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About The IELTS Examination The IELTS English Examination (International English Language Testing System) is the most widely used English test in the world. There are two streams: Academic and General Training consisting of four papers each: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.
In the Speaking and Writing tasks of the IELTS exam, you can use idioms to make your speaking and essay more interesting. Even if you already know what an idiom is it is still very important to be cautious with its usage. Every idiom can still be detrimental to your IELTS band score if not well-chosen and properly used.
TOEFL test is undeniably the world's most popular English Language test. It is conducted at over 45000 administration site across 165 countries. The test so far has been taken by about 25 million students so far. The TOEFL is now conducted globally in two formats Internet Based Test (IBT) and Paper Based Test (PBT).
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an examination that tests your English ability in academic contexts. It provides proof that you have the English language skills necessary to study at a university in the UK, Australia, USA and New Zealand.
A lot of questions comes you mind when starting to practice for the IELTS exam, especially how to practice for it. I guess it's a valid worry inside you as the IELTS exam is often believed to be the hardest English skill test. But it's also often necessary in order to go overseas to study.
A prominent newspaper columnist who writes about the IELTS Examination and answers readers' questions about it recently responded to a query from a Thai student who asked how he could boost his IELTS band score in a hurry. The columnist replied that, while taking a good IELTS Preparation course would be necessary, even essential, what was most important was taking substantial time out to gain a sound foundation in English basics.