IELTS has become mandatory for the candidates who wish to enroll for their under graduation and post graduations studies at reputed universities in western countries. These universities demand high caliber students who are excellent in English speaking and therefore make the eligibility criteria above band seven overall. Few universities like Oxford demand a score of band 8 for few courses in all the four modules of the IELTS.
Candidates while attending speaking module panic as they might be afraid of the one to one session. For this a lot of practice tests are to be attended by them during their course so that they can easily overcome the exam fear and getting nervous during the test and it is then they can reach a band score of nine. Few procedures as suggested by the Prestige Institute for IELTS are to be therefore to be followed for a success, they are described below.
Candidates have to practice writing task 1 and writing task 2 well ahead before they even book for the test as the task two in writing has more marks than the writing task one which is same for both General writing and Academic writing. Here are few tips which the Prestige Institute for IELTS located in Puducherry suggests for the candidates who enroll for the course here. Firstly they should analyze whether the given statement in task one of general writing belongs to formal, informal or semi-formal as this sets the tone of the letter.
Candidates, especially those who are office goers and students who are very far from the reputed IELTS institutes like Prestige mostly prefer for online coaching of General and Academic training as they can cut the time and cost needed for travel. At this Prestige Institute, online class are held regularly at the convenience of the candidate by fixing prior appointment with the tutor who will be handling classes through skype of any other virtual classroom packages.
IELTS writing task two is for forty minutes and the words should be a minimum of 250, the candidates are advised to write a minimum of 270 words though. Here the candidate will be given a topic asking whether the candidate agree or disagree to it; else advantages and disadvantages of it, else causes – problems – solutions for it. This task contains more marks thank task one, so it is advised for the students to start this first and then followed by task 1 writing. Paraphrasing skills, spelling and development of simple, compound and complex structures in the essay will be assessed.
IELTS speaking exam takes place separately on a day and not along with other modules; and the total duration will be from twelve to fifteen minutes. The speaking is divided into three parts. First parts will have 8 questions, where questions will be posed regarding two topics with four questions under each topic. This part will be from general topic like family, friends and even mirrors too.
IELTS General writing task one is for the candidate who seek occupation at western countries, permanent residency and for those who try for securing a job offer as the country demands so for them. Task one is for twenty minutes and the words should be a minimum of 150, the candidates are advised to write a minimum of 160 words though. Here the candidate will be given a letter topic followed by three related issues. The letter tone should be analysed with respect to the topic and receiver whether is a formal letter or semi – formal letter or informal letter.
IELTS Academic writing task 1 candidates who want to go for further and higher studies and also job seekers who want a profession in nursing tutor or school teacher as the country demands so for them. Task 1 is for twenty minutes and the words should be a minimum of 150, the candidates are advised to write a minimum of 160 words though.
IELTS Academic Reading is for the candidates who want to go for further and higher studies and also job seekers who want a profession in nursing tutor or school teacher as the country demands so for them. This academic reading is for 60 minutes and out of which there will be three sections. Unlike listening test, extra time of ten minutes will not be provided for transferring your answers to the answer booklet from the questions, therefore it is recommended that to either write the answer in your answer sheet directly or allocate ten minutes of time for it in the end.
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