For all the listening questions, you will hear the recording once and you can write down the answer directly on the computer. You can practice listening with the online CD IELTS practice test to improve your overall listening scores. The total time for IELTS academic and general listening will be 40 minutes.
In this type of question, you need to choose the correct answer from the given options. There will be multiple choice single answer, as well as multiple-choice multiple answers during the exam.
For this question type, there will be a list of options. You will have to read the options and select the right answer from them. Options are from (A-E).
After listening to the recording, you will have to write the correct answer in the gap. Always read the instruction of the question, where you will get an idea for how many words you have to write the answer. The recording will be played only once in the IELTS listening section.
A map, Plan, or diagram will be given. The recording will be played, and you will have to write the answers into the blanks while the speaker speaks. You can note down your answers on the question sheet, and then transfer the answers to answer sheets.
This question types often come in Section 1. You have to complete the table, form, or flowchart while the speaker is speaking. All the answers will be in the sequence.
For this question type, you will have to give the answers by collecting the information for the recording. Once the recording finishes, you can read the questions and answer them according to it.