IELTS listening tips

TIP 1: Read the instructions carefully. Often times, the instruction you’re going to see before the recording start are something like: “Write no more than three words.” This is an example of an instruction you must follow. One mistake a lot of students make during the IELTS is they don’t read instructions properly. You can’t … Read more

IELTS Speaking Strategy Part 2 Telling Stories

Stories are useful to extend a talk in Part Two of the speaking exam. They often come out very fluently, are interesting, and result in the expression of a wide range of vocabulary and grammatical structures. The following explains these benefits in more detail: It is often easy to speak fluently as ideas can often come out … Read more

Score higher for part two speaking

1. Understand the different topics that get asked. There are five basic topics in part 2 of the IELTS speaking test that you will be asked to describe: people, places, objects, activities, experiences. You can describe each in detail by using the points below. PEOPLE: appearance / personality / hobbies / relationships PLACES: location / exterior … Read more

Writing Task 2: Step by step approach

Step One: Identify the Different Task For task two of the IELTS writing exam, the two key elements are the TOPIC and the TASK. In theory, the topic could be almost anything. Although many topics are on the following subjects: education, crime, society, media, transportation, environment, and technology. In addition, many of the past topics … Read more