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Computer-delivered practice Listening tests
Practice with sample test questions. Not only will these sample questions step you through how to navigate the screen during your IELTS computer listening test, they also give you an opportunity to test out some sample questions.
Familiarise yourself with the IELTS computer listening test
The Listening question types in IELTS are the same as in the paper-based test:
- Multiple Choice
- MatchingPlan/Map/Diagram Labelling
- Form Completion
- Note Completion
- Table Completion
- Flow-chart Completion
- Summary Completion
- Sentence Completion
- Short Answer Questions
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 given below. Answer keys and transcripts of the recordings are also provided for you to check your answers.
In each sample, you will have some time to look through the questions before the recording starts, and some time at the end to check your answers.
Sample Listening Multiple Choice (one answer)
Sample Listening Multiple Choice (more than one answer)
Sample Listening Matching
Sample Listening Plan/Map/Diagram Labelling (Type A)
Sample Listening Plan/Map/Diagram Labelling (Type B)
Sample Listening Note Completion
Sample Listening Short Answer Questions
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