IELTS Writing Task 2 Types

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IELTS Writing Task 2 has a number of different types of question.  You need to be able to recognize which type of question they are asking to plan a great response!There are many ways to write a good essay, but it is best if you have a “formula” for how to answer each type.  You […]

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IELTS Writing Task 1 Types

Task 1 Types

If you are reading this, you are probably trying to study for the writing module of your IELTS test. And it can be confusing. Every writing task 1 question type seems to ask you to do something different. There seem to be so many different writing task 1 types. How can you possibly prepare for […]

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IELTS Scores – what do they really mean?

I’m sure you know by now that the IELTS band scores range from 0-9 including half band scores. Each candidate who takes the IELTS Test will receive 4 scores: one for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking respectively. The average of these 4 scores gives you the final band score and your final result. But what […]

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True / False / Not Given Questions

There are 13 different types of question that you might find in your Reading test.  We look at each of them in detail in our IELTS Prep course, and give you two full practice texts to try, as well as video tutorials on how to answer them.  But people still seem to worry about the […]

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IELTS Reading – Text Types

When you’re practising for IELTS Reading, no doubt you spend a lot of time thinking about the questions: matching headings or true / false / not given. Probably you never stop to think about the text type:  what type of text it is that you’re reading.  But actually, understanding the text type can help you a […]

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IELTS Listening – Spelling Questions

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Some of the questions in Section 1 of IELTS Listening will ask you to write down the spelling of something: perhaps a person’s name, or the name of a road or town.It might sound easy, but it is something even quite high level candidates can easily miss. And in Section 1 of the Listening, the […]

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