I need some tips to improve my IELTS Score

by Rohit Bhutani
(Kolkata, India)

Hello Everyone,

I got overall score of 7.0 and L-7.5, R-6.0, W-6.5 & S-7.5 but I need at least 7.0 in each section and at least 7.5 overall score.

My next (second attempt) test is on 25 March.

Can someone please give some tips to improve. I am practicing but getting similar results in practice too.

I sometimes get good score in reading practice (same was getting in practice before first attempt) and for Listening I am still getting the same score 31-35. Speaking and writing I have no clue how asses my practice.

Please help.

Thanks & Regards,
Rohit Bhutani

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Mar 02, 2017
I need some tips- speaking and writing.
by: Anonymous


As far as i am concerned, the best way to practice speaking is finding a partner, so he'll be able to tell you what you need to improve.

If you can't find a partner, you can always record yourself. I am aware this isn't so accurate as having a partner. There's websites that you can upload and someone will assess it for you, but I am not quite sure about as I never used them.

The best way to practice writing is keep writing. You can do it through the mock exams or just open your microsoft word and write about something.

Manage to have a balance between the two. If you write about what you like will be easier, since you do not have follow the exams instructions. If you can find a partner, you can always share with him/her, in order to have feedback!

Wish you all the best! good luck!

Mar 03, 2017
by: Anonymous

where r u from? i can help you

Mar 03, 2017

I am from Kolkata

Mar 03, 2017
Reading & Writing
by: Anonymous


I managed to get a band 7.5 for reading. My tip is to do the practice test (Academic 11) and time yourself in terms of speed reading. Try to get the skills of skimming because under exam conditions, you have 3 passages and 40 minutes to complete it.

Writing - I am struggling with band 6.5 and I got a band 8.0. Need to spend a lot of time practicing various types of IELTS questions and try to write 150 task 1 and not more than 300 words task 2.

Given 1 hour, you need to have time to plan your essay and also very important to have 5 minutes to check through your essay, making sure there is no grammar errors. Band 7.0 only allows very few errors.

All the best. Hope this helps!

Mar 03, 2017
by: Anonymous

Hi I managed to get 8.5 for listening 8 for reading and 6.5 for both speaking and writing. However I am aiming for 7 in each module...

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