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IELTS Writing Tip: Use original answer sheets

Writing Tip: Use official IELTS answer sheets When you’re preparing for writing, it is absolutely must that you prepare well with proper word count to fulfill the basic requirement. You should be able to count the number of words in your answer sheet to ensure that you have written enough in the answer sheet. Why should you use answer sheets? In IELTS exam, time is your enemy and you should try to save as much time as you can. In writing, probably you can save few minutes that you would probably use counting the number of words. This is simply straight forward because here you practise in a real answer …

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IELTS speaking test structure

In this post, I am writing about how IELTS speaking test is conducted in real examination. How the real IELTS exam is taken by the examiner. It may be useful for students as well as for IELTS trainers who never had any past experience of teaching IELTS examinations.

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IELTS Writing task marking explained

This blog post explains how IELTS writing is scored by the examiner. Examiners are given four criteria based on which they give bands out of 9.0 and finally the score is averaged and rounded off. These four criteria are explained here in brief. This post also includes public version of Writing band descriptor which may be helpful in that they can help you learn the skills you need for your target band score.

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How many times can you take IELTS test?

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.

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IELTS Introduction video

This is an IELTS exam introductory video. I have collected this video from British Council website and it generally gives an overview of the IELTS examination.

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