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Ch 2: IELTS Listening Tasks

About This Chapter

Enhance your understanding of strategies for completing the listening sections of the IELTS, how to label a visual representation from a listening text, and more with this comprehensive chapter. These lessons on IELTS listening tasks can help you get ready to ace an exam.

IELTS Listening Tasks - Chapter Summary

By going through these lessons on IELTS listening tasks, you can verify your understanding of topics like the types of accents used in the academic monologue section and how to understand cause and effect as functional relationships. You can also gain an understanding of how to fill out a form based on a listening text. After completing the chapter, you should feel confident and ready to:

  • List the six types of questions used in the listening section of the IELTS
  • Recall strategies for listening to the conversation portion of the IELTS
  • Explain how to listen to the monologue section of the IELTS
  • Describe listening techniques that can be used for the academic conversation portion of the IELTS
  • Discuss the questioning style used for the academic monologue section of the IELTS
  • Recount how to label a visual representation from a listening text
  • Detail how to fill in an outline based on the facts in a listening text

Each lesson is informative, but concise, which means you can complete the lessons in very little time. A brief quiz is available for each lesson to see how much you understand IELTS listening tasks. You can make the most of the chapter by printing the quiz in worksheet form to use as a study guide.

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: IELTS Listening Tasks
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IELTS Listening Question Types

1. IELTS Listening Question Types

The IELTS Listening section contains a wide range of question types designed to gauge a test taker's ability to understand important facts and main ideas contained in everyday conversation. Read on to learn more about each question type and how to prepare for this part of the exam.

IELTS Listening - Conversation Section: Overview, Strategies & Practice

2. IELTS Listening - Conversation Section: Overview, Strategies & Practice

In this lesson, we explore the conversation section of the IELTS Listening exam. We briefly discuss the section layout before discussing some tips and tricks for doing well on the test.

IELTS Listening - Monologue Section: Overview, Strategies & Practice

3. IELTS Listening - Monologue Section: Overview, Strategies & Practice

In this lesson we explore the monologue section of the IELTS Listening exam. We detail the format of the monologue section and then discuss some helpful pointers to doing well.

IELTS Listening - Academic Conversation Section: Overview & Strategies

4. IELTS Listening - Academic Conversation Section: Overview & Strategies

In this lesson, we explore the academic conversation section of the IELTS Listening exam. We give a broad overview of the section before discussing some studying techniques and tips to ensure success on the exam.

IELTS Listening - Academic Monologue Section: Overview & Strategies

5. IELTS Listening - Academic Monologue Section: Overview & Strategies

In this lesson we explore the academic monologue section of the IELTS Listening exam. We discuss the basic framework of the test before discussing some helpful strategies to perform well.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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