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IELTS LISTENING TEST - LISTENING SKILLS

The IELTS examination tests your ability to understand spoken language in a variety of social and academic contexts. The test consists of four graded recorded sections each with 10 questions and it takes about 30 minutes to complete. As you hear the recording once only, success will depend on knowing what information to listen for. You are not expected to have any specialist knowledge but you should be able to deal with a range of topics and a number of different voices.

IELTS READING TEST - READING SKILLS

Good reading skills are vital for academic studies. The IELTS exam test your ability to use a variety of reading skills. You have one hour to answer questions on three reading passages, so it is important to identify which skills are being tested in each question and to apply them appropriately.

IELTS WRITING TEST - WRITING SKILLS

When you study in an academic context, you need to be able to write clear, formal English. There are two writing tasks in IELTS, reflecting some of the different types of writing that you will have to produce if you study in the medium of English. 

You have one hour to complete the two tasks. You will need to:
- complete the task appropriately
- organize and link your ideas clearly
- write accurately and with a good range of vocabulary