IELTS Energy 72: Inspiring Resources to Ace the IELTS Listening Test

IELTS listening resourcesWe want you to ACE the IELTS Listening test!

Today you’ll get some great IELTS Listening resources that you can use to improve your overall confidence and general fluency for the test.

These resources will also help you always have something to say on the Speaking test because you will never run out of ideas.

Today you are going to learn how you can understand native English on TV and in the movies and we’ll give you some great resources to push up your listening skills before the IELTS.

 

What resources are you currently using to improve your listening?

Do you get frustrated if you don’t understand everything when you watch a movie or TV?

You don’t need to understand everything for the IELTS.

You aren’t expected to have the level of a native speaker.

Don’t forget to use closed captioning if you are watching a You Tube video to get the words.

Here are some fun resources to improve your overall listening skills. These resources also come with transcripts.

 

Resource #1) CNN

Go to video at the top menu bar.

Click on a video and hit the CC (closed captioning) button. Choose something that’s short and quick.

 

Resource #2) NPR

Click on “listen” and click on “Morning Edition” and you can get transcripts.

 

Resource #3) TED Talks

 

What other great IELTS Listening resources do you know?

Please share them in the comments below!

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  • The top 5 ways to improve listening :
    1) Diversify listening input with various material
    2) Expose to different native accents and natural speech patterns
    3) Build a ” Brain Box ” for situational English
    4) Know to pick up main ideas and specific details
    5) Increase vocabulary understanding