When was the last time you asked a person (not your phone or computer) for directions? If, like me, it was a long time ago, you may need help following the directions or description you hear when answering map or plan questions in Part 2 of the IELTS Listening test. The good news is that we have 10 tips on how to answer these types of questions and some IELTS Listening practice too. IELTS Listening map and plan questions
15 September, 2021
To be as prepared as possible for your IELTS test, it’s important to stay motivated and focused during your preparation. But how can you do this when you find IELTS difficult, when you experience setbacks along the way or when you’re busy with work or family commitments? There’ll almost certainly be times when you don’t feel like doing what you need to do, make excuses or find ways to avoid doing any preparation.
8 September, 2021
Which of these skills do you feel most confident with: listening, reading, writing or speaking? Which do you feel you most need to improve? Understanding your strengths and weaknesses is essential if you want to focus your IELTS preparation on the right areas and maximise your study time.
30 April, 2021
Why might you get an answer wrong in the IELTS Reading test? You may not understand the text or question, you may not know where in the text to look for the answer, you may not have enough time or lose concentration, you may make a spelling mistake or write too many words for a particular answer.
27 April, 2021
When you do IELTS Writing practice, how much attention do you pay to punctuation (capital letters, full stops, commas, semi-colons, etc.)? If your answer is ‘not much’, you may be missing an opportunity to improve your Writing band score.
3 March, 2021
We Love IELTS is officially a year old today and to celebrate our first birthday I'd like to help you learn some vocabulary on the topic of birthdays and milestones. So, whether you're 18, 80 or anywhere in between, read on for some vocabulary related to these special occasions and for some common mistakes to avoid.
26 February, 2021