Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3
Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3 – Section 1
Free activities in the Burnham area
Section 1: Questions 1-6
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
The caller wants to find out about events on
A 27 June.
B 28 June.
C 29 June.
1. The Family Welcome event is the art gallery begins at
A 10 am
B 10.30 am
C 2 pm
2. The film that is now shown in the Family Welcome event is about
3. When do most of the free concerts take place?
A in the morning
B at lunchtime
C in the evening
4. Where will the 4 pm concert of Latin American music take place?
A in a museum
B in a theatre
C in a library
5. The boat race begins at
A summer pool
B Charlesworth bridge
C Oxford marina
6. One of the boat race teams
A won a regional competition earlier this year
B has represented the region in a national competition
C has won several regional competitions
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
Paxton Nature Reserve
7. Paxton is a good for seeing rare _____________ all year around.
8. This is a particularly good time for seeing certain unusual _____________
9. Visitors will be able to learn about _____________ and then collect some.
10. Part of the _____________ has been made suitable for swimming.
Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3 – Section 2
Section 2: Questions 11-15
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
Changes in Barford over the last 50 years
11. In Shona’s opinion why do fewer people use buses in Barford these days?
A the buses are old and uncomfortable
B fares have gone up too much
C there are not so many bus routes
12. What change in the road network is known to have benefitted the town most?
A the construction of a bypass
B the development of cycle paths
C the banning of cars from certain streets
13. What is the problem affecting shopping in the town centre?
A lack of parking spaces
B lack of major retailers
C lack of restaurants and cafes
14. What does Shona say about medical facilities in Barford?
A there is no hospital
B new medical practices are planned
C the number of dentists is too low
15. The largest number of people are employed in
What is planned for each of the following facilities?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter A-G next to questions 16-20
A it will move to a new location
B it will have its opening hours extended
C it will be refurbished
D it will be used for a different purpose
E it will have its opening hours reduced
F it will have new management
G it will be expanded
16. railway station car park _____________
17. cinema _____________
18. indoor market _____________
19. library _____________
20. nature reserve _____________
Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3 – Section 3
Section 3: Questions 21-26
Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
|Subject of drawing||Change to be made|
|A 21……………. surrounded by trees||Add Malcolm and a 22……………. noticing him|
|People who are 23…………….. outside the forest||Add Malcolm sitting on a tree trunk and 24…………….|
|Ice-skaters on 25……………. covered with ice||Add a 26……………. for each person|
Who is going to write each of the following parts of the report?
Write the correct letter A-D next to questions 27-30.
A Helen only
B Jeremy only
C both Helen and Jeremy
D neither Helen nor Jeremy
Parts of the report
27. how they planned the project _____________
28. how they had ideas for their stories _____________
29. an interpretation of their stories _____________
30. comments on the illustrations _____________
Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3 – Section 4
Section 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
Ethnography in Business
Ethnography: research which explores human cultures
It can be used in business:
• To investigate customer needs and (31) _____________
• To help companies develop new designs
Examples of ethnographic research in business
• Researchers found that cooks could not easily see the (32) _____________ in measuring cups
• In Uganda, customers paid to use the cell phones of entrepreneurs.
• These customers wanted to check the (33) _____________ used.
• There was a need to develop (34) _____________ to improve communication between system administrators and colleagues.
• Nurses needed to access information about (35) _____________ in different parts of the hospital
• Respondents recorded information about their (36) _____________ while travelling.
Principles of ethnographic research in business
• The researched does not start off with a hypothesis
• Participants may be selected by criteria such as age, (37) _____________ or product used
• The participants must feel (38) _____________ about taking part in the research.
• There is usually direct (39) _____________ of the participants
• The interview is guided by the participant
• A lot of time is needed for the (40) _____________ of the data.
• Researchers look for a meaningful pattern in the data.
Cambridge IELTS 11 Listening Test 3 Answers
33. time/ minutes
36. emotions/ feelings