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Basics of IELTS Listening
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Techniques are covered how to tackle the Listing module of IELTS test that can help the candidate to overcome problems during this module.

Sikander Singh Khurl
Masters in Computer Engineering, two years of teaching experience as assistant professor and currently a freelancer

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Dr Preeti Raut
7 months ago
thank you
Hey Sir, I have a query, in case of currency if we write 55 instead of fifty five, then 55 will be counted as one word or two?
One number
Anjali Gupta
8 months ago
Thanks 🙂
Fifty five= two words 55= one number
  1. IELTS Listening tricks and techniques SIKANDER SINGH KHURIL HTTPS://UNACADEMY.COM/USER/SIKANDEROFFICIAL


  2. Me! Sikander Singh Khurl VM.Tech in Computer Engineering from Punjabi University,Patiala Two years of teaching experience Scored 8 Bands in IELTS (General training)


  3. First things first 27-30 minutes duration Four sections Four types of question: MCQs Map VGap fillers VShort Answer type


  4. Strategies to tackle Listening (Before the conversation begins) Read Instructions Underline keywords Predict the answers 'Remains cool'


  5. Predict the answer . Check the answer Is it: Noun, Adjective, Verb . What customers think about .His main responsibility during the duty is Date, currency


  6. Strategies to tackle Listening (during and after) Take a switch Maintain pace Transfer properly


  7. Make your disadvantage as your biggest advantage . Read the question . Predict Take a break and relax


  8. MCQs technique . Underline the keywords . Never choose an answer becz you have heard just a word from it . Attentive becz sometimes the answer lies in the starting line . Don't finalize your answer that you have heard in the starting . Use Odd man out technique


  9. Example 1: Q:What was the gift? A. Soft toy B. Shaving kit C. Shoes D. Watch Sam: Hi Jane, how are you today? Do you remember, it is Mike's birthday. Jane: Oh yes! And he has invited us for the party. Have you decided the gift? Sam: Well, I was thinking of giving him a soft toy. Jane: A Soft toy! I think we should give him something else. May be a shaving kit. Sam: Hmmm. We never give a shaving kit as a birthday gift. How about a pair of branded shoes? Jane: I Suppose your original choice was better out of these. Sam: Ok then. Settled. Let's go to the market right away and buy a teddy bear.


  10. Example 1: Q:What was the gift? A. Soft toy B. Shaving kit C. Shoes D. Watch Sam: Hi Jane, how are you today? Do you remember, it is Mike's birthday. Jane: Oh yes! And he has invited us for the party. Have you decided the gift? Sam: Well, I was thinking of giving him a soft toy. Jane: A Soft toy! I think we should give him something else. May be a shaving kit. Sam: Hmmm. We never give a shaving kit as a birthday gift. How about a pair of branded shoes? Jane: I Suppose your original choice was better out of these. Sam: Ok then. Settled. Let's go to the market right away and buy a teddy bear.