Introduction to IELTS
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) has become the world’s leading English language test for study, work, and migration reasons and we are here to help you to make your dreams come true. We provide IELTS preparation courses with extensive material to develop your skills to achieve required band scores. We, at YK Career College, offer both in-class and online practice sessions of IELTS.
Essential steps to prepare for IELTS test:
There are many ways to prepare for IELTS, which will help to get your desired band scores. Some of them are discussed below:
- Which IELTS test to take?
The primary step for IELTS preparation is selecting the right version of IELTS depending on your objectives and purposes.
As we all know that IELTS has two main versions: IELTS ACADEMIC and IELTS GENERAL TRAINING.
The IELTS Academic is the best choice if you desire to study abroad and pursue a Diploma Course, Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD taught in English. Most universities across the world acknowledge the IELTS Academic certificate as proof of your English language proficiency.
IELTS GENERAL TRAINING
This IELTS version is fit for those individuals who wish to work or migrate to an English-speaking country.
- Set your ‘SCORE GOAL’:
Once you have made a choice about the version of IELTS, the next step is to confirm the required IELTS score to meet your study, work or migration needs. Having your ‘SCORE GOAL’ allows you a clear target to work toward.
- Understand the test format:
After narrowed down which IELTS test you need to take and what score you need, then one should get familiar with the format of the test by knowing about the test parts and the question types.
IELTS has four parts: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking and every part has their own different questions or tasks.
- Evaluate and Boost your English skills:
Knowing where you stand within English Skills will help determine where you need the most improvement. The best way to prosper in any English language test is to improve your English. Practice makes perfect, so use your English as much as you can well in advance of the test. Using English everyday can help to boost your English skills.
- Start Practicing sample questions:
The next vital step for IELTS preparation is to practice sample questions by your own or by joining classes (in-class or online session) at an IELTS preparation center. As IELTS is a time-based test, it is critical to practice as many sample exam questions as possible and work to build up speed.
- Taking Mock Tests:
Taking the mock test can give you an indicative band score and personalized feedback from your tutor. It helps you to know about your weaknesses and the areas to improve for the real test.
- Be relaxed on the day before your test:
On the day before your test, you must try to be relaxed by taking plenty of rest. You just need to refresh your memory by making sure to know the test rules and test format. Also, you should plan your journey to the test venue ahead to make sure arrive on time.