The Speaking Module consists of a face-to-face interview with an examiner. The examiner will lead the candidate through the three parts of the test: an introduction and interview, an individual long turn where the candidate speaks for one to two minutes on a particular topic, and a two-way discussion thematically linked to the individual long turn. This interview will last for approximately 11-14 minutes. The examiner records the interview. […]
Spend 20 minutes on Task 1 (150 words) and 40 minutes on Task 2 (250 words). Task 2 is longer than Task 1 and is worth twice as many marks. […]
1) The pie charts show how many people listened to music in 2000 and 2010. ……
2) The pie charts show the proportion of songs played on different formats in 2000 and 2010. …… […]
Useful introductory expressions:
The graph shows / indicates / depicts / illustrates
From the graph it is clear
It can be seen from the graph
As can be seen from the graph,
As is shown / illustrated by the graph,
Example: The graph shows the percentage of children using supplements in a place over a year. […]
One the hardest part of IELTS writing module is writing the introduction. If you have a good technique for this, then the rest of the task is easy.
The first thing to note is that writing about Tables, Graphs and Diagrams is not the same as writing an essay in IELTS writing task 2: […]
In IELTS Listening exam, when you have to complete sentences, make sure that the word or phrase you write is correct both in terms of meaning and in terms of its grammar. […]
In Section 1 of the IELTS listening exam, you may have to complete a form. Normally, each answer is one or two words.
In Section 1, the information is factual; for example, dates, telephone numbers and places. […]
You will have time at the start of each listening section to Look at the questions. Read all of the information carefully.
For notes completion questions you should check how many words you need to write. […]
When you have to complete a flow chart, remember to listen for sequencing words such as then andnext as they help you understand the stages of the process. […]
When you have to complete short-answer questions, remember that the questions are in the same order as the information in the recording.
Remember to stick to the word limit. […]