IELTS Listening Test 103

IELTS Listening Test 103

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

Job Inquiry
Type of job required: part-time

Example Answer
•Type of job required: part-time
Position Available Details
1……………… Duty: to provide 2……………… service

Working hours: 3………………

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Requirement: receive 4……………… without pay

Day off: one day a week (request in advance)

5……………… Requirements:

clean and valid license

six-year experience

Working hours: 6………………


to take employers

to and from work

to collect the 7………………

to pick up the children

Day off: 8………………

Cashier in a 9……………… Working hours: 17.30-22.30

Duty: to sell and dispense tickets

to provide refreshments

to take 10………………

Day off: Mondays

(1)                    (2)   
(3)                    (4)  
(5)                    (6)  
(7)                    (8)  
(9)                   (10)

Part 2: Questions 11-14
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

11. The host families will
A earn a big money
B receive no pay
C receive stable pay

12. What is the guest expected to overcome when suffering from culture shock?
A loneliness
B difficulty to make friends
C language barriers

13. What can the guests do if they want to become familiar with host families?
A talk about personal interests
B clean their rooms
C cook together

14. What is likely to happen to the guests in the long run?
A they will enhance cultural understanding
B they will gain overseas experience
C they will know more people from different countries

Questions 15-20
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.

How to apply for a homestay

• Visit the website and contact the advisor
• Keep in touch with the (15)
• Provide two photos one for the host family and other for (16)
• Send in some documents to confirm your (17)
• Receive (18) within 7 working days
• Have an (19) in London
• Pay the extra fee for a fast track service
• Receive a written (20)

Part 3: Questions 21-26
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

21. What kind of research method does the professor recommend?
A interview
B observation
C questionnaire

22. What is the project based on?
A a study they did before in Australia
B a similar angle someone has done before
C an Australian study

23. What does the professor advise Douglas to do about the formation of the focus groups?
A strengthen the group in size
B reduce the number of children in each group
C build more than 3 groups

24. To do the project best, the professor suggests the students
A interview various people or sectors.
B not be too ambitious.
C work hard enough.

25. To gather data, the professor asks Jane
A to replace other people’s advice.
B to simplify the textbook.
C to practice using the date table.

26. The reason why Douglas hasn’t read enough reference books is that
A he doesn’t have enough time.
B he thinks there are too many books to read.
C he hasn’t spent time in the library.

Questions 27-30
What do the students decide about the following parts of the project?

Write the correct letter A, B or C next to questions 27-30

A Jane will do
B Douglas will do
C They will do together

27. final report
28. sheet preparation
29. letter
30. transcript

Part 4: Questions 31-36
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

‘Graphical symbol’
• includes the logographs in Egyptian hieroglyphic writing and ancient Chinese pictograms
• found in Africa, the Americas, and Oceania
• still has something to do with (31) use today

Ancient graphic writing systems
• Researchers obtain a wide range of (32) about past civilisations.
– Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 when members of Napoleon’s expedition got to Egypt.
– Frenchman Jean-François Champollion determined the phonetic values of the symbols in 1822.
• In those symbols, (33) are used to depict various meanings.

Camera obscura
(34) helps people understand history better.
• Some charities will (35) many endangered species.
• A camera was tied to one (36) of a bird.

Questions 37-40
Complete the sentences below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

37 More will be included in the future with the development of photography.
38 Companies would like to invest a lot to advertise in
39 Designing appealing is used as a way of effective branding.
40 Graphic writing systems are of great importance in the subject of

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1. receptionist
2. (quality) customer
3. early mornings
4. training
5. driver
6. flexible
7. grocery shopping
8. weekends
9. cinema
10. bookings
11. C
12. B
13. A
14. A
15. registration office
16. records
17. identity
18. acknowledgement
19. interview
20. decision
21. A
22. C
23. B
24. B
25. C
26. A
27. C
28. B
29. A
30. C
31. commercial
32. knowledge
33. lines
34. photography
35. advertise
36. foot
37. objects
38. newspapers
39. packaging
40. maths


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