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Practice Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 3 with Answers

Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 3

PART 1

 

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

Employment Agency: Possible Jobs

First Job

Administrative assistant in a company that produces 1…………….. (North London)

Responsibilities
●   data entry
●   go to 2……………. and take notes
●   general admin
●   management of 3……………..

Requirements
●   good computer skills including spreadsheets
●   good interpersonal skills
●   attention to 4……………..

Experience
●   need a minimum of 5…………… of experience of teleconferencing

Second Job

Warehouse assistant in South London

Responsibilities
●   stock management
●   managing 6…………….

Requirements
●   ability to work with numbers
●   good computer skills
●   very organised and 7……………
●   good communication skills
●   used to working in a 8…………….
●   able to cope with items that are 9……………..

Need experience of
●   driving in London
●   warehouse work
●   10…………… service


Questions 11 – 16

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

Street Play Scheme

11   When did the Street Play Scheme first take place?

A   two years ago
B   three years ago
C   six years ago

12   How often is Beechwood Road closed to traffic now?

A   once a week
B   on Saturdays and Sundays
C   once a month

13   Who is responsible for closing the road?

A   a council official
B   the police
C   local wardens

14   Residents who want to use their cars

A   have to park in another street.
B   must drive very slowly
C   need permission from a warden.

15   Alice says that Street Play Schemes are most needed in

A   wealthy areas
B   quiet suburban areas.
C   areas with heavy traffic.

16   What has been the reaction of residents who are not parents?

A   Many of them were unhappy at first.
B   They like seeing children play in the street.
C   They are surprised by the lack of noise.

Questions 17 and 18
Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO benefits for children does Alice think are the most important?

A     increased physical activity
B     increased sense of independence
C     opportunity to learn new games
D     opportunity to be part of a community
E     opportunity to make new friends

Questions 19 and 20

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO results of the King Street experiment surprised Alice?

A     more shoppers
B     improved safety
    less air pollution
D     more relaxed atmosphere
E     less noise pollution


Questions 21 – 26
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

What Hazel should analyse about items in newspapers:

●   what 21……………… the item is on
●   the 22……………… of the item, including the headline
●   any 23…………….. accompanying the item
●   the 24……………… of the item, e.g. what’s made prominent
●   the writer’s main 25………………
●   the 26……………… the writer may make about the reader

Questions 27-30

What does Hazel decide to do about each of the following types of articles?

Write the correct letter, AB or C, next to Questions 27-30

A     She will definitely look for a suitable article.
    She may look for a suitable article.
C     She definitely won’t look for an article.

Types of articles

27   national news item                 ……………
28   editorial                                     ……………
29   human interest                        ……………
30   arts                                             ……………


Questions 31 – 40
Complete the notes below.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Early history of keeping clean

Prehistoric times:
●   water was used to wash off 31……………..

Ancient Babylon
●   soap-like material found in 32…………… cylinders

Ancient Greece:
●   people cleaned themselves with sand and other substances
●   used a strigil – scraper made of 33………………
●   washed clothes in streams

Ancient Germany and Gaul:
●   used soap to colour their 34………………

Ancient Rome:
●   animal fat, ashes and clay mixed through action of rain, used for washing clothes
●   from about 312 BC, water carried to Roman 35……………… by aqueducts

Europe in Middle Ages:
●   decline in bathing contributed to occurrence of 36……………….
●   37………………. began to be added to soap

Europe from 17th century:
●   1600s: cleanliness and bathing started becoming usual
●   1791: Leblanc invented a way of making soda ash from 38………………
●   early 1800s: Chevreul turned soapmaking into a 39………………
●   from 1800s, there was no longer a 40……………… on soap.


Cambridge IELTS 15 Listening Test 3 – Answers


1. Furniture
2. Meetings
3. Diary
4. Detail(s)
5. 1/ one year
6. Deliveries
7. Tidy
8. Team
9. Heavy
10. Customer
11. B
12. A
13. C
14. B
15. C
16. B
17. B, D
18. B, D
19. A, E
20. A, E
21. Page
22. Size
23. Graphic(s)
24. Structure
25. Purpose
26. Assumption(s)
27. A
28. C
29. C
30. B
31. Mud
32. Clay
33. Metal
34. Hair
35. Bath(s)
36. Disease(s)
37. Perfume
38. Salt
39. Science
40. Tax



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