Monthly Archives - November 2016

How to reach the 9.0 in Reading Part 2

“Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth” – IELTS Medical Senior Tutor Tamlin quoting Sherlock Holmes. One of the trickiest aspects of the Reading exam is the timing. Calling the skill Reading implies reading for comprehension or indeed for pleasure. Unfortunately, very little time is available to engage with the text. Your job is to answer the questions as quickly as possible. Think of yourself as a deep sea diver. Your job is to find the [...]


OET v IELTS for Nurses

Since the announcement last week, we’ve been speaking to our nurses to find out their thoughts about the OET vs IELTS. The main thoughts are: The OET is specific to healthcare and the scenarios are familiar, the IELTS exam can be considered random requiring knowledge of a broad range of topic.   IELTS is a global exam, available all over the world, but the OET is only available in select locations (including London).   The cost of the IELTS exam is currently £160, but [...]

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