IELTS Listening Exercise 28 – PhD Applications

Difficulty level: Semi Hard

Listen to the following short recording about PhD applications.

PhD Applications

Fill each gap in the summary below with one word only.

  • If you’re thinking of applying for a PhD, you’ll need curiosity, ______ and dedication. You also need good academic ______, such as a first class or 2.1 honours degree. You need a ______ for study and for ______ work, and you need to be motivated.
  • It’s important that you find a ______ who has expertise in your area of interest, and so you should look at some of the key ______ in your chosen field. Find someone who is doing research related to your field, and make ______ with them. They will be involved in your ______ as it develops.

Practice IELTS listening exercises more and more to improve your listening skills. On the real test, you will hear the recording only once and listening questions get increasingly difficult.

Start Full Listening Test

Practising different types of listening questions separately will help you to develop yourself with specific techniques for that kind of questions in the IELTS listening test.

Related IELTS Resources

Take a practice test to find out what is your current weakness in terms of IELTS scale and allow more time to improve your weak spots. The following IELTS resources will help you to develop your skills faster:

Like Tweet Pin it Share Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *