121 Common Words in IELTS Listening Test

Are you doing spelling mistakes in the IELTS Listening Test? If yes, then you can’t miss these the most common words which you will find many Listening papers. I was doing the same mistakes, in every exam, I was loosing 1 or 2 marks. Consciously, affecting my score by .5 or 1 sometimes. Then I figured out, there are some words which are often used in the test. Then I made a list of these words and had a look. To be honest, it did help me saving 1 answer in the real exam.

My Listening is not too bad, the test in which I am struggling is writing. I got 8.5 in Listening & reading as well and 7.5 in speaking but writing 6.5. Now I am working on my writing skills, hope will improve it. This is one of the reasons I am writing a blog.

Here we are to talking about IELTS Listening test. As everyone knows, the listening test has 4 sections. There is no negative marking for the wrong answer. So, I  recommend answering each question.

This was the basic about the Listening test, now coming to spelling mistakes in this test. No doubt some of the words really confused you in the exam. Sometimes you guess it right, sometimes not.

121 Common Words in IELTS Listening Test

However, in Listening test words are not so difficult, they are very common words from the English language. Boat, rain, culture, global warming, for instance. Sometimes these words also create a confusing and we spell it wrong. So, following are some confusing words.

  1. Should know how to spell Months like February, September. Go through all of the 12 months names.
  2. All days – Thursday and Wednesday.
  3. All seasons – Winter, Summer, Spring and Autumn.
  4. Reserve
  5. Attitude
  6. creativity
  7. Culture
  8. Strain/stress
  9. Distance
  10. Touching
  11. Intact
  12. Dentist
  13. Restaurant
  14. History
  15. minutes
  16. Vision
  17. confident
  18. Directions
  19. correction
  20. Library
  21. Assistant
  22. Temperature
  23. Business
  24. Escape
  25. Kitchen
  26. Village
  27. Tennis
  28. Train
  29. Media
  30. Biology/ Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics
  31. Cycling
  32. Garden
  33. Statistics
  34. Resources
  35. Minerals
  36. Shelter
  37. Instrument name like Piano, Guitar, drum, Violin
  38. Traffic
  39. weather
  40. Environment
  41. Urban
  42. Patterns
  43. Insects
  44. feeding
  45. Laboratory
  46. Forest
  47. Noisy
  48. Factory
  49. Garage
  50. waiter
  51. Jacket
  52. Reference
  53. Holiday(s)
  54. Healthy
  55. Leader
  56. social
  57. Clothing
  58. Theatre/theater
  59. Mature
  60. Alarm
  61. Conservation
  62. Technical
  63. Flexible
  64. Schedule
  65. Balcony
  66. Fishing
  67. Windows
  68. Electricity
  69. Insulation
  70. Morning/Evening/Afternoon
  71. Education
  72. Predators
  73. Breakfast/Dinner/Lunch
  74. Safety
  75. Erosion
  76. Reproduction
  77. Hairdresser
  78. Training
  79. Customer
  80. Competition
  81. Achievement
  82. Structures
  83. Situation
  84. Memory
  85. Solar
  86. Metal
  87. Migration
  88. Oxygen/Carbon dioxide
  89. Mammals
  90. surface
  91. International
  92. Bridge
  93. Cinema
  94. Hostel
  95. Flowers
  96. Mushrooms
  97. Patients
  98. Emotions
  99. Moist
  100. Concert
  101. Market
  102. Vegetation
  103. Lecture
  104. Cliffs
  105. Behavior/Behaviour
  106. Frequency
  107. Coffee/Tea
  108. Insurance
  109. Tail(s)
  110. Partner
  111. Plants
  112. University
  113. Transportation
  114. Furniture
  115. Museum
  116. Festival
  117. Diversity
  118. Opera
  119. Medical
  120. Camera and
  121. Support.

So, these are some words which are often used in the IELTS Listening test. Although, if you come across any word which is not in the list. Please do leave the comment below. You can share these 121 Common Words in IELTS Listening Test with your friends on Facebook etc.

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