We answer nine most frequently asked questions about the IELTS Listening test.
IELTS Listening: All the basics, from the British Council
Andrew Stokes puts forward some questions to see if you know enough about the IELTS Listening test — and gives tips on how you can get to know the basics.
IELTS Listening: Knowing your IELTS level
Sieon Lau gives a short guide on how to use the IELTS Score Calculator to predict your current IELTS level and create your study strategy based on your result.
IELTS Listening: Spelling out names
Spelling out names is a common pitfall for IELTS candidates. Andrew Stokes suggests two exercises to help improve spelling accuracy.
IELTS Listening: Good note-taking
This post discusses the importance of good note-taking in the IELTS Listening test. Dr Adrian Raper provides suggestions of how to improve.
IELTS Listening: Making the impossible possible
Multitasking in the IELTS Listening test can feel impossible. Try Kishore Roy’s three tips on how to use your preparation time effectively and improve your performance.
IELTS Listening: Three things to get right
These three tips will help you to avoid common IELTS Listening mistakes — and improve your band score.
IELTS Listening: Help! I don’t understand the accent!
You can get a better score in IELTS Listening by getting to know different accents. Try using these resources.
IELTS Listening: The importance of synonyms
This post shows how to use synonyms in the IELTS Listening test with a simple practice activity that you can try yourself.