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IELTS Article - Beware of poor tips!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

In order to work as a doctor in the UK, a Thai candidate who sat for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) needed a minimum score of 7.0 in each skill area (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

Though the doctor got an overall band score of 7.5, he only got 6.0 for speaking. This meant he had to do the exam again. His outstanding band scores in the other skill areas (two 8.0s and a 7.5) suggested he should have done better than 6.0 in speaking.

The doctor was puzzled as to why his speaking test result was so low. I was, too, as his spoken English seemed better than average. His grammar was excellent, he could express his ideas and feelings well, he appeared to have a wide vocabulary, and he spoke fluently.


  1. Thanks for sharing this nice post.IELTS Speaking is also very important and students should follow the IELTS Speaking tips for better result in IELTS.

  2. Thanks for sharing this nice post. Many students through out the world aiming to get admission in foreign University or College so students should follow IELTS tips and techniques to pass the IELTS Exam.Thanks for sharing this nice post.

  3. Every students are looking for Good IELTS Reading Score because is very important for this exam it is also help students at every stage



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