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Listening Practice: Club Theatre College London

This is a full sample of IELTS listening test, including sports club, theatre, college course, London history topics.

SECTION 1 Questions 1-10 (Sports Club)

Questions 1-4 Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.


Example answer: Name of club: __Kingswell__

Facilities available:
  • Golf
  • __1__
  • __2__
Classes available:
  • Kick-boxing
  • __3__
Additional facility:
  • __4__ (restaurant opening soon)

Questions 5-8 Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO NUMBERS for each answer.

TypeUse of facilitiesCost of classesTimesJoining feeAnnual subscription fee
GOLDAllFreeAny time£250__5__ £
SILVERAll__6__ £From __7__ to __7__£225£300
BRONZERestricted£3From 10.30 to 3.30 weekdays only£50__8__ £

Question 9 and 10 Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

9. To join the centre, you need to book an instructor’s __9__

10. To book a trial session, speak to David __10__ (0458 95311).

1. (a) Keep-fit (studio)
2. swimming
3. yoga (classes)
4. (a) salad bar
5. 500
6. 1
7. 10 (am), 4.30 (pm)
8. 180
9. assessment
10. Kynchley

SECTION 2 Questions 11-20 (Theatre)

Questions 11-16 What change has been made to each part of the theatre? Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to questions 11-16.

  • A. doubled in number
  • B. given separate entrance
  • C. reduced in number
  • D. increased in size
  • E. replaced
  • F. strengthened
  • G. temporarily closed
Part of the theatre
  • 11. box office __11__
  • 12. shop __12__
  • 13. ordinary seats __13__
  • 14. seats for wheelchair users __14__
  • 15. lifts __15__
  • 16. dressing room __16__

Questions 17-20 Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Fitness Holidays
PlayDatesStarting timeTickets availablePrice
Royal Hunt of the SunOctober 13th to __17____18__ pm For __19__ and __19____20__ £

11. B
12. G
13. C
14. A
15. E
16. D
17. (October (the)) 19th
18. 7
19. Monday, Thursday
20. 18

SECTION 3 Questions 21-30 (College Course)

Questions 21 Choose the correct letter; A, B or C.

21. What is Brian going to do before the course starts?
  • A. attend a class
  • B. write a report
  • C. read a book

Questions 22-25 Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

College FacilityInformation
Refectoryinform them __22__ about special dietary requirements
__23__long waiting list, apply now
Careers advicedrop-in centre for information
Fitness centrereduced __24__ for students
LibraryIncludes books, journals, equipment room containing audio-visual materials
Computersask your __25__ to arrange a password with the technical support team

Questions 26-30 Complete the summary below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Business Centre

This Business Resource Centre contains materials such as books and manuals to be used for training. It is possible to hire __26__ and __27__ . There are materials for working on study skills (e.g. __28__ ) and other subjects include finance and __29__ . __30__ membership costs £50 per year.

21. A
22. in advance
23. nursery
24. annual fee
25. tutor
26. laptops (OR printers)
27. printers (OR laptops)
28. report writing
29. marketing
30. Individual

SECTION 4 Questions 31-40 (London History)

Questions 31-37 Complete the table below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Social History of the East End of London
1st-4th centuriesProduce from the area was used to __31__ the people of London.
5th-10th centuriesNew technology allowed the production of goods made of __32__ and __32__
11th centuryLack of __33__ in the East End encouraged the growth of businesses.
16th centuryConstruction of facilities for the building of __34__ stimulated international trade.
Agricultural workers came from other parts of __35__ to look for work.
17th centuryMarshes were drained to provide land that could be __36__ on.
19th centuryInhabitants lived in conditions of great __37__ with very poor sanitation.

Questions 38-40 Choose THREE letters from A-G: __38__,__39__, and __40__

Which THREE of the following problems are mentioned in connection with 20th century housing in the East End?
  • A. unsympathetic landlords
  • B. unclean water
  • C. heating problems
  • D. high rents
  • E. overcrowding
  • F. poor standards of building
  • G. houses catching fire
31. feed
32. metal / leather (IN ANY ORDER)
33. restrictions
34. ships
35. England
36. built
37. poverty
38+39+40. C E F