How to use Skimming and Scanning to ace IELTS Reading IELTS Reading is the second section of the exam where you are given 3 passages consisting of about 3000 words with 40 questions in total that should be answered in only 60 minutes. You are not granted extra time to transfer your answers from the booklet to the answer sheet. Reading the whole text word by word as you usually do is time-consuming in the exam and will only prevent you from answering all questions. So, you need to use some reading techniques to manage your time [...]
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How to Master Multiple-Choice Questions in the IELTS Test Multiple-choice questions are one of the most common question types in the IELTS test, and they play a significant role in assessing your reading and listening skills. These questions require you to choose the correct answer from a set of options. While multiple-choice questions can be challenging due to their tricky nature, they can be tackled effectively with the right strategies. In this article, we will discuss the types of multiple-choice questions in the IELTS test, provide helpful strategies, and introduce the best way to prepare for these [...]
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Importance of multitasking in IELTS listening test! IELTS listening is the only section that requires you to listen, read and write simultaneously. This makes it challenging for some test takers. Added to the challenge are the native speakers with different accents and fast speaking. But there is always a solution! Multitasking for IELTS listening is a must-have skill that can save you not only in the exam but in life too. If utilized effectively, multitasking enables you to listen to a recording, read the questions, and write your answers simultaneously. The good news is that [...]
True, False or Not Given? That is the question in the IELTS reading! IELTS reading test is designed to assess your skill in understanding the whole concept of a passage while paying attention to details. It consists of various types of questions, some of which are more challenging than others. True/False/Not Given is one of the challenging types. That is why I’m writing this article to help you understand this question type and learn the techniques to answer it. What is the True/False/Not Given question type? It is also called the “identify information” question type. [...]
5 Keys to Success in IELTS Listening that Result in the Perfect Score! So you have been dreaming about getting a high band score in your upcoming IELTS exam, but the listening section is stressing you out. Don’t worry; you are not alone! IELTS listening is challenging for everyone. After all, English is not your first language. But it doesn’t mean you can’t master it! This article will reveal 5 keys to success in IELTS listening that if you hold, a perfect score is guaranteed. 1. Know the test format IELTS test format is the [...]
Paper-based vs Computer-delivered IELTS. The ultimate guide! Computer-delivered IELTS was introduced in 2017 starting in Australia, and then it became available worldwide. It was an addition to the good old paper-based IELTS, which has been the most recognized English test in the world. It is essentially the same test that is delivered on a computer. But how does it affect you? We will help you find the answer in this article by providing a detailed comparison of paper-based vs computer-delivered IELTS. What are the structural differences between paper-based and computer-delivered IELTS? The test format is [...]