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IELTS Mock Test 2020 April

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Listening Practice Test 2

Answer Keys:

  • 1 Mary Tindale
  • 2 4 Larch
  • 3 FN1 SW19
  • 4 black leather handles
  • 5 zip
  • 6 purse
  • 7 driving licence
  • 8 07900 381988
  • 9 TK 34S 5899
  • 10 within the week
  • 11 18th
  • 12 a circular fashion
  • 13 a giant pie
  • 14 behave better
  • 15 cost and manpower
  • 16 B
  • 17 E
  • 18 C
  • 19 F
  • 20 A
  • 21 C
  • 22 A
  • 23 D
  • 24 A
  • 25 C
  • 26 B
  • 27 A
  • 28 A
  • 29 C
  • 30 C
  • 31 witness stand
  • 32 court reporter
  • 33 bailiff
  • 34 court clerk
  • 35 jury box
  • 36 spectators
  • 37 determined by
  • 38 clarification
  • 39 an impartial
  • 40 route

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Review & Explanations:

Part 1: Questions 1-10

Questions 1-10

Complete the notes below.

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

Crime Report Form

Victim's details

Crime: Example:.....theft

Name of victim: Mrs. 1

Address: 2 Avenue Park Road, Swindon

Postcode: 3

Article stolen: bag

Any distinguishing features:

Two 4 and a black shoulder strap

A 5 fastener on the top

Contents

A 6 with some money as well as a 7

Other details

Victim's contact number: 8

Crime number: 9

Victim to be contacted 10

  • 1 Answer: Mary Tindale
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    Q1

    Name of victim: Mrs. ________

    P.C. Browning: Could you give me your first name and surname please?

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes, it's Mary Tindale.

    P.C. Browning: Could you spell your surname, please?

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes. It's T-I-that's T, not 'Y',-N-D-A-L-E.

    P.C. Browning: Sorry I didn't quite catch that... was that an 'N' or an 'M' you said?

    Mrs. Tindale: I know - the line's not good. I said 'N' not 'M'.

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q1 is name and Mrs.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be the name of the woman talking in the conversation.

    The keyword named is mentioned in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is Mary Tindale. Do not be misled by the option Yndale or Timdale as they’re wrong ones.

    All things considered, the answer of Q1 is Mary Tindale.

  • 2 Answer: 4 Larch
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    Q2

    Address: ________Avenue Park Road, Swindon

    P.C. Browning: OK. And your home address and postcode?

    Mrs. Tindale: 4, Larch Avenue, Park Road, Swindon.

    P.C. Browning: Sorry, you said 4, Larch Avenue? As in 'L-A-R-C-H'? 

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes.

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q2 is address

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a number relating to the woman’s address.

    The keyword address is mentioned in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is 4 Larch.

    For that reason, the answer of Q2 is 4 Larch.

  • 3 Answer: FN1 SW19
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    Q3

    Postcode: ________

    P.C. Browning: OK. And your home address and postcode?

    Mrs. Tindale: 4, Larch Avenue, Park Road, Swindon.

    P.C. Browning: Sorry, you said 4, Larch Avenue? As in 'L-A-R-C-H'? 

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes. And the postcode is FN1 SW19.

    Note

    The keyword concerned in Q3 is postcode.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a chain of numbers and words.

    The keyword postcode is mentioned 2 times in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is FN1 SW19.

    For that reason, the answer of Q3 is FN1 SW19.

  • 4 Answer: black leather handles
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    Q4

    Any distinguishing features:

    Two ________ and a black shoulder strap

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes, my handbag was stolen this morning.

    P.C. Browning: Can you describe your handbag?

    Mrs. Tindale: Well, it's quite an ordinary white leather bag with two black leather handles. Oh, and a black shoulder strap, too.

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q4 are two and black shoulder strap.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a noun in plural form as it follows “two”.

    The keyword two is mentioned in the conversation when the woman describing her lost handbag, followed by the answer, which is black leather handles.

    For that reason, the answer of Q4 is black leather handles.

  • 5 Answer: zip
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    Q5

    A ________ fastener on the top

    Mrs. Tindale: It's quite plain. There Isn't any picture or design on the front. There's also a zip fastener on the top.

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q5 is fastener and top.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be an adjective or a noun.

    The keywords are mentioned in the conversation. According to the conversation, there was also a zip fastener on the top.

    For that reason, the answer of Q5 is zip.

  • 6 Answer: purse
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    Q6

    Contents

    A ________ with some money as well as a

    P.C. Browning: How about the contents? Did you have any valuables in it?

    Mrs. Tindale: Luckily no, I left my iPad at home along with my mobile. I'm quite forgetful, sometimes! I had a purse in It though with a small amount of money as well as my driving license

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q6 is with some money.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a noun in its singular form. It can be a wallet because it is related to the lost handbag and it had money inside.

    According to the conversation, the woman had a purse in the handbag with a small amount of money. Do not be misled by the option iPad and mobile as she left them at home.

    For that reason, the answer of Q6 is purse.

  • 7 Answer: driving licence
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    Q7

    Contents

    ________

    P.C. Browning: How about the contents? Did you have any valuables in it?

    Mrs. Tindale: Luckily no, I left my iPad at home along with my mobile. I'm quite forgetful, sometimes! I had a purse in It though with a small amount of money as well as my driving license. My keys and personal Items and so on, I always keep about me in my coat pocket.

