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Cambridge 4 Listening Test 1 [with Answers]

Cambridge IELTS 4 Listening Test 1 with answers, downloadable pdf and audio transcript.

Total no. of Questions: 40

Approx. Time: 30 mins

SECTION 1

Questions 1-4

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

NOTES ON SOCIAL PROGRAMME

No. of trips per month ➡️5
Visit places which have ➡️– historical interest
– good (1) …………………….
(2) …………………….
Cost ➡️between £5 and £15 per person
Note ➡️special trips organised for groups of (3) ……………………. people
Time ➡️departure – 8.30 am
return – 6.00 pm
To reserve a seat ➡️sign name on the (4) ……………………. 3 days in advance

Questions 5-10

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

WEEKEND TRIPS

PlaceDateNumber of seatsOptional extra
St Ives(5) ……………………. 16Hepworth Museum
London16th Feb45(6) …………………….
(7) ……………………. 3rd Mar18SS Great Britain
Salisbury18th Mar50Stonehenge
Bath23rd Mar16(8) …………………….

For further info:

Read the (9) ……………………. or see Social Assistant: Jane (10) …………………….

SECTION 2

Questions 11-13

Complete the sentences below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

11) Riverside village was a good place to start an industry because it had water, raw materials and fuels such as ……………………. and ……………………. .

12) The metal industry was established at Riverside village by ……………………. who lived in the area.

13) There were over ……………………. water-powered mills in the area in the eighteenth century.

Questions 14-20

Label the plan below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Cambridge IELTS 4 Listening Test 1 
 with Answers

SECTION 3

Questions 21 and 22

Choose the correct letters A-C.

Q21. Melanie says she has not started the assignment because …

A. she was doing work for another course

B. it was a really big assignment

C. she hasn’t spent time in the library

Q22. The lecturer says that reasonable excuses for extensions are …

A. planning problems

B. problems with assignment deadlines

C. personal illness or accident

Questions 23-27

What recommendations does Dr Johnson make about the journal articles?

Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-G.

Amust read
Buseful
Climited value
Dread first section
Eread research methods
Fread conclusion
Gdon’t read
Jackson:(23) …………………….
Roberts:(24) …………………….
Morris:(25) …………………….
Cooper:(26) …………………….
Forster:(27) …………………….

Questions 28-30

Label the chart below.

Choose your answers from the box below and write A-H.

Cambridge IELTS 4 Listening Test 1 audio
Possible reasons

A. uncooperative landlord
B. environment
C. space
D. noisy neighbours
E. near city
F. work location
G. transport
H. rent

SECTION 4

Questions 31-40

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

THE URBAN LANDSCAPE

Two areas of focus:
▪️ the effect of vegetation on the urban climate
▪️ ways of planning our (31) ……………………. better

Large-scale impact of trees:
▪️ they can make cities more or less (32) …………………….
▪️ in summer they can make cities cooler
▪️ they can make inland cities more (33) …………………….

Local impact of trees: they can make local areas-
▪️ more (34) …………………….
▪️ cooler
▪️more humid
▪️less windy
▪️less (35) …………………….

Comparing trees and buildings

Temperature regulations:
▪️ trees evaporate water through their (36) …………………….
▪️ building surfaces may reach high temperatures

Wind force:
▪️ tall buildings cause more wind at (37) ……………………. level
▪️trees (38) ……………………. the wind force

Noise:
▪️ trees have small effect on traffic noise
▪️(39) ……………………. frequency noise passes through trees

Importants points:
▪️ trees require a lot of sunlight, water and (40) ……………………. to grow

Cambridge 4 Listening Test 1 Answers

Checkout your Listening Test 1 answers of Cambridge IELTS 4 booklet given below:

  1. shopping / variety of shopping
  2. guided tours
  3. more than 12 / over 12
  4. notice board
  5. 13th February
  6. Tower of London
  7. Bristol
  8. American Museum
  9. student newspaper
  10. Yentob
  11. coal
    firewood
  12. local craftsmen
  13. 160
  14. Woodside
  15. Ticket Office
  16. Gift Shop
  17. (main) Workshop
  18. Showroom
  19. Cafe
  20. cottages
  21. A
  22. C
  23. E
  24. B
  25. G
  26. F
  27. C
  28. D
  29. A
  30. B
  31. cities / environment
  32. windy
  33. humid
  34. shady / shaded
  35. dangerous
  36. leaves
  37. ground
  38. considerably reduce / decrease / filter
  39. low
  40. space / room

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