IELTS Sample Listening Questions # Jargon

BBC Jargon

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/fzRvzI

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. What is the noun that we use for specific group of words or expressions?
  2. In what kind of situation is jargon used?
  3. What does glossing mean?
  4. Which British Prime Minister became known as ‘Jack the Jargon Killer’ because he wanted officials to stop using jargon?
  5. Which phrasal verb is used to explain that you want to bring attention of others to something?
  6. Which word is used for the local government in UK?
  7. Who are the local politicians that people in UK vote for?
  8. Which word is used to refer to the fact that you understand something or part of it but not entirely?
  9. What word does Yvone use for jargon?

jargon
ANSWER

  1. jargon
  2. special or technical
  3. Winston Churchill
  4. explaining
  5. flag it up
  6. Councils
  7. Councillors
  8. sort of
  9. vernacular

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # BFM International Film Festival

BFM International Film Festival

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/Oz30zJ

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. How long is the shortest film that was ever made?
  2. Which word describes the person who people have very fixed strong opinion about, even though they don’t know him or her?
  3. What are the ways and places that artistic people can use to share their work and messages?
  4. Give two examples of platforms for expression.
  5. How is Nadia Denton associated with BFM Internation Film Festival?
  6. Which verb was used by Nadia to mean “to highlight”?
  7. Which short film won the BFM Shorts awards?
  8. How does Lawrence describes our grandparents?
  9. Which country was regarded as the mother of country during Lawrence grandfather’s time?

 BFM International Film Festival
ANSWER

  1. one second
  2. stereotyped
  3. Platforms for expression
  4. cinema screen, novel
  5. director
  6. to showcase
  7. Win,Lose Or Draw
  8. giants
  9. England

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Blind Masseurs

Blind Masseurs

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/AJ6mhJ

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

  1. In which country are people who are blind restricted to do only a certain kind of work?
  2. Approximately how many people in the world are living with a disability of some kind?
  3. After which year did South Korea passed the law that blind people can work only as Massage Therapist?
  4. What is a person who uses hands and fingers to release off pain from your body called?
  5. What is a company called if they are able to provide their customer what they requires?
  6. What word is used to refer to something that is covered with water?
  7. What is the approximate number of people who are blind in South Korea, working as massage therapist?
  8. How many people in South Korea provide massage illegally?

blind masseurs
ANSWER

  1. South Korea
  2. two percent
  3. 1963
  4. massage therapist
  5. copes with demand
  6. awash
  7. about 7000
  8. about half a million

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Aboriginal Cricketer

Aboriginal Cricketer

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/4BaJlM
Answer the followin questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS.

  1. In the episode, the speaker is talking about the sports person of which country?
  2. William, cricket balls have been made from the same materials since the 1700s. But what colour were they originally?
  3. What are the native or original people of a country called?
  4. Which word is used to refer to something that humiliates or embarrasses you?
  5. Which word describes a quiet kind of insult?
  6. During what time period did Eddie Gilbert played for Australia?
  7. What were the basic requirements for Eddie Gilbert to be able to play a match?
  8. Which word describes the special group made up of the world’s best cricketers?
  9. With which equipment did Eddie practice?
  10. In which state will the life-size bronze statue of Eddie be placed?

Aboriginal Cricketer
ANSWER

  1. Australia
  2. light brown
  3. indigenious
  4. indignity
  5. a slight
  6. 1930s
  7. written permission, chaperoned
  8. pantheon
  9. boomerang
  10. Queensland

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