IELTS Listening Practice Test – 8

Last updated on November 30th, 2021 at 06:06 am

IELTS Listening Practice Test Online: This is the 8th test of our LISTENING Practice Test Series. All tests are based on real exam pattern and correspond to actual level of difficulty you may find in the IELTS.

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IELTS LISTENING PRACTICE TEST #8 2021 [WITH ANSWERS] | Cambridge 15 academic test

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

Section 1 is a conversation between a customer and the owner of an I.T store.

Section 2 is a tour guide talking to her tour group.

Section 3 is a discussion between two work colleagues and their manager about the restructuring of their company.

Section 4 is an advice talk on working freelance.

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 itself.

In IELTS Listening exam, Section 1 & 3 are conversations between two or three people. Sections 2 & 4 are monologues with only one main speaker. But sometimes, you may hear another speaker introducing the talk or asking questions.


IELTS Listening Practice Test Online

SECTION 1

Audio – Section 1

Questions 1-8

Complete the form below.

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

BILL TOINVOICE
Ben & Di EnterprisesDate: 4 Apr, Invoice: 00451
Sales ManPurchase OrderTERMSDUE DATE
(1) ……………………….(2) No.:……………………….payment in full10 Apr
QUANTITYDESCRIPTIONRATETOTAL AMOUNT
4filing (3) ……………………….£15£60
20print paper (4) ………………………. paper bundles£20£400
5software packages

Note: An additional (6) ……………………….fee for the software (7) ……………………….
£100(5) £………………………., £40
SALES TAX (8) ……………………….
TOTAL £1,160.00
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Questions 9-10

Complete the form below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

BEN & Di Enterprises Ltd.

PAY TO THE ORDER OF : Michael (9) ……………………………
POUNDS: £1,500.00
NOTES: includes (10) ………………………. fees

SECTION 2

Audio – Section 2

Questions 11-16

Label the map below by writing down the names of the different areas of the estate.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

IELTS Listening Practice Test Online - TEST 8
11. …………………………….
12. …………………………….
13. …………………………….
14. …………………………….
15. …………………………….
16. …………………………….

Questions 17-20

Choose the correct letter – A, B or C

17. The estate is open …

A) to all members of the public

B) to visitors with a viewing appointment

C) to a restricted group of people

18. During the tour, it’s important to …

A) behave properly and not be noisy

B) avoid the estate residents and workers

C) keep away from other tour parties

19. Certain areas of estate …

A) are out of bounds to visitors

B) have limited access by road.

C) are dangerous and should not be trespassed

20. Lunch will be …

A) served by the tour organiser in the Rose Gardens

B) at around 12 P.M

C) will be eaten at the Gateman’s House

SECTION 3

Audio – Section 3

Question 21-25

Complete the sentences below.

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

☑️ There will be no (21) ………………………, only voluntary ones.
☑️ The upcoming salary review will reward (22) ………………………
☑️ During the recruitment drive, if suitable candidates are available, they will be recruited internally in accordance with (23) ………………………
☑️ Opportunities to get (24) ……………………… will be arising in the near future.
☑️ Successful candidates will have shown that they can manage members (25) ………………………effectively.

Questions 26-28

Complete the chart below.

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

Weeks 1-3

🔘 Product research

🔘 Prototype testing

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Weeks 4-6

🔘 Marketing (26) …………………………….

🔘 Testing on (27) ……………………………. sample

Weeks 7-8

🔘 (28) ……………………………. launch

Questions 29-30

Complete the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

IELTS Listening Practice Test Online

SECTION 4

Audio – Section 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

☑️ It seems that a (31) ………………………. revolution is about to shake up habitual working routines.
☑️ Nowadays many people opt for (32) ………………………. instead of being employed by someone else.
☑️ Not only are freelancers happier but they are also more (33) ………………………. than those working for someone else.
☑️ It’s a misconception that freelancers are (34) ………………………. survive. In fact, research points to exactly the opposite. Freelancers are usually very successful.
☑️ There are many benefits to freelancing. For a start, you don’t have to be (35) ………………………. anyone other than yourself.
☑️ Then other advantage is that your working day can be adopted to (36) ……………………….
☑️ Those who really benefit from freelancing are workers in the digital and creative industry. They need to be (37) ………………………. any given working location.
☑️ Finally the financial advantages of freelancing are an extremely (38) ………………………. argument for being self-employed.
☑️ Freelancing, as an alternative lifestyle, is (39) ………………………., and so are the numbers of freelancers working in the U.K.
☑️ Being self-employed is definitely (40) ………………………. forward in the modern-day working world.

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  1. ROME LAVER
  2. 6589B521
  3. CABINETS
  4. GLOSSY PHOTO
  5. 500
  6. FIXED
  7. INSTALLATION
  8. 16% (PERCENT)
  9. McCLOSKEY
  10. CONSULTANCY
  11. CLASSIC CAR CENTRE
  12. WINE MUSEUM
  13. ESTATE LIBRARY
  14. OLD MILL
  15. GREAT WATERFALL
  16. ORGANIC FARM
  17. B
  18. A
  19. A
  20. B
  21. COMPULSORY REDUNDANCIES
  22. TOP PERFORMERS
  23. COMPANY POLICY
  24. A PROMOTION
  25. OF STAFF
  26. STRATEGY
  27. MARKET
  28. PRODUCT
  29. MARKETING
  30. PROMOTIONAL WORK
  31. MODERN-DAY
  32. FREELANCE WORK
  33. PRODUCTIVE
  34. STRUGGLING TO
  35. ANSWERABLE TO
  36. FAMILY COMMITMENTS
  37. RESTRICTED TO
  38. CONVINCING
  39. CATCHING ON
  40. THE WAY
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About IELTS Listening practice test online [TEST 8]

This IELTS Listening online practice test falls under “Easy” category. So, if you are scoring 36+/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 08th test of our ‘LISTENING 200+ Practice Test Series🎧’ useful. If you need PDF copy & official transcript of this test, please provide your Email ID in the comment section below.

Wish you best of luck in your exam.

Happy learning !!

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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