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.
IELTS Writing: How important is spelling?
In this post, Peter Hare focuses on three areas candidates commonly lose marks in IELTS Writing — word count, spelling and punctuation.
IELTS Speaking: Good speakers make mistakes
In this post, Sahar Azzam gives tips on how to overcome the fear of making mistakes in your IELTS Speaking test – and how to get comfortable making them.
IELTS Preparation: Getting the band score you need
This post covers all the basics of the IELTS test and what you can do next to prepare.
IELTS Writing: Boost your score by reading
Writing and reading skills go hand in hand – the more you read, the better you will write. Try this exercise to start improving your skills and your score.
IELTS Reading: Exam skills
Get familiar with these three exam skills you’ll need in your IELTS Reading test.
IELTS Listening: Good note-taking
This post discusses the importance of good note-taking in the IELTS Listening test. Dr Adrian Raper provides suggestions of how to improve.
IELTS Speaking: How ‘correct’ does your English have to be?
Adrian Raper suggests three ways you can improve your IELTS Speaking score. See his example and practice exercise.
IELTS Preparation: Key facts for test day
From admin to timing, Bryan Dowie outlines the key facts you need to know for your IELTS test day.
IELTS Writing: Too many words!
In this post, Sieon Lau talks about the official and recommended word limits, and how to make the most of your time in the IELTS Writing test.