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IELTS Listening Recent Actual Test 5


Question 1 – 6

Complete the table below. Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Questions 7-10

Complete the notes below.

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

• This year, activities end by 7 ________ p.m.

• There won’t be any 8 _________ in the town centre this year.

• The festival’s web address is www.9 ________ com.

• Festival organisers would like to receive 10 ________ online.


Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

Walking Holiday

11. Approximately how many passengers does the ferry hold?

A. 160

B. 600

C. 2000

12. Which items should the tourists pack in a separate bag?

A. food

B. reading material

C. medicines

13. The hostel in La Vega de Liebana has

A. good washing facilities.

B. a games room.

C. a number of single bedroom

14. Residents at the hostel are not allowed to

A. take furniture out of the hostel building.

B. enter the hostel after a certain time

C. smoke in the hostel gardens.

Questions 15-17

Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

Clothes and equipment


  • boots with thick soles
  • spare 15 ________
  • light waterproofs
  • suncream: strength 16 ________
  • 17 _______ folder for map, etc.

Questions 18-20

Choose THREE letters, A-G.

Which THREE of the following features of the area in Spain does the speaker talk about?

A. altitude

B. coastline

C. economy

E. temperatures

F. vegetation

G. wildlife


Questions 21-24

Choose the correct letter, A. B or C.

Peer Assessment

21. Sally says many students see peer assessment as ________

A. a way for tutors to save time.

B. a useful learning tool.

C. a valuable form of assessment.

22. What do Steve and Sally agree is an advantage of peer assessment?

A. It’s more reliable than self-assessment.

B. It increases students’ self-awareness.

C. It builds rapport between students.

23. If the peer assessment marks seem incorrect, _______

A. students should mark the assignments again.

B. the tutor should check those assignments.

C. the marking criteria should be rewritten.

24. How were the presentations in the research project marked?

A. Students and lecturers marked all the presentations.

B. Students chose which presentations they wanted to mark.

C. Lecturers marked a selection of presentations.

Questions 25 – 30

How did the following categories of student markers compare with the rest of the group when marking student presentations?

Write the correct letter, A, B or C, next to questions 25-30.

A. They gave higher marks.

B. They gave lower marks.

C. Their marks were not significantly different

Categories of student markers

25. male students marking female presenters

26. female students marking male presenters

27. female students marking female presenters

28. younger students marking older presenters

29. students marking presenters from a different university

30. students who had helped set criteria


Complete the notes below.

Questions 31-40

Bislama – The Pidgin English Language of Vanuatu

Languages in Vanuatu

  • Local languages: Actively spoken languages: 81
  • Declining languages: 17
  • 31 _________ languages: 8

Total: 106

Foreign languages: English is used in the 32 ________ system


  • It is spoken by 90% of the population today.
  • In the past this language was described as 33 _________

History of Bislama

  • Around 1800 it was used as a common language on many ships.
  • After 1860 Vanuatu people worked in Australian 34 ________.
  • After 1950 people moved to the 35 _________

Description of Bislama


  • Bislama should be called a 36 _________ pidgin.


  • Most words come from English.
  • Words such as “from” may have more 37 _________in Bislama.
  • Less than 10% of words are of 38 _________ origin.
  • Pacific words describe the natural world and also local 39 ________.


  • It is based on Vanuatu languages.
  • The word “long” acts as an important 40 _________ in Bislama.

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