Practice computer-delivered IELTS
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Before you head into your test, make sure you take some time to get familiar with the computer-delivered format of the test. These sample materials will give you an idea of what to expect in the computer-delivered Listening, Reading and Writing components.
Computer-delivered IELTS Listening test
In the computer-delivered Listening test, the timings are slightly different from the paper-based test. This is because the paper-based test requires test takers to transfer answers to an answer sheet. This step is no longer required when answering directly on a computer.
- Before the start of each part of the Listening test you will have some time to read the questions.
- After the end of each part of the Listening test you will have some time to review your answers.
- At the end of the Listening test, you will have 2 minutes to check your answers.
The timing of the Listening test is between 30 – 34 minutes long.
Computer-delivered IELTS Reading & Writing tests
The timing, format, and scoring of the computer-delivered Reading and Writing tests are the same as the tests on paper. There are different reading and writing tasks for IELTS Academic and General Training. There are some benefits of doing the these tests test on computer.
- Highlight text on your screen.
- Make digital notes and copy them to your answer
- See the word count on your screen for the Writing test