These IELTS Listening Exam Tips will help you to get the Band that you want:
Tip # 1 is Get to Know the Exam
The exam is exactly the same for the General and the Academic exams and uses the same marking criteria.
There are four parts to the exam, comprising a total of forty questions, for a length of forty minutes, and a point for each correct answer. You will be allowed thirty minutes for the audio and ten minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
Each part tests different skills and becomes progressively more difficult.
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