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CAMBRIDGE IELTS 15 Listening Test 2 with Answers ieltsxpress

Practice Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 2 with Answers

Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 2

 

PART 1

 

Questions 1 – 4
Complete the table below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Festival information

Date Type of event Details
17th a concert performers from Canada
18th a ballet company called 1……………
19th-20th (afternoon) a play type of play: a comedy called Jemima has had a good 2………….
20th (evening) 3………… show show is called 4………….

Questions 5-10
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Workshops

●   Making 5…………….. food
●   (children only) Making 6……………..
●   (adults only) Making toys from 7……………… using various tools

Outdoor activities

●   Swimming in the 8………………
●   Walking in the woods, led by an expert on 9……………….
●   See the festival organiser’s 10………………. for more information


Part 2

 

Questions 11 – 14
Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Minster Park

11   The park was originally established

A   as an amenity provided by the city council.
B   as land belonging to a private house.
C   as a shared area set up by the local community.

12   Why is there a statue of Diane Gosforth in the park?

A   She was a resident who helped to lead a campaign.
B   She was a council member responsible for giving the public access.
C   She was a senior worker at the park for many years.

13   During the First World War, the park was mainly used for

A   exercises by troops.
B   growing vegetables.
  public meetings.

14   When did the physical transformation of the park begin?

A   2013
B   2015
C   2016

Questions 15-20

Label the map below.
Write the correct letter, A-I, next to Questions 15-20.

minster park cambridge ielts 15 listening test 2 with answers

15   statue of Diane Gosforth       …………..
16   wooden sculptures                  …………..
17   playground                                …………..
18   maze                                           …………..
19   tennis courts                            …………..
20   fitness area                               …………..


Part 3

 

Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO groups of people is the display primarily intended for?

A     student from the English department
B     residents of the local area
C     the university’s teaching staff
D     potential new students
E     students from other departments

Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

What are Cathy and Graham’s TWO reasons for choosing the novelist Charles Dickens?

A     His speeches inspired others to try to improve society.
B     He used his publications to draw attention to social problems.
C     His novels are well-known now.
D     He was consulted on a number of social issues.
E     His reputation has changed in recent times.

Questions 25-30
What topic do Cathy and Graham choose to illustrate with each novel?

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 25-30.

Topics

A     poverty
    education
C     Dickens’s travels
D     entertainment
E     crime and the law
F     wealth
G     medicine
H     a woman’s life

Novels by Dickens

25   The Pickwick Papers               …………..
26   Oliver Twist                               …………..
27   Nicholas Nickleby                    …………..
28   Martin Chuzzlewit                   …………..
29   Bleak House                              …………..
30   Little Dorrit                               …………..


PART 4


Questions 31 – 40
Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Agricultural programme in Mozambique

How the programme was organised

●   It focused on a dry and arid region in Chicualacuala district, near the Limpopo River.
●   People depended on the forest to provide charcoal as a source of income.
●   31…………. was seen as the main priority to ensure the supply of water.
●   Most of the work organised by farmers’ associations was done by 32…………….
●   Fenced areas created to keep animals away from crops.
●   The programme provided

–  33……………. for the fences
–  34……………. for suitable crops
–  water pumps.

●   The farmers provided
–  labour
– 35……………. for the fences on their land.

Further developments

●   The marketing of produce was sometimes difficult due to lack of 36…………….. .
●   Training was therefore provided in methods of food 37……………… .
●   Farmers made special places where 38………………. could be kept.
●   Local people later suggested keeping 39……………… .

Evaluation and lessons learned

●   Agricultural production increased, improving incomes and food security.
●   Enough time must be allowed, particularly for the 40……………… phase of the programme.


Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 2 Answers

 


1. Eustatis
2. Review
3. Dance
4. Chat
5. Healthy
6. Posters
7. Wood
8. Lake
9. Insects
10. Blog
11. C
12. A
13. B
14. C
15. E
16. C
17. B
18. A
19. G
20. D
21. B, D
22. B, D
23. B, C
24. B, C
25. G
26. B
27. D
28. C
29. H
30. F
31. Irrigation
32. Women
33. Wire(s)
34. Seed(s)
35. Posts
36. Transport
37. Preservation
38. Fish(es)
39. Bees
40. design

 

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