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General Information about TOEFL and IELTS

General Information about TOEFL and IELTS English proficiency tests have been the most important requirement to study abroad. There are two types of English proficiency tests that are globally accepted these days; International English Language Test System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). For some students, preparing themselves before taking the […]


Achieving advanced grade in the IELTS speaking test is the tremendous achievement. However, to obtain it without great deal of effort is quite unrealistic. In many cases, some candidates are disoriented about what they have to prepare before taking the test. Which aspects of speaking do you need to improve? How can you get the […]


IELTS SPEAKING PITFALLS IELTS speaking tests sometimes are assumed as less challenging than any other skills in terms of type of questions. However, some candidates have fallen into ‘pitfalls’ during the test. Here are some of the IELTS Speaking Test pitfalls that cost test takers precious points: 1. Accent = no, Pronunciation = YES! IELTS […]


One of the major challenges that you, as an IELTS candidate, have to face is doing several things while listening. You must recognise more than just names, places and times. You must also connect ideas, organise information, generalise and infer. Here are ‘active listening’ strategies that you can use for all Listening module question types. […]


Test strategies are always needed in any test, so is in IELTS test without which the test taker is hard to gain a good score. Reading is one of the challenging tasks in IELTS . You need to know how to tackle it. The following strategies are always effective in handling reading tasks. It is […]

General Information about TOEFL and IELTS (Part III-End)

As previously discussed, the role of the TOEFL and IELTS preparation is crucial. Frankly speaking, the successful factor of TOEFL and IELTS test is almost 70% about how well you prepare yourself. A study about the effect of IELTS preparation carried out by Hayes and Read (2004) had proven that approximately half of the students’ […]