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IELTS Listening

Time: Approximately 09 minutes

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

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  • There are 10 questions in this test.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There are four parts to the test.
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IELTS Listening Part 3

Questions 21-24

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Peer Assessment

21 Sally says many students see peer assessment as
  • a way for tutors to save time.

  • a useful learning tool.

  • a valuable form of assessment.

22 What do Steve and Sally agree is an advantage of peer assessment?
  • It's more reliable than self-assessment.

  • It increases students' self-awareness.

  • It builds rapport between students.

23 If the peer assessment marks seem incorrect
  • students should mark the assignments again.

  • the tutor should check those assignments.

  • the marking criteria should be rewritten.

24 How were the presentations in the research project marked?
  • Students and lecturers marked all the presentations.

  • Students chose which presentations they wanted to mark.

  • Lecturers marked a selection of presentations.

Questions 25-30

How did the following categories of student markers compare with the rest of the group when marking student presentations?

Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Categories of student markers

25 male students marking female presenters
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

26 female students marking male presenters
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

27 female students marking female presenters
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

28 younger students marking older presenters
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

29 students marking presenters from a different university
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

30 students who had helped set criteria
  • They gave higher marks.

  • They gave lower marks.

  • Their marks were not significantly different

Answers

Question Correct Answer
21 A. a way for tutors to save time.
22 B. It increases students' self-awareness.
23 B. the tutor should check those assignments.
24 A. Students and lecturers marked all the presentations.
25 B. They gave lower marks.
26 C. Their marks were not significantly different
27 C. Their marks were not significantly different
28 A. They gave higher marks.
29 C. Their marks were not significantly different
30 B. They gave lower marks.