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IELTS Writing Task 2: Women Working In Science And Technology

Wednesday, 30th September 2020

Here is an IELTS Writing Task 2 question that came up in the exam in September 2020:

In many parts of the world, women study science and technology but do not work in these fields. What measures can be taken to encourage women to work in science and technology?

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IELTS Writing Task 2: Entertainers

Monday, 24th August 2020

Here is an IELTS Writing Task 2 question that came up in the exam in August 2020:

Some people believe that entertainers are paid too much and their impact on society is negative, while others disagree and believe that they deserve the money they make because of their positive effect on others. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

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You Can Take Your IELTS Test In London Now!

Friday, 26th June 2020

Hi! Just to let everyone know that it is now possible to take your IELTS test in London and other locations in the UK. In locations where it is permitted and safe to do so, IELTS testing is going ahead, with additional precautions in place to help protect the health of test takers and staff. However, you should not attend if you have been in contact with anybody suspected to have been exposed to coronavirus (Covid-19), or if you have a cough, fever or are showing signs of being short of breath. To find a test location in the UK, please… Continue reading…

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Get Accepted At Oxford Or Imperial!

Tuesday, 26th May 2020

Positive news! More than 280 leading universities around the world have welcomed IELTS’ new online test, IELTS Indicator, specifically designed to help students who cannot access a language test due to precautions against the spread of Covid-19. Both University of Oxford and Imperial College London accept IELTS Indicator results! See here for more information: https://www.ielts.org/news/2020/universities-and-students-welcome-ielts-indicator-around-the-world

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IELTS Indicator – A New Online English Language Test

Tuesday, 28th April 2020

Good news! IELTS has launched a new online test to support students impacted by Covid-19 restrictions. The test can be taken from the comfort and safety of your home and your performance will be marked by IELTS examiners and you will receive your result within seven days. The Academic test assesses the four skills and students will conduct their speaking test face to face with an IELTS examiner via video call. For more information about IELTS Indicator, please see here: https://www.ielts.org/news/2020/ielts-partners-launch-new-online-test-to-support-students-impacted-by-covid-19-restrictions

 

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Coronavirus And IELTS Lessons

Monday, 30th March 2020

Hello! The first and most important thing I would like to say is that I sincerely hope everyone is well both physically and mentally during this difficult time. Coronavirus is affecting everyone and let’s hope that the situation improves soon. I would also like to inform everyone that I am currently not meeting people for lessons until further notice. Hopefully in the near future things will be back to normal and I can meet for lessons. However, I can still help anyone who needs to prepare for the IELTS exam! I can do online lessons via Skype and I also… Continue reading…

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Pros And Cons Of Computer-Delivered IELTS (Listening Test)

Monday, 24th February 2020

In my last post, I mentioned the pros and cons of doing the Reading component on a computer, but what about the pros and cons of doing the Listening component on a computer? It would seem that out of all the components, doing the Listening component on a computer has the least advantages. In fact, many students prefer the paper-based version of the Listening component.

Pros – You listen with headphones so you can hear the audio properly and be less distracted – The tab key works to move from one part to another – You can highlight words

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Pros And Cons Of Computer-Delivered IELTS (Reading Test)

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020

Many IELTS test-takers choose to do Computer-Delivered IELTS. In my previous post, I mentioned the pros and cons of doing the Writing component on a computer, but what about the pros and cons of doing the Reading component on a computer?

Pros – The passage is on the left side and the questions are on the right side so it is really easy and convenient to read and answer the questions – The font size can be increased to make it easier for you to read – You can highlight any part of the text to make words and sentences… Continue reading…

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Pros And Cons Of Computer-Delivered IELTS (Writing Test)

Friday, 20th December 2019

The most significant advantages of doing Computer-Delivered IELTS are in the Writing component. Also, from all the feedback I’ve had from IELTS test-takers, it is clear that being able to do the Writing test on a computer instead of on paper is a great benefit. Here are the pros and cons of doing the Writing test on a computer:

Pros – Typing is more comfortable and faster than writing down answers on paper – There is more scope for editing and re-structuring sentences and you can cut, copy and paste – No fear of crossing out mistakes and making your… Continue reading…