IELTS Listening Practice Test – 2 With PDF [2023]

This is the latest IELTS Listening 2023 Practice Test (also available in PDF) from our LISTENING Practice Test Series. All tests are based on the 2022-23 exam pattern and correspond to the actual level of difficulty you may find in the IELTS.

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

  • Section 1 is a man having an interview for a job in a hotel.
  • Section 2 is an immigration officer talking to foreign students at a business college regarding visa regulations.
  • Section 3 is a discussion between two Marketing students and their teacher about a seminar presentation that they are preparing.
  • Section 4 is a talk given by an Archaeological scientist on her latest research.
2023 Listening Test Tip

Remember to focus on locating words in each note to help you follow the information in the 2023 IELTS listening exam recording. For example, names, places, dates, nouns etc.


SECTION 1

Audio – Section 1 of 2023 IELTS Listening PDF Practice Test

Question 1-4

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each response.

Name of the applicant ➡️George Peters
Phone number ➡️Example: 0438 637 935
Position applied for ➡️(1) ………………………………………………………..
Previous work experience ➡️worked as a (2) ………………………………………
Qualifications ➡️currently studying (3) ……………………………
Foreign languages spoken ➡️(4) ………………………..and………………………….

Question 5-7

Which job duties the man is supposed to be doing ?

Choose THREE from the list given below and Write the correct letters, A-G

A. change light bulbs
B.
clear away plates
C.
deliver morning papers
D.
stock refrigerators
E.
take food orders
F.
take luggage to rooms
G.
work in the hotel bar

5) …………………………………..

6) ………………………………….

7) ………………………………….

Question 8-10

Which of the following services are provided to staff by the hotel?

Choose THREE from the list below and write the correct letters, A-G

A. laundry
B.
meals
C.
medical insurance
D.
parking
E.
training
F.
transport costs
G.
uniforms

8) ………………………………..

9) ………………………………..

10) ………………………………

SECTION 2

Audio – Section 2 of 2023 IELTS Listening PDF Practice Test

Question 11-12

Choose TWO correct letters, A-E

11) Which TWO types of visa are handled by the Atwood Immigration office?

A. employment

B. medical

C. resident

D. student

E. tourist

12) Which TWO matters do the students inquire from the Immigration deptt.?

A. address change

B. college change

C. holidays

D. marriage

E. work

Questions 13-20

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

How to extend a student visa

Pay for new course for a minimum duration of (13) …………………………………. Letter from the college stating that you were present at least (14)………………. of previous classes. Get form 726C from office or (15)………………………………….Bank statement showing minimum required balance of (16)……………… Three (17)………………………………….Take all documents and passport to Immigration deptt. at least three weeks before expiration. Pay (18)……………… to extend visa. Wait twelve (19) ………………………………….for reply. Might need to have a/an (20)……………………………

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SECTION 3

Audio – Section 3 of 2023 IELTS Listening PDF Practice Test

Questions 21-24

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C.

21) The annual global value of beauty industry is …

A. $15 billion

B. $38 billion

C. $160 billion

22) The annual global growth rate of beauty industry is …

A. 7%

B. 14%

C. 40%

23) The most common form of cosmetic process is for …

A. fat

B. wrinkles

C. teeth

24) In the early 20th century, demand for beauty products increased because of …

A. packaging

B. scientific discoveries

C. photography

Questions 25-30

Choose your answer from the box and write the correct letters, A-C

You may use any answer more than once.

Who agrees with the following opinions?

A. Maggie (the female student)
B.
Mike (the male student)
C.
Maggie & Mike (both students)

25) 50% of the money used effectively for marketing – ………………………………

26) Hope and fear are the fundamentals of beauty industry – …………………….

27) More attractive people have higher income sources – …………………………..

28) Poor treatment is unacceptable to attractive people – ………………………….

29) Clear skin is a mark of women’s youth and fitness – …………………………….

30) The current beauty industry promote health and fitness – …………………..

SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4 of 2023 IELTS Listening PDF Practice Test

Question 31-35

Which of the following sources informs scientists about the Iceman?

Choose your answers from the box and write correct letters, A-H

A. back
B.
bones
C.
fingernails
D.
hair
E.
intestines
F.
skin
G.
stomach
H.
teeth

31) age when he died – ………………

32) where he lived – ………………….

33) his normal food – …………………

34) health – …………………

35) time of year when he died – ……………………

Question 36-40

Choose the correct letter – A,B,C

36) In the Iceman’s region, Moss was used …

A. to wrap food

B. as toilet paper

C. to cook food

37) Iceman’s shoes were made of …

A. grass

B. deer hide

C. bearskin/goatskin

38) The Iceman was most likely a …

A. shephered

B. hunter

C. trader

39) Now people believe Iceman died …

A. near the rock where his body found

B. trapped under a rock

C. sleeping on the rock

40) Most of the evidence was destroyed …

A. because of the manner he died

B. because people initially not realized his importance

C. during the autopsy to determine his cause of death


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The new 2023 IELTS Listening PDF Practice Test falls under the ‘Moderate‘ category. So, if you are scoring 32+/40 on this test you are highly likely to get band 7 and above in the actual exam setting.

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