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Four Strategies that help you in IELTS reading


One of the common mistakes that many IELTS candidates make in the IELTS Reading test is that they put the questions aside and begin reading the text from beginning to end, word by word. Many times there are words and phrases in the text that they don't understand and it puts them under more stress. Add the ticking clock to the equation, and they find themselves panicking just a few minutes into the test. As you might've guessed, this is a wrong approach to the IELTS reading. In this test, time is valuable, and it is essential to stay sharp [...]

Four Strategies that help you in IELTS reading2020-06-12T08:47:41+00:00

The most important 60 seconds in IELTS Speaking


In section 2 of the IELTS Speaking test, you will be given a task card with a topic, and you'll have 60 seconds to prepare your speech. You'll then have to speak about the topic for one to two minutes. This 60 seconds of preparation is quite essential since it can be the difference between getting your target band score in speaking or not. In this article, we will look into this part of the speaking test and how to prepare for it: What is the second part of the speaking test all about? How to get prepared in just [...]

The most important 60 seconds in IELTS Speaking2020-05-18T14:49:54+00:00

IELTS Indicator: Your most important questions answered!


IELTS Indicator, which is developed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge, is a temporary solution for students who want to continue with their applications at institutions that require evidence of English language proficiency. Test takers have so many questions about this new exam and we have tried to answer some of the most frequently asked ones here. What is IELTS Indicator? How does IELTS Indicator work? How to register for IELTS Indicator? How much does IELTS indicator cost? How to prepare for IELTS Indicator? What is IELTS Indicator? IELTS Indicator is an online test [...]

IELTS Indicator: Your most important questions answered!2020-05-18T14:46:19+00:00

Coronavirus and the IELTS exam, what you need to know.


While the IELTS exam tests continue in many places around the world amid the Coronavirus situation, test takers may experience some disruptions when they attend the exam, due to additional precautions in place to help create a safe space. In other locations, IELTS testing has been suspended in line with official requirements of healthcare authorities. In these locations, detailed plans are being put in place to ensure that you can take your tests as soon as possible once the official restrictions are lifted. You can see the updated information on suspended tests here. If you're interested in [...]

Coronavirus and the IELTS exam, what you need to know.2020-04-03T16:29:55+00:00

IELTS fees, dates and locations by country, 2020 update


The IELTS test is not the property of any particular country. It is owned by a number of organisations in conjunction with each other. These organisations are the British Council, IDP Australia and University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. These organisations set the IELTS price in each country, and therefore, there is no fixed fee for taking the IELTS test. IELTS fees are always the same for the Academic and General Training tests. However, prices vary depending on which country or even which city you’ll be taking the test in, and it’s never cheap! In this article, we have compiled a complete [...]

IELTS fees, dates and locations by country, 2020 update2020-03-09T11:18:39+00:00

Guarantee your success with IELTS coaching


Coaching is considered by many experts to be one of the two most important tools that you need to guarantee your success in IELTS; the other one is IELTS mock tests. Just like sports, IELTS candidates need coaches too! In this article, I will discuss the importance of effective IELTS coaching, including the behaviors that go along with it. I will also give you some guidelines that you could use to choose your IELTS coach. What is IELTS coaching? Most people often associate coaching with a sports team. However, IELTS candidates need coaches and coaching more [...]

Guarantee your success with IELTS coaching2019-08-04T10:16:57+00:00

How to save money on IELTS


IELTS preparation can be an expensive process. Especially if you have a deadline to meet and a specific band score to achieve. Data shows that on average, each IELTS candidate spends around 1,130 Euros for preparation and taking the IELTS test, where the IELTS test accounts for roughly a quarter of this amount. […]

How to save money on IELTS2019-07-31T07:17:14+00:00

Buying the IELTS certificate. A reality or a fraud?


Buying an IELTS certificate, and getting rid of difficulties to achieve a high score, tempts many candidates to pay a great deal of money and avoid the hassle of taking part in the exam! Unsurprisingly, wherever there is a demand, there are fraudsters who are ready to take advantage of the situation in any possible way. […]

Buying the IELTS certificate. A reality or a fraud?2020-03-09T11:42:19+00:00

Things to do (and not to do) on the IELTS test day, and the days before


As an IELTS coach, I know that many IELTS candidates are struggling with their tests. As they get closer to the IELTS test day, they become more and more concerned about the things that they can and should do to get a better result. Therefore I decided to sum up some tips and recommendations that I think IELTS candidates should consider before sitting their tests. Things to do LONG before your IELTS test day To help you prepare, find an IELTS coach If you do some research, you will easily discover that there are plenty of IELTS preparation courses out [...]

Things to do (and not to do) on the IELTS test day, and the days before2019-07-23T12:09:28+00:00

What is the IELTS test?


Introduction to IELTS ‘International English Language Testing System’ or IELTS is the most popular English proficiency exam in the world. This exam is owned and managed by IDP, the British Council, and Cambridge Assessment, and is mostly used for the purposes of employment, study, and immigration in the English-speaking countries. One of the reasons IELTS exam is so popular is that it is widely accepted worldwide. More than 10,000 organizations already accept this in over 140 countries. This includes a variety of entities, including colleges, universities, schools and also governments. It is also acceptable by many professional and industry organizations. [...]

What is the IELTS test?2019-08-12T22:59:15+00:00
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