IELTS Example Listening
Your performance on the IELTS listening test will be enhanced if you try the IELTS example listening test below.
The IELTS listening test is in the same format for both the Academic and General Training Modules.
You will hear a number of recorded conversations and dialogues in the English language for the IELTS listening test.
The audio tape or CD will feature speakers with a variety of accents.
There may also be some monologues or lectures.
You will be given time to read through the questions on the IELTS listening test before you hear the tape.
However, you will only hear the tape once.
The IELTS listening test usually last around half an hour to 40 minutes.
There are 40 questions on the IELTS listening test, which is divided into four parts.
When the listening test ends, you will be given 10 extra minutes to transfer your answers from you IELTS test paper to your answer sheet.
The listening tests on each of our practice tests are in the same format and style as the actual IELTS listening test.
See try a smaple of our practice listening test, please click on the link below:
IELTS Listening Test Sample mp3
IELTS Example Listening Questions
1) What have farmers realised about organic farming?
a. It is more costly than conventional farming.
b. It is more cost-effective than conventional farming.
c. It results in lower profits than conventional farming.
2) In what way does organic farming benefit the environment?
a. It does not use chemicals.
b. It uses only synthetic materials.
c. It can be used to control produce.
3) What comment did the speaker make about the certification process?
a. Most farmers can pass it easily.
b. It involves a great deal of processing.
c. It involves quite strict standards.
4) Which concern do some people have about organic food?
c. production methods
5) How does organic farming improve wildlife?
a. It results in a greater variety of species.
b. It reduces the amount of insects.
c. It increases livestock.
Listening Test Answers
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