IELTS Listening Practice Test – 19

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Audio – Section 3

Questions 21-30

Complete the table below.

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

MANAGEMENT SCHEME INTERVIEWS

CarolJames
Interview subject:Manager from (21) …………………Manager from (22) …………………
How easy it was to schedule the interview:Manager had a (23) ………………… – rescheduled 3 timesNo issues
Recruitment process:(24) ………………… process: panel interview and trial day – 3 months probationary periodInternal and external recruitment/three individual interviews – (25) ………………… probationary period
Training provided:Trainees learn (26) ………………… and move up the ladder, starting at the bottomTrainees receive external training and do courses – also sent to (27) ………………… for a semester
Length of scheme:3 years2 years for full-time/ (28) ………………… for part-time
Overall impression:Manager friendly and knowledgeable
Scheme very helpful, but not enough (29) …………………
Manager eager and friendly
Well-structured scheme, but duration (30) …………………

IELTS Listening practice test 2021 pdf download- SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-33

Complete the sentences below.

Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

31) There are a few ………………….. about being a foreign correspondent, but they are the wrong reason to choose it as a career.

32) The dangers of being a foreign correspondent lead to the death of ………………….. per year.

33) Every journalist needs to possess certain media skills and …………………..

Questions 34-37

What FOUR pieces of advice does the speaker give to aspiring foreign correspondents?

A. to assimilate their target country’s culture
B. to get work experience around the world
C. to travel as much as possible
D. to examine the past of their target country
E. to learn how the speak impeccable English
F. to create an impressive CV before they leave their home country
G. to study other languages

Questions 38-40

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C

Write your answers in boxes 38-40 on your answer sheet.

38) Because of recent technological advancements …

A. international journalism is becoming less common

B. newspapers are loath to hire journalists on a contract

C. newspapers have started to opt for independent foreign correspondents

39) If foreign correspondents want to earn money …

A. they need to learn how to network

B. they need to have a second job

C. they need to start at the bottom

40) The speaker’s ex-student found which of the following pieces of advice very useful?

A. “You need to remember to renew your passport.”

B. “You need to learn how to deal with failure.”

C. “You need to remember that failure is inevitable.”


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  1. FENTON
  2. 19TH MAY
  3. YES
  4. MIXED BREED
  5. PISCHINGER
  6. 02036347957
  7. 12
  8. 8
  9. MEDICAL HISTORY
  10. VETERINARY
  11. BEAUTY AND SERENITY
  12. MAIN GATE
  13. TEN WEEKS
  14. FILM NIGHT
  15. MAIN HALL
  16. GARDEN OFFICE
  17. PETER
  18. PAVILION
  19. CANTEEN
  20. STUDY CENTRE
  21. CHAIN SUPERMARKET
  22. CLOTHES SHOP
  23. (VERY) BUSY SCHEDULE
  24. RIGOROUS (RECRUITMENT)
  25. 6 MONTHS
  26. ON THE JOB
  27. ITALY OR FRANCE
  28. 5 (YEARS)
  29. EXTERNAL TRAINING
  30. TOO SHORT
  31. ROMANTIC NOTIONS
  32. 80/EIGHTY JOURNALISTS
  33. READ A LOT
  34. A
  35. C
  36. D
  37. G
  38. C
  39. A
  40. B [/bg_collapse]

About this test

IELTS Listening practice test 2021 pdf download – TEST 19 belongs to ‘Easy-to-Moderate’ category. So, if you are scoring 34+/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 19th test of our ‘LISTENING 200+ Practice Test Series🎧’ useful. If you need PDF copy & official transcript of this test, please write down your Email ID in the comment section below.

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Rajit

Rajit Kaushal is the co-founder and an active blogger at 'CIC Talks'. He is best known for his rich expertise in IELTS & Canadian Immigration🇨🇦. You can reach out to him at Instagram & Twitter.

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