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What’s Your IELTS Percentile?

Even though both the IELTS and the TOEFL exams test your English language skills, there are lots of differences between the two exams. While the IELTS is done on paper with a pencil, the TOEFL is done on a computer. The IELTS includes an interview for your speaking exam, but the TOEFL does not. Another […]

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How to Write an Effective IELTS Conclusion

When you are writing the essay for Task 2 of the IELTS Writing section, the last thing that you will include will be your conclusion. An essay’s conclusion has one job: To summarize the rest of the essay in a way that makes it sound even more persuasive. However, many IELTS test-takers forget this, and […]

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Breaking Down the General IELTS Writing Section

In both the General and the Academic IELTS exams, there are four different sections: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Here, we are going to focus on the Writing section of the General exam. Just like in the Academic exam, there are two tasks in the General exam’s Writing section. The first of these tasks requires […]

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How to Contest Your IELTS Score

Taking the IELTS exam once is stressful enough. But having to take it again can be even worse, especially if you were sure that you got a good enough score the first time. If you feel like you scored higher than your scores show, there is a chance that you are right: Graders, after all, […]

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