[OVERVIEW] Preparing for IELTS

Are you planning to take IELTS, and not sure how to prepare? Below are a few tips to consider when preparing for IELTS – general or academic training.

  1. Relax: Contrary to what you may have heard, IELTS is not difficult, you just need to know how to prepare, and  then prepare well.
  2. Write a mock test: Attempt preparatory tests of all four modules. This will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and where to focus. (IELTS preparatory tests are readily accessible online).
  3. Practice: Ensure you practise lots of preparatory tests, especially the modules you find most challenging.
  4. Final preparations: Endeavour to get a good night sleep the night before you are scheduled to write your test.  Arrive the test venue at least 40 minutes before the exam is due to start- it’ ll help you relax.

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