This post discusses the importance of good note-taking in the IELTS Listening test. Dr Adrian Raper provides suggestions of how to improve.
Kishore Roy looks at a common misconception about grammar in IELTS Speaking, and how you can get a better score by practising your grammatical devices.
Dr Ammar Hadi Kadhim achieved his overall IELTS score of 8.0, finding time to prepare in the middle of his busy work schedule. How did he do it? He shares his experience of preparing with Road to IELTS here.
The first thing you should know before going into your IELTS Writing test is what the examiner is looking for. Take a look at the four keys to success.
Think multiple choice is easy? Think again. Sahar Azzam talks about three important facts you need to remember when answering multiple choice questions in the IELTS Reading test.
Learning how to multitask in the IELTS Listening test is hard and can sometimes feel impossible. In this post, Kishore Roy gives some tips on how to use your preparation time effectively to improve your performance.
As Road to IELTS Speaking section receives a major update, Sarah Philpot writes about its new features and how the new highly interactive program can boost your IELTS preparation and band score.
To do well in IELTS, you need to understand how the test works. This is difficult to do quickly because there are so many task types, and so many sections to the test (Speaking Parts 1, 2 and 3; Writing Parts 1 and 2; and so on). Each part tests different things in different ways. So, there’s a lot to learn.
‘Reading and writing cannot be separated from each other: the more in-depth reading you do, the more in-depth writing you will eventually do.’ The University of Washington points to a clear link between reading and writing. Reading exposes you to different styles; it shows you how grammar is used correctly; and it helps you to build vocabulary and use it accurately. As the IELTS Writing paper has been referred to as the most difficult paper, all of these skills can help to improve the way you write. But to get the maximum benefit for your IELTS Writing test, and boost your band score, you need to use reading as a source for focused writing activities. Read on for an example of how you can do this.
You may have read one of our posts about nine commonly-asked questions for the Listening module. In this post, I am going to discuss some frequently asked questions raised by candidates about the Reading module.