Are you preparing for the IELTS Speaking exam? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, you’ll find some useful tips that can help you achieve success in your IELTS Speaking exam. These tips range from how to prepare for the exam to how to structure your responses and more. Read on to find out more about these valuable IELTS Speaking tips.
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Essential IELTS Speaking Tips
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- Read the instructions properly.
- Use abbreviations according to IELTS guidelines.
- Identify the stress in the number to avoid confusion. E.g.. 90 vs 19
- Practice tests.
- Be aware of different ways of expressing time, Quarter to, half past, minutes to 13 hundred hours.
IELTS Speaking Tips
- Before the exam – practice and listen.
- Use natural spoken English.
- Correct yourself in case of a mistake.
- Extend your answer.
- Use vocabulary.
- Listen to the grammar in the question.
IELTS Writing Tips
Stating Opinion Giving Examples
- According to For Example
- me Namely
- I think To illustrate
- I believe In other words
- I realize Like
- In my opinion As
- It appears that Such as
- I imagine For instance
- I understand To paraphrase
- In my view
IELTS Writing Tips
- Know its basic structure before starting an essay.
- Don’t waste too much time on Task 1.
- Complete both tasks.
- Practice writing.
- Deepen your vocabulary.
- Avoid all informal ways of writing.
Linking Words for IELTS Speaking
Adding more information.
- As well as
- Another reason is
- Now nowadays
- At the moment in the past
- At present before
- Right now then
- These days years ago
Linking words for IELTS Writing
For Listing Giving Example
- Firstly For example
- Secondly Such as
- Finally Namely
- Last but not To illustrate
- least In other words
- Lastly For instance
- I have
a headache/toothache/backache/stomachache / an earache…
- I have a pain in my back/tooth/head…
- I have a broken/sprained/twisted ankle/wrist.
- I have a cold/runny nose/fever / high temperature / sore throat
- I feel sick. I’m feeling nauseous.
- I have a bruise/cut/graze /wound.
- To catch a cold
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