IELTS Listening Test Part 1 Practice

This is an IELTS listening test part 1 practice. This is the easiest section and it consists of a conversation between two people.

They will usually be making some kind of booking (e.g. at a restaurant or travel agents) or requesting information (e.g. about a membership to a sports club or an education course).

Below is the listening audio and the questions which you can complete online.

The answers and script are below.

Practice Test Two


You are going to hear a conversation between a hotel receptionist and a customer who has come to make a booking.

An example has been done for you.

Before starting the IELTS listening test part 1 practice, take 30 seconds to look at questions 1-6.

When you have done that, start the recording and answer questions 1-6:



Question 1-6

Hotel Information

Example answer

Name of accommodation:


(0) Carlton Hotel

Length of stay: 3 nights
Ages of children: (1)
Rooms available: Two en-suites at £270
Price inclusive of: (2)
Payment method: credit card
Name: Michael (3)
Date of birth: (4) 1968
Address: 273, Stanton Court, London.
Post code: (5)
Telephone: 08773 (6)

Now pause the recording. You have 30 seconds to look at questions 7-10.

Questions 7-10

Transport Options

Mode of Transport
Arrangements Travel time to town


(7) £

Pick up from the hotel 10 minutes


£2 per person


Walk down Oak Tree (8) 15 minutes

Walk through




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Practice Tests

About the Listening Test


Test One

Full Listening Test


Test Two

Part One Practice

Part Two Practice

Part Three Practice

Part Four Practice


Test Three

Part One Practice

Part Two Practice

Part Three Practice

Part Four Practice

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