IELTS Speaking Tip

June 10, 2009 by  
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An unwritten rule of the IELTS Listening test is that if a candidate stops speaking for
more than 10 seconds at any point during the task, the penalty could be the loss of a band
point. This is particularly true during the so-called “Long Turn,” when you are expected
to speak unassisted for one to two minutes.
One of the main thing the IELTS Listen task tests is a candidate’s “fluency,” which does
not mean the ability to speak like a native-speaker but simply to speak “flowingly,” that
is, without long pauses. The solution to any problem that may come up in the IELTS
Speaking task is simple and always the same: speak. Find a speaking solution.

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IELTS Listening Tip

June 4, 2009 by  
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IELTS Listening Tip: Practice

The IELTS Listening test comes first, and many candidates find it a hard, sometime even discouraging, way to get started. The IELTS Listening task tests a diverse range of skills.

There are many ways to prepare for this portion of the IELTS exam. For starters, there are many practice tapes and CD sets on the commercial market. While all of them are helpful to some degree, the one thing you can be sure of is that none of them will be the IELTS Listening test you take.
The good news is that the best ways to practice IELTS Listening skills are available free
or at low cost. They’re also more fun. They are radio, TV, and movies!
If you have access to an English-language radio or TV station, listen to it as often as
possible. The benefits are many….

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IELTS Tips and Tricks

May 21, 2009 by  
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UniRoute has released valuable Tips and Tricks to support you in your IELTS preparation. These Tips and Trick are derived from numerous years of teaching IELTS to literally thousands of students.

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