IELTS SPECIALIST TUTORING
IELTS: All Sections – Academic and General
One-to-one IELTS tutoring will help you improve your score in each section of the test. Your lessons focus 100% on the language areas and test sections that you need to address. Your tutor will work with you to improve your general English level, including speaking skills, pronunciation, grammar, spelling, reading, writing and vocabulary, as well as teach you some life-saving test tips, strategies and techniques to significantly improve your score. They can give you a clear idea of how many lessons you will need to achieve your target score. We find that students need 10 hours of tuition to go up in any test section by 0.5 points. All our IELTS tutors are qualified, experienced and achieve great results with their students. Lessons include:
- IELTS Speaking
- IELTS Listening
- Academic & General IELTS Reading
- Academic & General IELTS Writing
- English Grammar and Vocabulary Exercises
- Practice tests
IELTS Test Tips and Information:
Speaking Section Tips
- Work on your pronunciation so you sound clear and confident.
- Listen carefully to the questions and be sure to answer what is asked – if you do not understand or did not catch a question, use a natural expression to ask what they said: ”Sorry, I didn’t get that. Could you say that again?”
- Prepare for known topics: always prepare to talk about your home and job and be able to describe these in detail.
Listening Section Tips
- Check your spelling in answers as incorrect spelling will be marked down.
- Listen to the information after discourse markers, such as: but, however, etc., as often the relevant information is here.
- Listen carefully! Do lots of practice in listening activities for details.
Reading Section Tips
- Read the questions carefully.
- Practise regular reading of academic texts every day to increase your speed and confidence.
- Learn the techniques for skimming, scanning and reading carefully.
Writing Section Tips
- Brainstorm ideas and make a plan for your essay or letter.
- Answer the question properly and use linking words: also, however, in conclusion.
- Check your spelling as this will be marked down if incorrect.
- Review the present, the past and future tenses, also the conditional and present perfect verb tenses.