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Question Order in IELTS Listening 
Hi, are the questions in the same order as they get played. What I mean by this, is if the answer to question 2 comes always after question 1, and the …

American and British English Spelling 
Hello! During my preparation to listening section I have met the word "center(re)". What is the difference between them? Are both correct if I will …

Capitalisation and Hypens 
Hi, This is an inquiry with regards how you are going to write answers in the answer sheet. When I do practice exams in listening, I sometimes capitalize …

IELTS Listening: Dates, Times and Currencies 
How to fill in dates in IELTS ACADEMIC LISTENING? For example how to write "First of july'?? 1st of july or 1 july??? Also how to write 9pm to 4 …

Confusing instructions for IELTS Listening - No more than one word and / or a number 
Hi, After reading all ur doubts, now I'am doubtful. Clarify if it is "not more than two/not more than three" means can our answer be two and three, …

Practicalities of the IELTS Listening Test  
Improving in 3 Months? Hi! Do you think is three months enough to improve listening skills?

Tips for IELTS listening multiple choice questions 
Any tips for doing multiple choice questions in listening?

Must the Answers Match the Answer Key? 
in the listening test, 1) One answer I wrote is "too much (written works)" but on the answer sheet, it says the answer is (written work) my answer …

Can we use brackets for IELTS listening test answers? 
hey Plz tell me that in listening module can we write s in brackets for plural For instance.....answer is cats but I'm not sure it is cat or cats.......can …

Confused by some test answers in Cambridge IELTS Practice Tests 
I am practicing IELTS listening and I have come across these confusions: 1) Time How do I represent time in my listening answer sheet? Example, …

Choosing singular or plural in the IELTS listening test 
Hi, I need your help to understand below points, request you to help for this. Listening Question Type- Ques: If I am not sure about singular or …

Do I lose a mark for spelling mistakes in the IELTS listening test? 
In one of the listening questions I wrote "aquipment", instead of "equipment"...that's a spelling mistake and does it mean that i lose a mark?

Using All Capital Letters in the IELTS Listening and Reading Tests 
Is it alright to answer in all capital letter in listening and reading section? I always make mistakes in capitalization. Most of time instead of starting …

IELTS Listening Tips from Students 
Hi, I'm a bit worried about the listening test. I am practicing IELTS daily but getting below 25. Please tell me how to improve the score.

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