IELTS Listening: What's covered in the 4 Sections?

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edited July 2016 in IELTS Test
The IELTS Listening test takes about 45 minutes (35 minutes of listening + 10 minutes to transfer your answers).

It contains 4 Sections and comprises 40 questions.

Do you know what's covered in the 4 sections?

This table highlights what is covered:

Section

Context

Number of Speakers

1

Everyday context

(eg: applying for a job)

Conversation between two speakers

2

Social Context

(eg: listening to a radio show)

Monologue

3

Educational or Training context

(eg: tutor and students)

Conversation between up to four speakers

4

Academic Subject

(eg: talk about nanotechnology)

Monologue

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