A tribute to nurses… [Ted Talks – Video]

Some of our nurses admit that they do not watch much English television or listen to much English radio. Funnily enough, the advice we received from our parents about watching TV goes against the IELTS listening practice advice now! It is critical to practice the process of absorbing information transmitted via audio-lingual media technology, as that is one of the skills that is tested in the IELTS Listening exam. There are multiple sources of English audio. For example, a wealth of information can [...]

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On your way to becoming a registered nurse?

By RutaNurses from overseas who want to work in the UK are required to be registered with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).  In order to be able to become a registered nurse, nurses from overseas need to pass the Academic IELTS examinations and obtain an IELTS certificate before applying to the NMC.   What are the minimum IELTS requirements for nurses in the UK?   The IELTS requirements for nurses are 7.0 score in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking tasks. The minimum [...]

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Model essay – Has this become a positive or negative development?

From LuisaNowadays the way many people interact with each other has changed because of technology. In what ways has technology affected personal relationships? Has this become a positive or negative development? Advances in technology have without doubt influenced the way we communicate with each other in a number of different ways. While some of this change can have a negative influence on the we way interact, my view is that overall modern technology typically improves communication in personal relationships. It [...]

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But I only want to be taught by my favourite tutor…

By RutaSome of our medics are hesitant to be taught by a new tutor and aim to book classes only with ‘their “favourite’’ tutor. But does that benefit their learning? It is common for learners to prefer certain tutors due to their personality and/or teaching styles. Learners do benefit from getting to learn from somebody who motivates them. However, when it comes to mastering a new language in a short period of time, learning from only one teacher might not be the [...]

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Model essay: Agree/Disagree

By Dr. BGovernments spend millions of dollars each year on their space programmes. Most recently, Mars is the focus of scientists’ attention. Some people think this money would be better spent on dealing with problems close to home. Do you agree or disagree? Life outside the Earth has always been a debated issue and, because of that, many countries invest a great amount of money on space programmes.  However, it would be controversial if this money were to be used to deal with world’s pressing problems instead. [...]

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Complementary revision sessions for exam entrants

This coming Saturday (20/05/17) and next Monday (22/05/17) we’re hosting IELTS Academic revision sessions open to all medics taking their exams with us next Thursday 25/05/17. Both sessions will focus on IELTS Reading and IELTS Writing with handy hints and reminders for the big day. For the Reading session, we’ll be working on beating the clock. The IELTS Reading exam is not about reading for pleasure, but finding the correct answers as quickly as possible. As IELTS Medical tutor Johanna [...]

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Just over 2 weeks | Official IELTS Academic Exam in North London

It’s just over 2 weeks until the Official IELTS Academic examination. Registration for our North London exam is closing at the end of this week. A maximum of 20 medical professionals are registered for the exam, which we host at least 5 times a year at our centre. Our location gives our medics in the North of the city, a closer exam hall than the capital’s current offerings. For medics wishing to take the exam outside of our dates or in other [...]

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Official IELTS Academic examination – Thursday, the 25th of May!

The next official IELTS examination with IELTS Medical centre will be held on Thursday, the 25th of May and all those who feel confident and ready for their exam are encouraged to book a place! Where? This time, we have partnered with our local hospital to provide you with the best facilities and experience for the IELTS examination. The first three exam parts (Listening, Reading and Writing) will be held at the hospital. After that we will all go to [...]

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Mock IELTS Academic exam

The May exam is fast approaching! ‘’What else can I do to prepare?’’, you may ask. Well, here are four words for you – Mock IELTS Academic Exam. Why? Here at IELTS Medical we aim to prepare our medical professionals for the exam as well as possible. Numerous scientific research articles have shown that testing yourself on the exam material is one of the best ways to prepare for the exam. Taking a mock exam also gives you an idea of [...]

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