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Chandan IELTS Listening Mock A2

Questions 1-10

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
Example: The library re-opened last __month__The library now has

a seating area with magazines

a new section on local
a community room for meetings (also possible tothere)
a new section of books for
For younger children
the next Science Club meeting: experiments using things from yourReading Challenge: read six books during the holidays
For adults
this Friday: a local author talks about a novel based on a real
IT support is available on Tuesdays - nois necessary
free check of bloodand cholesterol levels (over 60s only)
Other information
the library shop sells wall-charts, cards and
evenings and weekends: freeis available

Questions 11-12

Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO age groups are taking increasing numbers of holidays with BC Travel?

Questions 13-14

Choose TWO letters, A-E.
Which TWO are the main reasons given for the popularity of activity holidays?

Questions 15-17

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
15. How does BC Travel plan to expand the painting holidays?
16. Why are BC Travel’s cooking holidays unusual?
17. What does the speaker say about the photography holidays?

Questions 18-20

Note: Do not enter the answers in the table instead write your answers below the table.

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Fitness Holidays

Location Main focus Other comments
Ireland and Italy general fitness personally designed programme 
also reduces 18 ____________
Greece 19 ____________ control includes exercise on the beach
Morocco mountain biking wide variety of levels
one holiday that is specially designed for 20 ____________

Questions 21-26

Complete the flow-chart below.
Locate and read relevant articles, noting key information and also Identify a problem or need
Select interviewees - these may be site , visitors or city
Prepare and carry out interviews. If possible, collect statistics.
Check whether of interviewees can be used
Select relevant information and try to identify Decide on the best form of visuals
Give some background before writing the main sections Do NOT end with

Questions 27-30

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

The Horton Castle site

27. Natalie and Dave agree one reason why so few people visit Horton Castle is that
28. Natalie and Dave agree that the greatest problem with a visitor centre could be
29. What does Dave say about conditions in the town of Horton?
30. According to Natalie, one way to prevent damage to the castle site would be to

Note: Do not enter the answers in the table instead write your answers below the table.

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer. 

The effects of environmental change on birds

Mercury (Hg)

  • Highly toxic
  • Released into the atmosphere from coal
  • In water it may be consumed by fish
  • It has also recently been found to affect birds which feed on 31. _______________

Research on effects of mercury or binds 

Claire Varian-Ramos is investigating

  • the effects on birds’ 32. _______________ or mental processes, e.g. memory
  • the effects on bird song (usually learned from a bird’s 33. _______________)


  • songs learned by birds exposed to mercury are less 34. _______________
  • this may have a negative effect on birds’ 35. _______________

Lab-based studies

  • allow more 36. _______________ for the experimenter

Implications for humans

  • Migrating birds such as 37. _______________ containing mercury may be eaten by humans
  • Mercury also causes problems in learning 38. _______________
  • Mercury in a mother’s body from 39. _______________ may affect the unborn child
  • New regulations for mercury emissions will affect everyone’s energy 40. _______________
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