IELTS Listening Questions and Answers in some regions on 15 July 2023

Note: The green words are the answers in the actual exam in some regions (15/07/2023).

The Italics represent the dialogue in the audio of the test.

PART 1       Questions 1 - 10

Questions 1 - 10

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.


                      Details of hotel booking


First Hotel

Morning: running tour

Price includes free (1) breakfast

Afternoon: (2) sailing

Room with a little (3) balcony

(4) fish markets have a pottery factory nearby

Second Hotel

Location close to a (5) beach

Activities: (6) shopping mall nearby

Afternoon activities: go to see local (7) birds

Third Hotel

(8) Price includes free internet

(9) There is a gym nearby

(10) Afternoon activities: cycling



PART 2       Questions 11 - 20

Questions 11 - 15

Complete the sentences below.

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

11. The first-year activity?

A. music festival

B. drama play

C. sports activities

12. Volunteers' parking using card?

A. yellow card

B. blue card

C. pink card

13. What is the main way of latest advertisement?

A. website

B. magazine

C. leaflet

14. Most volunteers come from

A. primary school

B. the same secondary school

C. local clubs

15. Volunteers can join in activities such as barbecue, what will not be provided what during the barbecue?

A. cutlery

B. vegetarian food

C. napkin


Questions 16 - 20

Complete the map below. 

Choose FIVE letters from the list, A-H, and put it into suitable places.

Interpretation starts from the bottom left corner of the map

 16. H - sculpture (its on the left of entrance, there is a sculpture. The first one on the bottom left

17. A - wood carving (the second one on the bottom left wood carving

18. D - art exhibition - top left of map, its the main exhibition area of the map, its not children's area

19. E - pottery (the second one starts from right. IT was used for photograph, but many people don't agree, so built it as pottery

20. B - oil painting (the first one from the right hand


PART 3       Questions 21 - 30

Questions 21 - 26

Which of the following choices is suitable for the places below?

Choose SIX answers from the list, A-G, and write it next to Questions 21-26.

List of choices

A. not well organized

B. too tired

C. too strict

D. too noisy

E. boring, how the routine is done

F. the staff are lack of patience

G. cover a wide range of work


List of places

21. Reception - G

22. Coffee bar - E

23. Cleaning - D

24. Shop display - A

25. Restaurant - C

26. Personal service - F


Questions 27 - 30

Choose the correct letter, AB or C.

27. What is the use of an internship?

A. benefit future career

B. benefit the dissertation

C. benefit the current study

28. Consultant to suggest the man ask for advice from

A. tutor

B. hotel manager directly

C. career office

29. Why does the woman has to do a presentation?

A. The tutor needs the report back

B. to show how able she is to overcome difficulties

C. to demonstrate how to do the presentation

30. What is the man's task and what solution does he take?

A. he wanted to do like this but short of time

B. business interviews

C. use video's approach



PART 4       Questions 31 - 40

Questions 31 - 36

Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.


            Regional study


Period Development of status Evidence
(31) year of BC 450  

(32) ancient shells are as the evidence

of currency

(33) ruling of king of France (34) production of salt production stream

(35) economic activities: development in brick

making for buidling

Roman invasion  

(36) many Roman coins were

discovered for trade


Questions 37 - 40

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

37. Great garden materials were found

38. The architect's concerns about evidence for Roman villas and the window glass were not discovered.

39. The stone building represents the ancient cultural and economic significance.

40. A knife handle made of bronze.