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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 31-36

Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS in each gap.


People living in the suburbs:

  • labor workers

Advantages of living in the suburbs:

  • Tax and the prices of
    are low.
  • It is easy to start a
  • Building
    housing area to meet the demand of growing population
  • People have more
    because of wider roads.


  • lack space for
    in the suburbs

Questions 37-40

What does each of the interviewees think of the life in the suburbs compared with that in the cities?


37 Jack Simons 37

38 Ellen Simpson 38

39 Robert Gregory 39

40 Sarah Godfrey 40


People there are friendlier.

People there are healthier.

It is less crowded.

It is more convenient.

People there are happier.

There are some similarities.


Question Your Answer Correct Answer
31 wealthy residents
32 food
33 business
34 large-scale
35 mobility
36 trade/trade activities
37 B. People there are healthier.
38 C. It is less crowded.
39 F. There are some similarities.
40 E. People there are happier.