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IELTS Speaking 121  3 Practical Tips to Help Prepare Yourself for the IELTS Speaking Test

Just thinking about the IELTS Test brings jitters to those who plan to take. But of all the IELTS Tests, it is the Speaking Test that brings the greatest apprehension to many.  This is most probably due to the fact that apart from preparing for the answers, test takers must also be on the watch for how they deliver the answers and the words that they choose to deliver them. In addition, there won’t be any chance to review the answers given. Once given, that would be the final answer. So how can one prepare for such a test?

Well right here are some tips to help test takers prepare for the IELTS Speaking Test:

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IELTS Writing 120  5 easy ways to get the vocabulary you need to pass IELTS

It’s important to note that in the IELTS exam, 25 percent of your score in both the writing and speaking components is based on your use of vocabulary. As stated in the official band descriptors published by the creators of the IELTS examination, candidates who achieve a higher score of 8 or 9 use a large range of vocabulary and employ lexical expressions, word choice and collocation.

This article presents five easy ways to get the vocabulary you need to pass the IELTS exam successfully.

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IELTS Writing 119 How to depersonalise an IELTS essay

In Academic Writing Task 2 of the IELTS exam, you will be expected to write a discursive or argumentative essay on a specific topic. You’ll be presented with a subject and question that may ask you to explore an argument, give your opinion or offer solutions to a problem.

In this article, we’ll study techniques to depersonalize your essay so that you can provide an impartial view of an argument or topic before giving your personal opinion.

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IELTS Writing 118 Band score

This article address the reasons that certain essays received a Band 8 score, while others got 6.5 in the Academic Writing Task 2 of the IELTS exam. Firstly, let’s review the criteria used to determine whether an essay meets a higher or lower score.

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