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  • IELTS: Secrets about IELTS

    Not only beginners, but also those who took IELTS several times asking: "What are the secrets to pass the exam?" The following tips on how to pass IELTS are based on experience in teaching and hosting the exam and feedbacks of the students who successfully passed it.

    IELTS: Part 1 - Listening

    1. Read the instructions for each part very carefully. It can differ from the instructions given in other parts.

    2. Listen to the CD instructions carefully. It requires full concentration.

    3.  Even the smallest mistakes in spelling can badly affect the final score. Pay attention to  literacy while doing tasks.

    4. Do not panic if a task seems to be too difficult or the recording does not seem clear enough. Try to concentrate on the topic.

    5. Listening to the recording, reading and writing answers down at the same time is possible, however requires a lot of practice.

    6. You do not lose marks for wrong answers so try answer all questions. Unfilled answers do not receive a mark.


    IELTS: Part 2 - Reading

    1. Do not spend much time on a question the answer to which you do not know. Perform the following tasks. Pending items can return at the end.

    2. When performing tasks focuses on the issues and look at them
    correct answer in text.

    3. On filling out forms with the correct answers extra time does not stand out. Fill the blanks with answers in a strictly allotted time.

    4. Before the exam read as much different literature in English: magazines, newspapers, research papers. Do not limit your horizons one type of literature. For example, scientific books for the academic module.

    5. Give each paragraph that you read, the short name, which will transmit its content.

    6. Do not concentrate on individual words and phrases that you can not translate. It takes a lot of time.

    7. Check your spelling answers before they enter into the form.

    8. answers to fit in the desired number (single and multiple).

    IELTS: Part 3 - Writing

    1. Determine the keywords that you will use in the written part of the exam.

    2. Do not repeat the same idea twice.

    3. Stick to your story on the given topic.

    4. Keep track of time. All tasks are performed in a fixed time.

    5. Avoid informal phrases when writing a particular topic.

    6. Learn how to determine the amount of the required text with the required symbols 150 words.

    7. Leave a few minutes to check your essay.

    IELTS: Part 4 - Speaking

    1. This part, unlike the others, not so much grammar checks, as spoken communication skills in English.

    2. Do not prepare in advance formulaic phrases.
    The examiner will understand this and change issues and topics.

    3. Complete answers to complex structures and expressions are welcome in the exam.

    4. Try to talk more in English than the examiner.

    5. Ask the examiner clarify the issue, if you do not understand.

    6. Before the exam pronounces on tape any topic. This will be an ideal preparation for you.