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IELTS Listening Practice Tests

Before you take the IELTS listening test, it’s important to practice with IELTS sample test questions. Not only will these sample questions take you through how to navigate the screen during your IELTS on Computer listening test, but they’ll also provide you with an opportunity to understand how the test is carried out.

Familiarise Yourself with the IELTS on Computer Listening Test

 

IELTS Listening Question Types

Any of these question types may appear in any of the four parts of the test.

There is more detailed information on the IELTS Listening question types here.

A selection of sample listening test questions is provided below. Answer keys and transcripts of the recordings are also provided for you to check your answers.

In each sample, you'll have some time to look through the questions before the recording starts, and also some time at the end to check your answers.

IELTS Listening Sample Test

IELTS Listening Sample - Multiple Choice (one answer)

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IELTS Listening Sample - Multiple Choice (More Than One Answer)

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IELTS Listening Sample - Matching

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IELTS Listening Sample - Plan / Map / Diagram Labelling (Type A)

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IELTS Listening Sample - Plan / Map / Diagram Labelling (Type B)

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IELTS Listening Sample - Note Completion

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IELTS Listening Sample - Table Completion

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Sample Listening Flow Chart Completion

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Sample Listening Sentence Completion

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Sample Listening Short Answer Questions

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For assistance with your IELTS Academic Reading & Writing Tests, please visit here for sample test questions and tips. Alternatively, you can also take our General Training Reading & Writing Test to practice your reading and writing skills, along with great tips for how to take your learning to the next level.

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