This IELTS listening practice part 3 will help you prepare for the test.
It is based on the format for the real IELTS listening tests.
Sometimes in part 3 you have to listen to more than two people speak. In this sample test there are three people speaking - a university professor and two students.
The topic is the discussing of a project that the students have been set, and they are having problems that they need to discuss with the professor.
The focus of this listening test is on Matching Exercises. This is when you are given a number of statements and you have to match them to something else.
Below is the listening audio and the questions which you can complete online.The answers and script are below.
You will hear a university tutor talking to two students about problems they are having with a business studies project.
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
21 What is the problem that the students are having with the project?
A The readings are too difficult
B The readings are not interesting
C The project is taking too long
22 When can extensions be granted?
A Problems with planning
B Illness or accidents
C Scheduling issues
What main problem do the students suggest each company has. Match the company to the problem. The first has been done for you.
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A–G next to questions 23–27.
23. Princeton Windows
24. MK Cars
25. Lakeside Golf
26. Bryson's Meats
27. Mojo's Music Shop
Which opinion does each person express about Mojo's Music?
Choose your answers from the box and write the letters A-F next to questions 28-30.
IELTS listening test part 3 practice: Answers
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"I think these eBooks are FANTASTIC!!! I know that's not academic language, but it's the truth!"
Linda, from Italy, Scored Band 7.5