IELTS Practice Cambridge 8 Listening Test 1 C8T1

IELTS Practice Cambridge 8 Listening Test 1 C8T1

Practice Cambridge IELTS book 8 Listening Test 1 with answers.



Cambridge 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 1


Section 1: Questions 1 and 2
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

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.
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(3)                 (4) 
(5)                 (6) 
(7)                 (8) 
(9)               (10)

Cambridge 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 2


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

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 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 8 Listening Test 1 – Section 4


Section 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY.

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
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:

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.

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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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2 thoughts on “IELTS Practice Cambridge 8 Listening Test 1 C8T1”

  1. Eileen J. Rosenow

    Really This Test Improve Speaking Test and Writing Skills. I Spent a Great Deal of Time to Find Something Such as This.

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