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IELTS Listening 4 - Section 2

Listening Tip

You need to listen and read the text at the same time in the IELTS Listening exam. Before you listen, it is a good idea to underline the words you think may be paraphrased. This will help you prepare you to listen more efficiently.

Questions 11-20

Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO advantages does the speaker say Rexford University has for the students he is speaking to?

Section 2:
You will hear an admission officer from a UK university, talking to a group of postgraduate students in a university abroad, about applying for a place at his university.
First you have some time to look at Questions 11-20.

Now Listen carefully and answer Questions 11 to 20:

A higher than average results in examinations
B good transport links with central London
C near London Airport
D special government funding
E good links with local industry

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Questions 13-15

Choose the table below.

Write NO MORE THAN ONE WORD for each answer.

  • When application is received, confirmation will be sent
  • Application processing may be slowed down by

    - postal problems

    - delays in sending (13) .................
  • University tries to put international applicants in touch with a student From the same
    (14) ................. who can give information and advice

    - on academic atmosphere

    - leisure facilities

    - English (15) ................. and food

    - what to peak
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Questions 16-20

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

16) The speaker says international students at UK universities will be
A offered accommodation with local families.
B given special help by their lecturers.
C expected to work independently.
17) What does the speaker say about university accommodation on campus?
A Most places are given to undergraduates.
B No places are available for postgraduates with families.
C A limited number of places are available for new postgraduates.
18) Students wishing to live off-campus should apply
A several months in advance.
B two or three weeks in advance.
C at the beginning of term.
19) The university accommodation officer will
A send a list of agents for students to contact.
B contact accommodation agencies for students.
C ensure that students have suitable accommodation.
20) With regard to their English, the speaker advises the students to
A tell their lecturers if they have problems understanding.
B have private English lessons when they arrive.
C practise their spoken English before they arrive.

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