IELTS Listening Sample Questions # Problem Pronunciation

Problem Pronunciation

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/mJGLM4

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS

  1. Which word is used to explain that you have not pronounced a word correctly?
  2. What are the three most mispronounced words in English?
  3. : How many sounds do experts say we need to be able to pronounce – so that we can speak English clearly?
  4. Which is the most mispronounced word in English?
  5. What sounds make pronouncing phenomenon difficult?
  6. What sounds are present in the word anesthetist?
  7. What is the word or sentence that is difficult to say or repeat called?

Problem Pronunciation
ANSWER

  1. mispronounced
  2. regularly,ethnicity,anaesthetist
  3. 44
  4. phenomenon
  5. m,n
  6. t,th,s
  7. tongue twister

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IELTS Sample Listening Question # Adult Children

Adult Children

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/04rBgb
Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS

  1. A 12 year old boy in the United States was the first to divorce his parents – but when did that happen?
  2. Which phrase is used to talk about something that costs you money?
  3. What phrase is being used by the speaker to tell that you are following your dreams?
  4. Which country has the law the children have the right to ask for money from parents even after they have become adults?
  5. When a law is made for a particular case and from then it carries forward to all the other cases, which word describes such a situation?

adult children
ANSWER

  1. 1992
  2. incur expenses
  3. pursue an aspiration
  4. Italy
  5. set a precedenc

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IELTS Sample Listening Questions # Poetry

Poetry

The audio given below has been taken from BBC 6 minutes English. You can download it, from the given link –
http://goo.gl/eQHga8

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS

  1. Which is Britain’s favorite poem?
  2. Which word is used to express the way of describing someone or something by using qualities of something else?
  3. Which metaphor is used to describe a very cold wind?
  4. Which word is used to describe when we use an object or shape or idea to describe something else?
  5. Which train stations is the speaker talking about when she speaks of “Mind the Gap”?
  6. What according to Dave can poetry communicate?
  7. In which year did Dave Neita came from Jamaica to England?
  8. Which word is used when we are trying to make the other person comfortable?
  9. Which metaphor is used to show that you are informing people about something just few minutes before doing it?

poetry
ANSWER

  1. “How Do I Love Thee?
  2. metaphor
  3. biting wind
  4. symbolism
  5. London Underground
  6. feelings, thoughts, ideas
  7. 1995
  8. hospitality
  9. short notice

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IELTS Listening Sample Question # Keeping Quiet

Keeping Quiet

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

Answer the following questions in NO MORE THAN FOUR WORDS

  1. What according to the speaker comes to us as we gain more knowledge and experience in life?
  2. Who said “Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time and
    sometimes you weep.”
  3. What is the ability of a person to do things and without offending and upsetting people?
  4. What according to Vanessa is the key to success in work and romance?
  5. Which phrase is used to tell someone to keep quiet?
  6. What is the synonym of wise man?

Keeping Quiet
ANSWER

  1. wisdom
  2. Carl Sandburg –
  3. diplomacy
  4. Silence
  5. to keep schtum
  6. sage

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