The famous British journalist Harold Evans has written down a vocabulary list that are confusing, and many people have treated them as synonym. Have you ever come across some words that just simply confused you? Let’s take a look at some of the words that even a native speaker might find it difficult to get … more →

The enemy of sleep A It is not unusual to have sleep troubles from time to time. But, if you feel you do not get enough sleep or satisfying sleep, you may have insomnia, a sleep disorder. People with insomnia have one or more of the following: difficulty falling asleep, waking up often during the … more →

IELTS speaking vocabulary plays vital role to achieve a high IELTS score in the exam. You probably know the meaning of individual words. But it is very essential to show you are able to use these individual words in combination with other words to form set phrases and expressions. The following IELTS speaking vocabulary will … more →

The IELTS exam is one of the most recognized English Language proficiency tests in the world. Passing this exam will bring you closer to studying in 140 different countries, and prepare you for the all-important everyday conversations in an English-speaking country. IELTS exam preparation strategies and learning methods depend a great deal on what version … more →

The following three questions may arise in your mind when you are going to register for IELTS: Where should I book my IELTS test? Should I book IELTS at British Council or IDP? Which would be better for my IELTS test, British Council or IDP? In this case, we can confirm you that there is … more →

The test you choose should be based on what it is you want to do. There are two IELTS tests available – IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training. IELTS can help you with a variety of life choices, like moving abroad, getting the job you’ve always wanted or even just improving your English language skills. … more →

The IELTS test assesses your abilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking – in less than three hours. The exam also evaluates your communication skills needed for study and work in an English-speaking country. The qualification is accepted by over 10,000 Government departments, employers, immigration authorities and other professional bodies across the globe. There are … more →

There are two types of IELTS: Academic and General Training. Speaking tests are the same for both candidates and it can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests. Your test center will advise about it. The total test time is 11–14 minutes The speaking section assesses your use of spoken … more →

Test format – Academic Writing 60 minutes Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration. There are two tasks: Task 1 – you will be presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in … more →

Test format – Academic Reading 60 minutes The Reading section consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose. IELTS Academic test – this includes three long texts … more →