How To Improve IELTS Listening Score
There are many ways to do well in the listening section of the IELTS test. This section is not considered to be as difficult as the speaking and writing tests. However, this doesn’t mean that you do not need to prepare for it. You need to give this section a certain amount of your time and attention to prepare and do well during the test. I recently came across two articles that talk about the things that you can do to raise your IELTS listening test score. I decided to share this here mainly because I think this would be helpful to test takers, please check this out:
5 Things You Can Do Today to Raise Your Listening Score [by Hamid, Band 9 in IELTS Listening] | IELTS-Blog
Hamid is a 30 year old IELTS test taker, who got an Overall Band Score of 8.5 with two straight 9′s in the Listening and Speaking sub tests. When we asked Hamid what his advice would be to other IELTS candidates trying to raise their score, he invested a lot of effort and put together the following tips. Have a read, and see what you can change about YOUR Listening practice today, to get a big improvement:
“It’s generally believed there’s nothing candidates can do to elevate their score in a short period of time. I beg to differ and do believe that with enough dedication, practice, time allocation and directed guidance, getting a higher score in Listening is not so far-fetched.
Here are some tips that might help with this section.
1. First and foremost, make sure you LISTEN to the recording, do not just HEAR it. A simple distinction between LISTENING and HEARING is that the element of ATTENTION is missing in hearing. Via ielts-blog.com
Here is another post that provides some tips for the IELTS listening test. I personally think that this article contains various information and techniques that can be helpful to test takers, please check this out:
IELTS Listening Tips: Master What You Hear
IELTS. If you’re reading this post, you should know what these letters stand for: International English Language Testing System. This is an international standard and assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work in areas where English is the primary language of communication. IELTS test for speaking, writing, reading and listening, and the last of these, listening, is the focus of this article. While speaking is arguably the hardest section, you don’t want to miss points on listening, which can help balance out your test scores. Following is a list of tips to help you make the most of the listening section of the test. As I stress repeatedly below, you will greatly benefit from boosting your proficiency in English pronunciation. Via blog.udemy.com
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