Ever wondered what it is like to study in Sydney? We speak to Zoe, Jacob, Naresh and Kenny about how studying in Australia has changed their lives, and how IDP Education has helped them achieve their lifelong learning and career goals [ Youtu.be Link ]
A warning to be aware of IELTS scams - you may see companies offering you IELTS certificates without setting the tests. Please be aware that these are fraudulent and our tight security measures mean false certificates will be detected and will not be accepted by a Recognising Organisation such as a university, school or employer. [ Ieltsessentials.com Link ]
These two skills are essential to help you get the score you need in the IELTS Reading test. Skimming a text gives you an overview of the article and its main points, whereas you use scanning to help you find the right location to detail read to find the answer.
For a more detailed explanation of the differences between and the uses of these skills, check out [ Aacc.edu Link ]
Improve your English: Recognise your strengths and weaknesses!
The IELTS tests your proficiency in both receptive skills; Listening & Reading, and productive skills; Speaking & Writing. Listening and Speaking support one another, as do Reading and Writing.
For most people, Listening and Speaking are their strongest skills. There is a different band score achieved for each skill and it is... View details ⇨
If sentences are too long, they become less coherent and also make it harder for you to control the grammar. To check your writing at home, say your sentence out-loud at a regular pace. If you run out of breath before you finish the sentence, it’s too long!
In the IELTS Listening Test you will sometimes have a list of options to choose from as answers. The possible answers may be in alphabetical order and not in the order you hear them, so read the entire list of options before the listening begins.
To find out all you need to know about the IELTS test, get more tips or try one of our many free practice tests, visit [ Ieltsessentials.com Link ]
Wednesday's Word: Persevere (Verb)
To continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult.
e.g. To speak fluently, you must persevere with your English practice, even when it feels like you are not improving.
Three tips to help you get the IELTS Writing score you need:
1.Always read the question carefully
2.The instructions tell you who you are writing to, and why you are writing.
3.Make sure you write about all three of the points in the question! [ Ieltsessentials.com Link ]