Tuesday, July 12, 2016

How do I start preparing for the IELTS

If you are planning to study or work in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom, it is not surprising that an IELTS certification is a requirement in your visa application. A lot of professionals and students nowadays are looking for review center for IELTS here in the Philippines to help them build and improve their skills in English. With this, IELTS review in the Philippines has been getting hundreds of students monthly for their review programs.

IELTS Philippines

Preparing for the IELTS is a must. IELTS test takers do really have a lot to know about the examination before they decide to book a test. Some candidates fail to be successful in their tests because of the lack of information about the exam. Thus, the importance of preparing for the IELTS should never be ignored. How can one start preparing for the IELTS?

Here are some tips from IELTS review Philippines that can help future IELTS test candidates for the exam:

  1. Read about the IELTS. 
    The first thing that test takers should know is background information about the IELTS test. What the test is all about, the two different kinds of modules, the test type, and the purpose of the IELTS examination. One can have a clear understanding of what the test is when these questions are answered. Test candidates can look it up online or visit review center for the IELTS near their areas. 

  2. Identify which module you need to take.
    Every visa application has a required IELTS test module. Before signing up for a review or booking a test, make sure of the requirement for your application. In the test, the reading and writing for the two modules – Academic and General Training – are different, so there is a different skill set taught in review programs.

  3. Know your target score.
    There is no pass or fail score in the IELTS test unless you need to hit a target score. For instance, test takers who are applying for work in Australia is required to get an overall band score of 7.0 for their application. Failure to do so means retaking the examination. It will be a waste of time and money if that happens; thus, it is recommended to review in IELTS review Philippines course programs.

  4. Have a timetable for your review.
    Make sure to have a lot of time given for the review. As much as possible, test candidates have to review for the IELTS for at least three months to be fully-equipped for the examination. This amount of time is enough to learn, build, develop, and hone one’s English skills needed for the examination.

  5. Find the best review center in your area. There are a lot of review centers in the Philippines that provide course programs for the IELTS. Choose the best among them by comparing their programs and the cost of the review. Further, there are review centers that offer IELTS online review which is by far the most convenient way in preparing for the IELTS examination. Enrolling in a review center leads the test candidates an advantage since they are taught by IELTS instructors and exposed to different practices and exercises for the test.
It is easy to prepare for the IELTS test. All candidates have to bear in mind is to put a lot of effort in reviewing for them to be ready for the real IELTS test. 


  1. Interesting. Your instructions look clear but I'm not very good at this so I hope this will work well for me. Thanks for the tips!