The Listening Section

4 sections; multiple recordings, breaks and speakers; 40 questions; maximum band: 9; 30 minutes of listening; and 10 minutes of transfer time

Tip Number 1: Read the questions and underline key words.

Tip Number 3: Make sure your answers are grammatically correct and satisfy the word limit. 

Tip Number 2: As you listen, try to learn the recording's context and look for synonyms of key words.

Tip Number 4: Use breaks between recordings to check your answers and look at, underline key words of the next section. 

Tip Number 5: 10 minutes of transfer time are enough. But make sure your answers on the answer sheet are correct copies from your answers on the question paper.