The Listening Test comprises of four sections and each section has ten questions.
In the first section, you will hear a conversation between 2 people. In the second section, you will hear a monologue, set in a social situation. The third section will have of 2-4 people conversing on an educational or training subject. And finally, the fourth section will be a monologue on an academic subject.
At the end of each section, there will be 10 questions, for a total of 40 questions. You will get time to go over your answers. You will also get 10 minutes to transfer your answers onto the answer sheet, at the end of the full IELTS listening test. You need to listen carefully, as the recording will be played only once.