By Jiabao Hors

IELTS 2018 Listening Questions

Here we collect recent IELTS listening exam questions from internet and other resources. Its contents include real test questions in all listening sections; and are organized by test date.

IELTS Exam Questions of All Sections:
Academic Test Speaking Listening Reading Writing
General Test Reading Writing


2018-12-01: Section 1 (Australia)
The first section was about a phone conversation to book a hotel for party.

2018-12-01: Section 2 (Australia)
The section was about a hiking.

2018-12-01: Section 3 (Australia)
The section was about a college report.

2018-11-10: Section 1 (England)
The first section was about a map of how a town used to be.

2018-10-27: Section 1 (USA)
The first section was about someone who wanted to rent apartment and was making enquirers about payment for home telephone and other services.

2018-10-27: Section 1 (India)
The first section was a topic related to registration for a swimming class.

2018-10-27: Section 2 (USA)
The section was about travelling in a bus and things you will see on the route before getting to destination.

2018-10-27: Section 2 (India)
The section was questions about the publishing industry in Australia.

2018-10-27: Section 3 (USA)
The section was about a student and professor discussing about student's courses.

2018-10-27: Section 3 (India)
The section was questions about a map around orientation being given to new hires for a home decor store.

2018-09-28: Section 1 (Belarus)
The first section was labeling different activities in a timetable.

2018-09-28: Section 2 (Belarus)
The section was a survey of shoppers about environment.

2018-09-28: Section 3 (Belarus)
The section was about different markets in Philadelphia, and best Philly food in the Italian market is available in two locations.

2018-09-13: Section 1 (India)
The first section was about a father booking party hall for kids birthday.

2018-09-13: Section 2 (India)
The section was a speaking of setting up community garden for green community.

2018-09-13: Section 3 (India)
The section was a talk on business about discussing intellectual property rights.

2018-09-13: Section 4 (India)
The section was describing water pump for Indian farmers.

2018-09-08: Section 1 (India)
The first section was a phone conversation between a lady and sports club official.

2018-09-08: Section 1 (Argentina)
The first section was a calling from a lady for a breakdown service of her car.

2018-09-08: Section 2 (India)
The section was a tourist guide explaining a place to the tourist and interesting shop for purchasing things.

2018-09-08: Section 2 (Argentina)
The section was a person giving information for a beach resort.

2018-09-08: Section 3 (India)
The section was a student talking about his studies on bilingualism and children.

2018-09-08: Section 3 (Argentina)
The section was a conversation between 2 drama students talking about Agatha Christie’s work.

2018-09-08: Section 4 (India)
The section was a about supplementary food to boar and deer.

2018-09-08: Section 4 (Argentina)
The section was a talk about trust and economics.

2018-08-18: Section 1 (USA)
The first section was a conversation between customer and shopkeeper about bell curve for peak oil, inquiry about gas/ charcoal.

2018-08-18: Section 1 (Nigeria)
The first section was booking a driving test.

2018-08-18: Section 1 (Singapore)
Completing notes with One word And/Or A Number based on a conversation requesting for household insurance claim, between a lady and an Insurance Agent.

2018-08-18: Section 2 (USA)
The section was a conversation between two students regarding fuel industry.

2018-08-18: Section 2 (Nigeria)
The section was about summer holiday camp.

2018-08-18: Section 2 (Singapore)
The section was growing plants in balcony such as Planting, Feeding, Supporting, Weeding, Climatic changes etc.

2018-08-18: Section 3 (USA)
The section was a conversation between bike race organizer and volunteer.

2018-08-18: Section 3 (Nigeria)
The section was about taking samples from Cape Brenton.

2018-08-18: Section 3 (Singapore)
The section was a discussion between student and professor on traffic issues.

2018-08-18: Section 4 (USA)
The section was a conversation on food safety in Australia.

2018-08-18: Section 4 (Nigeria)
The section was about some historic mining in the 1700 in Canada.

2018-08-18: Section 4 (Singapore)
The section was a lecture on two types of dolphins.

2018-08-02: Section 1 (Sri Lanka)
The first section was a map to mark.

2018-08-02: Section 1 (South Africa)
The section was a manager introducing new staff to a hotel..

2018-08-02: Section 1 (India)
The section was regarding two people in which we had to select whether they will be doing the designated task in the question together or independently.

2018-08-02: Section 2 (South Africa)
The section was a endangered animals in Australia.

2018-07-28: Section 1 (KSA)
The first section was Vacation booking.

