ESOL High Intermediate Level ESOL Advanced Level. Listening Test Strategies Tutorial. Strategies for Active Listening. Focus Guess Review Remember Take Notes Relax Rest and Eat Know the Test’s Format Practice. Focus. Focus on key ideas. Focus on key words.
Sample Practice Item
Take a chance!
Use a Scratch Paper and Pencil.
What type of listening questions does the test have?
First, you will hear a question.
Next, listen carefully to what is said.
Then, you will hear three possible answers.
Choose the correct answer: A, B, or C.
Listen to the question
to help you pick out key words in the conversation.
How many children does the man have?
Voice 1: How many children do you have?
Voice 2: Three…two boys and one girl.
Focus your attention on the conversation.
Choose your answer.
Ana, the printer is broken again. Could you get someone to come and repair it right away?
Again? We had a guy out here yesterday to fix it!
Listen to the Speakers.
Think about what the first speaker should say.
Choose the correct answer.
Practice English Tutorials & Tests (PETT) Projects
ESOL Listening Practice Tests
Listening and Dictation (LAD) Projects
Multiple-Choice Listening Comprehension Activities
Go to http://www/adulted/els/web_resources/.
Click on Speaking/Listening.
You can do it!