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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 ____ 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 ____ 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
____23long 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 ____ 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