2018-07-28: Section 1 (USA)
The first section was a conversation between a cottage owner and a customer.

2018-07-28: Section 1 (Poland)
The first section was a holidays in Portugal – guy phoned travel agency to get an option, he wanted to go surfing a with friends and was looking for a holiday destination and accommodation.

2018-07-28: Section 2 (KSA)
The second section was a discussion between two students to enroll for an elective.

2018-07-28: Section 2 (USA)
Conversation between a student and a professor about a project.

2018-07-28: Section 2 (Poland)
Conversation - Rick and Emilia were preparing to semester at school and they were talking about their decisions.

2018-07-28: Section 3 (KSA)
The third section was a speech on Environmental project.

2018-07-28: Section 3 (USA)
Map layout of a race event and some questions.

2018-07-28: Section 3 (Poland)
Meeting with school director in induction day. The director was talking about recently opened courses and why the courses duration were shortened etc.

2018-07-28: Section 4 (USA)
Textile industry of the Australian aboriginal.

2018-07-28: Section 4 (Poland)
It was about construction in native area of Western Australia, some kind of bay.

2018-07-19: Section 1 (India)
The first section was a lady enquiring about rental apartment.

2018-07-19: Section 1 (USA)
The first section was about conversation between a woman and a real estate agent guy who is looking for renting a property in town for few months in the city.

2018-07-19: Section 2 (India)
The second section was a person giving lecture about environment.

2018-07-19: Section 2 (USA)
The second section was a about two students talking about music therapy and its related data when they tested on animals. This section had some scope for keen observation.

2018-07-19: Section 3 (India)
The third section was about students discussing about their music project.

2018-07-19: Section 3 (USA)
The third section was related to music such that how kids can be involved with music and two people were brainstorming about types of activities that are related to music for nursery group kids.

2018-07-19: Section 4 (India)
The fourth section was about monologue about various painters.

2018-07-19: Section 4 (USA)
The fourth section was a person explaining people about various photographers and their early work in a photography museum.

2018-07-07: Section 1 (Nigeria)
The first section of the Listening test was about surfing.

2018-07-07: Section 1 (China)
The first section was community class booking: yoga, time, price...

2018-07-07: Section 1 (USA)
The first section was about mother registering for her son in swimming lessons.

2018-07-07: Section 1 (Singapore)
The first section was about complaint on fridge.

2018-07-07: Section 2 (Nigeria)
The second section of the Listening test was regarding Farmland.

2018-07-07: Section 2 (China)
The second section of the Listening test was licence exchange.

2018-07-07: Section 2 (USA)
The second section was about dept store map.

2018-07-07: Section 2 (Singapore)
The second section was about a new program called ‘Connections’ where host share house with owner.

2018-07-07: Section 3 (Nigeria)
The third section was about New Zealand paintings.

2018-07-07: Section 3 (China)
The third section was two students speaking about doers and thinkers.

2018-07-07: Section 3 (USA)
The third section was about some course work.

2018-07-07: Section 3 (Singapore)
The third section was about pollens and how it pollutes earth.

2018-07-07: Section 4 (Nigeria)
The fourth section of the Listening test was about plants.

2018-07-07: Section 4 (China)
The fourth section of the Listening test was about ants.

2018-07-07: Section 4 (USA)
The fourth section was about Australian Art.

2018-07-07: Section 4 (Singapore)
The fourth section was about fat consumption in diet by people of different age groups.

2018-06-30: Section 1 (New Zealand)
Magazine photo reprint service.

2018-06-30: Section 1 (Germany)
Nature reserve (form filling).

2018-06-30: Section 1 (Iran)
It was conversation between travel agent and customer about walking tour.

2018-06-30: Section 2 (New Zealand)
Students discussion on a project about motorbike.

2018-06-30: Section 2 (Germany)
Radio talk – FM (multiple choice).

2018-06-30: Section 2 (Iran)
It was about a map pointing (the map was corridor).

2018-06-30: Section 3 (Germany)
Radio office plan and a research talk between 2 people (map labeling and multiple choice questions).

2018-06-30: Section 3 (Iran)
It was sports equipment and places to buy.

2018-06-30: Section 4 (New Zealand)
The history of the telescope.

2018-06-30: Section 4 (Germany)
Urban and Rural life – positive and negative aspects (sentence completion).

2018-06-30: Section 4 (Iran)
Information about a research topic - cities.

2018-06-23: Section 3 (India)
A conversation between 2 students about a Travel Survey.

