Sample Listening Tasks

The sample tasks below focus on the less familiar methods of testing: short answers and matching. Test takers are advised to complete the tasks, check their answers and study the justifications carefully in order to familiarise themselves with the new methods.


Matching Method

In this test method there are a number of statements about the sound file. Each statement has been split into two parts. The test taker has to match the sentence beginnings with the appropriate sentence endings.

Sample Task


Short Answer Method

This test method requires the test taker to answer a number of questions or to complete a number of sentences based on the sound file. In both cases the answer should be written in the space provided using not more than 4 words.

Sample Task