Thirteen IELTS Listening Exam Tips

 These IELTS Listening Exam Tips will help you to get the Band that you want: Tip # 1 is Get to Know the Exam The exam is exactly the same for the General and the Academic exams and uses the same marking criteria.  There are four parts to the exam, comprising a total of forty questions, for a length of forty minutes, and a point for each correct answer.  You will be allowed thirty minutes for the audio and ten minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet. Each part tests different skills and becomes progressively more difficult. To find out more about Tip # 1 and to discover the other tips click the link

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Linking Words For The IELTS Speaking Exam

 In the IELTS speaking exam it is good to know linking words that help you to transition naturally from one idea to another.  Part three of the test gives you a chance to express your opinions and develop your ideas.  To do this correctly you need to be flexible and able to justify your opinions.  This enables you to show off your language and increase your vocabulary score.

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How to Improve Your IELTS Vocabulary

To gain a high score for vocabulary, IELTS students have to use words correctly for each situation. So, instead of learning lots of strange words, focus on understanding how to use the words in context, plus synonyms, antonyms and collocations related to these words Here is a 4-step plan to help you to improve your IELTS Vocabulary: 

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IELTS Vocabulary Tips

Many IELTS exam candidates don’t obtain the IELTS result they desire because their vocabulary is not wide enough. Certain topics, such as health, environment, education and public transport appear regularly in the IELTS exam. If students were to take the time to learn vocabulary related to these topics they would increase their band score. Many students don’t bother because they find learning vocabulary is boring. Here are some IELTS Vocabulary tips that will help to make vocabulary learning fun and interesting:

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IELTS Reading Strategies

Is your exam getting close and you’ve realised that you need some IELTS Reading Strategies for improving your reading quickly? To be good at reading takes a long time and a lot of practice; there is no quick fix. However, there are some IELTS Reading Strategies which you can use to help you prepare for the reading exam in a short space of time.

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