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26 07, 2021

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score?

2021-07-26T14:31:34+00:00

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It is the name of a non-profit organization that has been running conferences since 1984 with the mission of sharing “ideas worth spreading” to change the world. Inspired thinkers from around the globe share their innovative ideas in less than 18 minutes talks. Leading entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, along with scientists such as Sir Ken Robinson and many politicians and even monks, are amongst the speakers. TED topics are inclusive, from science to art [...]

How to use TED Talks to boost your IELTS score?2021-07-26T14:31:34+00:00
17 07, 2021

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking?

2021-07-20T08:28:20+00:00

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking? Fluency is the key to a high band score in IELTS speaking. It is the pace of your speech that should be natural and uninterrupted. Being fluent does not mean being fast or complicated, but it means that your speech is flowing at a pace that you are comfortable with, and the examiner can comprehend it without extra effort. This is precisely why fluency is important. It makes your speech understandable to the listener without causing a sense of urgency by being too fast or causing boredom by being [...]

How to improve your Fluency for IELTS Speaking?2021-07-20T08:28:20+00:00
21 06, 2021

Do Discourse Markers get you a higher score in IELTS Speaking?

2021-07-20T09:14:07+00:00

Do Discourse Markers get you a higher score in IELTS Speaking? IELTS speaking is unique in many ways. For one thing, it is taken separately from the other sections. Another, it induces the most anxiety because you need to sit face to face with an examiner and engage in a conversation to prove your English-speaking skill. Every word you say matters, and the context of your response should be easily understood. You must be clear in what you are trying to say and be articulate in your intention. That is where discourse markers can help you! This [...]

Do Discourse Markers get you a higher score in IELTS Speaking?2021-07-20T09:14:07+00:00
1 03, 2021

How to expand your vocabulary for a higher band score

2021-07-20T09:22:21+00:00

How to Expand Your Vocabulary for a Higher Band Score It is essential to have flexible use of a wide range of vocabulary for IELTS as it comprises 25% of your total score on the Writing and Speaking tests. The examiners assess your ability to use a wide range of appropriate vocabulary and use those words accurately. For example, when your IELTS Writing task is being graded, the examiner will look at four main criteria: “task response, coherence and cohesion, lexical resource, and grammatical range and accuracy”. If you look closely at “lexical resource” criteria, you’ll see [...]

How to expand your vocabulary for a higher band score2021-07-20T09:22:21+00:00
24 12, 2020

Score higher in IELTS Speaking with Idioms

2021-07-20T09:23:28+00:00

How to Score higher in IELTS Speaking with Idioms + Most common idioms that you can use to get a higher band score. One of the things that differentiate most IELTS candidates from native English speakers is idioms' correct use. Idioms are used in a natural way by native speakers, so they usually go unnoticed. They are not even aware that they are using them because they have grown up listening to these phrases and expressions. However, as an IELTS candidate, you have to learn how to use them correctly, so they don't sound unnatural. In the IELTS [...]

Score higher in IELTS Speaking with Idioms2021-07-20T09:23:28+00:00
11 11, 2020

Time Management Strategies for the IELTS Exam

2021-07-20T09:24:03+00:00

Time Management Strategies for the IELTS exam As IELTS examiners, one of the hottest feedbacks that we get from IELTS candidates is about the lack of time in the IELTS test. In the Listening test, there is not much time to read the questions before the recording begins and also to review the answers after each part. In the Reading test, the articles are lengthy and complicated, and it seems impossible to complete all the questions in an hour, and finally, in the Writing test, managing time so both essays can be completed and reviewed in the [...]

Time Management Strategies for the IELTS Exam2021-07-20T09:24:03+00:00
26 08, 2020

IELTS Speaking: 5 Examiners’ Tips to Score Higher

2021-07-20T09:25:07+00:00

IELTS Speaking: 5 Examiners’ Tips to Score Higher For both the actual IELTS exam and TakeIELTS.net's online IELTS mock tests, the Speaking test is made up of three sections. By understanding what happens in these three sections of the Speaking test, you will be better prepared. In Section 1, which lasts about 4 to 5 minutes, the examiner will ask you questions about yourself. Topics might include your work, your family, your home life or your interests. In Section 2 of the Speaking test, the examiner will give you a card with a topic and a few [...]

IELTS Speaking: 5 Examiners’ Tips to Score Higher2021-07-20T09:25:07+00:00
18 05, 2020

The most important 60 seconds in IELTS Speaking

2021-07-20T09:27:08+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 most important 60 seconds in IELTS Speaking2021-07-20T09:27:08+00:00
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