5 tips to prepare for the IELTS Test

Many students are asking how they can better prepare for the IELTS test and get high scores. With years of experience in English training and helping students obtain ideal score in the IELTS test, CSLI would like to share the following advice with you.

1. Practice makes perfect

Get familiar with the IELTS test format, do many practice tests to get familiar with each parts of IELTS test, so you don’t panic when taking the real test. We recommend that students take at least three practice tests before taking the official IELTS test.

+ Did you know that CSLI offers FREE IELTS practice test for CSLI students? Sign up at the front desk

2. Time Management

Time is a very important factor in your IELTS test. You need to have enough time to go through the entire test, and to mark you answer sheet correctly. Many students struggle with time in the Reading and Writing part. In the writing part, you need to be able to finish both tasks in order to get scores. In CSLI’s IELTS Preparation class, teachers will guide you through each part of the exam, teach you necessary techniques on how to get answers quickly and how to allocate time in all four parts of the IELTS test.

 

3. Set Up Your Test Strategy

Having a test strategy not only helps you stay calm and better manage your time, it also helps you find the correct answer faster. In CSLI’s IELTS Preparation class, you will learn tips on how to form your strategy toward all four parts of the test based on your strengths and weaknesses. For instance, in the Reading part, you will learn how to:

  • Screen through all the articles at once and grasp the main idea of each article.
  • Allocate time in each article
  • find answers in the large amount of reading, quickly and effectively.

In the Speaking part, you will have lots of practice with your teachers and learn how to:

  • Organize your thoughts quickly and use non-repetitive sentences to express an idea.
  • Present your idea in logical order and organized sentences
  • Use key words when answering questions to get higher scores

 

4. Get Professional Help or Take Test Preparation Course

The IELTS test is a challenging test. It does not only test your English knowledge from textbooks, it also tests how you can utilized your English skills in real life. It is very important that you attend classes and have experienced teachers who can guide you through and help you to save time and save money.

 

5. Know you Strength and Weakness

There is no short cut to success other than building a solid English foundation. CSLI has a variety of courses that can help you overcome weakness and get ready for the IELTS test. In addition to the IELTS Test Preparation course, CSLI also offers many courses that can help you improve your Speaking, Fluency, Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary and Writing skills.

There is no short cut to success other than building a solid English foundation. CSLI has a variety of courses that can help you overcome weakness and get ready for the IELTS test. In addition to the IELTS Test Preparation course, CSLI also offers many courses that can help you improve your Speaking, Fluency, Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary and Writing skills.

 

+ Learn more about the IELTS Test and the IELTS test format – click HERE

+ learn about CSLI’s IELTS Test Preparation Class – click HERE

+ Find out how CSLI can help you prepare IELTS test – CONTACT US for a free consultation!

 


CSLI IELTS Test Preparation Class

In the IELTS Test Preparation Class, you will get familiar with the test, learn skills necessary to succeeding the IELTS test including time management, test strategies, and test-taking skills through a variety of practice and activities.  Read more


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