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IELTS Information & Links

Postby FastTrackIELTS » Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:33 pm

Resources

The British Council
https://ielts.britishcouncil.org/
​https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH7dokkVNtvrEI3qOvYuW2g/videos

IDP: IELTS Australia
​https://ielts.com.au/
https://www.idp.com/australia/ielts
https://www.youtube.com/user/IELTSEssentials/videos

University of Cambridge
https://www.youtube.com/user/IELTSEssentials/videos


IELTS consortium
https://www.youtube.com/user/IELTSOfficial/feed



​​​Advice about the structure of the IELTS exam

“Test format”
https://www.ielts.org/about-the-test/test-format

“Test format”
​http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams/ielts/test-format/

“Understand the IELTS test format: Overview of the IELTS test”
​https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/testinformation


Advice about IELTS’s scoring system

“IELTS scoring in detail”
https://www.ielts.org/ielts-for-organis ... -in-detail

Writing Task 1: Band descriptors (public version)
https://www.ielts.org/~/media/pdfs/writ ... ask-1.ashx

Writing task 2: Band descriptors (public version)
https://www.ielts.org/~/media/pdfs/writ ... ask-2.ashx

Speaking: Band descriptors (public version)
​https://www.ielts.org/~/media/pdfs/speaking-band-descriptors.ashx


General advice


“Test day tips”
​https://www.ielts.org/book-a-test/on-test-day

“Advice on preparing for IELTS”
​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKwp175tQXM


Technical advice

IDP Australia
“Five top tips to improve your IELTS Listening score”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSvEUWsKA7Q

Cambridge University
“Frequently Asked Questions” (Technical advice)
​http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/images/269898-ielts-academic-faqs.pdf

British Council
“Reading test advice”
http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/pre ... est-advice

“Listening test advice”
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-your-test/test-day-advice/listening-test-advice

“Writing test advice”
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-your-test/test-day-advice/writing-test-advice

“Speaking test advice”
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-your-test/test-day-advice/speaking-test-advice


Exam questions

IELTS
“Sample test questions”
https://www.ielts.org/about-the-test/sa ... -questions

IDP Australia
“Free IELTS Practice Tests”
http://idpielts.me/prepare-ielts/free-i ... ice-tests/

“Listening practice tests”
​https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/prepare/freepracticetests/listeningpracticetests

“IELTS speaking”
​https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/prepare/freepracticetests/speakingpracticetests

“Listening practice tests”
​https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/prepare/freepracticetests/listeningpracticetests

“IELTS Academic Reading Practice Tests”
IELTS identify seven types of academic reading tasks:

Identifying information
Identifying writer's views
Matching features
Matching headings
Multiple choice questions
Table completion
Diagram label completion

One example of each is found at this web-link:
​https://www.ieltsessentials.com/global/prepare/freepracticetests/academicreadingpracticetests

British Council
“Free IELTS practice Tests”
http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/pre ... tice-tests

“Free IELTS practice activities and resources”
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-test/british-council-online-resources

“Listening practice test 1”
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-your-test/free-ielts-practice-tests/listening-practice-test-1

Cambridge University
“Free paper-based sample tests”
​http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams/ielts/preparation/


Examples of exam answers provided by test-takers

Multiple examples of speaking tests and graded answers appear at:
https://www.youtube.com/user/IELTSOfficial/videos

IELTS Speaking test sample - Part 3 (Li, Band 6)
​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzd3sSCLMrg

IELTS Writing Test Task 1 (Band 9)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo9adagcwkA

IELTS Writing Test Task 2 (Band 5)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O50yp4u-yBE

“Sample candidate writing scripts and examiner comments”
https://www.ielts.org/~/media/pdfs/1133 ... ripts.ashx

https://www.ielts.org/~/media/pdfs/acad ... ments.ashx


Other resources

“Free IELTS online course”
http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/pre ... ine-course

“IELTS 1001 Ways” Cell-phone application (‘app’)
​http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-ielts/ielts-1001-ways-app
FREE IELTS Tutor Feedback and Practice Exams from Fast Track IELTS
http://WWW.PASSMYIELTS.COM

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