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  • General

  • Writing Task 1

    Writing is one of the four modules in the IELTS. It evaluates your proficiency in writing. There are two tasks in IELTS Writing. You are required to write a minimum of 150 words in 20 minutes on Task 1 and minimum of 250 words in 40 minutes on Task 2. 

    WRITING TASK 1 

    Task 1 requires you to write a letter in response to a given situation, by either requesting information or explaining a situation. The letter can be differentiated as formal, informal and semiformal. To organise your letter, you'll be required to build from the provided bullet points in the IELTS letter question, and address these bullet points using the same order/structure.

  • Writing Task 2

    Writing is one of the four modules in the IELTS. It evaluates your proficiency in writing. There are two tasks in IELTS Writing. You are required to write a minimum of 150 words in 20 minutes on Task 1 and minimum of 250 words in 40 minutes on Task 2. 


    WRITING TASK 2 

    IELTS Writing Task 2 contains general questions about a particular topic. The questions can be from any topic, such as education, health, science & technology, media, population, space, environment or familyWriting task 2 only tests you on factual information. The use of idioms, phrases, and abbreviations are not acceptable. 

    Interestingly, IELTS Writing Task 2 doesn't test you on general knowledge. Instead, it focuses on your linguistic proficiency. That is, rather than what you write, it's mostly about how you write. What matters most is your ability to construct error-free sentences.

  • Reading

    In this Reading module, you will be enhance a wide range of skills that not only encompass reading - but writing and listening to a large extent, too. During the exam, you'll be allotted a 1-hour time frame within which 3 passages and 40 questions need to be completed. 

    General Reading has three sections, including extracts that mimic an English-speaking environment.  

    These sections can be related to workplace contexts, general-factual information, notices as well as extended versions of prose. No extra time is provided to write out your answers, so you'll need to complete both the readings and questions within the one hour. 

    Spelling and grammar errors are penalised.  


  • Speaking

    IELTS Speaking is an interactive session with the examiner where you can expect questions related to day to day life. On the whole, the speaking session will last for about 11-14 minutes. The test is assessed by a certified examiner and scores range from 0 to 9Band 9 is given for an expert user while 0 is given for an unattempted session.  
    The module is further divided into 3 sections. 
    1. The first section being the Introductionyou will expect to see casual/personal topics. 
    1. The Cue-card Section can be named as an extended version of Just a Minute (JAM) where you will get a minute for preparing the given topic, and then another 2 minutes to deliver it.  
    1. The final section is a discussion between the candidate and the examiner where you can get a chance to explore your own opinions and ideas.

  • Listening

    Listening can be considered as a multi-tasking module since it simultaneously includes all the three skills of Listening, Reading, and Writing. You are to initially read the questions as instructed and write the answers on the question paper. The duration of the recording lasts for nearly 30 minutes after which you get an extra 10 minutes to transfer the answers to the answer booklet.  

    There are 40 questions divided into 4 parts with 10 questions each. The answers will always be in the same order as they are heard from the audio. The audio will only be played once and may include different accents.  

  • Practice your writing

    One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

    In this section, you will be given tasks to improve your writing skills. We have used pictures and comic book style flow to kickstart your creative juices. Look at the images and write what you feel. Remember practise makes perfect, good luck!


  • The grammar builder

    This section will help you strengthen your grammar skills for the IELTS. This is very critical to you scoring in the test. Make sure you go through all the games/quiz activities. Practice makes perfect ,let's begin!

  • Reading Practice

    This section will help you strengthen your reading skills for the IELTS. This is very critical to you scoring in the test. Make sure you go through all the games/quiz activities. Practice makes perfect, let's begin!