Archive for the ‘IELTS’ Category

IELTS speaking: how is your band score calculated?

February 25th, 2013 in IELTS

If you know how the IELTS speaking band score is calculated, you can avoid many mistakes. This post gives you a brief outline of the grading criteria.

IELTS test in Japan (Academic module)

December 8th, 2012 in IELTS

The following questions were asked in an IELTS test (Academic Module) held in Japan in November 2012.

IELTS Writing Sample Questions

November 11th, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS writing consists of two tasks. The writing tasks are different for the Academic and General Training modules. In the General Training module, the first task is always a letter. In the Academic module, the first task is usually a report.

IELTS speaking and writing task questions

October 23rd, 2012 in IELTS

Writing test

The following questions were asked in an IELTS test held recently.

IELTS writing tasks

There are two tasks. The first task is to write a letter of 150 words. The second task is to write an essay of at least 250 words.

IELTS speaking test in Australia

October 12th, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes only about 15 minutes. During those 15 minutes you have to impress the examiner with your speaking skills. Your performance is rated on the basis of your fluency and pronunciation skills. Accent isn’t very important so don’t worry about it. You don’t require any special practice to do well in the speaking test. The questions are general in nature. You just need to give descriptive answers. Avoid one-word answers at any cost.

IELTS sample letter

September 26th, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS Writing test takes 1 hour. There are two tasks. You have to write a letter or report in 20 minutes and an essay in 40 minutes.

IELTS speaking test questions

September 19th, 2012 in IELTS

The IELTS speaking test takes about 15 minutes. It has three parts: an interview, a little speech and a discussion. The questions asked in the Speaking test are general in nature. You don’t require any specialized knowledge to answer them. And because Speaking questions often repeat, you should familiarize yourself with the questions asked in recent IELTS tests.