IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Smart Phones

Smart Phones are the rage of the world currently! They are the ones that are defining things around and almost everyone is using them! Smartphones have changed the way people act or react, the way things are being done and everything around! They have changed how people take photographs and listen to music. This time, we are looking at a BBC listening module that talks about smart phones.

Listen to the audio below and answer the following questions –

  1.  When was the first digital camera introduced?
  2.  Who is the editor of Tech Radar magazine?
  3.  Which expression is used to describe a big fall in sales?
  4. Which expression is used to explain that you have chosen something over something else?
  5.  What expression is used to show that you are disappointed with something?
  6. Which expression is used to show that you are becoming interested in something?
  7. What expression does the author use to show that something is moving at a higher level?

ANSWERS

  1.  2000
  2. Phil Hall
  3. dropped off a cliff
  4. opt for
  5. frustrated
  6. getting into
  7. taking the next rung up

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Street Food

The world is changing and it is evolving in ways that no one could have ever thought about! The one thing that has changed the most is the way we eat food. Gone are the times when people enjoyed eating food in their homes, the generation that we live in has shifted their focus from the daily foods to the street foods! The one food that is easily available. This time we are looking at the BBC listening module that talks about the emergence of street food in our lives.
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Listen to the audio below and answer the following questions –

  1. Recently archaeologists in Jordan discovered what they believed is the oldest remains of bread. How old is the bread?
  2. From which location does Mark Laurie belongs to?
  3. What is the word for the part of country outside of the cities?
  4. Which word is used to mean that the growth of something has been spectacular?
  5. What word is used for something that becomes successful and popular?
  6. Which word is used to refer to something that is no longer unusual or different?
  7. Which word does Mark Laurie uses to refer to street food?

ANSWERS

  1. 14000
  2. nationwide caterers association
  3. provinces
  4. phenomenal
  5. takes off
  6. mainstream
  7. authentic

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Fathers

Fathers are the most important individual in our lives! They are the ones that teach us so many things, stand by us in our hardest of our times and help us to grow in the best possible way! This time we are looking at the IELTS listening sample question that talks about Fathers. The audio has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. Listen to the audio below and answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. According to recent research in the UK, what percentage of men are present when their children are born?
  2. Who is the author of the book “The Life of Dad”?
  3. How many reasons are mentioned by Anna Machin for men to become fathers?
  4. Which term is used when you have to tell that someone is not very enthusiastic about something?
  5. Which phrase is used to say that you are doing something even when you are not interested in doing it?
  6. What term does the speaker uses to refer to the fact that you agree that something is true even if you are perhaps ashamed of it or do not want to do it?
  7. Which term is used for a father whose main communication with their children is to give them strict rules or to punish them?
  8.  What term is used for fathers who are involved with their children and share bringing up their children with their parents?

ANSWERS

  1. 95%
  2. Anna Machin
  3. three
  4. not keen
  5. going along with
  6. admit
  7. disciplinarian
  8. hands-on

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IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Sedentary Lifestyle

We are living in a world, where most of us are living sedentary lifestyles! The 9 to 5 job, the quirks, the facilities everything is so darning that we often end up loving this lifestyle and moving ahead with it. But, have you ever wondered, what could be the consequences of such a life!! Well, most of us do not know! But, this time we are looking at an audio clip by BBC 6 minutes English, that teaches us how to beat this sedentary lifestyle. It also ensures you have enough practice material to study and prepare well for IELTS listening!

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1.  How long does the average person in the UK spend sitting down every day?
  2. Which country was the unhealthiest around 40 years ago?
  3. By what years the life expectancy has increased in Finland in the last 40 years?
  4. Which term is used for something that is funny and should not be taken seriously?
  5. What is the term for someone who avoids doing something usually because they are being lazy?
  6. What is the adjective for someone who is very serious and strict, or someone without a sense of humor ?

ANSWERS

  1. 8-9 hours
  2. Finland
  3. 10 years
  4. tounge-in-cheek
  5. shirker
  6. stern

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