Category Archives: Exam Related Questions
In this section, you can post your questions related to the IELTS exam and I will try to respond to all your questions. I will also update as I come across some of the queries from my students.
Do I need to know technical vocabulary for IELTS exam? This is a common question by many students as many of the reading passages come from scientific journal or magazine. So, students often get nervous when they come across these unknown words. They ask whether they need to learn these words or not. They feel annoyed or sometimes they get stuck in finding the meaning of a technical word and waste precious reading time. Here is my answer to this. Many passages will concentrate on special interest areas. It will be necessary to know some terminology of these topics. Topics like animal testing, environment, social issues, genetics, etc are …
This post solves one of the very common queries that candidates may have. They are sometimes confused whether they will be allowed to retake the test if they do not achieve their necessary band level.
This post simply answers general question whether it is mandatory to speak for two minutes in part 2. What if the examiner stops you before two minutes are over.
This blog post solves one of your normal query related to why my speaking test is recorded? You might feel nervous if you do not know the exact answer for this. In fact, many of the candidates who prepare themselves may not be aware of this. So, here are some reasons why it is recorded.
This post gives simple suggestion about using pen or pencil in the examination. Can we use pencil if we want to? Here I am giving my personal opinion that may be a minor point but can be very helpful.