Practice Test 32

IELTS Listening: Midbury Drama Club

In the Listening Test 32, you will hear 4 audio recordings and answer questions 1-40.

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a woman talking about joining a drama club.

Section 2 is a conversation between colleagues on a radio programme talking about charity.

Section 3 is a conversation among 2 students and their tutor talking about their geography trip.

Section 4 is a lecture on the history of the British pottery.

Section 1

Questions 1-10

Q. 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Midbury Drama Club

Background

Example                                            Answer

• club staged in                                  1957

• prize recently won by 1  _________ section

• usually performs 2 _________  plays

Meetings

• next auditions will be on Tuesday 3  _________

• help is needed with 4  _________ and _________

• rehearsals take place in the 5 _________ hall

• nearest car park for rehearsals is in Ashburton Road opposite the 6 _________

Costs

• annual membership fee is 7 £ _________

• extra payment for 8 _________

Contact

• secretary’s name is Sarah 9 _________

• secretary’s phone number is 10 _________

 

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Section 2

Questions 11-20

Q. 11-15

Choose the correct answers A-C and write them next to 11-20 on your answer sheet.

11 What does the charity Forward-thinking do?

A It funds art exhibitions in hospitals.

B It produces affordable materials for art therapy.

C It encourages the use of arts projects in healthcare.

12 What benefit of Forward-thinking’s work does Jasmine mention?

A People avoid going to the hospital.

B Patients require fewer drugs.

C Medical students do better in tests.

13 When did the organization become known as Forward-thinking?

A 1986

B in the 1990s

C 2005

14 Where does Forward-thinking operate?

A within Clifton city

B in all parts of London

C in several towns and villages near Clifton

15 Jasmine explains that the Colville Centre is _________

A a school for people with health problems.

B a venue for a range of different activities.

C a building which needs repairing.

Q. 16-20

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 16-20 on your answersheet.

Who can take part in each of the classes?

Class participants

A children and teenagers

B adults

C all ages

16 Learn Salsa _________

17 Smooth Movers _________

18 Art of the Forest _________

19 The Money Maze _________

20 Make a Play _________

Section 3

Question 21-30

Q. 21-26

Complete the flow-chart below.

Choose SIX answers from the list and write the correct letter. A-I next to questions.

A air quality

B journey times

C land use

D leisure facilities

E means of transport

F parking facilities

G number of pedestrians

H places of employment

I traffic flow

21

22

23

24

25

26

Q. 27-30

Who will be responsible for each task?

A Stefan

B Lauren

C both Stefan and Lauren

Write the correct letter next to questions 27-30.

27 draw graphs and maps 

28 choose photographs 

29 write a report

30  do a presentation

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Q. 31-35

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.

Manufacturing in the English Midlands

31 In the eighteenth century, the _________ still determined how most people made a living.

32 In the ground were minerals which supported the many _________ of the region.

33 Since the late sixteenth century the French settlers had made _________

34 In Cheshire _________ was mined and transported on the River Mersey.

35 Potters worked in a few _________ situated on the small hills of North Staffordshire.

Q. 36-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Pottery notes

Earthenware

Advantages:

Pottery used 36 _________ clay

saved money on 37 _________

Disadvantages:

needed two firings in the Kiln to be 38 _________

fragility led to high 39 _________ during manufacturing

Stoneware

more emotive but better made from a 40 _________ of clay and flint

Answers

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Section 1

1. youth
2. comedy
3. 12th March / March 12th / 12 March / March 12
4. publicity / design / lights (in any order)
5. community
6. sports centre
7 180
8. costumes/costume hire
9. Sawdicott
10. 07955 240063

Section 2

11. C
12. B
13. C
14. C
15. B
16. B
17. B
18. C
19. B
20. A

Section 3

21. C
22. A
23. I
24. F
25. G
26. E
27. B
28. C
29. A
30. C

Section 4

31. land
32. industries/trades
33. glass
34. salt
35. villages
36. local
37. fuel
38. waterproof
39. wastage/waste
40. mixture/mix/combination

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