Whether you wish to go abroad for higher studies or for a job, proficiency in English Communication is a must and to evaluate this skill, Universities, and Companies overseas ask their candidates to clear their IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. This test assesses English language proficiency of non-native speakers.
IELTS is compulsory as the universities and companies in English-speaking countries want to ensure that students and employees possess the essential English language skills.
Although IELTS is considered as one of the toughest exams however with proper guidance and preparation one can easily clear the exam. The IELTS exam is broadly classified into two:
- IELTS Academic
- IELTS General
Thus, before you appear or start preparing for the exam, it’s important that you know the structure and pattern of the IELTS exam. IELTS majorly contains four sections namely, Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. In order to prepare for each section, you need different techniques and strategies.
Here are a few tips which can help you to prepare for each section.
Read as Much as You Can
Reading different types of text is the most effective way to improve your English skills and will help you clear Reading section of IELTS exam. Moreover, IELTS reading practice broadens your knowledge about various topics as well as enhances your comprehension skills. Hence, try to inculcate the habit of reading. You can read whatever gets you to find interesting and are curious about. You can begin with short stories, novels, poem, newspapers, your study books, and anything you like. But make sure that you read consistently.
Practice Writing Daily
Daily writing will improve your writing skills and will help you in clearing the IELTS writing exam. You can start with writing essays on topics you prefer, or you can even write stories, personal notes or you can even maintain a daily journal. But the main thing is that you write every day.
Improve Your Grammar
To excel in IELTS exam it is necessary that you understand the nuances of English Grammar. Once you are proficient in grammar you won’t make any silly grammatical mistakes while speaking and writing this, you will form grammatically correct sentences. You can easily get enrolled in the nearest BAFEL center for IELTS English grammar course
Increase Your Vocabulary
Make it an aim to learn a new word every day and try to incorporate it into your daily conversations. Try to expand your vocabulary as much as you can, learn different synonyms you can use for commonly used words. Moreover, your daily reading habit will remarkably increase and improve your vocabulary. Always keep a thesaurus and a dictionary with you while you practice reading and writing. Nowadays there are many English vocabulary creatives on BAFEL Instagram page, which can help you learn new words.
Practice Previous Years Question Papers
As you must have done during your board exams, practicing previous year question papers is an important part which will help you clear IELTS exam. Before you appear for the exam, you should at least practice the test twice. This will help you to evaluate your level of preparation and will help you in pinpointing your weaknesses so that you can work on them.
British Academy for the English Language can guide you to qualify IELTS. BAFEL center at Dwarka has many renowned English tutors and IELTS experts, they guide students to not just clear this examination but also help them to score better.
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