FREE IELTS Review Materials

download free materials for your IELTS training

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

Thursday, December 29, 2016

What to Expect When Taking the IELTS Life Skills Tests

Moving to the UK, regardless of duration and purpose, involves the accomplishment and submission of certain visa and immigration requirements. Non-native English speakers need to present evidence of their proficiency.   UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) acknowledges specific language assessment tests that aspiring immigrants must accomplish—the IELTS Life Skills is one of these tests.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Five Test Techniques for the IELTS Listening Exam

You should not underestimate the Listening component of the IELTS exam. While its goal of accurate evaluation is simple, the test is chock-full of subtle and well-placed linguistic challenges that assess more than just your listening skills. For instance, it forces examinees to rely solely on their listening abilities. Test takers have to listen to four audio materials of English native speakers with various accents. The topics and degrees of formality involved range from social conversations to academic discussions. Examinees must, therefore, simultaneously listen to the recordings, take down key notes and write their answers on the question paper in 30 minutes (allocated time).

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

5 Ways to Improve Your Listening Skills

Listening plays a vital role to attain a harmonious relationship. It not only prevents miscommunication but also promotes understanding. Listening skill is also essential especially for those who are about to take the IELTS exam, as it is one of the four subtests.  The test comes in three parts. If you are not sure of your listening proficiency, you may want to avail the IELTS training of review centers.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Common Speaking Functions

When IELTS candidates review for the IELTS test, most of them have a hard time coping with the stress in speaking. Indeed, they are most stressed in speaking as they have to face their instructors during the mock tests. The need to speak English clearly and to come up with good and sensible responses increases the anxiety of the students. In an IELTS review center, candidates are always taught the different speaking functions that get them familiarized and less anxious about the test.