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IELTS Listening Test Tips

IELTS Listening Test Tips

Previously we looked at an overview of the listening test.Let’s review that lesson first: The test takes 30 minutes, with an extra 10 minutes for transferring answers. The test is the same for Academic and General candidates. You only here the recording once....
Section 1.1 With Answer Guide

Section 1.1 With Answer Guide

The IELTS listening test typically begins with a telephone conversation and form filling questions. In this lesson we will show you tips for how to fill in a form, before you practice with IELTS test questions.  ​ Filling in a form – IELTSTutors...
Section 1.2 with Answer Guide

Section 1.2 with Answer Guide

The question type for this particular test asks us to label a map. We will first look at some tips before we do the test questions​. ​ Make sure you complete Listening Section 1.1 first. Labeling a Map | Understand the Instructions Read the instructions...
Section 2.1 with Answer Guide

Section 2.1 with Answer Guide

Completing a Table We start section 2 of this listening test with a ‘Complete the Table’ question set. First, read the tips below then use them on the questions. When you finish, check our answer guide to help you with the more difficult questions. ...
Section 2.2 With Answer Guide

Section 2.2 With Answer Guide

In this part of our test we have a multiple choice question type.  If you have not done the previous test questions, follow the links below: Listening Section 1 Part 1 Listening Section 1 Part 2 Listening Section 2 Part 1​ ​ Multiple Choice...
Section 3.1 with Answer Guide

Section 3.1 with Answer Guide

Now we begin section 3 of the listening test. The next question type is a flowchart. Let’s first look at our tips for answering these types of questions.  For previous sections of the test, follow the links below:Listening Section 1 Part 1 Listening...
Section 3.2 With Answer Guide

Section 3.2 With Answer Guide

Short Answer Questions Question 26-30 on this practice test are short answer questions. First try the practice activities which will prepare you for the listening questions. ​If you missed any of the previous listening test sections, follow the links below to...
Section 4.1 with Answer Guide

Section 4.1 with Answer Guide

This is Section 4 Part 1 of our Listening Test. Make sure you have completed the other listening test parts before you start this one: ​Listening Test Section 1Listening Test Section 2​Listening Test Section 3 Remember that section 4 of the IELTS...
Section 4.2 With Answer Guide

Section 4.2 With Answer Guide

This is the last part of our Interactive Listening Test. If you haven’t completed the other sections, make sure you do so first: Listening Test Section 1Listening Test Section 2Listening Test Section 3Listening Test Section 4 Part 1 This part is a continuation...
Audio Guide | Section One

Audio Guide | Section One

This is a complete IELTS listening test, taken from takeielts.britishcouncil.org. In this post we will teach you how to answer the questions in section 1 of the test. For test materials, click here.  Listen to the guided listening recording and work along...
Audio Guide | Section Two

Audio Guide | Section Two

This post will guide you through how to answer section 2 of the IELTS listening test (taken from takeielts.britishcouncil.org).  For section one of the listening test, click the button below. Guided Listening Section One ​Press play below to continue the...
Audio Guide | Section Three

Audio Guide | Section Three

This is a guide to answer a listening test. If you would like to try sections one and two before doing section three, click the buttons below. Guided Listening Section One Guided Listening Section Two Click play below to start section three of the guided test. ​...