There is some exciting news about the format of the IELTS test that will provide many advantages for test takers – a new computer-delivered format. This means that rather than using paper and a pencil to complete the test, the IELTS can now be done
When preparing for the IELTS Speaking test, you’ll notice that there are four sections to the assessment criteria. As you may have noticed in the IELTS public scoring guide, for higher marks in grammar you will need to do well in several areas.
This article will look at some of the common letters and give some advice on how to approach each. There are many different types of letters that appear on the test (asking for or giving advice, applying for work, declining an invitation, etc.). One
When writing in English, it is common for students (and native speakers) to focus on using correct grammar and vocabulary. Quite often, very little attention is given to other features of writing such as punctuation, which is a mistake. Using
Many misconceptions go hand in hand with the computer-delivered IELTS test. Here is factual information to debunk some common myths about the IELTS on computer.
On the IELTS Writing test, one thing that we must consider is tone. In fact, tone is something that is important whether we are communicating in writing or when we are speaking. Using the correct tone helps to ensure our message is received clearly
IELTS is delivering the Reading, Writing and Listening tests on computer. Now there is an exception, the Speaking test has not changed. The Speaking test still involves speaking with a real, certified, IELTS examiner. So what does this mean for test
Finding a subject or situation in an IELTS letter writing task that you have nothing to say about is very rare. Even if you do come across something that seems unusual to you, you can still complete the work if you keep your wits about you.
In this series, we’ve looked at how to expand your vocabulary for your IELTS by creating vocabulary sets on common IELTS themes. So far, we’ve explored the topics of education, transportation, environment and travel & holidays. In this fifth and
You need to understand IELTS itself as well as the information that could be within the different sections to do well on the exam. Trying to teach information to someone else is one of the best ways to know if you understand something.