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IELTS Listening

Time: Approximately 09 minutes


  • Answer all the questions.
  • You can change your answers at any time during the test.


  • There are 10 questions in this test.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There are four parts to the test.
  • Please note you will only hear each part once in your actual test. However for familiarisation and practice purposes, this familiarisation test will allow you to listen to each recording multiple times.
  • For each part of the test there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.

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IELTS Listening Part 3

Questions 21-26

Choose the correct answer.

21 Why did Natasha decide to write the report?
  • to get extra credits

  • to help her decide on a course

  • to practice report-writing

22 How does Mr. White advise Natasha to improve her report?
  • She should include some more details.

  • She should take advantage of report templates.

  • She should revise the introduction.

23 How did Natasha choose the field trip site?
  • She chose a difficult place to get to.

  • She selected one that was recommended.

  • She chose one at random.

24 Natasha's main aim in going on the field trip was to
  • apply some of the techniques she learned in class.

  • measure the density of grasses in the area.

  • analyse the soil content of sand dunes.

25 Why did Natasha include data from other students?
  • to make her result more reliable

  • to compare her data with other data

  • to make her report more complete

26 How did Natasha produce such a detailed map?
  • She made careful observations.

  • She took some photographs first.

  • She copied relevant material.

Questions 27-30

What problem does each of the following part of data collecting have?

Data collection issues

27 The test kit 27

28 Data collecting sheet 28

29 Literature Review 29

30 Interviews 30

inadequately developed



poorly organised

too complicated


Question Your Answer Correct Answer
21 B. to help her decide on a course
22 B. She should take advantage of report templates.
23 C. She chose one at random.
24 C. analyse the soil content of sand dunes.
25 A. to make her result more reliable
26 A. She made careful observations.
27 E. too complicated
28 D. poorly organised
29 A. inadequately developed
30 B. time-consuming