Once you start reading this blog, you would understand that no tool would be useful when you don’t actually practice or make use of it. Hence you will have to understand that practice with tips & techniques would help you.
Now lets further discuss the listening section in PTE Academic. The listening section is about 45 – 57 minutes and as well contains the highest number of questions compared to any other sections. In total there are eight types of questions. It is a well-established fact that the listening section is easy to get the scores if you prepare for it and practice. We would not be able to discuss in detail the tips for individual questions as this is a blog. However, we would help you understand the habit of practicing for the listening module.
For question types such as Fill in the blanks, highlight incorrect summary, Multiple-choice, choose single answer, select missing word and write from dictation, you are given either 1 or 0. Multiple choice, choose multiple answers and Highlight incorrect words, you would receive 1 for the correct answer and -1 for the incorrect answer. With regards to Summarize spoken text, you are scored on enabling skills.
One of the other factors with regards to the listening section is your focus and attention. Attention and focus would be a key factor in the listening section where you are required to understand more from the recording.
The question here arises is- are there any other ways apart from the practice materials in which one can prepare for the listening section? The answer is a resounding yes! There are effective ways that you can integrate into your daily life and at the same time, it will help you in improving listening skills. Let us unfold them here one after the other.
The most difficult choice to make is when you have far too many tips & techniques to follow from the internet including the practice materials.
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