How to Prepare for the IELTS Reading Test
Oct28

How to Prepare for the IELTS Reading Test

Although most students seem to be more worried about the writing and speaking tests, many ask me how to prepare for the IELTS reading test. This exam is much more difficult than it seems, and being prepared is absolutely essential. This guide should help you get ready for your own IELTS reading exam. Know the Exam Format The first thing you should do is get to know the test format. Even if you are really confident in your reading...

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Why Study IELTS?
Sep01

Why Study IELTS?

The IELTS exam is becoming increasingly popular around the world with students of all ages. But why should you study IELTS? Why is the IELTS exam so important, and is it right for you? If are asking yourself, “Why do people study IELTS?” or “Should I study IELTS?” then first you need to look at a bigger question: What is IELTS? IELTS is an acronym for International English Language Testing System. It is jointly...

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20 Helpful Tips for the IELTS Exam
Jul02

20 Helpful Tips for the IELTS Exam

Listening 1) Pay attention to the short section at the beginning which gives you the example answer. This will help you become familiar with the situation and the speakers. 2) There will be gaps in the audio in between sets of questions. Use these wisely to prepare for the next questions by reading them carefully. 3) The answers to the questions will come in the order of the questions, so listen and try to follow. If you miss one...

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The 6 Best Books for Studying IELTS
May07

The 6 Best Books for Studying IELTS

There are so many important components to prepare for IELTS. Above all, you must practice, whether you do so online or with a friend or a teacher. However, if you prefer to study from a book, there are some that are essential reading. 1. Cambridge IELTS Series This is by far the most important and useful series of books you can collect in studying for IELTS. The Cambridge IELTS books 1-11 are compiled by Cambridge (who make the IELTS...

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5 Tricks to Boost Your IELTS Reading Speed
May03

5 Tricks to Boost Your IELTS Reading Speed

The IELTS Reading Exam is difficult for a few different reasons, but perhaps the most obvious is the time limit. With only an hour to answer all those questions on three different reading passages, it really is a challenge. So how do you succeed? Is there a quick fix? No, sadly there are no easy ways to pass the IELTS Reading Exam. However, there are some different approaches you can consider. 1. Questions First Some people like to...

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