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Sample Listening Task 1

As with Reading last week, we’ll now look at some different types of Listening task. As you attempt each task, think about what might be the best way to approach it. There will then be quizzes to help you understand the skills you need for each type of task.

Try this sample note-completion task. Read the task below and then listen to the audio.

Sample Listening Task I

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You can’t type your answers to the questions on this screen, but you can just make a note of them. When you have finished, check the answer key below.

Then leave a comment about how you found the task, and what you think is the best way to approach this type of task.

Answer Key

The pdf ‘How is the Writing paper assessed?’, and many other resources in this course, come from the Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS from Cambridge University Press and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

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