The below list is the 1200 most commonly repeated words in the IELTS Listening Test. Practice those words to get higher marks in the IELTS listening test.
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The 1200 most commonly repeated words in the IELTS Listening Test
Days of the week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, weekdays, weekend
Months of the year: January, February, March, April, May, June, July August, September, October, November, December
Money matters: cash, debit, credit card, cheque, in advance, annual fee, monthly membership, interest rate, deposit, tuition fees, poverty, bank statement, money management, current account, student account, withdraw, low-risk investment, mortgage, grace period, budget deficit, retail voucher, coupon، counterfeit money, public money, taxpayers’ money, debt, interest-free credit, purchase, partial refund, annuity, non-refundable, MasterCard, VISA, distribution costs, income, finance department, family finances, duty-free store.
Subjects: science, politics, history, biology, architecture, law, geography, archaeology, literature, business management, agriculture, statistics, mathematics, logic, physics, psychology, anthropology, economics, philosophy, performing arts, visual arts, chemistry, humanities
Studying at college/university: course outline, group discussion, handout, written work, report writing, research, Proofreading, experiment, experience, reference, textbook, dictionary, laptop, printer, student advisor, teamwork, module, topic, assessment, library, department, computer centre, classroom, lecture, tutor, main hall, attendance, deadline, give a talk, speech, computer laboratory, certificate, diploma, placement test, overseas students, full-time, facilities, college, dining room, specialist, knowledge, international, accommodation, homestay, primary, secondary, intermediate, media room, resources room, staff, commencement, dissertation, leaflet, faculty, pupils, pencil, feedback, tasks, outcomes, advanced, introductory, extra background, higher education, guidelines, post-secondary, supervisor, bachelor’s degree, compound, vocabulary, student support services, student retention, publication, foreign students, schedule, school reunion, registrar’s office, stationery.
Marketing: catalogue, interview, newsletter, competition, TV program, strategies, research method, entertainment industry, leadership, management, display, products, customer, special offer, collecting data, questionnaire, survey, mass media, statistic, profit margin, poll, business card, training, trainee, merchandise, manufacture, recruitment.
Health: yoga, tai-chi, keep-fit, salad bar, vegetarian, outdoor activities, leisure time, disease, meal, protein, balanced diet, food pyramid, vitamin, carbohydrates, rice, pasta, potatoes, pizza, tomatoes, bread, cereals, minerals, zinc, meat, seafood, eggs, beans, milk, cheese, yoghurt, fruit, vegetables, citrus fruits, green pepper, blackcurrant, nuts, egg yolk, liver, medicine، treatment, remedy, nursing care, nursery, regular exercise.
Nature: field, footbridge, environment, waterfall, river, mountain, forest, village, coast, reef, lake, valley, hill, cliff, island, peninsula, earthquake, avalanche, tornado, typhoon, desertification, volcano, disaster, catastrophe, erosion, landslides, storm, flood, hurricane, pond, jungle, oasis, dam, canyon
The environment: greenhouse effect, acid rain, global warming, carbon dioxide, burning fossil, exhaust fumes, deforestation, nitrogen oxide, smog, climate, pollution, temperature, power plants, landfill, cattle, wind turbine, solar power, hydroelectric power, renewable, source of energy, reliable, solar panels, environmentally friendly, oxygen, chemical-free, desert, degradation, vegetation, sea level, ocean currents, soil conditioner, coal, fossil fuels, firewood, drought, contaminated.
The animal kingdom: birds of prey, seabirds, poultry and game, mammals, cetacean, whale, primates, rodents, fish, amphibian, reptile, insects, octopus, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species, livestock, creature, lion, penguin,
Plants: mushroom, fungus, leaves, seed, core, bark, trunk, twig, branch, flower, stem, roots, cluster, fertilizer
Continents: South America, North America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and Antarctica.
Countries: Egypt, Mexico, France, Indonesia, Turkey, England, Germany, China, Greece, Brazil, India, North Korea, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Italy, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Denmark.
Languages: linguistics, bilingual, trilingual, polyglot, Portuguese, Mandarin, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Russian, Japanese, German, Punjabi, Thai, Persian, Filipino, French, Italian, Greek, French,
Architecture and buildings: dome, palace, fort, castle, glasshouse, pyramid, log cabin, lighthouse, hut, skyscraper, sculpture,
Homes: semi-detached house, duplex, terraced house, townhouse, row house, bungalow, thatched cottage, mobile home, houseboat, block of flats, apartment building, condominium, chimney, bedroom, basement, landlord, tenant, rent, lease, neighborhood, neighborhood, neighbourhood, suburb, sofa, coffee table, dormitory, storey, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, ground floor, oven, hallway, insurance
In the city: cities, street, lane, city centre, central station, car park, department store, bridge, temple, embassy, road system, hospital, garden, avenue,
Workplaces: clinic, dentist, reception, appointment, staff selection, colleague, workshop, showroom, information desk, employer, employment, unemployed, technical cooperation, team leaders, stress, ability, vision, confidence, employee, internship
Rating and qualities: reasonable, satisfactory, dangerous, safe, strongly recommended, poor quality, satisfied, disappointed, efficient, luxurious, colored/coloured, spotted, striped, expensive, cheap.
