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IELTS Listening Exercise 5 – Curriculum Vitae

Difficulty level: Easy

Listen to the following talk about mistakes to avoid when writing a CV (curriculum vitae = a document that summarises your education and work experience).

Curriculum Vitae

Common mistakes when writing a CV:

  1. Having a ______ CV without a good structure.
  2. Writing ______, with long paragraphs or sentences, will lose people’s ______.
  3. It’s often hard to spot your own ______.
  4. Unexplained gaps in the dates on your CV will raise questions about what you might be ______.
  5. A gap in the dates could cause an employer to think ______.

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.

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Practising different types of IELTS Listening questions separately will help you to develop specific techniques for that kind of questions, and therefore get a higher IELTS Score on Listening test.

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