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IELTS Listening

Time: Approximately 09 minutes


  • Answer all the questions.
  • You can change your answers at any time during the test.


  • There are 10 questions in this test.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There are four parts to the test.
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IELTS Listening Part 4

Questions 31-40

Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Social Importance of Sports

  • Reasons behind the popularity of sports:

    It engages a large proportion of a country's
  • It involves big industries such as
  • It drives technology like the invention of new
  • Playing sports has health benefits:

    Governments encourage
    in sports.
  • Incentives include promotions, such as free entry to
  • Competing in sports can foster a sense of achievement which positively contributes to
  • The media has a huge influence on sports:

    Satellite TV introduces
    sports to a wider public.
  • Digital TV allows in-depth analysis of sporting events and better presentation of athletes' skills because details are captured from different
  • TV and the internet are better at conveying sporting information than books because books contain
    knowledge of sports.
  • Newspapers are most often used to check results but sometimes they fail to respect the
    of sporting celebrities.


Question Your Answer Correct Answer
31 population
32 fashion
33 material
34 participation
35 cinemas
36 mental
37 uncommon
38 angles
39 limited
40 privacy