FREE IELTS Review Materials

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IELTS Apps Review

comprehensive review of various android/iOS apps for the IELTS

IELTS Books Reviews

dissecting various IELTS books

IELTS Speaking Topics Compilation

practice your speaking skills with these topics

IELTS Test Schedule 2015

2014 test schedules for the IELTS in the Philippines

IELTS and IELTS UKVI Comparison

Differences between IELTS and IELTS UKVI

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Make Every Word Count in IELTS Writing

What makes a good essay? It is the words that are carefully chosen to express ideas and an organized arrangement of the ideas. In any writing, the choice of vocabulary affects the content of the essay. In the IELTS writing, the words that you use is critical for your band score. This is why a lot of test candidates find good IELTS training to build their word power for the test.

IELTS writing rates your vocabulary skill with the following band scores:
  • Band 6: an “adequate range of vocabulary”
  • Band 7: a “sufficient range of vocabulary”
  • Bands 8 to 9: a “wide range of vocabulary”
To have a good essay, one must learn vocabulary that are usually or commonly used in the IELTS writing. Here are some words with their definitions to add to your vocabulary bank.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid During the IELTS Writing Test

Humans as we are, it is inevitable to commit mistakes. However, if you are someone taking the IELTS examination with a high overall band score to hit, there is entirely no room for mistakes. The IELTS test can pose a huge challenge when one comes unprepared for the examination. Look at it as a battle. Soldiers do not go to battle without any protective armor and any skill for war. In the IELTS, you have to take it with the knowledge on its different subtests and skills for each.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Proper Ways on How to Answer IELTS Writing Tests

Grammar, sentence construction, and vocabulary – these are only a few factors that constitute a good writing output. Writing essays can be pretty difficult if you are having a hard time expressing yourself in writing. Most people find writing as an activity for the intellectuals – as most writers on the newspapers and magazines are smart and classy. However, even though you are not smart and classy, writing an essay is a must in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam.