Tuesday, July 10, 2018

When You Should (and Shouldn't) Apply for IELTS Enquiry on Results


Not a lot of exam takers know that they can ask IELTS to re-score their exam. The process is called “Enquiry on Results.” For a fee, IELTS will have one of their senior examiners in Cambridge or Melbourne re-assess your test attempt. You can ask them to re-score the entire exam or just one or two of its sections. To maintain objectivity, the designated checker won’t be informed of the score you got. 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

5 IELTS UKVI Mistakes You Need to Avoid


Need to take the IELTS UKVI to satisfy your UK visa requirements? Want to achieve your desired band score on your first attempt? Don’t just hone your English communication skills. Enhance your test performance by knowing the various mistakes that you should avoid when you take the exam. Read on to learn about five of them.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

IELTS Hacks: Expanding Your Academic Vocabulary


Academic vocabulary requires a significant amount of effort to build up compared with casual and formal English vocabularies. Here’s why:

       ·         It’s seldom used outside of academic institutions.
       ·         Most academic terms are difficult to define even with context clues.
       ·         The materials that use this type of language are not the kinds that you’ll read for fun, such as textbooks, reference sources, dissertations, and academic journals.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Learning About the Components of the IELTS Academic Writing Sub-Test


The writing sub-test is one of the four components of the IELTS Academic that evaluates the ability of exam takers on interpreting information and discussing ideas on various topics by writing in an academic style and using the English language properly. As an exam taker, it is important that you seek for study tips and strategies that can boost your IELTS training and develop your writing skills.

Monday, April 2, 2018

IELTS Writing Tips: Using Gerunds

When writing an essay or a letter, an expansive vocabulary is essential as it helps writers construct their sentences properly and enable them to enhance the quality of their writings. As an IELTS exam taker, it is also important that you develop your vocabulary as it helps you boost your learning abilities and achieve your IELTS score goal. To help you reach this, you must enroll in a review center for IELTS as it provides course training materials and practice tests to help students enrich their IELTS preparation.

For instance, IELTS Baguio review center offers study tips and strategies on how to develop your vocabulary. One writing tip that can help boost your vocabulary is learning how to use gerunds when writing.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Beyond IELTS: The International Student’s Guide to Life in New Zealand


Preparing for your big move to New Zealand to continue your studies? Go beyond just packing your bags and getting all your papers in order. Find out what life as an international student in the land of the long white cloud is like. Consider the guide below (as early as your IELTS review period) to help you get ready for university life abroad.

Monday, March 12, 2018

IELTS Hacks: How to Stay Organized While Studying

Even with the help of an IELTS review center, preparing for the IELTS exam is no small feat. It requires discipline, hard work, and organization. Of these three study aspects, most test takers neglect organization, considering it inessential to IELTS success. Don’t commit the same mistake. Here’s what’ll happen if you do:
  • You’re more likely to misplace your training materials.
  • You’ll have a hard time keeping track of your review progress
  • You’ll spend more time than necessary looking through past materials when you need to review something.