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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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How is IELTS speaking marked?

This post explains how IELTS speaking is marked. There are four main criteria which determines candidates’ speaking skills and these four criteria are explained in detail. This post also links to speaking band descriptor which explains the difference between different band levels.

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IELTS Letter Writing: Tone of the letter

Learn the different styles of letter writing. The writing tone varies depending on the person you’re writing to and certainly it can create a huge impact on the effectiveness of the letter. Learn the greeting words at the beginning and at the end for these three types of letters.

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Practice Speaking on your own

Learn to practise your speaking skills on your own. Although this is not really the best method, still you can improve gradually with this method. When there is no one around to talk to, probably this is one of the best alternatives to practise English speaking skills

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Recommended Books: Cambridge Self-study books

A post about IELTS study textbooks. Very Highly recommended books.

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