Tips for IELTS exam

Tips for IELTS exam

  • 2 Mar, 2020
  • 7th Sky Foreign Education

So! Are you thinking to move out for higher studies? IELTS is the first step that would help to make your dream come true. If you are planning to have the right guidance for IELTS preparation, you have landed at the right place. We get a number of queries on a regular basis. Let us take this opportunity to share a few tips for the IELTS exam. We understand the pressure aspirants feel during their IELTS exam preparations and the day of the exam. In this blog, we have included some tips for the IELTS exam so you can perform better in your IELTS scores. It is good to understand the overall structure at first. 

The IELTS exam is to assess your abilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking. The total duration of the test is around 2 hours and 45 minutes. The two sections listening & Reading of IELTS tests are completed on the same day, with no breaks in between them. The Speaking section, however, can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests.

Few IELTS exam tips and tricks to prepare:

  • Start more reading: Include reading in your daily routine. Spend your more time to read challenging materials like English news, magazine, newspaper. Reading can help you with proper sentence formation and improvisation of your vocabulary. This is a general suggestion to read more out of many IELTS exam tips and tricks you may get from different sources.

  • Improve your writing skills: Give more attention to writing, brush up your knowledge of the basics of grammar and spellings. Record some words and compose the definition and sentence using those words it will help you with sentence formation. Allot some time for practice writing that will improve your writing speed. Also, write some practice answer it will help you with your exam writing.

  • Learn Vocabulary: Focus on improvisation of your vocabulary. You can improve your vocabulary by reading. The more words you are came across, in a better way your vocabulary will be improved. Read Novels, newspapers, magazines, etc. when you read, pay more attention to the new word that you don’t know highlight that word, and try to find out the meaning of that word from a dictionary or any other reference. Read and listen to the materials like English news so you will be exposed to new words. After you learn new words start to use those words in your routine conversation. 

  • Practice pronunciation: The practice of pronunciation and fluency will improve your speaking skills. Speaking component in the IELTS exam includes a structured interview, short talk, and free interview. In the exam, you will be asked for 2 to 3 familiar topics for 4 to 5 minutes. And interview round. Consistent practice of speaking by using new words and correct pronunciation enhances your speaking which will help to get good in the speaking area of the exam.

  • Practice on your listening: For listening round improve your listening skills. You can improve your listing by listening to English news every day and also try to note that and analyze later. Also, listen to exam CD of the IELTS exam without pause this will help you in the exam. 

These IELTS exam tips and tricks will help with your preparations and equip you to be ready for the IELTS exam. With these tips and your proper concentration and practice, there will be a better chance to get your desired IELTS score. If you want more information and tips for the IELTS exam and want to prepare for IELTS in a better way then our expert guidance of 7th Sky Foreign Education is always available for you. 7th Sky Foreign Education is one of the reputed IELTS coaching and student visa consultants in Ahmedabad.