Most IELTS students are aiming for at least band 6.5 or 7 as this is what is required for
most universities and international workplaces. To achieve this level you need to be
● Speak at length clearly with little or no effort
● Show a wide range of vocabulary and sentence structure
● Read and listen with understanding
How can you achieve this level? Follow these tips:
★ Know yourself
When was the last time you had an English assessment? Do you know your
strengths and weak areas? Do some IELTS past papers. Better still, ask an
experienced teacher to assess you!
★Know the IELTS course in detail
Familiarise yourself with every part of the exam. The requirements of each
section are quite complicated. We can give you guidance and practice.
★ Use quality websites and textbooks
Use reputable sources like Cambridge and the British Council. Ask us for advice.
★ Join a class
Practise your speaking and listening skills by joining a class. You can also work
on improving your vocabulary.
★ Read and watch
Develop a routine of reading fiction and non-fiction texts. Watch or listen to the
news regularly. Enjoy English TV shows that interest you.
★ And, most importantly, get an experienced teacher!
Above all, you need commitment and practice. Then, with our help, you
can achieve your desired grade!
Author: Julie Yarnall