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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.

Sieon Lau, Senior Editor, ClarityEnglish

IELTS Listening: The importance of 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.

Adrian Raper, Director, ClarityEnglish

IELTS Listening: Making the impossible possible

Learning how to multitask in the IELTS Listening test is hard and can sometimes feel impossible. In this post, Kishore Roy gives some tips on how to use your preparation time effectively to improve your performance.

Kishore Roy, Exams Manager, British Council Egypt

IELTS Listening: Three things to get right

Most people find the Listening test more stressful than the Reading test. That’s because when you are reading, you have the texts in front of you and you can refer to them more than once. When you are listening, if you miss an answer, it’s gone — and because you only hear the recording once, … Read more

Bryan Dowie, IELTS teacher, Hong Kong

IELTS Listening: Help! I don’t understand the accent!

IELTS is an international test, so you might hear a range of different accents, including Australian, British, New Zealand and North American. Remember that you only hear the audio once in the Listening test so you need to be absolutely confident that you can pick out every detail first time. An unfamiliar accent can get … Read more

Andrew Stokes, IELTS specialist, ClarityEnglish