[IELTS Speaking] Describe a Famous Person
Oct15

[IELTS Speaking] Describe a Famous Person

In part two of the IELTS speaking exam you may be asked to describe a famous person. You will of course be given a minute to think about your answer and make some notes. Then you have two minutes to talk. But what things should you say? How should go attempt to describe a famous person? Reading the Question You will be given a cue card with information that you must address in your speech. Before attempting to answer, you must make...

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How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions [IELTS Listening Tips]
Oct09

How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions [IELTS Listening Tips]

In the IELTS listening exam you will be given four passages with ten questions each. One of the most common question types is multiple choice, which means choosing from a list of possible answers. But many students wonder how to answer multiple choice questions in the IELTS listening test. Fortunately, there are several important tips you can follow. Don’t Answer Too Quickly It can be tempting to choose an answer because you...

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8 Question Types in IELTS Reading and Listening [IELTS Hints]
Aug24

8 Question Types in IELTS Reading and Listening [IELTS Hints]

In order to prepare for the IELTS exam, you need to know the types of question that you will encounter. Once you know these question types, you will be much better prepared to get a high band score. This article will look at the types of questions that appear in the IELTS reading and listening exams – including some question types that appear in both. Multiple Choice – both In both the reading and the listening exam, you...

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How to Pass the IELTS Listening
Jun17

How to Pass the IELTS Listening

Ok, so technically the IELTS exam is not PASS/FAIL but you know what I mean… You want the best grade you can get, right? And when you don’t get it, it feels like you failed. So here’s how to succeed in the IELTS Listening Exam. Predicting the Material This is the most important thing that you can do. Good listeners are the ones who carefully predicted the material. I don’t mean they knew what exactly would be...

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4 Tips For Improving Your IELTS Listening Score
Apr19

4 Tips For Improving Your IELTS Listening Score

If you are considering taking the IELTS exam, you might already be aware that the fee they charge can be pretty high. Thus you want to ensure that your score is perfect the first time around so you do not need to dole out another hefty payment to retake the test. One of the components they test in the IELTS exam is your listening ability. The candidate’s ability to understand and comprehend English is tested by the candidates having...

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IELTS Listening Practice: Solar Power
Jan22

IELTS Listening Practice: Solar Power

Level: pre intermediate and above Time for completion: 10+ min   How does Solar Energy work? This video demonstrates how a grid-tied home solar power system works. It shows the exact process from the moment sunlight hit the solar panels, the actual power conversion, and how the DC (direct current) electricity from the panels is converted to AC (alternating current) for home use, as AC is the compatible form of energy for most...

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