Monday, 22 October 2012

LISTENING MODULE OVERVIEW


Listening Module 

Test format

 IELTS Listening has four sections, each with 10 items (or questions). When the tape ends, ten minutes are allowed for candidates to transfer their answers onto an Answer Sheet.

Timing : Approximately 30 minutes plus 10 minutes transfer time.

Marks: Each question carries one mark, giving a total of 40 marks.

Listening Texts: The first two sections are concerned with social needs. The final two sections are concerned with situations related more closely to educational or training contexts.

Recordings :  Each section is played ONCE only. The recordings include a range of accents, including British, Australian, New Zealand and American.




 

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