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How to improve your IELTS vocabulary score

Having a firm grasp of English vocabulary is one of the key elements needed to succeed on the IELTS exam. Vocabulary makes up 25% of your score in the writing and speaking parts of the IELTS exam, while also playing an important part of the listening and talking elements. In the build up to your test…

How much time does it take to prepare for the IELTS exam?

This is a common question asked by many students, but the answer is subjective depending on your current ability and what score you need to reach. A student aiming for a 6.5 overall may need to do more work than a student who requires a higher score, because their current ability is worse. We recommend…

What happens in an IELTS speaking test

I recently had the pleasure of completing an IELTS speaking test and it was not as nerve-wracking as I had expected. The location was the S.K Premium Hotel in Janakpuri, with the test due to begin at 13:20. I arrived 30 minutes early to complete basic formalities, which involved checking my original passport, giving me…

List of 50 common synonyms for Improving Your IELTS Score

Synonyms for IELTS are of great help to get good IELTS score. There is a list of some common words which can help in a great deal to do get a good score. This also helps to improve English vocabulary. English Synonyms for IELTS Amazing Incredible, Fantastic, Fabulous, Astonishing, Extraordinary Answer Respond Awful Terrible, Abominable, Dreadful…

Write like a pro in your IELTS writing section

If you were lucky enough to see first drafts from some of the best writers in the world, you might be underwhelmed. Even the best writers struggle to put words together on their first try, needing assistance with what goes where and how to properly construct complex sentences. You might not have an editor in…

Common Errors in IELTS that students can avoid

We’ve all made silly mistakes, most without knowledge. The English language isn’t science, although there are many rules in the English language, and so are the contradictions. Subject-Verb agreement is the common problem in English which non-native speakers make, and it’s also the top common errors in IELTS. What exactly is Subject Verb agreement? Subject:…

English Writing Tips for IELTS, SOPs, and Essays – Capitalization

Many students frequently ask how to prepare for IELTS, or how to write an SOP(Statment of Purpose)? Well, there’s one proven method that will improve the quality of your SOP as well as IELTS score – Improve your English. The problem students usually face is inadequate time, and a lot has to be learned within a span…

5 myths about the IELTS test

One of the most popular English language proficiency tests in the world, the IELTS has all kinds of myths surrounding it. 1. There are different versions of the test in different countries Many claim each global IELTS centre produces exam papers that are more suitable to the local population. However, this is simply not true. Although…

Test your IELTS Writing Skills for free

Writing Task 1: You should spend 20 minutes on this task. The graph below describes the stats of common disabilities in the US. Summarise the whole information. Write atleast 150 words.   Writing task 2: You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic. People seem to be getting addicted…

4 valuable reading tips for IELTS

Whether you are preparing for the IELTS for General training or Academics, the simple tips will come useful while preparing for both. For students giving IELTS for the first time, it may seem like a herculean task but if you do the basics right and get well-versed with the exam itself, it’s not that difficult.…