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The speaking module of IELTS consists of three parts. Part 1: Interview Time: 4-5 mins. The examiner will ask you a series of questions about everyday topics such as work, study, hobbies, home, family or lifestyle. To answer the questions, you only need to provide the information asked for and perhaps add a supporting detail […]
The Academic Writing module of IELTS consists of two tasks. Task 1: Describe a diagram Time: 20 mins. Words: 150 In this task, you are shown a diagram or set of data and you have to write a short report identifying the main features and making comparisons where relevant. Example: The chart below shows Internet […]
The Academic reading module of IELTS consists of three reading passages and 40 questions: You will have to read approximately 2,500 words in total. The passages deal with a range of academic subjects: one may be about ancient history, another about astronomy, another about advertising techniques, and so on. Each passage in IELTS reading is […]
The listening module of IELTS consists of four sections: Section 1: General conversation Time: 5 mins approx. Questions: 10 Examples: An interview about student wellbeing; A telephone conversation about buying travel tickets; A student asking about accommodation. Section 2: General talk Time: 5 mins approx. Questions: 10 Examples: A radio programme about local history; A […]