Touring: tourist guided tour, ticket office, souvenir, trip, guest, reservation, view, culture, memorable, single double bedded room, picnic, tourist attraction, hostel, suite, aquarium,
Verbs: train, develop, collect, supervise, mark, edit, revise, exhibit, donate, surpass, register, support, hunt, persuade, concentrate, discuss, suggest, arrange, borrow, immigrate, review, learn, touch.
Adjectives: energetic, social, ancient, necessary, fantastic, exciting, fabulous, dull, comfortable, convenient, suitable, affordable, voluntary، mandatory, compulsory, temporary, permanent, Immense, vast, salty, extinct, vulnerable, pessimistic, optimistic, realistic, practical, knowledgeable, flexible, confident, Western, intensive, tranquil, spectacular, intact, various
Hobbies: orienteering, caving, spelunking, archery, ice skating, scuba-diving, snorkeling, snorkelling, skateboarding, bowls, darts, golf, billiards, photography, painting, pottery, woodcarving, gardening, stamp collection, embroidery, climbing, chess, parachute
Sports: cricket, baseball, basketball, rugby, soccer, american football, hockey, swimming, tennis, squash, badminton, ping-pong, field, court, pitch, stadium, team, the discus, the javelin, the hammer, the high jump, horse racing, show jumping, polo, cycling, gymnasium, athlete, gym, extreme sports, paragliding, hang-gliding, skydiving, abseiling, snowboarding, bungee jumping, surfing, windsurfing, jet-skiing, bodyboarding, white-water rafting, kitesurfing, mountain biking, jogging, press-up, push-up, barbell, treadmill, judo, recreation, snooker, walking, championship, canoeing, refreshment
Shapes: Square, rectangular, triangular, polygon, oval, spherical, spiral, circular, curved, cylindrical,
Measurement: width, length, altitude, imperial system, metric system, Mass, depth, breadth, height, three dimensions, frequency
Transportations: cargo plane, shipment, container ship, boat, lifeboat, ferry, hovercraft, hydrofoil, liner, canal boat, narrowboat, dinghy sailing, sailboat, paddle steamer, cabin cruiser, rowing boat, rowboat, kayak, canoe, punt, gondola, aircraft, helicopter, seaplane, airship, hot-air balloon, airport, crew, passenger, platform, hire a car, automobile
Vehicles: double-decker bus, single-decker, minibus, school bus, coach, truck, tanker, van, lorry, transporter, forklift truck, tow truck, breakdown truck, pickup, jeep, caravan, camper, tractor, taxi, cab, tram, underground, subway, stream train, freight train, goods train,
Weather: humid, hot, sticky, breeze, chilly, cold, cool, dry, dusty, freezing, hot, warm, wet, weather forecast, antenna, moisture,
Places: local library, swimming pool, cafeteria, cottage, parliament, accommodation, restaurant, canteen, cafe, bookshop, sports centre, city council, dance studio, park, conversation club, kindergarten
Equipment and tools: helmet, light, musical instrument, cassette, silicon chip, digital monitor, gadget, device, screen, breaks, wheels, mechanical pencil, disk, backpack,
The arts and media: Opera, Orchestra, concert, symphony, the press, conductor, vocalist, audience, festival, carnival, exhibition, classical music, theatre, cinemas, art gallery, museum, ballet, television, radio, graphics, newspaper
Materials: fur, metal, steel, aluminum/aluminium, copper, rubber, plastic, ceramics, glass, cement, stone, textile, cotton, fabric, wool, leather, bone, paper, lumber/wood, glue, composite, fiberglass/fibreglass, concrete, wax, paper, wood, silver, gold, feather
Works and jobs: occupation, profession, designer, decorator, architect, engineer, manager, waitress, waiter, teacher, vacancy, professor, specialist, psychologist، volunteer, freelance, secretary, craftsman, work experience, curriculum vitae, mail address, receptionist, pilot, guard, flight attendant, lecturer, office assistant, clerk, accountant, cashier, captain
Color/Colour: blue, white, orange, green, grey, black, red, yellow, purple, brown, pink
Expressions and time: three times, three times per week, a gap year, fulltime, part-time, midday, midnight, millennium, century, decade, fortnight.
Other: passport photo, state, government, individual, variety, private sector, practice, gender, creativity, original inhabitant, indigenous, demonstration, strike, entrance, circuit, guarantee, dialogue, commerce, carriage, narrative, chocolate, satellite, decision, prototype, attitude, daily routine, personal fulfillment/fulfilment, activity, recipient, ultrasound, pedestrian safety, traffic jams, procedures, creation, prize, junior, senior, opportunity, driving license, process, literary, man-made, republicans, umbrella, frequently updated, waiting list, sewer systems, liberal democracy, democrats, lunar calendar, libertarian, burger, videos, nature conservation, life expectancy, fund-raising event, magnet, dialect, ramification, straight, farewell, welfare, encyclopedia, evolution, revolution, illiteracy, robot, proficiency, sufficient,