What Are the Common Mistakes when Taking IELTS?
Feb05

What Are the Common Mistakes when Taking IELTS?

Even though IELTS is a test which determines your English proficiency, it also checks how well you know the test itself. Common Mistakes to Avoid when Taking IELTS Students can be really good at English and still fail IELTS. Even native English speakers find it hard to pass the test with flying colors. So, it is important not to rely on your fluent language skills and actually familiarize yourself with the test and its typical...

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How to Prepare for the IELTS Exam
Sep26

How to Prepare for the IELTS Exam

I’ve been teaching IELTS for nearly ten years and every student I encounter has the same question. They all want to know how to prepare for the IELTS exam. Of course, there is no one simple answer to that question. The exam is a test of your English and you must bring up your overall language ability in order to do well. However, it does help to look at the different parts of the exam and think about some things that you can do to...

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7 Easy Steps to Achieve IELTS Success
Aug27

7 Easy Steps to Achieve IELTS Success

It is famously difficult to succeed in the IELTS exam because it is such a good test of your English ability. There are no quick fixes or cheats to gain IELTS success. All you can do is prepare and practice. However, there are definitely some important and easy steps you can take to boost your chances of getting a high band score. 1. Make a Plan Treat the IELTS like any other exam. Plan well in advance and stick to your plan. Set...

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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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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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