Cambridge IELTS 17 Listening Test 3 with Answers

Cambridge IELTS 17 Listening Test 3 with Answers

Cambridge IELTS 17 Listening Test 3 with Answers

PART 1

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

Advice on Surfing Holidays

Jack’s advice

Recommends surfing for 1 ___________ holidays in the summer

Need to be quite 2 ___________

Irish surfing locations

● County Clare

– Lahinch has some good quality 3 ___________ and surf schools
– There are famous cliffs nearby

● County Mayo

– Good surf school at 4 ___________ beach
– Surf camp lasts for one 5 ___________
– Can also explore the local 6 ___________ by kayak

Weather

● Best month to go: 7 ___________
● Average temperature in summer: approx. 8 ___________ degrees

Costs

● Equipment

– Wetsuit and surfboard: 9 ___________ euros per day

– Also advisable to hire 10 ___________ for warmth


Part 2

Childcare Services

Questions 11–14
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO facts are given about the school’s extended hours childcare service?

A It started recently.
B More children attend after school than before school.
C An average of 50 children attend in the mornings.
D A child cannot attend both the before and after school sessions.
E The maximum number of children who can attend is 70.

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

13 How much does childcare cost for a complete afternoon session per child?

A £3.50
B £5.70
C £7.20

14 What does the manager say about food?

A Children with allergies should bring their own food.
B Children may bring healthy snacks with them.
C Children are given a proper meal at 5 p.m.

15 What is different about arrangements in the school holidays?

A Children from other schools can attend.
B Older children can attend.
C A greater number of children can attend.

Questions 16-20
What information is given about each of the following activities on offer?
Choose FIVE answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-G, next to Questions 16-20.

Information

A has limited availability
B is no longer available
C is for over 8s only
D requires help from parents
E involves an additional fee
F is a new activity
G was requested by children

Activities

16 Spanish ___________
17 Music ___________
18 Painting ___________
19 Yoga ___________
20 Cooking ___________


Part 3

Holly’s Work Placement Tutorial

Questions 21-24
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

21 Holly has chosen the Orion Stadium placement because

A it involves children.
B it is outdoors.
C it sounds like fun.

22 Which aspect of safety does Dr Green emphasise most?

A ensuring children stay in the stadium
B checking the equipment children will use
C removing obstacles in changing rooms

23 What does Dr Green say about the spectators?

A They can be hard to manage.
B They make useful volunteers.
C They shouldn’t take photographs.

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A bad weather
B an injury
C extra time

Questions 25-30
What do Holly and her tutor agree is an important aspect of each of the following events management skills?
Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to Questions 25-30.

Important aspects

A being flexible
B focusing on details
C having a smart appearance
D hiding your emotions
E relying on experts
F trusting your own views
G doing one thing at a time
H thinking of the future

Events management skills

25 Communication ___________
26 Organisation ___________
27 Time management ___________
28 Creativity ___________
29 Leadership ___________
30 Networking ___________


Part 4

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

Bird Migration Theory

Most birds are believed to migrate seasonally. IELTSX PRESS

Hibernation theory

● It was believed that birds hibernated underwater or buried themselves in 31 ___________.

● This theory was later disproved by experiments on caged birds.

Transmutation theory

● Aristotle believed birds changed from one species into another in summer and winter.

In autumn he observed that redstarts experience the loss of 32 ___________ and thought they then turned into robins.
Aristotle’s assumptions were logical because the two species of birds had a similar 33 ___________.

17th century

Charles Morton popularised the idea that birds fly to the 34 ___________ in winter.

Scientific developments

● In 1822, a stork was killed in Germany which had an African spear in its 35 ___________ .

– previously there had been no 36 ___________ that storks migrate to Africa

● Little was known about the 37 ___________ and journeys of migrating birds until the practice of ringing was established.

– It was thought large birds carried small birds on some journeys because they were considered incapable of travelling across huge 38 ___________.
– Ringing depended on what is called the 39 ‘___________’ of dead birds.

● In 1931, the first 40 ___________ to show the migration of European birds was printed.


Cambridge IELTS 17 Listening Test 3 Answers

Part 1 – Advice on Surfing Holidays Listening Answers

1. family

2. fit

3. hotels

4. Carrowniskey

5. week

6. bay

7. September

8. 19 / nineteen

9. 30 / thirty

10. boots


Part 2 – Childcare Services Listening Answers

11&12. B, E

13. C

14. C

15. A

16. E

17. D

18. G

19. F

20. C


Part 3 – Holly’s Work Placement Tutorial Listening Answers

21. B

22. A

23. A

24. B

25. C

26. A

27. D

28. B

29. F

30. H


Part 4 – Bird Migration Theory Listening Answers

31. mud

32. feathers

33. shape

34. moon

35. neck

36. evidence

37. destinations

38. oceans

39. recovery

40. atlas


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