IELTS Listening Practice Test
07:00
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
1What does Howard say about the experience of writing his dissertation?
A
It was difficult in unexpected ways
B
It was more enjoyable than he’d anticipated
C
It helped him understand previous course work
2What is Joanne most worried about?
A
finding enough material
B
missing deadlines
C
writing too much
3What does Howard say was his main concern a year before?
A
forgetting what he’d read about
B
not understanding what he’d read
C
taking such a long time to read each book
4What encouraged Howard to begin writing his dissertation?
A
talking to his tutor about his problems
B
seeing an inspirational TV show
C
reading a controversial journal article
Choose TWO letters, A-E.
5-6What TWO things does Howard suggest Joanne to do in the first month of tutorials?
A
see her tutor every week
B
review all the module book lists
C
buy all the key books
D
take down references for what she reads
E
write a draft of the first chapter
7-8What TWO things does Howard say about library provision?
A
Staff are particularly helpful to undergraduate
B
Inter-library loans are very reliable
C
Students can borrow extra books when writing a dissertation
D
Staff recommend relevant old dissertations
E
It’s difficult to access electronic resources
9-10What TWO things does Joanne agree to discuss with her tutor?
A
the best ways to collaborate with other students
B
who to get help from during college vacations
C
the best way to present the research
D
whether she can use web sources
E
how to manage her study time