An unexpected opportunity or a sudden change in your career path has made you take a sharp turn. A world full of new opportunities is waiting for you on the other side of the globe but a pre-requisite awaits you. You need to have a good IELTS score that makes it impossible for the University of your choice to turn you down. With so little time and with the changes kicking in quickly, how can you get that perfect score? How can you prepare in such a short amount of time? Here are some tips to get you motivated on your IELTS journey. Keep reading.
Initially, spend enough time going through the IELTS test format carefully ensuring that you understand every little bit. Understanding the structure of the entire test will give you the upper hand in not wasting time by learning unnecessary things. You need to be focused and pay keen attention to what’s important and what’s not.
With IELTS right around the corner, it’s high time you stopped engaging in other activities. If you’re going to work, you can take a holiday and make IELTS your full-time job so that you have more to focus and prepare for test without necessarily cramming.
Hitting pause on your other works and focussing only on IELTS for a while can also help you mentally be giving you enough to time relax and study. If you feel you’re being pressurized, you won’t be able to put your heart into all your efforts and eventually they’ll end up in vain. Try to make time for yourself too in the little time that you have left before you appear for the test.
You can study on your own by making use of the plethora of study materials available online. This not only saves a lot of time and your precious money but also gives you the comfort of being at home and learning at your own pace. For those of you who don’t feel that much productive at home can choose the alternative of joining a coaching institute and study in an orderly manner.
Put yourself to test before you appear for the final test. Take up online tests to see how well you’re doing and to analyze the areas where you need more improvement. This is the only time when you get the chance to correct your mistakes to make the best use of it.
Work on your grammar. Even when if it’s not a study time for you, watch out for opportunities where you can learn like watching the news or reading a book to improve your vocabulary as well.
Make your own study plan covering all the areas of the test. A proper study schedule with break times in between can be encouraging and it will drive you towards your goal.
Getting help or advice from your friends who are familiar with the test or mentors who can identify errors accurately can aid you in achieving that perfect score you desire.
Do not forget to relax and revise after all the hard work you’ve put in. This is your magical final touch.
Most importantly, stay calm and focused. Approach the test with a positive attitude and be confident. Pass your IELTS with flying colours and all the best for the next big step in your career!