IELTS LISTENING

IELTS Listening Practice Test 118 with Answers

TASK I

SECTION 1 Questions 1-10

Questions 1-4
Reply the next questions utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for every reply.
1. How many individuals are Cindy and Bob planning the picnic for?
2. On which date will the picnic be held?
3. What’s the complete finances for foods and drinks per individual?
4. Which meals does Bob particularly say is unsuitable?

Questions 5-8

Full the next notes in regards to the three catering firms Bob and Cindy talk about.
Paris Kitchen
lack of number of meals
poor high quality 5__________________
Firm Caterers
expenflve
6 __________________ low cost for teams of 30 or extra
Celebrations
new firm
solely 7_____________ for picnics
Eight _____________dishes
provides free samples

Questions 9-10
Reply the questions utilizing solely a date or a phone quantity.
1. When will Bob and Cindy go to Celebrations?
2. What’s Celebrations“ phone quantity?

SECTION 2 Questions 11-20

Questions 11-12
Full the notes on the Residents Recommendation Bureau utilizing NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for every hole.
3. _______________ a solicitor
counsel the place you’ll find free authorized recommendation
inform you whether or not you will get 12______________ to cowl authorized prices

Questions 13-14

Full the notes on the police utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for every hole
don’t be aggressive
don’t attempt to bribe cops
ask plain-clothes cops for 13._____________
give your true title and handle if requested
don’t signal something with no solicitor‘s 14._____________
you can also make one phone name

Questions 15-16
Full the next notes on. unlawful actions utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for every hole.
The next three issues are unlawful:
the possession of 15._____________
the possession or 16.____________ of medication disorderly conduct

Questions 17-20
Determine which FOUR of the next statements are true, in line with the speaker. Write the suitable letters in any order in your reply sheet.
A. It’s socially acceptable to drink plenty of alcohol.
B. Individuals usually organize to satisfy in bars.
C. Consuming non-alcoholic drinks in bars is socially acceptable.
D. You possibly can drink somewhat and nonetheless drive a automobile.
E. You possibly can drink in public.
F. Medical doctors may give sufferers in any other case unlawful medicine.
G. You should be over 18 to purchase alcohol.
H. Many individuals use unlawful medicine.

SECTION Three Questions 21-30

Questions 21-25
Full the next sentences utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for every hole
21. Melissa’s first tip is _______________
22. Simona says {that a} presenter mustn’t ______________
23. David explains that PCP means ____________
24. David says PCP will ___________ and promote retention.
25. Carlos provides a basic piece of recommendation for public talking, which is _____________
Questions 26-30
Establish which speaker is being referred to in every assertion. Write the corresponding letter in your reply sheet.
A. Carlos B. David
C. Melissa D. Simona
26. He/She thinks an overhead projector is often wanted.
27. He/She mentions that jokes could be helpful in context.
28. He/She mentions that the query and reply half is essential.
29. He/She says that ending early may be a good suggestion.
30. He/She says that you need to drink sufficient.

SECTION Four Questions 31-40

Questions 31-33
Reply the next questions utilizing NO MORE THAN ONE WORD OR A DATE for every reply.
31. Which steel have been the Celts utilizing firstly of the primary millennium B.C.?
32. When did excavation at Hallstatt start?
33. When have been Celtic stays close to La Tene uncovered?
Questions 34-37
Reply the next questions on Hallstatt tradition utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR AN NUMBER for every reply.
34. What number of intervals of Hallstatt tradition have been there?
35. Which two objects have been traded over lengthy distances firstly of the Hallstatt interval?
36. The place have been settlements constructed through the Hallstatt C interval?
37. What led to a stratified society?

Questions 38-40
Full the next sentences about La Téne tradition utilizing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for every hole.
38. Celtic ____________ occurred through the La Téne interval.
39. After 400 B.C., the La Téne tradition __________________
40. Weapons and on a regular basis objects could be present in La Tene ____________ throughout Europe.

