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Practice Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 with Answers

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 – Section 1

Questions 1 – 10
Complete the form below.
Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Early Learning Childcare Centre

Enrolment Form


Parent or guardian: Carol ……….Smith……….

Personal Details

Child’s name: Kate

Age: 1……………

Address: 2……………. Road, Woodside, 4032

Phone: 3345 9865

Childcare Information

Days enrolled for: Monday and 3……………

Start time: 4…………… am

Childcare group: the 5…………… group

Which meal/s are required each day? 6…………….

Medical conditions: needs 7……………

Emergency contact: Jenny 8…………… Phone: 3346 7523

Relationship to child: 9……………


Will pay each 10……………

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 – Section 2

Questions 11 and 12
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO things does Alice say about the Dolphin Conservation Trust?

A Children make up most of the membership
B It’s the country’s largest conservation organisation
C It helps finance campaigns for changes in fishing practices
D It employs several dolphin experts full-time
E Volunteers help in various ways

Questions 13-15
Choose the correct letter, A, B, or C.

13. Why is Alice so pleased the Trust has won the Charity Commission award?

A It has brought in extra money
B It made the work of the trust better known
C It has attracted more members.

14. Alice says oil exploration causes problems to dolphins because of

A noise
B oil leaks
C movement of ships

15. Alice became interested in dolphins when

A she saw one swimming near her home
B she heard a speaker at her school
C she read a book about them

Questions 16-20
Which dolphin does Alice make each of the following comments about?

16. It has not been seen this year ___________
17. It is photographed more than the others ___________
18. It is always very energetic ___________
19. It is the newest one in the scheme ___________
20. It has an unusual shape ___________


A Moondancer
B Echo
C Kiwi
D Samson

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 – Section 3

Section 3: Questions 21-25
Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Theatre Studies Course

21   What helped Rob to prepare to play the character of a doctor?

A   the stories his grandfather told him
B   the times when he watched his grandfather working
C   the way he imagined his grandfather at work

22   In the play’s first scene, the boredom of village life was suggested by

A   repetition of words and phrases.
B   scenery painted in dull colours.
C   long pauses within conversations.

23   What has Rob learned about himself through working in a group?

A   He likes to have clear guidelines.
B   He copes well with stress.
C   He thinks he is a good leader.

24   To support the production, research material was used which described

A   political developments.
B   changing social attitudes.
C   economic transformations.

25   What problem did the students overcome in the final rehearsal?

A   one person forgetting their words
B   an equipment failure
C   the injury of one character

Questions 26-30
What action is needed for the following stages in doing the ‘year abroad’ option?

Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to questions 26-30.


A     be on time
B     get a letter of recommendation
C     plan for the final year
D     make sure the institution’s focus is relevant
E     show ability in Theatre Studies
F     make travel arrangements and bookings
G     ask for help

Stages in doing the ‘year abroad’ option

26   in the second year of the course                      _____________
27   when first choosing where to go                      _____________
28   when sending in your choices                          _____________
29   when writing your personal statement           _____________
30   when doing the year abroad                             _____________

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 – Section 4

Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

‘Self-regulatory focus theory’ and leadership

Self-regulatory focus theory

People’s focus is to approach pleasure or avoid pain

Promotion goals focus on 31_____________

Prevention goals emphasise avoiding punishment

Factors that affect people’s focus

The Chronic Factor

●   comes from one’s 32_____________

The 33_____________ Factor

●   we are more likely to focus on promotion goals when with a 34_____________

●   we are more likely to focus on prevention goals with our boss

How people’s focus affects them

Promotion Focus: People think about an ideal version of themselves, their 35_____________ and their gains.

Prevention Focus: People think about their ‘ought’ self and their obligations


Leadership behaviour and 36_____________ affects people’s focus

Transformational Leaders:

●   pay special attention to the 37_____________ of their followers

●   passionately communicate a clear 38_____________

●   inspire promotion focus in followers

Transactional Leaders:

●   create 39_____________ to make expectations clear

●   emphasise the results of a mistake

●   inspire prevention focus in followers


Promotion Focus is good for jobs requiring 40_____________

Prevention Focus is good for work such as a surgeon

Leaders’ actions affect which focus people use

Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 Answers

1. 4
2. 46 wombat
3. thursday
4. 8.30
5. red
6. lunch
7. glasses
9. aunt
10. month
11. C
12. E
13. B
14. A
15. C
16. B
17. C
18. D
19. D
20. A

21. C
22. A
23. A
24. B
25. B
26. E
27. D
28. A
29. G
30. C
31. achievements
32. personality
33. situational
34. friend
35. aspirations
36. style
37. development
38. vision
39. structures
40. innovations

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2 thoughts on “Practice Cambridge IELTS 10 Listening Test 3 with Answers”

  1. Avatar for Sridatta S kolli
    Sridatta S kolli

    Hi Team
    I appreciate all the efforts your team is putting to run this wonderful website.
    I have doubt in this section wherein section 2 the speaker says Oil leaks are less reason to think dolphins are affected but exploration causes a huge nuisance to dolphins hence the answer for 14 should be c but here in answers said its b
    please clarify this


    1. Avatar for Site Admin

      Hello Sridatta,

      Pleasure to have you on our website. The correct answer is A and we suggest you to checkout the audio transcript from Cambridge IELTS 10 PDF. You can find that here.

      Page No. 142 Cambridge IELTS 10 Student’s Book with Answers PDF


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