IELTS Listening Task: Aim for Band 7.5


03.02.14 - Listening Ticket Touts - Questions

Here is a very challenging listening task taken from the BBC. This task is aimed at students aiming for 7.5; students aiming for 6 or 6.5 are likely to find it challenging. Give it your best shot:

We’ll post the answers next week.

  1. What is the name of the owner if the ticket agency?
  2. Where is the ticket agency based?
  3. Name one of the shows that will sell its tickets 6 months in advance
  4. How many day seats might be on sale?
  5. How late was Mary Ann able to get tickets for the theatre?
  6. What is the name of the Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House?
  7. What percentage of tickets is under £40 at the Royal Opera House?
  8. At what prices do the touts resell the tickets?
  9. How long have people been trying to solve the issue of ticket touts?
  10. Where are the reputable ticket sellers listed?

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