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TASK II: GAP-FILLING

SECTION 1
Cindy: So, Bob, how many individuals have mentioned that they’re approaching the […………………………….]?
Bob: Nicely, Cindy, we’ve acquired 35 […………………………….]and one other 10 possible.
Cindy: Let’s say 50?
Bob: T suppose so. And we’ve […………………………….]the date for…?
Cindy: 26th. The final Sunday in August.
Bob: Nice! I hope the climate is sweet.
Cindy: Needs to be. Now, we’ve to resolve the place to order the meals from and how much issues we wish.
Bob: Proper. What’s our finances?
Cindy: We determined to go for […………………………….]a head for meals and £5 a head for drinks.
Bob: OK. I acquired some […………………………….]from caterers. What do you suppose?
Cindy: A very powerful factor is to verify there’s a […………………………….]of meals. We don’t need folks […………………………….]that they don’t like something.
Bob: We additionally don’t need meals that might […………………………….]within the sun-ice cream, that form of factor.
Cindy: You’ve seen these pamphlets. What do you suppose?
Bob: Nicely, I believed Paris Kitchen appeared good. The value nearly precisely meets our […………………………….]and so they appear to have selection.
Cindy: I don’t know. A buddy of mine used them for her firm and wasn’t […………………………….].
Bob: Actually? What precisely didn’t she like?
Cindy: Nicely, the meals… she mentioned the meals was good, however not fairly the variability they’d […………………………….]. The drinks included some wine, which was […………………………….]not superb.
Bob: Oh. Nicely, maybe we have to think about this one… er … Firm Caterers.
Cindy: Seems to be a bit […………………………….]. Thoughts you, I’ve heard that they’re superb.
Bob: Let me test the worth. … Sure … £12 a head for meals. That’s greater than our finances. Do you suppose we may get a […………………………….]?
Cindy: Let’s see if it says something within the pamphlet. … Sure, they do provide a reduction for teams of greater than 30. … 10% … does that assist us?
Bob: 10% off £12 … It’s nonetheless greater than we […………………………….]for.
Cindy: Hey, have a look at this one. Celebrations.
Bob: It’s a brand new firm. I requested a couple of folks about them, however no-one has any concepts.
Cindy: Nicely, let’s see. […………………………….]a head for meals and […………………………….] a head for drinks. That’s superb. What sort of meals have they got? It says right here that they simply present […………………………….]for picnics. Wrell, that’s OK. … And so they embody […………………………….]dishes…. We do have some vegetarian to take into […………………………….].
Bob: Nicely, it appears to be like good to me. The one drawback is their lack of expertise. I imply, it’s a little bit of a danger, isn’t it?
Cindy: Sure. If the meals isn’t any good, we’ll look […………………………….].
Bob: Ah, look right here. It says that we will go to their […………………………….]and check out a number of the dishes they provide.
Cindy: You imply we’d get a free lunch? Lets name them and organize to go and see them?
Bob: OK. Which day? How about tomorrow?
Cindy: No. We’ve acquired that assembly. The day after tomorrow. […………………………….].
Bob: Good. Time?
Cindy: 11?
Bob: Good. Proper, what’s their cellphone quantity? […………………………….]. We additionally must ask them whether or not they can ship straight to the picnic web site, don’t we?
Cindy: Sure. I don’t suppose that’ll be an issue, although. I imply, it’s on the […………………………….]of town, nevertheless it’s not too far-off. Does the worth embody […………………………….]?
Bob: It doesn’t say, however the different firms embody it, so they need to. In the event that they don’t., our finances nonetheless permits us to pay a small payment.

