IELTS preparation: Use your mobile for a better band score
People from many countries check their mobile every day many times. North Americans on an average do it 17 times a day, and in the UK the time spent is 27 hours a week. Malaysia and Qatar have a figure of 40 times per day. A mobile offers many opportunities for increasing the IELTS band score. Here we present three ways to do that.
Practice for IELTS Reading and Listening
The official Examination Guide for Teachers says that the sources of passages for IELTS Academic Reading test are books, magazines journals, and newspapers. They are based on academic topics of general interest. Moreover, they are selected for an audience that is non-specialist. In order to score well in IELTS Reading, one has to get to familiar with such kind of text. Doing some background reading is also essential.
A Smartphone provides access to all major newspapers in the English language. Mobiles are ideal for reading because all the people carry them like a book. Reading is easy in a cafe or in a park. We can read an article in a matter of ten minutes. Furthermore, this is an easy way to prepare for the Reading test. The Guardian, the New York Times, The Age, and Times of India are great examples. Similarly, BBC Radio 4 can serve as a great source for practicing for IELTS Listening.
Improving the vocabulary
IELTS Word Power app of The British Council is specific to provide help to the students. It builds your vocabulary to take up the IELTS test. It has subsections based on themes like Mass media, Work and business, Social issues, Science technology, and others. Moreover, there are target words and practice activities for every theme. Candidates can spend their time learning some new words which might appear in the tests. Moreover, they are handy for Speaking or Writing.
Seeking advice from IELTS experts
Preparing for IELTS is very much important. Read some blog posts. Go through an IELTS preparation book and take advice from a good teacher. The IELTS website also serves as a good source. The IELTS Tips app also offers advice to get a good band score. There is one tip a day for 30 days, in an easy to remember form. The experts at British Council, well experienced IELTS teachers, and classy examiners from all over the world offer these tips. Furthermore, all users can download it from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
Keep checking your phone, and also spend a few minutes to boost your IELTS score. Good luck from us.
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