Listening: Four Essential Exam Skills
There are four important techniques that you will need to use throughout the listening exam.
Specifically, we will look at:
🎯 Predicting answers
🔍 Predicting and understanding synonyms and paraphrases.
⚖️ Avoiding being tricked by 'distractors'
📝 Understanding fast, connected, and reduced speech
💬 How improving your vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation will improve your listening score
1. 🎯 How to Predict Answers
Before listening, you have 20 - 35 seconds to read the questions and predict some of the answers. Making predictions will help prepare your ear