This IELTS listening practice exercise is about a woman called Nadiya Hussain. It contains both short answer questions and sentence completion questions. You can find more useful links for listening and vocabulary at the bottom of the page.
Tips: As you will hear this only once, make notes. In the IELTS test, you can make notes all over your question paper. It might help you find an answer that you have missed.
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Read the questions from 1 to 5 before listening to the audio. Play the audio only once. In IELTS, you will hear the recording only once so get used to practising. When you finish listening, make a note of common paraphrases.
IELTS Listening Practice
Questions 1 – 2
Write no more than one word and/or number.
- How many children does Nadiya have?
- In what year did she enter The Great British Bake Off?
Questions 3 – 5
Write no more than two words and/or a number.
3. She was launched into her career by winning a UK ………………………….
4. The BCC documentary followed her around Bangladesh on a ……….. tour.
5. She also writes as a ……………… for the Times magazine.
IELTS Listening Recording
Answers and Transcript
Click below to open the answers and see the transcript.Answers
- 3 (three)
- baking competition
Nadiya Hussain was born into a British Bangladeshi family in the south of England. Both a wife and mother of three, she entered The Great British Bake Off in 2015. Her ability to produce amazingly creative, tasty bakes earned her the title of Champion in the biggest baking competition in the UK. This launched her career. Later, she was asked to bake a cake for Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday. And then she went on to film the Chronicles of Nadiya, a BBC documentary of her culinary journey around Bangladesh. She is also a columnist for the Times magazine presenting mouth watering recipes for baking.
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