Cambridge IELTS 13 Listening Test 4
Cambridge IELTS 13 Listening Test 4 – Section 1
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.
Alex completed his training in 2014
About the applicant:
• At first Alex did his training in the (1)_______ department
• Alex did not have a qualification from school in (2)_______
• Alex thinks he should have done the diploma in (3)_______ skills
• Age of other trainees: the youngest was (4)_______
Benefits of doing training at JPNW:
• Lots of opportunities because of the size of the organization
• Trainees receive the same amount of (5)_______ as permanent staff
• The training experience increases people’s confidence a lot
• Trainees go to (6)_______ one day per month
• The company is in a convenient (7)_______
Advice for interview:
• Do not wear (8)_______
• Do not be (9)_______
• Make sure you (10)_______
Cambridge IELTS 13 Listening Test 4 – Section 2
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
The Snow Centre
11. Annie recommends that when cross-country skiing, the visitors should
A get away from the regular trails.
B stop to enjoy views of the scenery.
C go at a slow speed at the beginning.
12. What does Annie tell the group about this afternoon’s dog-sled trip?
A Those who want to can take part in a race.
B Anyone has the chance to drive a team of dogs.
C One group member will be chosen to lead the trail.
13. What does Annie say about the team relay event?
A All participants receive a medal.
B The course is 4 km long.
C Each team is led by a teacher.
14. On the snow-shoe trip, the visitors will
A visit an old gold mine.
B learn about unusual flowers.
C climb to the top of a mountain.
15. The cost of accommodation in the mountain hut includes
A a supply of drinking water.
B transport of visitors’ luggage.
C cooked meals.
16. If there is a storm while the visitors are in the hut, they should
A contact the bus driver.
B wait until the weather improves.
C use the emergency locator beacon.
What information does Annie give about skiing on each of the following mountain trails?
Choose FOUR answers from the options below and write the correct letter A-F next to questions 17-20
A it has a good place to stop and rest
B it is suitable for all abilities
C it involves crossing a river
D it demands a lot of skill
E it may be closed in bad weather
F it has some very narrow sections
17. Highland trail
18. Pine trail
19. Stony trail
20. Loser’s trail
Cambridge IELTS 13 Listening Test 4 – Section 3
Section 3: Questions 21-26
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
Labels giving nutritional information on food packaging
21. What was Jack’s attitude to nutritional food labels before this project?
A He didn’t read everything on them.
B He didn’t think they were important.
C He thought they were too complicated.
22. Alice says that before doing this project.
A she was unaware of what certain foods contained.
B she was too lazy to read food labels.
C she was only interested in the number of calories.
23. When discussing supermarket brands of pizza, Jack agrees with Alice that
A the list of ingredients is shocking.
B he will hesitate before buying pizza again.
C the nutritional label is misleading.
24. Jack prefers the daily value system to other labelling systems because it is
A more accessible.
B more logical.
C more comprehensive.
25. What surprised both students about one flavour of crisps?
A The percentage of artificial additives given was incorrect.
B The products did not contain any meat.
C The labels did not list all the ingredients.
26. What do the students think about research into the impact of nutritional food labelling?
A It did not produce clear results.
B It focused on the wrong people.
C It made unrealistic recommendations
Questions 27 and 28
Choose TWO letters A-E.
Which TWO things surprised the students about the traffic-light system for nutritional labels?
A its widespread use
B the fact that it is voluntary for supermarkets
C how little research was done before its introduction
D its unpopularity with food manufacturers
E the way that certain colours are used
Questions 29 and 30
Choose TWO letters, A-E
Which TWO things are true about the participants in the study on the traffic-light system?
A They had low literacy levels.
B They were regular consumers of packaged food.
C They were selected randomly.
D They were from all socio-economic groups.
E They were interviewed face-to-face.
Cambridge IELTS 13 Listening Test 4 – Section 4
Section 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
The history of coffee
Coffee in the Arab world
• There was small-scale trade in wild coffee from Ethiopia.
• 1522: Coffee was approved in the Ottoman court as a type of medicine.
• 1623: In Constantinople, the ruler ordered the (31)_______ of every coffee house.
Coffee arrives in Europe (17th century)
• Coffee shops were compared to (32)_______
• They played an important part in social and (33)_______ changes.
Coffee and European colonisation
• European powers established coffee plantations in their colonies
• Types of coffee were often named according to the (34)_______ they came from.
• In Brazil and the Caribbean, most cultivation depended on (35)_______
• In Java, coffee was used as a form of (36)_______
• Coffee became almost as important as (37)_______
• The move towards the consumption of (38)_______ in Britain did not also take place in the USA.
Coffee in the 19th century
• Prices dropped because of improvements in (39)_______
• Industrial workers found coffee helped them to work at (40)_______
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