IELTS Listening Practice

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This page contains 7 IELTS listening activities.

Numbers Bingo

IELTS Listening tests (Section 1) always feature ambiguous sounding numbers. Here's a practice activity focusing on teens and tens! Continue reading

IELTS Listening – Spelling

These seem to be popular, so I've combined three posts into one and made it all a little more user-friendly. Good luck!

Thinking Creatively – IELTS Listening Section 4

You will hear a researcher talking about the importance of 'creative thinking', both in the workplace and in our personal lives. Continue reading

Aloneness, loneliness, solitude

A social scientist believes that although being alone can make people feel lonely, it can also have some positive effects!  Continue reading

Chimpanzee nests and human evolution

You will hear a researcher talking about how studying the beds made by chimpanzees can help us to understand how modern humans evolved. Continue reading

AI will make you smarter!

You will hear a university professor talking about Artificial Intelligence and making predictions about how AI might make us smarter in the future. Continue reading

Robot Carers

IELTS Listening Section 4 is arguably the most difficult part of the listening test. A single speaker delivers a talk or a lecture, and all ten questions have to be answered without a break. Continue reading