IELTS Listening Practice Test – 37

Last updated on November 30th, 2021 at 09:09 am

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf: This is the 37th test of our LISTENING Practice Test Series. All tests are based on real exam pattern and correspond to the actual level of difficulty you may find in the IELTS.

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

Section 1 is a conversation between a man and a woman on gym membership.

Section 2 is a monologue on student accommodation.

Section 3 is a conversation between two people on university education.

Section 4 is a presentation on the results of an Asian students’ survey in Australia, UK and US.

You can check your answers & calculate your band scores at the end of this test. It is strongly advised to print the sample answer sheet and mark your answers on the sheet as well.

Take notes in your question booklet as you listen. You can circle possible answers and choose the right one when you transfer your answers on the answer sheet.

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf- SECTION 1

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-5

Complete the following information using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR NUMBERS.

Surname ➡️(1) …………………………
Given name ➡️Sharon
Address ➡️(2) …………………………, Tipton, TP3 4MB
Date of birth ➡️(3) …………………………
Type of membership ➡️Annual
Amount due ➡️(4) £…………………………
Credit card number ➡️4673 9702 0361
Expiry date ➡️(5) …………………………

Questions 6-9

Label the diagram of the gym using FOUR of the following six labels.

Write the appropriate letter in the correct space on your answer sheet.

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf
A. free weights area
B. ladies’ changing area
C. men’s changing area
D. refreshment area
E. treadmills
F. various machines

Question 10

Decide which pair of pie charts illustrate the membership of the gym and spa and write the appropriate letter on your answer sheet.

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IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf- SECTION 2

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-12

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

11) The university has produced a ………………………… to inform students about the different accommodation options available.

12) All catered and self-catered accommodation is close to the …………………………

Questions 13-16

Choose the letters, A-D, next to questions 13-16.

A. if the statement applies to catered accommodation
B. if the statement applies to self-catered accommodation
C. if the statement applies to private accommodation
D. if the statement is not mentioned at all by the accommodation officer
13) Meals are included in the rent ➡️………………….
14) This is the best accommodation for people who want to choose when they eat ➡️………………….
15) Most students live in this kind of accommodation ➡️………………….
16) This is the most expensive type of accommodation ➡️………………….

Questions 17-20

Decide which letter on the map shows the location of each of the following university halls of residence.

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17) Malvern Halls ➡️………………….
18) Grampian Halls ➡️………………….
19) Brecon Halls ➡️………………….
20) Sperrin Halls ➡️………………….

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf- SECTION 3

Audio – Section 3

Questions 21-24

Answer the questions using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

21) When did Jenny arrive at the university?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

22) What is Tom going to study?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

23) What is Jenny going to study?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

24) What two items have the students been given?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

Questions 25-27

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR NUMBERS for each blank.

☑️ Tom’s Hall of Residence is named (25) ……………………….. .

☑️ Tom’s accommodation is a (26) ……………………….. from the campus.

☑️ Jenny’s accommodation is near the campus, close to the (27) ……………………….. .

Questions 28-30

Decide which three items Jenny needs to buy and write the appropriate letters on your answer sheet in any order.

A. binders
B. notebooks
C. notepaper
D. paperclips
E. pencils
F. pens
G. printer
H. printer paper

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf- SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-33

31) Which pie chart shows the ages of the Asian students surveyed?

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32) Which pie chart shows the main reasons Asian students wanted to study abroad?

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33) Which bar chart shows the percentage of Asian students who made Australia their first choice destination?

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Questions 34-35

Answer the following questions using A NUMBER for answer.

34) Approximately how many foreign students enrolled in Australia in the year 2000?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

35) How much did Australia’s education exports rise by last year?

Ans. ………………………………………………………..

Questions 36-40

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS/NUMBERS for each blank.

☑️ It became harder to get a (36) ……………………….. for the USA after September 11.

☑️ (37) ……………………….. of Asian students gave lower study fees as a reason for choosing Australia.

☑️ Asian students rank Australia number (38) ……………………….. in terms of educational quality.

☑️ (39) ……………………….. programmers are unlikely to reduce the number of students going abroad in the near future.

☑️ Asian students are increasingly using (40) ……………………….. to help arrange their studies abroad.


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  1. PIERCE
  2. 70 WELCOME LANE
  3. 13th JULY 1980
  4. 180
  5. SEPTEMBER 2009
  6. D
  7. E
  8. A
  9. B
  10. C
  11. GUIDE
  12. CITY CENTRE
  13. A
  14. B
  15. D
  16. D
  17. B
  18. D
  19. H
  20. F
  21. THURSDAY
  22. EUROPEAN HISTORY
  23. GEOGRAPHY
  24. TIME TABLE, READING BOOK/LIST
  25. WISH LANE
  26. 30 MINUTE WALK
  27. NORTH GATE
  28. A/B/H (in any order)
  29. A/B/H (in any order)
  30. A/B/H (in any order)
  31. D
  32. B
  33. A
  34. 100000
  35. 17.8%
  36. VISA
  37. 20%
  38. 3/THREE
  39. TRANS-NATIONAL (EDUCATION)
  40. EDUCATION AGENTS
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About this test

IELTS Listening general training practice test pdf – TEST 37 belongs to ‘Moderate-to-Difficult’ category. So, if you are scoring 30+/40 in this practice test you are highly likely to hit band 7 and above in the real exam setting.

I hope you find this 37th test of our online ‘LISTENING 200+ Practice Test Series🎧’ useful. If you need PDF copy & official transcript of this test, tell us in the comment section below.

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Rajit

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