Short answer questions are the most common way of testing student’s comprehension in the academic world, therefore most students will be familiar with these types of exercises. The biggest issues with this type of question are: paraphrasing ability, and synonym recognition. The questions will never match the test, so students who spend time looking for … Read moreIELTS Reading. Short Answer questions
10 free ways to prepare for your IELTS exam Preparing for the IELTS doesn’t have to cost a fortune. As an IELTS student, you might already be spending a significant amount of money on resources – and you may need to save for the future too. With that in mind, here are 10 ways you … Read more10 ways to prepare for your IELTS exam
Word Formation. This topic crosses both vocabulary and grammar, but we are going to cover it in the grammar section. Word formation is a critical topic to study for IELTS. One of the main features of the exam is the use of paraphrasing and synonyms. In IELTS the same work in a different form is … Read moreWord formation
Understanding verb-subject agreement What are verbs and subjects? Verbs are action words. For example: eat, sleep, talk, walk, do, buy are all verbs. Subjects are the person or thing who are doing the action of the verb. For example: I eat. The dog sleeps. George talks a lot. They walk to work. The subject … Read moreSubject-Verb agreement
IELTS speaking part 1 topics with sample answers.
Listen to the conversation between 2 people about studying at the Open University in the UK Remember to listen to paraphrasing and idioms, and accents. This is a sentence completion exercise.
For this part of the test you will see a diagram with different elements which need to be labelled. The technique for this part of the practice is to focus on: 1. What the diagram is about (but not for too long). This way you can try to predict possible answers and also at the … Read moreIELTS Listening. Diagram completion.
This is a combination of part 2 & 3 of the speaking test. The focus of this topic is ‘the law’, so keywords and vocabulary should reference this or the legal system, such as The Police, lawyers, crime, etc…