big Wall
  3.  the Long Wall

34. The wall as it exists today was constructed mainly by

  1.  Qin dynasty
  2.  Northern Wei dynasty
  3.  Ming dynasty

35. During the Ming dynasty, the wall’s main purpose was

  1.  to be a military fortification
  2.  to protect caravans traveling along the trade routes
  3.  to contribute to the defense of the country

Questions 36-40

Carefully listen to the audio file and answer the questions

Complete the timeline with information about the history оf the tomato in the United States.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

36. Before the use of bricks, the Great Wall was mainly built from stones, wood and .

37. Many western sections of the wall are constructed from mud and thus are more .

38. A part of the wall in Gansu province may disappear in the next 20 years, due to .

39. To see the wall from the Moon would require superhuman .

40. The Great Wall is generally recognized as one of the most impressive  in history.

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