IELTS TIPS AND STRATEGIES

Focus more on grammar than on vocabulary: many people use bombastic words to score higher yet have awkward phrasing and sentence structures on the writing tests. This will significantly reduce your score!

The reading section mostly contains very common vocabularies. Spending a huge amount of time learning less known words like circumspect or obsequious will not significantly increase your score (and it will waste your time as well)

Listening section:

  • Use time effectively: utilize the time given before each recording to read the question, identify key words, and the type of answer (number, place, name….)
  • Pay full attention to the speaker when you think you have an answer; sometimes speakers give an answer and then change their decisions. This is how the IELTS trick you!
  • Listen to the overall meaning; don’t just write something down because you heard it

Reading section:

  • If you have no idea what an answer is, it’s most likely not given (in the yes/no/ not given and true/false/not given section)
  • Do not assume anything, your answer can only come from the passage
  • Matching headings: headings must summarize the entire paragraph and not only part of it

Writing section:

  • Stick to what the question asks!
  • You must write at least 150 words for task 1 and over 250 words for task 2; the examiner will count the number of words and will penalize your essays if they have less than 150 or 250 depending on the task
  • Invest in task 2 more than task 1 as task 2 is worth more

Speaking section:

  • The speaking test is not about socializing with the examiner; it is a chance for you to show your English skill; Answer in full sentences and elaborate on or explain your answers
  • Do not prepare complete answers and learn them by heart in advance; examiners are trained to spot this and you will get no mark for your answer

As with any exams, practice a lot! Testing materials can be found everywhere on the Internet or sold with very affordable prices at many bookstores. You have no excuse not to practice!

Last and most important, the IELTS exam is designed to test your English level and is very good at doing that. It does not test your exam-taking skill, which means you cannot rely on only tips to get a desirable band. The best thing you can do is to improve your English overall 

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