2018-06-02: Section 1 (India)
Information about canoe course.

2018-06-02: Section 1 (Qatar)
A phone call about a near by library and its activities.

2018-06-02: Section 2 (India)
Volunteer activities in plant care center.

2018-06-02: Section 2 (Qatar)
About 2 students prepare a presentation.

2018-06-02: Section 3 (India)
Discussion on positive and negative impact of technology.

2018-06-02: Section 3 (Qatar)
About shopping assistant, and certain shops features.

2018-06-02: Section 4 (India)
Information about survey on birds counting.

2018-06-02: Section 4 (Qatar)
Information about fairy tern birds are endangered.

2018-05-12: Section 1 (Pakistan; Saudi Arabia)
A conversation between a customer and shopkeeper about furniture.

2018-05-12: Section 1
A telephone conversation between a lady and a real estate agent asking for suitable rental apartments.

2018-05-12: Section 1 (South Africa)
Woman buying a bed and side table, arranging for delivery (phone call).

2018-05-12: Section 2 (Pakistan; Saudi Arabia)
A talk about the strawberry farm.

2018-05-12: Section 2
A conversation between two students regarding a presentation on sports injuries.

2018-05-12: Section 2 (South Africa)
Berry farm owner instructing workers and explaining the farm layout (incl. diagram).

2018-05-12: Section 3 (Pakistan; Saudi Arabia)
A discussion between a professor and Student about a project related to Laboratory.

2018-05-12: Section 3
A lecture on how supermarket aisles are arranged. Three types of supermarkets. Advantages and disadvantages of each design. What sort of things stored in different areas (front, rear, middle shelves).

2018-05-12: Section 3 (South Africa)
Professor talks to student on the 1st year in the lab.

2018-05-12: Section 4 (Pakistan; Saudi Arabia)
A long presentation about the sustainability.

2018-05-12: Section 4 (South Africa)
Lecture on Sustainability. Myths around it, main concept and examples of sustainable solutions.

2018-05-05: Section 1 (Australia)
Booking for a family tour through phone conversation.

2018-05-05: Section 2 (Australia)
Women giving lecture on bike riding event for charity( small multiple choice with three options including only 1-4 words).

2018-05-05: Section 3 (Australia)
Two students discussing about their lectures and resources( multiple choice choosing 2 options from each question), and about 4 female personalities to work onproject( matching type).

2018-05-05: Section 4 (Australia)
Completing sentences of a lecture about sea turtle, Tallulah.

2018-04-26: Section 1 (Kazakhstan)
Multiple choices about enrolling to evening courses.

2018-04-26: Section 2 (Kazakhstan)
Fill in the spaces about A festival map.

2018-04-26: Section 3 (Kazakhstan)
Discussing courses at an art college.

2018-04-23: Section 1 (Pakistan)
Multiple choices about reservation form.

2018-04-23: Section 2 (Pakistan)
Fill in the spaces about tutorials.

2018-04-23: Section 3 (Pakistan)
About Rockets assembly (university project).

2018-04-21: Section 1 (India)
Fill in the blanks about booking a course.

2018-04-21: Section 2 (India)
Hobson Park in New Zealand, choose the best option and label the map..

2018-04-21: Section 3 (India)
About two math tutors speaking about a math project, choose the best option.

2018-04-21: Section 4 (India)
Topin on Marketing, fill in the blanks.

2018-04-14: Section 1 (Kazakhstan)
Conversation between Sharon and company, which provides services related to house, garden repair Project related to orangutans ( introduce off springs to wildlife).

2018-04-14: Section 1 (Philippines)
Form Completion about maps.

2018-04-14: Section 2 (Kazakhstan)
Fill in the spaces about about musical performances.

2018-04-14: Section 2 (Philippines)
Fill in the spaces about Whales.

2018-04-14: Section 4 (Kazakhstan)
Fill in the spaces about A type of paint.

2018-04-14: Section 4 (Philippines)
Fill in the spaces about Salt history.

2018-04-07: Section 1 (United Arab Emirates)
Multiple choices about patient calling a health center.

2018-04-07: Section 2 (United Arab Emirates)
Fill in the spaces about tutor and student discussion about dissertation.

2018-04-07: Section 3 (United Arab Emirates)
Multiple choices: a guide briefing about different types of museums and to match its activities from the list.

2018-04-07: Section 4 (United Arab Emirates)
Fill in the spaces about ‘Australian voices’.