• Information about the IELTS test
Helpful study hints to make preparation more
3 practice Module C Reading and Writing tests
3 practice General Training Module Reading
and Writing tests
3 practice Listening tests with cassette tape
Annotated Answers to all the practice tests
A guide to the Interview Phase of IELTS
Action Plan for IELTS is a short, self-study guide for students about to take the IELTS test. The book is organised by paper and examines each question type in detail. It gives students a last-minute action plan, providing examples, mini practice tasks and strategies to maximise their band score in the test. Action Plan for IELTS is available for both the Academic and General Training module. The Academic module is suitable for students around Band 6+ and the General Training module for students around Band 5+....
(BQ) In the IELTS listening, candidates are presented with four different tasks which evaluate their skills. To add challenge to the test, the accents used in the listening passages are Australian and British accents. How can one practice for the IELTS listening test? Is it possible to review for it within 15 days? It is truly possible when you are at hand ebook 15 days' practice for IELTS listening.
In the listening test, you will be asked to demonstrate how well you understand spoken English. The entire listening test will last approximately 45 minutes. There are four parts, and directions are given for each part.
Directions: For each question in this part, you will hear four statements about a picture in your test book. When you hear the statements, you must select the one statement that best describes what you see in the picture by marking the correct answer option: A, B, C, or D on the answer sheet. The statements will not be printed in your test...
• Each time you complete a TOEFLrformat exercise, try to simulate the conditions and time pres¬
sure of a real TOEFL test, (1) For listening questions, play the listening material one time only,
(2) For structure questions, allow yourself one minute for two questions. For example, you
should take five minutes for an exercise with ten questions.
• Take the appropriate Diagnostic Pre-Test at the beginning of a section. When you lake the Pre-
Test, try to reproduce the conditions and time pressure of a real TOEFL test: (1) Take each sec¬
tion of the tesc without interruption- (2) Work on only one section at a time. (3) Time yourself
for the section to experience the time pressure that exists on the actual TOEFL test. (4) Play the
listening material one time only during the test.
• Two different methods are possible to review the listening exercises. One good way to review these
exercises is to play back the listening material, pausing after each question to discuss the skills and
strategies involved in determining which answer is correct and which answers are incorrect.
Another method is to have the students refer to the recording script to discuss each question,
Ideal for overseas students studying at English-medium colleges and universities, this practical writing course enables international students to meet the required standard of writing and use an appropriate style for essays, exams and dissertations. Newly revised and updated to include extra exercises and material suggested by teachers and students, Academic Writing explains and demonstrates all the key writing skills and is ideal for use in the classroom or for independent study.
During the test, you will be given time to read the questions before you hear the audio. As you listen, you should write your answers in your lest booklet Do not wart until the end. The answers in ihe audio follow the order of the questions. If you hesitate and think about one question, you may miss the next question. The
audio keeps going,
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The Next Generation TOEFL" Test is the Internet-based test introduced worldwide in September 2005. This new version of the test replaces the earlier computer-based TOEFL Test (CBT), The new test has four sections covering The language skills of reading. listening, speaking, and writing. The test is approximately hours long, with one 10-minute break after the Listening section.
In the Speaking section, students speak in response to two questions about their own experience and four questions about texts that they listen to or read during the test. In the Writing section* students write in response to two questions. One question is about a reading passage and a lecture, and the other question is about a general topic.
The purpose of the TOEFL® is to evaluate a non-native English speaker's proficiency in the
English language. Almost one million students every year from 180 countries register to
take the TOEFL®: the majority of universities and colleges in North America as well as in
other English-speaking countries require official TOEFL® score reports for admission. The
test is also used by institutions in other countries where English is the language of
This book describes the four modules of the IELTS test, and contain lots of practice tests for each one, it has been designed for upperintermediate and advanced levels. IELTS to Success; Preparation, Tips and Practice with Revised Speaking Test Supplement (2001) provides full explanations of the format of each test, skills and strategies for approaching the questions and practice tests for the Listening, Reading and Writing modules. These tests are suitable for the IELTS Academic module.
IELTS Listening has four sections, each with 10 items (or questions). Each item is worth one mark.
The items are designed so that the answers appear in order in the listening passage. During the test,
time is given for candidates to read the questions and write down and check their answers. Answers
are written on the Question Paper as candidates listen. When the tape ends, ten minutes are
allowed for candidates to transfer their answers onto an Answer Sheet.
Details of the Writing Test Procedure of the test
The writing test is the third test you do on the test day. You have 60 minutes for this test. There are two tasks or parts to do. You will be given a card with the two tasks – one task on each side of the card. You can make notes or write your plans on the card but it will not be seen by the examiner. You will also be given an answer booklet. You have to write your essays in the answer booklet. Notes are not acceptable and essays under...
Nowadays, the young married couple jump into their small family car on a
Saturday afternoon and drive to the Hypermarket, outside town. They fill a huge
trolley to the brim and join a long queue at one of the 25 tills. They pay with their
credit card and push the trolley to the car. Then, they drive back home, park as near
their place as possible, and carry home twenty plastic bags each.
For each question in this partT you will hear four statements about a picture in your test book. When you hear the statements, you must select the one statement that best describes what you see in the picture. Then find the number of the question on your answer sheet and mark your answer. The statements will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time.
There aren’t still the exact criteria for measuring speaking skills as well as the weighting given to such components as correct pronunciation.
The interdependence of the speaking and listening skill increases the difficulty of any serious attempt to analyze precisely what is being tested at one time.
Administration is another difficulty as it is impossible to test a large number of students because of limited time involved
Look at the picture and tell yourself quickly what is represented. Make up a sentence that summarizes what you see. Then listen to the four statements. One of the statements will probably be close to the sentence you made up.