Summary of this lesson

In this lesson, you should have learned… what multiple choice questions are testing your ability to do the steps you need to take to answer multiple choice questions essential tips and hints for answering multiple choice questions in the listening test some of the common errors you should avoid with this question type     … Read more

Video: Additional tips

Narration: For multiple choice questions, there are five useful tips to remember. Each answer goes in a separate box on the answer sheet. You should expect to hear a reference to all of the choices. Some options can be rejected as they are mentioned in an opposite context. Consider this question for example If the … Read more

Video: Feedback from practice exercise

Narration: For question 21, you should have noticed that the options are similar and all talk about duration of time. In the recording all options are mentioned; however, only one of the lengths of time relate to Barry’s time working at the hotel. For question 22 you should have noticed that all three options refer … Read more

Video: Steps for multiple choice questions

Narration: Here are the steps for answering this type of question. Step 1. Read the instructions carefully. Sometimes you are asked for one answer and sometimes more than one answer. Step 2. Identify the keywords and the qualifying words. You should also be considering how these could be rephrased. In step 3, you should make … Read more

Essential vocabulary for this lesson

To complete this lesson, you will need to know the following vocabulary. When you are sure you know all the words, continue to the next page. RELATE TO REJECT DURATION SIGNIFICANT