SECTION 2
Good afternoon, all people. My title is Sally Miller and I’m right here to give you some […………………………….]on authorized issues while you’re finding out at this college. Fortunately, most […………………………….]college students full their […………………………….]with out working into any critical authorized issues, however for those who do end up […………………………….]in a authorized dispute of any type, ask for assist. There are two choices. First, contact the scholars’ […………………………….]or welfare officer. Even when they can’t make it easier to instantly, they need to be capable to advise you the place to go for assist. The second […………………………….]is to contact the Residents Recommendation Bureau in your space. You will discover them within the native phone […………………………….]. They’ll be capable to suggest a […………………………….]for those who want one, and inform you if there’s a native regulation centre offering free […………………………….]. They may also be capable to inform vou whether or not you may declare authorized support to assist pay for any court docket and authorized charges.
Let me offer you some fundamental details about the police. The police have the ability to cease and search anybody who […………………………….]to be behaving in a […………………………….]method. If you’re arrested for any cause, even when you understand it to be a mistaken cause, bear in mind a couple of crucial issues. One, don’t be […………………………….]. Two, don’t attempt to bribe the police officer. Three, if vou are […………………………….]by plain-clothes cops, ask to see some type of […………………………….], 4, give your true title and handle if the officer asks you to. Mendacity to the police is a […………………………….]offence. 5, don’t signal any assertion till vou have […………………………….]recommendation from a […………………………….]. There may be at all times a solicitor on obligation at each police station. Six, you may be entitled to make one phone name. In the event you use this name to phone a buddy, urge your buddy to contact somebody out of your college or from the scholars’ union and get recommendation about what you need to do subsequent.
If you end up in […………………………….]with the police, it is vitally necessary to get […………………………….]recommendation. Contact any of the next: your college welfare officer, the scholars’ union at your college, your native Residents Recommendation Bureau, an area regulation centre. If you’re discovered responsible of an offence, it may […………………………….]injury your place as a world pupil, so make sure you ask for assist as early within the […………………………….]as attainable.
Bear in mind: obey the native legal guidelines! The legal guidelines right here might not be fairly the identical as in your individual nation. Listed below are a couple of examples of actions which are […………………………….]right here. It’s towards the regulation to: […………………………….]offensive […………………………….]e.g. knives, weapons, chemical sprays used for private […………………………….]even girls are usually not allowed to hold […………………………….]or different deterrents to guard themselves towards attainable […………………………….]apart from rape alarms, possess or provide arduous or delicate medicine, […………………………….]the peace — that is known as “disorderly conduct”. This implies you can be […………………………….]for being too noisy or rowdy.
A couple of phrases about ingesting. On this nation, it’s completely […………………………….]for adults to drink alcohol in […………………………….]quantities. For many individuals, chinking is a longtime a part of their social life – “going out for a drink” is how they calm down or spend time with mates. In the event you go to a celebration or go to folks at residence within the night, your host will […………………………….]give you a chink. Typically plenty of college social life can revolve round […………………………….], particularly for […………………………….]. Don’t be […………………………….]if folks organize to satisfy in a bar or if occasions ai’e held in a pub. However you aren’t […………………………….]to drink alcohol if you don’t want to even in case you are in a pub or at a celebration the place everybody else is chinking. You possibly can at all times ask for a […………………………….]drink as a substitute. And for those who really feel uncomfortable going to locations that serve […………………………….], clarify this to your pals there are many different locations the place you may meet. In the event you do select to drink, do not forget that you need to by no means drive a motorcar after ingesting alcohol — it, is harmful and the police can […………………………….]critical […………………………….]on you. Additionally do not forget that being drunk in public isn’t […………………………….]both, and the police can arrest you for it.
[…………………………….]and alcohol may cause critical issues. Let me repeat that on this nation, it’s […………………………….]to make use of medicine, besides underneath medical […………………………….]. However, for those who do use unlawful medicine and also you develop an issue, there are […………………………….]you may contact. Contact your college students’ union or your pupil […………………………….]. Anybody over 18 years outdated can legally purchase and […………………………….]alcoholic drinks on this nation, however for those who suppose you may be diinking an excessive amount of, get assist and recommendation out of your pupil […………………………….]or your physician. Once more, there are […………………………….]organisations that may make it easier to with drug ancl alcohol issues. Contact them.

