IELTS [Children’s Engg. Workshops, Stoicism] Listening Answers, Audio, PDF

Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 1 [Children’s Engg. Workshops, Stoicism] Answers, Audio, PDF: This is the 51st test of our ‘LISTENING 200+🎧 Practice Test Series’.

This test is divided into four sections – Section 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Section 1 is about Children’s Engineering Workshops.

Section 2 is about Plan of Stevenson’s site.

Section 3 is about Jess and Tom’s art project.

Section 4 is about Stoicism.

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Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 1 [with Answers]

Children’s Engineering Workshops [Part 1]

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Children’s Engineering Workshops

Tiny Engineers (ages 4-5)
Activities
☑️ Create a cover for an (1) …………………. so they can drop it from a height without breaking it.
☑️ Take part in a competition to build the tallest (2) ………………….
☑️ Make a (3) …………………. powered by a balloon.

Junior Engineers (ages 6-8)
Activities
☑️ Build model cars, trucks and (4) …………………. and learn how to program them so they can move.
☑️ Take part in a competition to build the longest (5) …………………. using card and wood.
☑️ Create a short (6) …………………. with special software.
☑️ Build, (7) …………………. and program a humanoid robot.
Cost for a five-week block: £50
Held on (8) …………………. from 10 am to 11 am

Location
Building 10A, (9) …………………. Industrial Estate, Grasford
Plenty of (10) …………………. is available.

Plan of Stevenson’s site [Part 2]

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-14

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C.

11) Stevenson’s was founded in

A. 1923

B. 1924

C. 1926

12) Originally, Stevenson’s manufactured goods for

A. the healthcare industry

B. the automotive industry

C. the machine tools industry

13) What does the speaker say about the company premises?

A. The company has recently moved.

B. The company has no plans to move.

C. The company is going to move shortly.

14) The programme for the work experience group includes

A. time to do research

B. meetings with a teacher

C. talks by staff

Question 15-20

Label the map below.

Write the correct letter, A-J, next to questions 15-20.

Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 1 [Children's Engg. Workshops, Stoicism] Answers, Audio, PDF
15) coffee room …………………….
16) warehouse…………………….
17) staff canteen…………………….
18) meeting room…………………….
19) human resources…………………….
20) boardroom…………………….

Cambridge Listening Test 1 IELTS 16 [Part 3]

Audio – Section 3

Questions 21-22

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

Which TWO parts of the introductory stage to their art projects do Jess and Tom agree were useful?

A. the Bird Park visit
B. the workshop sessions
C. the Natural History Museum visit
D. the projects done in previous years
E. the handouts with research sources

Questions 23-24

Choose TWO letters, A-E.

In which TWO ways do both Jess and Tom decide to change their proposals?

A. by giving a rationale for their action plans
B. by being less specific about the outcome
C. by adding a video diary presentation
D. by providing a timeline and a mind map
E. by making their notes more evaluative

Questions 25-30

Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A-H, next to questions 25-30.

Which personal meaning do the students decide to give to each of the following pictures?

Personal meanings

A. a childhood memory
B. hope for the future
C. fast movement
D. a potential threat
E. the power of colour
F. the continuity of life
G. protection of nature
H. a confused attitude to nature
25) Falcon (Landseer)………………….
26) Fish hawk (Audubon)………………….
27) Kingfisher (Van Gogh)………………….
28) Portrait of Willian Wells………………….
29) Vairumati (Gauguin)………………….
30) Portrait of Giovanni de Medici………………….

IELTS 16 Listening Stoicism [Part 4]

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

STOICISM

Stoicism is still relevant today because of its (31) …………………. appeal.

Ancient Stoics
☑️ Stoicism was founded over 2,000 years ago in Greece.
☑️ The Stoics’ ideas are surprisingly well known, despite not being intended for (32) …………………. .

Stoic principles
☑️ Happiness could be achieved by leading a virtuous life.
☑️ Controlling emotions was essential.
☑️ Epictetus said that external events cannot be controlled but the (33) …………………. people make in response can be controlled.
☑️ A Stoic is someone who has a different view on experiences which others would consider as (34) …………………. .

The influence of Stoicism
☑️ George Washington organised a (35) …………………. about Cato to motivate his men.
☑️ The French artist Delacroix was a Stoic.
☑️ Adam Smith’s ideas on (36) …………………. were influenced by Stoicism.
☑️ Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
– the treatment for (37) …………………. is based on ideas from Stoicism
– people learn to base their thinking on (38) …………………. .
☑️ In business, people benefit from Stoicism by identifying obstacles as (39) …………………. .

Relevance of Stoicism
☑️ It requires a lot of (40) …………………. but Stoicism can help people to lead a good life.
☑️ It teaches people that having a strong character is more important than anything else.

  1. EGG
  2. TOWER
  3. CAR
  4. ANIMALS
  5. BRIDGE
  6. MOVIE/FILM
  7. DECORATE
  8. WEDNESDAYS
  9. FRADSTONE
  10. PARKING
  11. C
  12. A
  13. B
  14. C
  15. H
  16. C
  17. G
  18. B
  19. I
  20. A
  21. C or E
  22. C or E
  23. B or E
  24. B or E
  25. D
  26. C
  27. A
  28. H
  29. F
  30. G
  31. PRACTICAL
  32. PUBLICATION
  33. CHOICES
  34. NEGATIVE
  35. PLAY
  36. CAPITALISM
  37. DEPRESSION
  38. LOGIC
  39. OPPORTUNITY
  40. PRACTICE/PRACTISE

About Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 1 [with Ans, Pdf, Audio]

This Cambridge IELTS 16 Listening Test 1 [Children’s Engg. Workshops, Stoicism] Answers, Audio, PDF falls under Moderate category. So, if you are scoring 32+/40 in this practice test you are highly likely to get band 7 and above in the real exam setting.

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