Test preparation can be fun, interesting and best of all – free! Learn about the free tools for IELTS preparation you can make use of if you are on a budget.
Not every test taker can afford to spend a heap of money for test preparation. That’s why this video provides you with information about free materials and methods to use when preparing for the exam.
Study with a friend
A study buddy can be helpful for your motivation. You can give each other feedback and also push each other to stay concentrated on your tasks. Moreover, it’s far more fun than studying alone.
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Try reading as much English as possible. Make it more enjoyable by choosing your favourite magazine or news website, for instance. You’re not obliged to always practise your reading skills with a boring textbook.
Listen to radio or podcasts
Sharpen your listening skills while you’re out and about. If you listen carefully to the speaker, you can learn from their pronunciation and might even pick up some new words.
Get on Facebook
The Facebook page IELTSessentials has around 1 million fans. This means that you have a choice of 1 million test takers you could interact with and learn from. The page is monitored by an IELTS expert who responds to each individual question. This is a perfect opportunity for you to receive valuable advice and consult with others like you.
Get free materials from IELTSessentials.com
The website is packed with free resources, such as the IELTS support pack. The pack also contains information about the test and general advice. Moreover, the website offers free sample tests and practice materials for listening, reading, writing and speaking. You also have an opportunity to sign up for a free 90 minute seminar where you get to interact with an IELTS expert. It’s called IELTS Masterclass.
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