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perfect, #Simon

I did my test last week and I think that I'm going to score 8+ in the listening.

These 7 tips are miraculous! Try to underline the keywords, in questions and in each choice.

Eg. What was the tutor's opinion about Mark's dissertation?
keywords: Tutor opinion dissertation

Choices:
1. she thinks that the outline was too complicated
2. she mentioned that some topics were irrelevant
3. she believes that the conclusion was too vague
4. she feels the literature review was too brief

KEYWORDS: outline - complicated
topics - irrelevant
conclusion - vague
literature review - brief
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Don't let long sentences trap you!
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SOMETIMES YOU CAN ALSO GUESS!!! Especially, when it comes to scientific discussions and facts.
Eg. We all know that 'draft' comes before the final submission.
Eg. The Blue whale is the biggest whale.
Eg. A Library can't be next to a stadium and adjacent to a Night Club
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Guessing is not always a good idea, but if you missed some words, try to do so.

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When a speaker rules out the possibility of one or two choices, note down that you no longer need that choice. So you can make a better guess even if you don't know the exact answer. But, bear in mind that the speaker might consider that option later.
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Be careful with INSTRUCTIONS!!
One word only?
One word or/and a number?
Two words or/and a number?
Three words or/and a number?
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In section 4:
Make sure you know what's going on! Don't write whatever you hear.

Eg. Football is the most popular sport in the world. In the US however, people call it ____________. Other sports like American football and Basketball usually attract more people in the US than football does in the UK.
Answer: Soccer - I'm pretty sure some possible incorrect answers would be AMERICAN FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL

Main problem in usually section 3 is not understanding the questions properly.This is due to the fact that we have t o read a lot and questions and options are long.Second difficulty is speakers do a lot of paraphrased tools.The most important point is answers usually come after signpost words like but.If you miss any questions do not panic .Sometimes logic also works there.

I forget to mention one important point is Be aware of distractor and some options are not mentioned by speaker. Distractor may be used in the beginning or middle or in the ending.

Pachu,
I always thought the same about section 3!

But now, I feel that section 3 is not that difficult!
let's say you're given 30 second to check your answers:
Then.... try to simply 2-3 questions at least, with their options. every question normally has 2-3 key words and the same thing applies to choices.

you think section 3 is difficult because you're trying to read everything in 20-30 second. That's why you can't focus..... feel worried and anxious about the next questions. But, if you highlight some KEYWORDS in advance, you will feel more relaxed and therefore, you'll focus properly. Eventually, you're ear becomes sensitive to subtle points.
There are usually 5-6 multiple-choice questions. It's really rare to see difficult vocabulary in every multiple-choice question!
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Thanks to Simon listening questions are no longer difficult. We all owe him.

Ok, but I have no followed the tip number 4 which says that you stay on keyword only and hear them.Also, I can not figure out quickly what is the difference between the options.it takes time.Simon sir says only hear the key words which you have underlined but I am not confident about this. Moreover,I think section 1 and section 4 is less difficult than section 2 and section 3.

Pachu,

Highlight the keywords.
Get the point.
Be ready to hear something related.
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how do the people usually spend their time?
1) They hang out with friends
2) people usually prefer eating out
3) they most of the time invite relatives
4) Often, choose to stay at home and watch TV
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KEYWORDS: how? Spend time
KEYWORDS: hang out - eating out - invite - TV
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you might hear the following words then:
they like to go out with friends ... sometimes they decide to have a meal at restaurants.......people are more inclined to spend time with their cousins, aunts and uncles. TV programmes are by far the most popular pastime among people.

Consumers are faced with increasing numbers of advertisement from competing companies.
To what extent do you think are consumers influenced by advertisement?
What measures can be taken to protect them?


can you send me the sample answer please for 6.5 bands...?

I have a weird problem, I tempt to write over 300+ words in my essays . They are well structured with no repeating or wordiness. I mean ,
If they are of a good content , will I still be penalized ?
My last attempt was 360 😳

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