SECTION 3
Carlos: OK, everybody. Let’s have a look at what […………………………….]suggestions we’ve give you for our subsequent seminar. Melissa?
Melissa: OK, right here’s my first tip. Present up early. Some […………………………….]presenters say that one thing good is […………………………….]to occur! I’m undecided about that, however…
David: Nicely,… you could have an opportunity to go off some […………………………….]drawback. Additionally, firstly, earlier than you truly start your presentation, folks […………………………….]in slowly. It’s a good time to introduce your self.
Melissa: Can’t argue with that! Simona had some concepts about opening.
Simona: Have a powerful opening. I picked up a couple of concepts for […………………………….]your opening. First, by no means […………………………….]. In the event you’re apprehensive the presentation gained’t go properly, maintain it to your self and provides it your greatest shot. Apart from, individuals are often too […………………………….]with their very own issues to note yours.
Carlos: I like that!
Simona: Open by addressing the next three questions: What’s the issue? Who cares? What’s your answer?
Carlos: Wonderful […………………………….]! David? You’ve gone quiet!
David: Nicely, mv subsequent suggestion is PGP. That signifies that with each […………………………….], vou ought to transfer from the Explicit to the Basic and again to the […………………………….]. Despite the fact that the […………………………….]of a subtopic is to convey the final data, bracing it with particulars is an efficient approach to attract consideration and promote […………………………….].
Melissa: I’ve acquired one other one. This may not be a tip a lot as a regulation.
Give everybody at the very least one piece of paper. A bit of paper is a report out of your presentation. Individuals can use that to assist recall the main points of the presentation, or higher but to inform others about it.
Carlos: The subsequent tip that I’ve is know your […………………………….]. That is, after all, a basic piece of recommendation for public talking. See if you’ll find out what kinds of knowledge presentation they’re most […………………………….]and […………………………….]with. Adapting your presentation to these kinds will depart fewer obstacles to the direct communication of your […………………………….].
Simona: I like that concept. We talked about attainable technical issues earlier than.
My subsequent level is that perhaps audio system ought to […………………………….]the overhead projector. Is one actually essential?
David: 1 suppose that always it’s. however I agree along with your fundamental level, Simona.
Don’t use one simply because it’s there. Possibly tip is to think about fastidiously what you’re placing in your […………………………….].
Simona: Sure, David, that’s an excellent level to make. Slide content material is …
properly, you don’t need an excessive amount of … too little. Carlos?
Carlos: Good factors, each of you. One other level I’ve is […………………………….]the viewers. Don’t condescend by “dumbing down” your lecture. Present them respect by saying what you […………………………….]and what you understand to be the entire story.
Melissa: I even have a degree about […………………………….]. I feel that humour is mostly good, however watch out with it. Humour in a presentation works greatest when it truly drives the presentation ahead. In the event you discover you’re utilizing […………………………….]that don’t depend upon the context, of the presentation, […………………………….]them David?
David: Possibly, Melissa, however at all times be very cautious about jokes that. put.
down a category of individuals. In the event you’re going to […………………………….]your viewers, do it on the […………………………….]of your content material.
Simona: Additionally, keep away from masculine-or even […………………………….]as common. It may be a nuisance to half the viewers. As common, use the plural “they”. The Oxford English Dictionary has allowed “they” as a gender […………………………….]singular pronoun for years.
Carlos: Thanks, Simona. Considering in direction of the tip. Take care with questions. Many individuals […………………………….]the standard of vour speak not by the twenty minutes of presentation, however on the thirty seconds you spend answering their query. Remember to permit lengthy pauses for questions. Ten seconds might seem to be an extended pause if you’re on the entrance of the room, however. it flows […………………………….]from the viewers’s viewpoint.
Simona: Let folks know you consider your materials. Communicate with […………………………….].
Believing your topic, matter is likely one of the greatest methods to talk extra successfully!
Melissa: End early, and one thing good is nearly certain to occur. If nothing else, folks will be capable to depart early, and […………………………….]they’ll have an additional couple of minutes to do issues they didn’t suppose they’d get to. Individuals will actually such as you for those who try this.
David: I feel we’ve […………………………….]a key level. Observe! Observe time and again and over. In the event you can, report your presentation. Play it again and watch your self. You’ll […………………………….]a thousand […………………………….]stuff you by no means knew about your self. Now watch it once more with out the sound. Why are your palms flying round like that? Now hearken to it with out the image. Eliminate these urns! Now watch it at twice the conventional pace. This […………………………….]low frequency cycles in your gestures.
