IELTS Listening Exercise 66 – Dissertation

Difficulty level: Semi Hard

Listen to a lecturer explaining what a dissertation is. And fill each gap in the following summary with ONE word.


  • A dissertation is piece of _____ research that you do at the end of your university life. It _____ upon everything that you have learned so far, and all the skills that you have _____ along the way.
  • These skills include: telling the audience what you have learned, writing in a proper academic _____, as well as putting forward, defending, discussing, _____ and concluding an _____.
  • A dissertation should focus on a _____ _____ that you select, and that you work on over your last year of study.

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