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30 DON’TS IN IELTS

LISTENING Don’t just stare at the instructions; read them carefully. Don’t panic if you miss one question. Concentrate on the next one. Don’t leave blanks. You will not be penalized for wrong answers so you might as well guess. Don’t write your answers on the answer sheet while you are listening. You will be given […]

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9 Misconceptions about the IELTS

  Some testing centers are easier than others. FACT: All testing centers have the same standards and mark examinees with the same criteria. Taking the examination in other provinces or countries means a higher probability of passing the exam. FACT: IELTS is a standardized test and therefore it is the main reason why it is […]

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15 Academic Writing Tips

How to get that elusive 7 (or higher) in Writing? 1.Highlight keywords in the task question to make sure that you are focus on what needs to be answered. 2.Analyse each task properly. Read the question; answer the question. 3.Make an outline and plan your answers. Do not start writing too soon. 4.Write enough words. […]

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10 IELTS Listening Tips

1.Predict the topic and the questions If you know what kind of conversation is taking place and what kind of information you are listening out for you to can have an idea of the possible answers. Take a look on the questions and see what needs to be written in the space—a name, a number, […]

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10 IELTS Reading Tips

Tip #1: Experiment for the strategy which works best for you You’ll hear a mix of advice on ways to approach the reading test. Some teachers recommend to read the questions first while other prefer to read the IELTS Reading passage first. We read in different ways and what works for one may not work […]

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10 Facts about IELTS Listening Test

1.Both Academic and GT students take the same exam. 2.The duration of the listening test is 40 minutes. Thirty minutes will be for listening to recording while answering questions. The remaining 10 minutes is for transferring answers to answer sheet. 3.There are 40 questions divided into 4 sections Section I- two speakers; often a telephone […]

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