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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How to Prepare for the IELTS Exam

Are you preparing to take the IELTS exam and don’t know where to start? This is how many students feel – overwhelmed by all the information that you need to learn. In this article we will show you how to prepare for the IELTS exam by giving you five tips.

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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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IELTS or TOEFL: Which is Best for You?

ELTS and TOEFL are two English language tests. They are usually taken by people from non-English speaking countries who wish to study or immigrate into an English speaking country. The two exams are similar but do have key differences so it is important to choose the right one to study.

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How to Get a Band 8 for IELTS Essays in Writing Task 2.

The IELTS Writing Task 2 is an essay question. You will be asked to read a passage and answer a question about it, giving reasons and/or examples to support your claim. You normally have 40 minutes to complete your essay. Time will soon go so it is important to be prepared in order to use the time effectively. The following tips will help you to do that.

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The Computer Based IELTS Exam

You can take a computer based IELTS Exam or take the exam on paper. Both versions provide the same questions and both require that the speaking test is always carried out face to face with an IELTS examiner. The experience is slightly different though so, in this article, we will explore the pros and cons of a computer based IELTS exam.

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