What exactly does the listening section entail?
he IELTS Listening test module is divided into four sections, with 10 questions in each section, and lasts for 40 minutes (30 minutes for testing, 10 minutes for writing the answers down)
How many chances you will get to listen?
There is a recording of a single person speaking (for instance, a speech explaining the features of a product or facility)
Note that all recordings are played only once and are not repeated, so make sure to listen carefully and make notes of the important points. Towards the end of the listening section, test-takers are given 10 minutes to write down their answers on the answer sheet. Factually incorrect answers, as well as incorrect spelling and grammar, will lead to loss of marks.
Now, let's take a look at how a typical IELTS-style listening test looks like!
Click here to listen to a conversation between a professor and a prospective student, and try answering the following questions.
Questions 1–2 Complete the form below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Details of the Speaker
Name of the Speaker: Jake Rice
Name of Department: 1. __________________
Name of College: 2. __________________
Complete the summary using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS and/or a NUMBER.
According to Rice, Cambridge invites those applicants who have a 3. ______________ of being selected in the university.
The Cambridge interview tests students to check how they 4. ___________, instead of what they know. They should be genuinely interested in the subject. Though the pattern can change, there are generally 5. ___________ interviews in December and there will be 6. __________ interviewers in each.
Answer the questions below. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Rice recommends two things about the kind of clothes that one should wear for Cambridge interviews. What are they? That one should: 7. _________________ 8. _________________
What two interview formats does Rice talk about? 9. _________________10. _________________
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