How to prepare for the IELTS

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How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by Ryan » Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:11 pm

Hi guys,

I have expanded on this article and moved it here: http://ieltsielts.com/more/study-plans/
My blog: http://www.ieltsielts.com
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(I have never been an IELTS examiner. The advice I share is based upon the experiences and successes I've had coaching candidates as an IELTS Writing instructor.)

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by avenger » Wed May 07, 2014 1:30 pm

Hi Rayan,

Your suggestions seem to me quite helpful.Can we have a downloadable copy of these steps.

Thanks

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by dasun83 » Mon May 12, 2014 9:04 am

Hi Ryan,
I purchased both academic eBooks written by you,but it does not state how to write a advantages and dis advantages essay.Please tell me how to write that type of questions.

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Dasun

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by Ryan » Mon May 12, 2014 9:10 am

Hi Dasun,

You have old versions of the ebooks. Send an email to ryanthiggins@gmail.com from the email address you used to buy the ebooks and I will forward you updated copies.
My blog: http://www.ieltsielts.com
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(I have never been an IELTS examiner. The advice I share is based upon the experiences and successes I've had coaching candidates as an IELTS Writing instructor.)

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by dasun83 » Thu May 15, 2014 11:23 pm

Hi Ryan,
Thanks a lot.

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Dasun

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by dasun83 » Mon May 19, 2014 8:20 am

Hi Ryan,
I did IELTS test this week and on writing task 1 I had 2 maps to analyze.Can you tell me how to answer this type of questions.
Thanks,
Dasun

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by an_kohli » Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:51 pm

hi
Can somebody help me in knowing how to do a quick revision before going to appear for ths exam.My IELTS date is 19th july india Mumbai..Anybody for same date and venue??

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by mahi277149 » Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:36 am

Hi Ryan,

im new to your page. and also today i just register for IELTS Test. My IELTS Test on September 6th 2014. Please need your help and advices on how to proceed to get BAND 6.5 to 7. Hope you can help me for this.

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Mahi.

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by geoenvirons » Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:24 pm

an_kohli wrote:hi
Can somebody help me in knowing how to do a quick revision before going to appear for ths exam.My IELTS date is 19th july india Mumbai..Anybody for same date and venue??
Hi Mr Kohli, i am also apperaing IELTS in 19th july in sydney, its third retake of IELTS to get just six in writing, i havent done anything..i have now more frustation than before..just need to work and cant control myself to watch videos as exam is near..just two days ..now..i am taking day off..for two days two prepare...skype me eco.warrior2 so we can share our views..

thanks

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Re: How to prepare for the IELTS

Post by Art Strupko » Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:22 am

I think the most important point for non-natives is to learn how to build in redundancy and stall when you need time to think. If you don't need to do this, just keep speaking, but if you are struggling, this can give you the few extra seconds you need to come up with better English and better answers. Also many non-natives are too quick to answer the question and dry up quickly as a result. Example:

What are the causes of crime in your neighborhood? (Part 3 fairly difficult question even for a native speaker)

Non-native: The causes are....
Native speaker: Hmm.. Let me think. That is quite a heavy question and something I don't really consider that much in my day-to-day life. I mean, I'm not a criminologist. I guess there can be multiple causes. Perhaps the most significant cause would be...

Notice the native speaker asks for time to think, evades a little and then slowly answers the question. Why? Because it is a tough question and even a native speaker requires time to mull it over in their head before answering.

Hope this helps you

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