IELTS Academic Practice Tests Online – Horamavu Bangalore
IELTS Academic Practice Tests Online Pdf version of papers.
Ielts Online Practices Tests Listening Section:
The IELTS test has four components.
Three components – Listening, Reading and Writing – are always taken on the same day, in the same session. The order is which these tests are taken may vary.
The Speaking test may be sat the same day or taken up to seven days before or after the other tests, depending on your test centre. The IELTS test implements sophisticated, biometric security measures which protect candidates and organisations from attempts to cheat. You will go through the processes described below when you register on test day.
Timing :Approximately 30 minutes:
Questions : There are 40 questions. A variety of question types are used, chosen from the following: multiple choice, matching, plan/
map/diagram labelling, form completion, note completion, table completion, flow-chart completion, summary completion, sentence completion, short-answer questions.
There are 4 sections:
Section 1 is a conversation between two people set in an everyday social context (e.g. a conversation in an accommodation agency).
Section 2 is a monologue set in an everyday social context (e.g. a speech about local facilities or a talk about the arrangements for meals during a conference).
Section 3 is a conversation between up to four people set in an educational or training context (e.g. a university tutor and a student discussing an assignment, or a group of students planning a research project).
Section 4 is a monologue on an academic subject (e.g. a university lecture). Each section is heard once only. A variety of voices and native-speaker accents are used.
Skills assessed : A wide range of listening skills are assessed, including:
• understanding of main ideas
• understanding of specific factual information
• recognising opinions, attitudes and purpose of a speaker
• following the development of an argument.
Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Scores out of 40 are converted to the IELTS 9-band scale.
Scores are reported in whole and half bands.