Category: Exam Information

Do you want to find specific information about different IELTS lessons?

I’ve had a lot of emailed questions and comments from students  who want to find out more about a specific lesson that they have read. If  you  want to find out more about a specific topic, please use Search by

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Happy New Year 2014 – Global test dates for IELTS

Is 2014 the year to achieve your goal in getting the score you want on the IELTS exam? Here are the test dates for 2014: http://ielts.org/test_takers_information/how_do_i_register/test_dates.aspx        

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What IELTS score do you need to study in New Zealand?

Christopher Bowley via Compfight I thought I’d make a resource list of places that state what their requirements are for IELTS. It’s just a start and it’s mostly the main ones that I know off the top of my head,

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Sample IELTS Speaking questions – Full Interview

As you know, the IELTS Speaking session is divided into three parts. Here’s a sample of what you would expect to hear from the examiner. Of course, the number of questions they ask will depend on the time spent –

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Overview of the IELTS Speaking Test

There are 3 parts in the IELTS Speaking test. Part 1: Introduction & Interview (4-5 minutes) The examiner introduces him/herself and confirms your identity and will ask for your passport. The examiner will then ask you general questions on familiar

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Cohesive Devices – Transitional Words/Phrases for essay writing

Wendell via Compfight One of the criteria for assessing your IELTS essay is cohesion and coherence.  Coherence refers to the linking of ideas in a logical sequence or order.  Cohesion refers to the organization of sentences and ideas in your essay working

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IELTS Speaking – Tips for Part 1

Part 1 is the Introduction and Interview and lasts for about 4 – 5 minutes. The examiner will ask you a few questions about familiar and general topics such as your family, interests/hobbies, your country or city, studies or working

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Different types of questions for the IELTS Listening Module

You have 30 minutes (plus an extra 10 minutes to transfer your notes/answers to your answer sheet after listening to all the recordings) to complete 4 sections with a total of 40 questions, testing different listening skills  such as: listening

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IELTS Speaking tips – Fluency and Coherence

One of the 4 criteria the IELTS Speaking module is assessed on is fluency and coherence.  What does this mean? Fluency is the ability to maintain a flow of language without unnatural hesitation. Coherence is the logical organization, development and connection

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IELTS Task 1 – What are the criteria for marking?

According to the IELTS Handbook, Task 1 is assessed on: Task achievement Coherence and Cohesion Lexical Resource Grammatical Range and Accuracy In plain terms: Task Achievement: Did you answer the question? Did you understand what the graph shows? Did you present

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