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Friday, September 21, 2018

IELTS Writing Tips: How to Use Relative Clauses

Did you know that using various types of sentences is the key to get a high band score in the IELTS writing test? As a student enrolled in an IELTS UKVI review center, it is important that you understand the four types of a sentence such as simple, compound, complex and compound-complex.

However, most test takers find it hard to construct good complex sentences in their essays. To help you overcome this and boost your IELTS training, check out these writing tips on how to use relative clauses in complex sentences.

Friday, September 14, 2018

6 Sentences to Avoid in the IELTS Writing Test

One way to boost your IELTS training and ace the exam is to hone your writing skills. As a test taker, it is essential to look for various writing tips and strategies that can help enhance your language skills. For instance, using writing prompts and avoiding fluff writing are some of the strategies that you can use to construct a good essay in the IELTS writing test.

However, some test takers tend to include unnecessary sentences in their IELTS essays. These sentences have been overused in the IELTS writing test and considered as learned expressions, which are not accepted by the examiner.

Friday, September 7, 2018

How to Delete/Add Words in the IELTS Writing Test

Proofreading is essential in the IELTS writing test. You have to check your essay and look for any errors (spelling, grammar, and sentence structure) before you submit it to your IELTS examiner. However, committing a lot of mistakes in writing can be tricky. You have to delete/add some words to improve your essay. Although deleting or adding words is fine in the IELTS writing test, you still need to be very careful when doing these actions so you don’t end up having a messy essay.

Friday, August 31, 2018

How Words Are Counted in the IELTS Writing Test

Word count is very crucial in the IELTS writing test. In writing task 1, your task is to summarize the information presented in a table, graph or diagram. Your response must be at least 150 words. In writing task 2, you will be asked to write a 250-word essay in response to an argument or a problem. As a student enrolled in an IELTS center, it is essential that you know how the words are calculated in the IELTS writing test.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

5 Things IELTS Test Takers Do While Studying … to Avoid Studying (Part 1)

Everyone is guilty of doing something just to avoid their studies. Most trick their mind into thinking that what they’re doing will further their test preparations—and to some extent—it probably does. Taking study breaks, for instance, are essential to a productive review session right? Not all the time.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Acing the IELTS Reading Test: Matching Headings

IELTS Reading Test: Matching Headings
In this reading task, test takers are given a list of headings, usually with lower case Roman numerals (i, ii, iii, etc.). Each heading refers to the main idea of the paragraph or section of a specific text that is marked alphabetically. The task is to match each heading to the correct paragraph or section by writing the correct Roman numeral in the boxes on their answer sheets. Moreover, this reading task measures the exam takers’ ability to recognize the main idea in the paragraphs of text.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

IELTS Listening Tips for Diagram/Map/Plan Labeling Tasks

Are you attending an IELTS review center in the Philippines in preparation for the high-stakes exam? Want to take your test training up another notch? If so, then this article is for you!