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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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Thank you Simon for your guidance with Listening section.
Best,

Thank you Simon. Good idea.

I think this will benefits not only spelling but also concentration, which plays an essential role in listening test, since when writing while listeningļ¼Œ candidates have to focus on that task. Moreover, it can contribute to the shorthand skills. The rhythm of section2 is pretty quick, if you stay at a word that you are not familiar, you may miss the next several answers which you can make them correct. In conclusion, this strategy could make great contribution besides IELTS.

Dear Simon ,

I would highly appreciate if I could get a definite answer about using synonyms as an answer in the IELTS Listening test .

In sentence or note completion questions such as :
( word limit only one word )

- Findings :

- songs learned by birds exposed to mercury are less _________________ .

In the answer key it says : complex / complicated

In the recording , students hear the word " Complex " but not the word " Complicated "

Is the answer " complicated " accepted as true in the real ielts listening test or it is not accepted as true ?

Cambridge IELTS books 10-11-12 (authentic past papers ) , in their answer key , they accept as true. For example ; the answer for the blank in sentence completion / note completion is " cost (s) . but price(s) / bill(s) are given also as true and accepted answer although there is mentioning / or uttered word of price/ bill in the recording . Do they really accept some synonyms as true answers in the listening section of the ielts test ?

I would be eternally grateful if you clarify this for me.

best wishes

Dear Simon ,

I would highly appreciate if I could get a definite answer about using synonyms as an answer in the IELTS Listening test .

In sentence or note completion questions such as :
( word limit only one word )

- Findings :

- songs learned by birds exposed to mercury are less _________________ .

In the answer key it says : complex / complicated

In the recording , students hear the word " Complex " but not the word " Complicated "

Is the answer " complicated " accepted as true in the real ielts listening test or it is not accepted as true ?

Cambridge IELTS books 10-11-12 (authentic past papers ) , in their answer key , they accept as true. For example ; the answer for the blank in sentence completion / note completion is " cost (s) . but price(s) / bill(s) are given also as true and accepted answer although there is NO mentioning / or uttered word of price/bill in the recording .
Do they really accept some synonyms as true answers in the listening section of the ielts test ?

I would be eternally grateful if you clarify this for me.

best wishes

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