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More free listening practice for IELTS

Free listening practice for IELTS

It’s always great to discover a new source of fantastic listening practice material online. My students have been very enthusiatic about the range of listening practice materials, in video format, available on this site.
TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to ideas worth spreading in the areas of Technology, Entertainment and Design. The listening practice material is not specifically for IELTS students but sometimes IELTS students need to push the boundaries of their listening before they start to improve.

Here are six reasons why the TED talks are good IELTS listening practice material:

  1. There are hundreds of talks to listen to.
  2. You can search for talks subject – find something that interests you.
  3. You can search by length – some talks are only 3 minutes long.
  4. You can search by rating – eg funny, beautiful, inspiring.
  5. Some of the talks have subtitles in your language.
  6. This listening practice material is free to use

Visit the TED talks site right now to listen to some interesting and inspiring practice material.

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  1. Hi! TED talks is a really good source. There are a whole range of topics to choose from. The subtitles are a plus.

  2. I found that TED is really good website for practicing my ielts test. love ur works as always. Thx Stephen

  3. Parla says:

    Nice idea… Liked that…

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