Find out more about the Listening test.
Listening, duration: 30 minutes, the Listening test is the same for both Academic and General Training versions of ielts and consists of four recorded monologues and conversations.In Task 1, test takers are asked to respond to a situation by writing a letter, for example, requesting information or explaining a situation.Ielts Listening Recording 9 (MP3,.8MB listening Recording 9 Answer Sheet (PDF, 17KB).In Part 3, you have a longer discussion on the topic.Ielts listening recording 1 (MP3,.2MB listening sample 2 task Multiple Choice (PDF, 16KB listening recording 2 (MP3, 402KB listening sample 3 task Short Answer (PDF, 25KB).Search, copyright 2017 IDP: ielts Australia Pty Ltd.
Listening section 3 (PDF, 130KB) audio (MP3, 1789KB) answers and tapescript (PDF, 152KB listening section 4 (PDF, 130KB) audio (MP3, 1793KB) answers and tapescript (PDF, 150KB speaking, parts 1,2, and 3 (PDF, 129KB academic writing.
They have been written for a non-specialist audience and are on academic topics of general interest.
The three parts of this practice Reading test are presented over three separate web pages.