IELTS Listening Test 17 – Section 4

This is the last section of IELTS Listening practice test 17. Listen to the audio script carefully and answer the questions. After you finish, check your answers.


Questions 31 and 32

Choose TWO letters, A-E

Which TWO aspects did the new rules at the end of the 19th century focus on?

A cooperation

В competition

С moral values

D player’s physical protection

E business model

Questions 33-40

Complete the sentences below.

Write ONLY ONE WORD for each answer.

Football in the UK

  • At present the main reason why UK schools push football education is the pressure from 33. .
  • Prior to the 19th, football players used different 34. of rules.
  • People attempted to standardize the rules from the whole 35. , known as the ‘Cambridge Rules’ in 1848.
  • Attendances were increasing due to the improvement of infrastructure and the 36. system.
  • Football became popular and it is regarded as a 37. event.
  • The football clubs were responsible for most of the 38. and development for the football association.
  • 39. against other teams were also organized by the football clubs.
  • In 1910s, 40. football players were approved of in the game.

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