understanding the ielts listening test

The IELTS Listening test assesses how well you :

understand main ideas and Specific factual information.

Recognise the opinions attitude  and purpose of the speaker .

Follow the development of an argument .

you will be listening for purpose and might hear a variety of accents such as Australian ,British ,new zealand or north American.

The Passage that you hear will increase in difficulty as you go through the test.

Duration of the IELTS Listening test:

An extra 10 minutes to transfer your answer to your answer sheet.

Question types:?

Multiple choice question label a plan /map/diagram complete a flowchart /table

( Give short answers,  fill in a form )

The content of the Listening test is the same for both

versions-IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.

Your test will have four sections.

You will listen to a conversation between two people set in an everyday social situation.

You will listen to a monologue set in an everyday Social Situation.

You will listen to a conversation amongst three to four people set in an education or targeting context.

You will listen to a monologue on an academic subject.

The Procedure for every section :

Listen to instructions and a sample question.

Read the questions.

Listen the Section (Each Section is played only once).

Answer the questions.

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