IELTS Listening – Top 10 Do and Don’t
Here are the top 10 do’s and don’ts for the IELTS Listening exam:
- Practice regularly with a variety of listening materials to improve your listening skills.
- Familiarize yourself with the different types of questions that may be asked in the exam.
- Listen carefully to the instructions given before each section and make sure you understand what is expected of you.
- Use the time given to read the questions before the audio begins to get an idea of what you need to listen for.
- Take notes while listening to the audio to help you remember important details.
- Check your spelling and grammar when writing your answers to avoid losing marks.
- Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures when writing your answers.
- Stay focused and maintain your concentration throughout the exam.
- Answer all the questions, even if you are unsure of the answer.
- Use headphones if provided to help you hear the audio more clearly.
- Don’t panic if you miss a question or do not understand something in the audio.
- Don’t try to guess the answer if you are unsure of the information.
- Don’t spend too much time on one question as you may run out of time for the rest of the section.
- Don’t speak or write your answers during the exam as this may disturb other candidates.
- Don’t leave any questions unanswered as there is no penalty for guessing.
- Don’t ignore the instructions given before each section as they provide important information.
- Don’t rely solely on your memory to answer the questions.
- Don’t forget to check your answers before submitting your answer sheet.
- Don’t get distracted by other candidates or external noise.
- Don’t forget to manage your time effectively to ensure you have enough time for each section.