At the beginning of the Listening test you are given 30 seconds to look at the question paper. This enables you to use the words on the paper to predict the words that you will hear in the recording. But that would be too easy! It’s much more likely that you will not hear these … Read more
The IELTS Listening test sets out to show which candidates can listen effectively, and which can’t. One of the ways of doing this is to set traps — and see whether you fall into them. You need to know about these traps and how to avoid them. In this post we will look at one … Read more
Here are just a few of the questions candidates have asked us about the Listening test. Some of these you may have wondered about yourself, so read on for IELTS Listening tips and tricks…
The British Council’s LearnEnglish site answers this question clearly and succinctly: ‘Everything must be spelled correctly.’ So, what are the pitfalls? In this blog post we’re going to look at just one scenario.
It’s easy to do badly in IELTS Listening if you don’t have a thorough understanding of what to expect. See if you are confident you can answer these questions about the Listening test.