cambridge ielts 8 listening test 1 with answer key

Practice Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1

Practice Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1

Practice Cambridge IELTS book 8 Listening Test 1 with answers.


Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 1

Section 1:
Questions 1 and 2

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Summer Music Festival Booking Form

1. In the lobby of the library George saw

A a group playing music
B a display of instruments
C a video about the festival

2. George wants to sit at the back so they can

A see well
B hear clearly
C pay less

Questions 3-10
Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.


Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 2

Section 2: Questions 11-15
Complete the sentences below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

The Dinosaur Museum

11. The museum closes at p.m. on Mondays.
12. The museum is not open on _________________
13. School groups are met by tour guides in the _________________
14. The whole visit takes 90 minutes, including minutes for the guided tour.
15. There are behind the museum where students can have lunch.

Questions 16-18
Choose THREE letter A-G.

Which THREE things can students have with them in the museum?

A food
B water
C cameras
D books
E bags
F pens
G worksheets

Questions 19 and 20
Choose TWO letters A-E.

Which TWO activities can students do after the tour at present?

A build model dinosaurs
B watch films
C draw dinosaurs
D find dinosaur eggs
E play computer games


Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1– Section 3

Section 3:
Questions 21-24

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Field Trip Proposal

21. The tutor thinks that Sandra’s proposal

A should be re-ordered in some parts
B needs a contents page
C ought to include more information

22. The proposal would be easier to follow if Sandra

A inserted subheadings
B used more paragraphs
C shortened her sentences

23. What was the problem with the formatting on Sandra’s proposal?

A Separate points were not clearly identified
B The headings were not always clear
C Page numbering was not used in an appropriate way

24. Sandra became interested in visiting the Navajo National Park through

A articles she read
B movies she saw as a child
C photographs she found on the internet

Questions 25-27
Choose THREE letters A-G

Which THREE topics does Sandra agree to include in the proposal?

A climate change
B field trip activities
C geographical features
D impact of tourism
E myths and legends
F plant and animal life G social history

Questions 28-30
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD OR A NUMBER.

28. The tribal park covers hectares.
29. Sandra suggests that they share the for transport.
30. She says they could also explore the local _________________


Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 4

Section 4:
Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY.

Geography

Studying geography helps us to understand:
• The effects of different processes on the (31)__________ of the Earth
• The dynamic between (32)__________  and population

Two main branches of study:
• Physical features
• Human lifestyles and their (33) _________________

Specific study areas:
• Biophysical, topographic, political, social, economic, historical and (34) _________________ geography and also cartography

Key point:
• Geography helps us to understand our surroundings and the associated
(35) _________________
What do the geographers do?
• Find data e.g. conduct censuses, collect information in the form of (36) _________________ using computer and satellite technology
• Analyse data – identify (37) _________________ e.g. cause and effect
• Publish findings in the form of:

Maps
Can show physical features of large and small areas
But a two-dimensional map will always have some (38) _________________

Aerial photos
Can show vegetation problems (39) _________________ density, ocean, floor etc.

Landsat pictures sent to receiving stations
• Used for monitoring (40) _________________ conditions etc.


Cambridge IELTS 8 Listening Test 1 Answers

1. C
2. B
3. 48 north avenue
4. WS62YH
5. 01674553242
6. drinks/ refreshments
7. pianist/ piano player
8. 10.50
9. 4
10. 50%
11. 1.30
12. 25 December
13. car parking
14. 45
15. tables
16. C
17. F
18. G
19. B
20. E
21. A
22. C
23. A
24. B
25. B
26. C
27. F
28. 12,000
29. horses
30. caves
31. surface
32. environment
33. impact/ effects
34. urban
35. problems
36. images
37. patterns
38. distortion
39. traffic
40. weather

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