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IELTS Listening Tips

Important tips to follow while preparing for IELTS listening module.
Rajesh Kanna Aug 31, 2019
  • A recording will be played before starting section 1.
  • Listen to those instructions carefully before starting test to avoid confusion.

Be Attentive

  • Listen to all the questions carefully and understand them.
  • Being attentive right from section 1 is very important.
  • Don't get distracted. Read all the questions.
  • Time management is very important in answering every question.
  • Answer precisely, it should not exceed more than 3 words.
  • Lengthy answers are not acceptable.

Understanding Emotions and Accents

  • Understand plurals and singulars, and use them rightly.
  • Listen to podcasts, and watch different genre English movies to understand different emotions and accent.
  • Use online coaching portals to practice mock tests.

Focus on Pronunciation

  • Focus on pronunciation because some words sound similar. Example: Knight - Night, Write-Right, etc.