IELTS Listening assessment

Welcome to your IELTS Listening assessment.

This is one of the assessment tests for students wishing to do IELTS preparation.

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Follow the instructions below.

You will have 25 minutes to complete the test, which begins as soon as the page is loaded.
You have 4 audio recording to listen to. The 25 minutes includes time to check your answers.


You will hear a radio interview with a ghost hunter called Carlene Belfort.

For questions 1-7, choose the best answer.

1. How did Carlene become a ghost hunter?

2. What, according to Carlene, do ghost hunters need most?

3. Who does Carlene mostly work for?

4. How does Carlene detect when ghosts are present?

5. When is Carlene most afraid?

6. What does Carlene think about people who don’t believe her?

7. What does Carlene feel about her business?

You will hear five different people talking about their attitudes to friendship. For questions 1-5, choose from the list the sentence that best fits their attitude. Use the sentence only once.

There is one extra sentence which you do not need to use.

Speaker 1

Speaker 2

Speaker 3

Speaker 4

Speaker 5

Rebecca and Geraint are university students. They are talking about clubs and societies at their university. Listen to their conversation and write the correct answers in the spaces.

1. The Welcome Fair is in the university_______hall.

2. Rebecca’s friend is the president of the_______society.

3. Rebecca wants to try_____and archery, because she hasn’t tried them before.

4. Rebecca was in the_____team at school.

5. Rebecca might do______instead of orchestra and choir.

6. Rebecca is studying_____at university.

7. Geraint enjoys board games such as____.

8. Geraint is thinking of joining the_____society.

9. You can do caving and______in the Adventure Club.

10. Geraint didn’t enjoy going _____with his school.

You will hear a radio report about a new type of air transport. For questions 1-8, complete the sentences. Write no more than three words and/or a number.

1. It will take 37 hours for the new form of transport to travel from London to

2. Unlike crowded jets, the Aircruise will allow passengers to travel in

3.The Aircruise can travel at low altitudes if there is something

4. Hydrogen fuels the airship and also provides power and water

5. The Hindenburg airship disaster killed people.

6. Scientists are keen to develop transport options which are both and environmentally friendly.

7. The Aircruise will carry a total of    passengers.

8. The luxury features on board include private apartments, a bar and a