This would be useful for students taking the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (GCE) examinations in English. It would probably be more helpful for those taking the Express and Normal Academic papers. However, those under the Normal Technical stream may also find the general knowledge of value. [You are welcome to look at the post on Elements of Business (7066).]
Strategies for enhanced Listening
This was made for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) students. But there are (more) useful tips from minute 6 onward (about 14 minutes in total). These include predicting possible word type (adjective, noun, verb etc.), forecasting potential answers, differentiating numbers. Listening practice is definitely recommended!
IELTS Listening – Top 14 tips! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OualsHB1FqE. Learn English with Emma. YouTube.
Past exam paper recordings
GCE O’LEVEL ENGLISH LISTENING COMPREHENSION 2017 SYLLABUS 1128. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNMHgvkFsSA. Mr Bean Live +. YouTube.
2016 GCE O Level Paper 3 Listening – English Language (Syllabus 1128). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FvVQm1OIHA. Adrian Tay. YouTube.
2016 GCE N(A) Level Paper 3 Listening – English Language Syllabus A (Syllabus 1190). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxGZ74Z98h0. Adrian Tay. YouTube.
Bitesize Podcasts/General Knowledge
6 Minute English. http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english. Learning English, BBC.