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IELTS preparation tips are shared for all four sections. The IELTS test result is given to all the applicants with a score from band 1 to band 9. Each band possesses the level from the beginner to proficient.

There are two parts of the IELTS:

Academic and General Training (choose depending upon your requirement)
Either you choose Academic or General, you need to give it in four sections: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

Listening: 30 minutes + 10 minutes to transfer the answer in the answer sheet (paper-based IELTS exam), however, computer-based exam is of 30 minutes
Reading: 60 minutes
Writing: 60 minutes
Speaking: 11-15 minutes
The Listening and Speaking Module is the same for both Academic and General while Reading and Writing modules is different for both Academic and General.

IELTS MODULES:

IELTS Listening module consists of four sections, with ten questions in each section. Before the recording begins, you will have some time to read the questions. Each section is heard only once.

IELTS Reading module consists of three sections which have various types of questions, such as multiple choice, short-answer, labelling diagrams, identifying information, matching information/headings.

IELTS Writing modules are different for Academic and General test. Task 1 for the Academic test requires to describe a table, chart, graph, diagram in 150 words in 20 minutes, while Task 1 for the General test requires to write a letter for a given situation in 150 words. Task 2 is the same for both versions which require you to write at least 250 words in around 40 minutes.

IELTS Speaking module consists of three section which consists of an introduction and interview, Long talk and discussions face to face with the examiner.

Tips for IELTS Listening section

Be a Multitasker

Being a multitasker means, you must be able to read the questions, listen to the audio and at the same time write down the answer.

Be Careful

You need to be careful about the instructions. For example, “No more than two words” or “Just a number”, so you need to be specific about the answer.

Keep Focused

Sometimes recording might be a tricky and you will hear extra information, specifically in Multiple Choice Question. So you only need to focus on the answer.

Concentrate

Sometimes, If you miss the answer, jump on the next questions. So try to concentrate because 30 minute is really difficult to actively listen to the answers.

Do check Spelling and Grammar

If your spelling is incorrect, you can lose the marks. So focus on the Spelling and Grammar on the last 10 minutes, while transferring the answers to the answer sheet.

Tips for IELTS Reading section

Skimming and Scanning

For achieving dream band score, knowing the skimming and scanning technique can help a lot. It will help test takers to manage their time efficiently.

Look for Keywords

Majorly, the questions include synonyms or lexical words from the paragraph therefore try to highlight the keywords.

Keep Focused

Sometimes distractions might occur or you are not paying enough attention, which can loose you time. Therefore, concentration is must.

Move to the next one!

If you are not able to figure out the right answer and you got stuck on that particular question then move to the next part because putting too much efforts on just one question can loose marks.

Do check Spelling

If your spelling is incorrect, you can lose the marks. So focus on the Spelling because no extra time is given to transfer the answers.

Tips for IELTS Writing section

Know about the structure

You need to know the structure of the essay. You need to divide the paragraph properly according to the basic structure.

Write clearly

You need to write according to the topic is being given. Do not try to copy the topic or question. Do not repeat the sentence.

Be careful about the question

Most common mistake people usually do is misunderstand the question. So study the question carefully and plan to write about the keywords related to the topic/question.

Do practice

In writing, this tip is most essential. Try to do write properly, organized and on time before the exam. Check your writing from someone and learn from the mistake.

Do check Spelling and Grammar

You can lose points if your spelling is incorrect. Practice on spelling and grammar.

Tips for IELTS Speaking section

Be Confident

You need to be confident to answer fluently. It is conversation type talk so do not be nervous. You need to need to be open and friendly.

Be Direct

Do not take too much time to think answers. Carefully listen to the questions and answer it directly.

Do not panic

Do not panic or get nervous while talking. Confidence is the key to score in speaking.

Keep Talking

Do not stop speaking until the examiner stops you. Add more and relevant information on the answers/topics.

Grammar & Pronunciation

Focus on grammar and pronunciation of words. Your delivery of speech should be clear and speak without taking breaks.