Quick IELTS reading test: Changing Rules for Health Treatment

You should read the following passage first and then take part in the quiz. Changing Rules for Health Treatment People who are grossly overweight, who smoke heavily or drink excessively could be denied surgery or drugs.The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), which advises on the clinical and cost effectiveness of … [Read more...]

The Cause and Consequence of Band 9 Vocabulary

Title : The Cause and Consequence of Band 9 Vocabulary Podcast :  IELTS Energy Podcasts Accent : American Learn advanced words and vocabulary by simply listening to this podcast. There are certain words that help you stand out from other students. For example : Using "cause" and "the root of the problem" is overused by IELTS … [Read more...]

Full IELTS Speaking Test 2018

Below is a sample IELTS speaking test for August 2018. The topics and questions are currently being used in the IELTS Speaking test. Remember that there is only one speaking test. All candidates, both GT and Academic, will get the same topics and questions. There is no difference in marking. The test will last between 11 and 14 mins. The IELTS … [Read more...]

IELTS reading: Polluting sounds with answers

Download the IELTS Reading passage "Polluting sounds: In search of silence" with questions and answers. POLLUTING SOUNDS: IN SEARCH OF SILENCE In a self-imposed solitary confinement, 22-year old Tom Wonnacott, a Princeton graduate student, spent four days lying in a lightless, sound-proofed isolation chamber. Unable to see or hear, he also … [Read more...]

Free Online IELTS Academic Reading Test 1

There are 3 Reading passages and 40 questions in total. Click  Next to start the test. Read the Reading passages and answer the questions. You will be able to see your score after you have answered all of the questions. Remember : You must answer all of the questions.   … [Read more...]

Speaking: Expressing likes and dislikes

In Parts 1 and 2 of the speaking test, you will be expected to use English to talk about familiar topics.This will include talking about your likes and dislikes. In IELTS it is helpful if you look directly at the examiner and use your face to help you communicate. This is not considered impolite in English. Here are 2 of the most frequently used … [Read more...]