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In order to understand the ways to succeed in these exams, we first need a brief introduction of both. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. It tests knowledge / skills, analytical writing, quantitative reasoning, verbal reasoning. Duration: About 3 hours and 45 minutes (includes 1-minute breaks after each section and a 10-minute break after third section). Analytical writing: 0.0 to 6.0 (in 0.5 point increments), Verbal reasoning: 130 to 170 (in 1 point increments), Quantitative reaso
Writing a good I.E.L.T.S. essay for either the general or academic I.E.L.T.S. test is perhaps one of the most challenging parts of taking the I.E.L.T.S. exam. Firstly, the student has to understand how to write an essay (this involves analysing the question) and then, the student needs to write the essay in a foreign language, using a set of rules which often seem obscure. Remember, abstract reasoning and writing is generally, not the easiest task for native speakers.
The IELTS speaking questions often repeat and hence it is a good idea to go through the question papers of recent IELTS tests. This will help you get a basic idea about the kind of questions asked. And if you are lucky you might be asked the same set of questions. You can find sample answers for speaking questions at many websites. However, while preparing for the test don't memorise long answers. Remember that the examiners are trained to distinguish learned answers from spontaneous ones. If they suspect that you are saying answers that have been memorized, you will not get any marks. No righ
Top Tips for Passing the IELTS Here are 3 powerful tips for passing the IELTS test 1. Read the instructions carefully This may sound simple, but it is more powerful than you think. Omitting topics of a writing assignment or writing less words than instructed, will cause you to lower your ...
The listening test for IELTS comprises four sections to be completed in 30 minutes with 10 minutes transfer time (40 minutes in total). The recording which the candidates will get their answers from will be played only once. In other words, there is no room for mistakes in this task, for even ...
The two main examinations of second-language-learners' English-language skills are IELTS (created by the International English Language Testing Service) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). The two are similar but by no means identical, and candidates for both tests regularly ask which is the better – and often which is the easier – of the two.