fbpx

Reading for meaning in IELTS

Reading for meaning in IELTS This practice exercises follows on from the information in this lesson about understanding meaning in IELTS reading. You should read that lesson before starting this exercise! Challenge yourself! In the time I have used this exercise with my classes, less than 5% of students scored 100% – see what score … Read more

True, False, Not Given in IELTS reading – exercise

True, False, Not Given in IELTS reading – exercise This post is another practice exercise for True, False, Not Given style questions. For the main lesson page on this question type, take a look here: True, False, Not Given in IELTS reading Ta moko The practice of making markings on the human body has long … Read more

Prepositions in Task 1 graphs

  Prepositions in Task 1 graphs (Academic Module) In the majority of Task 1 questions for the Academic Module, you will need to describe data using the correct prepositions. However, prepositions in Task 1 graphs can be quite tricky! NOTE: this lesson only applies to the ACADEMIC MODULE, not the General Training Module. In Task … Read more

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 027

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 27 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.   The chart shows days taken off work due to stress related illnesses by job for men and women. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. Write at least 150 … Read more

Talking about your hometown in IELTS speaking

Talking about your hometown in IELTS speaking Once of the more common questions in Part One of the IELTS test is to talk about your hometown. A common student error is to give short answers which do not show the examiner your real abilities, especially with regards fluency. Here are three examples of points you … Read more

Reading graphs in IELTS Task 1

Reading graphs in IELTS Task 1 NOTE: This lesson is for the ACADEMIC module only. To get a good result in your Academic Task 1 IELTS writing test, it is essential that you clearly understand what the data you are writing about refers to. Misunderstanding the graph can cost points, so practice with this exercise. … Read more

Practice heading questions in IELTS 1

Practice heading questions in IELTS 1 We recommend you read this page about headings style questions before beginning this practice. Read the following passage and select the best heading for each paragraph. A. Lapped on all sides by water, it’s hardly surprising that the country’s largest city is a giant aquatic playpen, with its two … Read more