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
Feeling nervous before taking a test like IELTS is very natural. Many students worry about getting the score they need, if they have enough time to prepare, or if they can meet the expectations of someone else (e.g. a parent).
11 January, 2021
Do you prefer studying alone or with others, studying in a quiet environment or one with background music, using an electronic device or paper? Do you prefer a structured approach to your learning that you can get from a book or course, or a more flexible approach where you choose to learn what interests you most each day?
3 December, 2020