IELTS Preparation is a multi-billion dollar business worldwide. Millions of students prepare for IELTS and take IELTS every year. For many students, IELTS preparation means spending hundreds, if not thousands of dollars/pounds on IELTS courses. Sometimes these IELTS preparation courses are beneficial, sometimes they are not. Sometimes, these IELTS preparation courses teach bad habits and […]
It is common knowledge that studying hard is the way to get a good score on any test, especially IELTS. This, however, is not true. Yes you need to study hard, but the best way to study IELTS is to “study smart”. What does studying smart mean? It means you don’t waste your time learning […]
Studying IELTS is crucial to scoring well on the test. Setting a study schedule can help you to achieve your IELTS goals. The first point to consider when studying IELTS is when to start – the earlier you start, the better your score can be. If you are planning on taking the test in three […]
IELTS is getting to be a very popular English language test. It has been around for almost 20 years and in the last year more than one million people gained IELTS certificates for further education, employment or immigration purposes. The official IELTS website even says that because of the very large numbers of candidates in […]
At present the results of the English language test of IELTS is valid for a two year period for Australian General Skilled Migration (GSM) applications. From 1st July this period will be extended to three years. This is part of the numerous changes to the GSM visa program to occur from July 1, 2012.