Confusing Answers in the Cambridge IELTS Practice Books
I am practicing IELTS listening and I have come across these confusions:
How do I represent time in my listening answer sheet? Example, 1:30 pm. The Cambridge 8 Test 1 answered it as 1.30 pm. Am I wrong if I wrote 1:30 pm?
How about writing "car park", the reviewer's answer is car-park, is it correct?
I used google to find answers but it didn't helped me much. Please advise, thank you.
Concerns about IELTS Cambridge 9 Answers
Can u pls clarify the below doubts I have faced in listening section (cambridge 9 book test 4)
1. Section 1 Question 9
In one question we supposed write the time in the blank _____ .
The correct answer is 4:30 pm. In the Cambridge book, the answer is given as 4.30.
Here, i got two doubts whether i want to write "pm" or not, pm is not included in the question.
Another one is we want to write as "4.30"(dot) or "4:30"(semi colon).
2. Section 2 Question 19
The instruction tells that "ONE WORD OR/AND A NUMBER". In answer there are two telephone numbers i.e, (732281/766119), but the answer in the Cambridge book is given as only single number i.e, (732281).
3. Section 3 Question 26 and 30
In instructions "NOT MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER". I wrote the answer as "small groups" and in Cambridge it is given as "groups".
Am I correct or not?
Another similar example is I wrote "education", instead there is "education system".
please clarify my doubts as soon as possible.
IELTS book 9
IELTS book 9 also:
listening test 4
Q26: "in small groups" is wrong? as in the answer sheet the answer is groups but it is allowed to write three words/or a number?
Q27: the answer is "every 2 days", does my answer "every second day" is wrong? this had been spoken like that in the tape
Brackets in the Answer Key
(Colombo Sri Lanka)
I am using Cambridge IELTS practice tests and their answers to verify my answers. In listening test answers, there are some answers which make some confusion.
Eg. (the) Sun
In this situation what is the correct answer ? sun or the sun? And what is the rule of marking answers?
Can anybody tell me please? Your help is highly appreciated
Slashes (/) in the Answer Key
by Muhammad Fathi
I noticed in many of Cambridge Practice tests that they sometimes rephrase the answer with another entirely different way from the one used in the recording. I would like you to confirm if that is OK. because sometimes you might miss the actual word (or find it hard to spell) although you could use another word with the same meaning by following the contest.
Writing Number Ranges
I want to ask about the listening section, sometimes they ask for a range, so for the given example what would be the best way to write:
1)3,000 - 4,000
2)3,000 to 4,000
3000 - 4000
4)3000 to 4000
There are different patterns every time to write range in the answer key. Kindly help me.
IELTS Listening Answer Query
the question and the transciption
I have a question about an answer in the book Cambridge IELTS 16, Listening test 1, Section 4.
The question is: 'In business, people benefit from Stoicism by identifying obstacles as (39)......".
The text in the transcript is: 'Stoic principles can build the resilience and state of mind required to overcome setbacks because Stoics teach turning obstacles into opportunity'.
It only accepts the answer 'opportunity' but not 'opportunities', can you help me explain this because I think the countable use should be fine in this sentence and the phrase turning obstacles into opportunities is much more common than the one with the uncountable use.
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