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Improve your IELTS listening score by learning synonyms

2023-04-15T16:11:23+04:30

Improve your IELTS listening score by learning synonyms You might not have noticed, but the IELTS listening test does, in fact, indirectly assess your vocabulary knowledge. You may have seen that examiners frequently use synonyms in Listening tests to perplex test-takers. Only a student who has a strong command of vocabulary and synonyms can give the correct answer in many cases. In this article, I  will discuss the function of synonyms in IELTS listening. Featured Course: Complete IELTS Listening Course by Francis Carlisle Why synonyms are important in IELTS Listening? In the IELTS test, [...]

Improve your IELTS listening score by learning synonyms2023-04-15T16:11:23+04:30

How to handle English accents in the IELTS test

2023-04-15T16:11:24+04:30

How to handle English accents in the IELTS test You have been trying hard to master English grammar and vocabulary, yet different English accents still intimidate you. You can’t let them ruin your IELTS band score, can you? Here is the golden key to understanding different English accents: Expose yourself to a variety of media from various English-speaking countries IELTS is designed based on English-speaking countries with immigration schemes, including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Recordings in the listening section often consist of speakers from these countries to test your understanding of their accents. [...]

How to handle English accents in the IELTS test2023-04-15T16:11:24+04:30

Should I tell the Truth in the IELTS Speaking test?

2021-12-20T15:33:25+03:30

Should I tell the Truth in the IELTS Speaking test? Telling the truth in the IELTS speaking test is a challenging concept for most test-takers. Mainly because they are afraid of losing marks if they lie! Of course, this could have been true if IELTS was a lie-detecting test, but it is not! So, lying by itself doesn't cost you marks but to fully understand the concept, you need to know how IELTS speaking is marked in the first place. This article will examine if you should tell the truth in IELTS speaking by reviewing marking criteria. [...]

Should I tell the Truth in the IELTS Speaking test?2021-12-20T15:33:25+03:30

Does IELTS Writing Task 2 scare you just like Halloween! Try these 7 tips!

2021-12-12T20:30:38+03:30

Does IELTS Writing Task 2 scare you just like Halloween! Try these 7 tips! Writing task 2 is the most Halloween-ish part of the IELTS exam. It is where your worst fears come true!!! So how do you overcome those fears? I will give you 7 expert tips that, just like Halloween candies, will fire up your courage and illuminate your mind. But before that, let’s take a closer look at the IELTS Writing task 2. In case you are wondering, “Task achievement” refers to the relevance of your response to the question, while “coherence [...]

Does IELTS Writing Task 2 scare you just like Halloween! Try these 7 tips!2021-12-12T20:30:38+03:30

How to use Complex Sentences in IELTS writing?

2021-12-12T20:35:07+03:30

How to use Complex Sentences in IELTS writing? The word “complex” might sound scary these days as everything “simple” is being promoted as the better alternative. But complexity can be simplified too! In fact, “complex” is nothing but a few “simples” joined together in different ways to serve a purpose. If you can manage complexity, you will be able to showcase your skills, which is very important in the IELTS writing test. According to the IELTS marking scheme or band descriptors, you need to use a mix of simple and complex sentences in your writing test to [...]

How to use Complex Sentences in IELTS writing?2021-12-12T20:35:07+03:30

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score?

2021-12-12T20:35:25+03:30

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It is the name of a non-profit organization that has been running conferences since 1984 with the mission of sharing “ideas worth spreading” to change the world. Inspired thinkers from around the globe share their innovative ideas in less than 18 minutes talks. Leading entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, along with scientists such as Sir Ken Robinson and many politicians and even monks, are amongst the speakers. TED topics are inclusive, from science to art [...]

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score?2021-12-12T20:35:25+03:30

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking?

2021-12-12T20:35:42+03:30

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking? Fluency is the key to a high band score in IELTS speaking. It is the pace of your speech that should be natural and uninterrupted. Being fluent does not mean being fast or complicated, but it means that your speech is flowing at a pace that you are comfortable with, and the examiner can comprehend it without extra effort. This is precisely why fluency is important. It makes your speech understandable to the listener without causing a sense of urgency by being too fast or causing boredom by being [...]

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking?2021-12-12T20:35:42+03:30

True, False or Not Given? That is the question in the IELTS reading!

2022-08-08T22:24:39+04:30

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. [...]

True, False or Not Given? That is the question in the IELTS reading!2022-08-08T22:24:39+04:30

5 Keys to Success in IELTS Listening that Result in the Perfect Score!

2021-12-13T02:15:43+03:30

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 [...]

5 Keys to Success in IELTS Listening that Result in the Perfect Score!2021-12-13T02:15:43+03:30

How to expand your vocabulary for a higher band score

2021-12-13T02:20:57+03:30

How to Expand Your Vocabulary for a Higher Band Score It is essential to have flexible use of a wide range of vocabulary for IELTS as it comprises 25% of your total score on the Writing and Speaking tests. The examiners assess your ability to use a wide range of appropriate vocabulary and use those words accurately. For example, when your IELTS Writing task is being graded, the examiner will look at four main criteria: “task response, coherence and cohesion, lexical resource, and grammatical range and accuracy”. If you look closely at “lexical resource” criteria, you’ll see [...]

How to expand your vocabulary for a higher band score2021-12-13T02:20:57+03:30
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