    Note

    The keyword concerned in Q7 is contents.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a noun, something inside the lost handbag.

    According to the conversation, the woman had a purse with some money and a driving license in the lost handbag.

    For that reason, the answer of Q7 is driving license/licence.

  • 8 Answer: 07900 381988
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    Q8

    Victim's contact number: ________ 

    P.C. Browning: OK. That's fine. All I need to have is your phone number or other contact number.

    Mrs. Tindale: My mobile number Is 0-7-9-0-0-3-8-1-9-8-8.

    P.C. Browning: Sorry, was that double 8 at the end?

    Mrs. Tindale: Yes, that's right.

    Note

    The keyword concerned in Q8 is contact number.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be the contact number of the woman.

    The keyword is mentioned in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is 07900381988 with double 8 at the end.

    For that reason, the answer of Q8 is 07900381988.

  • 9 Answer: TK 34S 5899
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    Q9

    Crime number: ________ 

    P.C. Browning: Thank you. That's all I need for now. You need a crime number.

    Mrs. Tindale: OK, I'll just get a pen...

    P.C. Browning: Ready?

    Mrs. Tindale: Go ahead.

    P.C. Browning: So, it's TK 34S 5899.

    Note

    The keyword concerned in Q9 is crime number.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be a chain of number.

    The keyword is mentioned in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is TK 34S 5899.

    For that reason, the answer of Q9 is TK 34S 5899.

  • 10 Answer: within the week
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    Q10

    Victim to be contacted ________

    P.C. Browning: So, it's TK 34S 5899. We'll contact you within the week to give you an update.

    Note

    The keywords concerned in Q10 are victim and contacted.

    From the question, we can assume that the answer should be about how to contact the victim or when to contact the victim.

    The keyword contact is mentioned in the conversation, followed by the answer, which is within the week.

    For that reason, the answer of Q10 is within the week.

Part 1
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Part 1

You will hear a conversation between a police officer and a crime victim. First you have some time to look at questions 1-3. [Pause 30 seconds]

You will see that there is an example that has been done for you. On this occasion only, the conversation relating to this will be played first.

P.C. Browning: Good afternoon. Sussex Constabulary, P.C. Browning, speaking.

Mrs. Tindale: Good afternoon. I would like to report a theft.

P.C. Browning: Right, madam. First I need to get your details before we can proceed.

Mrs. Tindale: Fine. Go ahead.

Narrator: The crime is theft, so you write 'theft' in the space provided. You should answer the questions as you listen because you will not hear the recording a second time.

Listen carefully and answer questions 1-3.

P.C. Browning: Good afternoon. Sussex Constabulary, P.C. Browning, speaking.

Mrs. Tindale: Good afternoon. I would like to report a theft.

P.C. Browning: Right, madam. First I need to get your details before we can proceed.

Mrs. Tindale: Fine. Go ahead.

P.C. Browning: Could you give me your first name and surname please?

Mrs. Tindale: Yes, it's Mary Tindale.

P.C. Browning: Could you spell your surname, please?

Mrs. Tindale: Yes. It's T-I-that's T, not 'Y',-N-D-A-L-E.

P.C. Browning: Sorry I didn't quite catch that... was that an 'N' or an 'M' you said?

Mrs. Tindale: I know - the line's not good. I said 'N' not 'M'.

P.C. Browning: OK. And your home address and postcode?

Mrs. Tindale: 4, Larch Avenue, Park Road, Swindon.

P.C. Browning: Sorry, you said 4, Larch Avenue? As in 'L-A-R-C-H'? 

Mrs. Tindale: Yes. And the postcode is FN1 SW19.

Narrator: Before listening to the rest of the conversation you have some time to look at questions 4-10. [Pause 30 seconds] Now listen and answer questions 4-10.

P.C. Browning: OK, that's fine. Now, you said you would like to report a theft.

Mrs. Tindale: Yes, my handbag was stolen this,morning.

P.C. Browning: Can you describe your handbag?

Mrs. Tindale: Well, it's quite an ordinary white leather bag with two black leather handles. Oh, and a black shoulder strap, too. 

P.C. Browning: Any other features you could describe?

Mrs. Tindale: It's quite plain. There Isn't any picture or design on the front. There's also a zip fastener on the top.

P.C. Browning: How about the contents? Did you have any valuables In it?

Mrs. Tindale: Luckily no, I left my iPad at home along with my mobile. I'm quite forgetful, sometimes! I had a purse in It though , with a small amount of money as well as my driving licence. My keys and personal Items and so on, I always keep about me In my coat pocket.

P.C. Browning: OK. That's fine. All I need to have is your phone number or other contact number.

Mrs. Tindale: My mobile number Is 0-7-9-0-0-3-8-1-9-8-8.

P.C. Browning: Sorry, was that double 8 at the end?

Mrs. Tindale: Yes, that's right.

P.C. Browning: Thank you. That's all I need for now. You need a crime number.

Mrs. Tindale: OK, I'll just get a pen...

P.C. Browning: Ready?

Mrs. Tindale: Go ahead.

P.C. Browning: So, it's TK 34S 5899. We'll contact you within the week to give you an update.

Mrs. Tindale: Thank you officer.

Narrator: That's the end of Part 1. You have half a minute to check your answers. [Pause 30 seconds]

Now turn to Part 2.

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