This IELTS Listening Part 1 practice test is a great way for all English learners to understand how real English business conversations sound. It is also useful for IELTS preparation, where students of the IELTS exam practice for their Listening test.
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IELTS Listening Part 1 practice test
Our conversation today features two native-English speakers having a business conversation. You will hear lots of information in this IELTS Listening Part 1 practice test. In a separate page, we gave advice to help you get success in an IELTS Listening Section 1 test. Click here if you’d like to study before today’s exercise…
Ready to begin? Click on QUESTION 0. for an (optional) introduction to the conversation, or just go straight to QUESTIONS 1. – 12. to try the full exercise. Good luck!
Let’s start the IELTS Listening Part 1 practice test with an example, where we will just listen to the start of the conversation. (This also happens in the real IELTS Listening test.)
What is the answer to question (0)? Press the Play button to listen…
TIME OF APPOINTMENT: (0) ……….
The answer is 12.30
Now you’re ready for the full conversation! Press “Play” (below) to hear it, but first click on QUESTIONS 1.-12. to study the information you need first.
NOTE: In the real IELTS exam you will hear the text only 1 time. We advise that you just play this audio file once, without stopping: it will be difficult, but you’ll get a true idea of your ability.
QUESTIONS 1. - 12.
IELTS Listening Section 1 practice test
You will hear a customer in a bank, talking to an assistant about opening a new account. Listen, and answer questions (1)-(11).
Type NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each question.
TIME OF APPOINTMENT: (0) 12.30
APPLYING TO OPEN: (1)_______________account.
REASON FOR ACCOUNT: pay taxes, (2)____________, _____________.
NAME OF CUSTOMER: (3)_______________
TYPE OF BUSINESS: (4) _______________
BUSINESS NAME: Sabre
BUSINESS TELEPHONE: (5) _______________
Managing the business as a (6) _______________
Business registered last Friday.
BUSINESS REGISTRATION PAPERS:
– will arrive in (7) _______________
TYPES OF IDENTIFICATION: necessary to confirm identification of business owner
– (8) _______________,
DATE OF NEXT APPOINTMENT: (9) _______________
Begin after a bank account has been set up
Applies to income less than (10) _______________
End after (11)_______________
Amount paid after allowance: 15%
Now press Play and answer the questions.
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