In this practice exercise, we will focus on listening for specific information. Table completion tasks are common in IELTS listening tests and, if you have completed the reading practice tests, you will already be familiar with this type of task.
In order to listen for the correct information in the audio recording, be sure to read through the question first. From this, you should be able to work out what type of information you are looking for, e.g. a price, a time etc.
Listen to the audio clip and fill in the blanks in the table with the correct information about these attractions.
Toronto has many places for people to visit across the city, including a range of museums and galleries. These attractions attract many visitors every year and allow you to brush up on your knowledge of Canadian history. Take an inspirational journey through Canada’s history at its top attractions, including a footwear museum, a textiles museum and a hockey shrine – dedicated to the country’s favourite past time.
Explore Toronto’s very own castle at the former home of Sir Henry Pellatt known as Casa Loma. That’s C-A-S-A (space) L-O-M-A. Constructed over 100 years ago, this over the top chateau consists of an 800 foot tunnel and 5 acres of gardens. Located at 1 Austin Terrace, it is open daily from 9:30 am to 5 pm and last admission is at 4:30 pm. Tickets cost $24 for adults, $14 for children and $18 for youths and seniors. For further information call 416-923–1171.
The Art Gallery located in Chinatown, is a work of art in itself. Built by architect Frank Gehry, the gallery contains over 95,000 works of art. The museum is located at 317 Dundas Street West. If you are taking the subway the closest stop is the St. Patrick stop on the Yonge-University-Spadina line. The entrance to the gallery is a five minute walk away. You can also take the 505 Dundas street car, getting off at McCaul Street. The 510 Spadina Street car also stops nearby. That’s Spadina, spelt S-P-A-D-I-N-A. Take the 510 Spadina Street car and get off at Dundas Street. Walk east for five minutes along Dundas and you will reach the gallery.
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