Are You Ready For IELTS?
This is an inquiry that isn’t asked enough, so I will make an entire post about it. Such huge numbers of understudies come to me and say that they have to sit IELTS to begin their University course. My next inquiry is for the most part, have you done a position test? (With us at our Elit Language Center that is). On the off chance that they say no, I reveal to them they need to, at that point I can help them. In the event that they can’t come into the school.
Our standard answer is, whether you have scored in the Upper transitional level or above, you may just need a short IELTS Preparation course or even simply purchase an IELTS readiness book and work through it at home. These sorts of understudies are a delight to instruct as they probably am aware precisely what is required.
There are nonetheless, different understudies who simply need to comprehend that no instructor can help you to pass the IELTS exam if your English just isn’t adequate.
So here is a CHECKLIST to check whether you are prepared to sit the IELTS exam:
- Have you achieved an Upper Intermediate level in your English school?
- Have you purchased an IELTS arrangement book and attempted the tests and passed the vast majority of them in the book?
- Do you have over one month to pass the IELTS exam?
- Has a qualified English educator at any point said to you that you are prepared to sit the IELTS exam and will most likely pass?
- Do you know anything about how the band scores are organized in the IELTS exam?
On the off chance that you have addressed YES to at least 4 of these inquiries then I would state proceed!
On the off chance that you addressed YES to 3 or less inquiries then I would state, get no less than one more YES by either completing a position test or whatever it takes, and after that you might be prepared.
How would you know when you’re prepared to take the IELTS exam? Here’s my recommendation:
- If you’ve never taken the exam, take it when you can. You’ll be amazed how troublesome an entire day of testing is! Regard your first endeavor as a training test to get used to what it ‘feels’ like. Additionally, taking the exam is the most ideal approach to evaluate your level.
- Your subsequent stage could be to peruse about the most ideal ways (strategies, techniques) of doing each piece of the exam; this is the thing that I attempt to give here on the site. Read my recommendation, break down my model answers, and attempt to duplicate the way I approach each piece of the test.
- Using what you have learnt, you have to practice and prepare yourself. This isn’t simply the same as testing. Read yesterday’s lesson to comprehend the distinction.
- Finally, you have to do a few tests and get criticism. You have to discover what you are fouling up and what you have to do to make strides. The best type of input is from an educator who can read your papers or hear you out talk.
You will realize that you are prepared when you reliably get the score you require in the greater part of your training tests.
On the off chance that you wish to work, examine, or live abroad IELTS might be the English affirmation you require. As this exam is developing in notoriety around the world, we have chosen to offer a free night prologue to answer any inquiries you may have about all parts of IELTS.
The introduction will incorporate data on the accompanying zones and give you sufficient chance to make any inquiries may have:
Learning English, and after that finishing your IELTS test, can be a troublesome procedure especially in the event that you attempt to do only it. Different assets are accessible however picking the suitable choices can demonstrate testing.
WHERE SHOULD YOU START?
On the off chance that you are enhancing your English then IELTS give countless assets to help you out, for example, the IELTS Support Toolkit. To truly enhance your aptitudes taking an English dialect course can be amazingly advantageous. The input from a genuine educator will probably dramatically affect your advancement and enhance the particular aptitudes required for talking, perusing, tuning in and composing English. After this then you should advance to an IELTS readiness course to get comfortable with the sorts of assignments required in a IELTs test.
Is it true that you are READY? Attempt AN OFFICIAL ONLINE PRACTICE TEST
When you have done the greater part of this at that point how would you know you are prepared to take the IELTS test? That is the place IELTS Progress Check comes in, giving authority online practice tests set apart by IELTS markers. Solely accessible in Australia at this stage, these training tests are the nearest thing to finishing the real IELTS test.
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
IELTS Progress Check is part into an indistinguishable four segments from the IELTS test (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) and each of the four areas must be finished before your training test will be stamped. Each IELTS Progress Check Report demonstrates your characteristic band score and accompanies official input to enable you to get ready for your genuine test. This criticism will be accessible inside five days of you finishing the test. Ensure you plan altogether before taking the Progress Check test as it isn’t intended to enhance your English aptitudes, essentially to show your preparation for the genuine test. Take in the style of inquiries to expect, as far as possible you will be given and the distinctions in each area of the test. Practice time permitting and realize where you have to center your endeavors to breeze through the test.
WHAT PRACTICE TESTS ARE AVAILABLE?
There are two scored rehearse tests accessible to suit your requirements – one IELTS Academic and one IELTS General Training with all the more not far off. Each gives a full online practice test, is completely set apart with demonstrative band scores for every ability, gives official criticism to enable you to enhance and gives clues and tips for each test area. Discover which test is appropriate for you.
Understudy FEEDBACK – THE IMPORTANCE OF PRACTICE
I was at that point utilizing English in my day by day routine around here in Australia; however I was not as sure about terms of sitting the IELTS test. I selected in an IELTS arrangement class and got a ton of authority IELTS assets including practice tests.
On my first endeavor, my score was underneath the required score by a little edge. I felt disillusioned, yet at any rate I comprehended what I expected to do. I enhanced my written work abilities more since that is the place I was trapped. I accomplished more practice tests before booking my next test. At that point I reapplied and got the score I required!