IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 With Answers

IELTS-Listening-Practice-Test-23-With-Answers

Section 1

Questions 1-6

Complete the form below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Customer Order Form

Example
Order placed by: John Carter

Account number: 1……………. 
Company name: 2 …………….

Envelopes
Size: A4
Colour: 3………….. 
Quantity: 4……………. 

Photocopy paper
Colour: 5……………. 
Quantity: 6……………. 

Questions 7-9

Name THREE additional items the man requests.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

7…………..
8…………..
9……………

Question 10

Complete the note.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for the answer.

Special instructions: Deliver goods 10 ……………

Section 2

IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 With Answers

Questions 11 -20

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.

Artist’s Exhibition

General details:
Venue: 11…………….. 
No. 1 12………………. 
Dates: 6th October — 13………….. 
Display details:
› jewellery
› furniture
› ceramics
› 14………….. 
› sculpture

Expect to see:
› crockery in the shape of 15…………… 
› silver jewellery, e.g. large rings containing 16…………… 
› a shoe sculpture made out of 17………….. 

Visit demonstrations called 18…………… 

Artist’s Conservatory

Courses include:

  • Chinese brush painting
  • 19…………….
  • silk painting

Fees include:

  • Studio use
  • Access to the shop
  • Supply of 20……………

Section 3

IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 With Answers

Questions 21-30

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

Procedure for Bookshops

› Keep database of course/college details.
› In May, request 21………….  from lecturers
› Categorise books as:
— essential reading
— 22…………..  reading
— background reading
When ordering, refer to:
— last year’s 23……………. 
— type of course
— students’ 24…………… 
— own judgement

Procedure for Publishers

› Send 25…………….  to course providers
› Use websites
› Compose personal 26…………….  to academic staff
› Send 27…………….  to bookstores

Students

Main objective is to find books that are good 28………….. 
Also look for books that are 29…………..  and 30……………..

Section 4

IELTS Listening Practice Test 23 With Answers

Questions 31-40
Question 31

Choose the correct answer A-C

31 At the start of her talk Rebecca points out that new graduates can find it hard to
A get the right work
B take sufficient breaks
C motivate themselves

Questions 32 and 33

Choose TWO letters A-E
Which TWO of the following does Rebecca say worry new artists?

 A Earning enough money
 B Moving to a new environment
 C Competing with other artists
 D Having their work criticised
 E Getting their portfolios ready

Questions 34 and 35

Choose the correct answer A-C

34 Rebecca decided to become an illustrator because it
A afforded her greater objectivity as an artist
B offered her greater freedom of expression
C allowed her to get her work published

35 When she had developed a portfolio of illustrations, Rebecca found publishers
A more receptive to her work
B equally cautious about her work
C uninterested in her work

Questions 36-40

Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer

Suggestions for Developing a Portfolio

Get some artwork printed in magazines by entering 36……………  . You can also 37……………….  mock up book pages.
Make an effort to use a variety of artistic 38………………..  . Aim for recognition by dividing work into distinct 39……………  .
Possibly use 40………………  .

Answer Key
Listening Test 22