20 Tips for IELTS Preparation

We have the key to best IELTS preparation in Karachi. There are some important tips to get success in IELTS exam given below:

  • In Listening, underline the key words of the question before the recording starts so that you may opt the right answer later easily.
  • While listening the recording so be very specific to grasp the correct answer rather than being deviated.
  • You will find many pauses between different recording sections – try to avail this time for next section questions.
  • Usually all question in listening test set in the order. You should follow the order while choosing the right answers.
  • Once you are done with the test so write all your answers in listening answer sheet with correct spelling and grammar because during listening you might make grammatical and spelling error because of speed.
  • In Academic Reading focus on skimming to have the idea about passage very quickly and later on you can read the question and underline the key words and search their answer to the right place for scanning the actual answers through same words or synonyms.
  • When you are reading, do not try to understand the meaning of every word because in English there are more than a million words so, you had better improve your contextual understanding and taking out over all meaning to get right answers.
  • In Reading tasks, sometimes questions are very tricky, not easy to understand.For the purpose look at the given example, you can have better idea to solve other questions.
  • Some tasks require answers from the text given right after questions whereas, in the passage those words are not present so you have to use your mind to get the answer via synonyms and other hints related with given options.
  • Read the instructions very carefully, it shows the word limit; For example, use no more than two or three words. If you have written the right answer but world limit is not followed so answers will not be considered right.
  • In Writing, there are 20 major topics for essay writing such as: Education, Technology, Sports etc. you should prepare topic sentence and thesis statement to all topics earlier. Body paragraphs can never be prepared earlier .it is made directly when question comes in front of you in exam.
  • Writing task 2 has got greater weightage than task 1. And also task 2 more marks compare to task 1. That is why task 2 has 40 minutes whereas task 1 has 20 minutes.
  • Organize the sentences in order and link all your ideas and sentence perfectly – use classic range of vocabularies, if possible, use idioms and phrases.
  • If you write less than the required no of words in task 1 and task to, you will lose marks and also words should not be increased more than 200 in task 1 and more than 300 in task 2.
  • Having finished your essay, try to read again and edit if necessary to avoid maximum mistakes in writing tasks.
  • In Speaking, don’t use prepared sentences or speech. Extempore as much as you can — Examiner should not feel that you have written fix sentences for an interview. Be as natural as possible with confidence.
  • Make eye contact with the examiner while speaking. Do not look around. In this way, you may lose confidence.
  • Whenever examiner asks you confirmative questions so reply all the answers with the details to show him/her that you have better fluency with lot of vocabularies.
  • Remember that you are not being tested for knowledge or information. your ability to communicate effectively is tested. So, stay focused on communication rather than ideas and knowledge.
  • Use sign posting words to maintain sequence and fluency with wide range of vocabularies and better structures of grammar.