Put the Speaker at
Help the speaker to feel free to speak.
Focus on what is being said.
Try to understand the other person’s point
A pause, even a long pause, does not
necessarily mean that the speaker has
Try to be impartial.
Listen to the Tone
Volume and tone both add to what
someone is saying.
Listen for Ideas – Not Just
You need to get the whole picture, not just
isolated bits and pieces.
Wait and Watch for Non-
Gestures, facial expressions, and eye-
movements can all be important.
TIPS FOR LANGUAGE TEST
Before taking the
Be sure to improve your general
skills before you take the exam.
Listen to everything you can.
Don’t use practice test as a
way to improve your score.
Learn how to spell and practice
During the Test…
• This information gives you the topic and
makes understanding the rest much easier.
• Read the questions quickly and try to decide
which type of words goes in the spaces (noun,
• Check your answers by checking for word
• Check spelling.
• Use initial capital letters when needed.
At the end of the Test…
Transfer your answers
• Check you’re writing your answers
into the correct numbered space.
Don’t leave any blank space.
• If you don’t know, make a guess.
You never know, you may just be
Don’t be nervous, calm down and try to
clear your mind.
Be focus in each part of the test.
Don’t try to copy from another student, you
will lose time and you may lose your
opportunity of taking the test.
Be sure you have all the material you need
(pencil, eraser, sharpener).
If you are not sure of an answer, keep going
and go back later to it.
Take your time and check all your answers.