IELTS 8.0

Exam histories

-7.0 in Aug2014 -> targets 8.0 at Dec2016

-Listening at 8.0  -> 8.5;

-Reading in 7.5   -> 8.5;

-Writing in 6.0   -> 8;

-Speaking in 7.0 -> 8.0;

Time tables:

  1. Objective: English becomes part of my life and part of my body
  2. Reading (XDF IELTS precise reading)
    1. Strong readers -> 1. read passage -> 2. read questions -> 3. read passage
    2. Problem with time management -> 1. read questions (not answers) -> 2. read passages
    3. DIY & Improvement
      1. Read, Read, Read
      2. Review, Review, Review
      3. Use it or lose it
    4.  Techiques:
      1. Time management: 90 seconds / question
      2. Read instructions: No. of words needed
      3. Address keywords (vital / utmost importance / numbers/ Names)
      4. Keywords rephrasing
      5. Not understand every word
      6. Change statement to negative if not sure between False or Not Given;
  3. Writing
  4. Listening
  5. Speaking with instant and systematic thinking
    1. think in English
  6. Vocabulary and grammar
    1. Common Mistakes
      1. ‘The’
        1. countries comprised of islands and states: the USA / the United States / the United Kingdoms / the UAE;
        2. countries: America
        3. The same a
    2. Plural and Singular
      1. How many classes / The number of buses /
      2. How much time / amount of traffic / some furniture / some garbage / a piece of advice / some advice / some shopping / some advertising / transport /
    3. thousands of people / ten million dollars / one and three quarter million
  7. Exam
    1. Road to IELTS – free 30 hours preparation in Official web site
    2. www.futurelearn.com/ielts
  8. Habits (start at 18Oct 2016-17Dec2016)
    1. Daily reading, vocab & writing and listening
      1. 1 hour news
      2. 2 hour professional
      3. 2 hour academic-IELTS
    2. Diary writing 1 hour and review
    3. Daily listening 1 hour
    4. Daily speaking 1 hour
  9. Logs of mock result (Mock no. / Date / Reading / Listening / Writing / Speaking )
  10. References
    1. Test Day Advice: https://www.britishcouncil.hk/en/exam/ielts/courses-resources/test-day-advice
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IELTS 8.0

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