The listening section, which counts for 25 points, is divided
into four parts:
5 Short Dialogues (5 questions)
5 News Items
1 Long Interview (5 questions)
The listening section contains some
items that are work related and some that are more general. They are designed to
candidates’ listening skills - not their memory or math skills,
but there are
sometimes questions that may seem “tricky.” This is not
read twice and there is a fairly long pause after each question to
candidates to read through the four answer choices. Candidates are
take notes on the exam booklet while listening to the texts.
Each short dialogue and news item is followed by one comprehension question. Choose the best answer from four choices.
After each one-sentence statement, you'll choose which of four sentences is closest in meaning to what you heard.
the long interview, you will first hear it in its entirety, without
interruption. Then you will hear it in two parts - with relevant
questions following each part.