Carlos: David, these have been wonderful factors! I’ve another. One thing fairly easy, however usually missed. 1 learn that the 2 most […………………………….]issues you are able to do in trendy […………………………….]are reside shows and air journey. I don’t know if it’s actually true, however the […………………………….]is that, the wav to remain sharp is to drink a lot of water. Maintain your physique, particularly your voice. If attainable, keep away from […………………………….]too.
Melissa: So, we’ve acquired to organise these factors now…
SECTION 4
Welcome to this introductory lecture on the Celts. Who have been the Celts? The Celts have been an Indo-[…………………………….]group, that’s, associated linguistically to the Greeks, the Germanic peoples, sure Italic teams and peoples of the Indian […………………………….]. They arose in central Europe firstly of the primary […………………………….]B.C. and have been an iron utilizing and horse rearing peoples. By the tip of the primary millennium B.C. their cultural group had unfold up and down the Danube and Rhine, taking in Gaul, Eire and Britain, […………………………….]central Europe, into northern Italy and northern Spain. Their roaming throughout Europe led a number of the Celtic […………………………….]to sack Rome in 390 B.C. making a concern of the northern […………………………….]that was to hang-out Romans for lots of of years to return.
The Celts are outlined […………………………….]by the type-sites of Hallstatt and La Tene, the previous being taken to narrate to an earlier section of cultural […………………………….]. Hallstatt, an historic salt mining space, was […………………………….]from 1876 onwards by the Viennese Academy of Sciences and supplied the primary classification of the […………………………….]Celts. In 1858, the waters of Lake Neuchatel in […………………………….]sunk to a low stage, revealing a big […………………………….]settlement with an enormous variety of surviving […………………………….]. The close by city of La Tene gave its title to the second section of Celtic cultural growth. Nevertheless, please be aware that these phases […………………………….]by time, and are outlined in line with geographical space. Let’s have a look at every of those, taking the Hallstatt first.
Hallstatt tradition is […………………………….]in Four levels. A & B have been through the late Bronze Age, from about […………………………….]; C was within the Early Iron Age, from about 700-600 BC; D was from about 600 to 475 BC. The Hallstatt tradition […………………………….]central Europe, with its centre within the space round Hallstatt in Central Austria. There have been two […………………………….]cultural zones – the japanese and the western. Initially of the interval, lengthy distance commerce was already properly […………………………….]in copper and tin – the fundamental necessities for manufacture of […………………………….]. From about 700 BC, commerce in iron additionally grew to become established. The Hallstatt space additionally already managed the commerce in salt, […………………………….]when there have been few different means to […………………………….]meals. Management of those two essential commerce items—iron and salt—supplied the idea for the […………………………….]of wealth and affect. From 800 BC, some burials of wealthy folks could be recognized, in central Europe, with grave items equivalent to wheeled wagons and iron […………………………….].
Hallstatt C noticed the development of fortified hilltop […………………………….]to the North of the Alps. These had […………………………….]mounds holding very prime quality items, equivalent to automobiles and costly […………………………….]treasures. By the point of the Hallstatt D interval, these more and more extravagant burial mounds have been […………………………….]round a couple of main hill forts to the southwest of the area. This means a growth and a focus of wealth and social energy, presumably based mostly on the event of Massilia (present-day Marseilles) as a Greek buying and selling port. The […………………………….]of luxurious commerce introduced higher […………………………….]for revenue and helped to create an more and more […………………………….]society, with the event of a rich […………………………….]. Over the interval from 1846 to 1863, a thousand […………………………….]have been discovered at Hallstatt, with an astonishing vary of artefacts, together with clothes and salt mining gear in addition to […………………………….], jewelry, pottery and imported bronze […………………………….]within the “chieftains’” graves.
The La Tene period was the time of Celtic […………………………….]and […………………………….]and the time of formation of the myths, The La Tene tradition is called after the location in Switzerland the place it was first found. The La Tene folks have been these identified to the Romans as Gaids. Initially present in an space from Japanese France to […………………………….], the La Tene tradition unfold quickly from about 400 BC. The La Tene Celts settled in Spain in […………………………….], in Northern Italy in 400 BC, invaded Rome in 390 BC, […………………………….]Greece in […………………………….], invaded Galatia (in trendy Turkey) in 270 BC. By 200 BC, they […………………………….]the lands that at the moment are Britain, the Netherlands, Brittany, Belgium, Germany and […………………………….].
There may be a lot debate over how a lot of the […………………………….]into Britain was achieved by invasion and settlement and the way a lot was the expression of cultural switch that […………………………….]commerce and mirrored the commonality of kinship and language of many tribes. There may be little proof for precise […………………………….]of La Tene folks into Britain. However, it does seem that the La Tene tradition was extra […………………………….]than the Hallstatt one. The La Tene graves throughout Europe maintain iron weapons – swords and spearheads – and wood.shields, in addition to on a regular basis objects equivalent to razors, yokes, […………………………….]and […………………………….].

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