Our next official exam is Thursday 25th May, 2017 and our medics will be preparing and working hard over the next few weeks. For everyone taking exams from now until the big day, we’ll be providing you with mock exams and revision sessions until that week. Keep an eye on the folders at the Medics’ Centre because we’ll be adding lots of exercises and practice materials to enable you to revise from the comfort of your home. Plus, increased space and state-of-the-art [...]
We think that socials are an important way for our medics to wind down after completing their IELTS Academic preparation. It’s why we make sure to have socials to allow everyone the opportunity to really enjoy their English preparation. Well, what better way to improve your English than atop a big red bus careening down London’s highways?! Yes, that’s right, for 24-hours, you can experience all the magnificent sights and sounds that London has to offer on a London tour. For [...]
This episode is the one when Ruta and Bennie went through IELTS Vocabulary to do with a popular IELTS topic: Education. How to Reach the 9.0 in Academic IELTS exams Speaking and Academic IELTS Writing both emphasize the importance of using the right vocabulary. In our short podcasts, by experienced tutors and academics skilled in second language acquisition, we explore tips on how to reach high scores in each IELTS skill.
This episode is the one when Ruta and Tutor Ralph went through an IELTS Writing Q&A and how to each writing part. How to Reach the 9.0 in Academic IELTS Writing exam both emphasize the importance of planning and overcoming writer’s block. In our short podcasts, by experienced tutors and academics skilled in second language acquisition, we explore tips on how to reach high scores in each IELTS skill.
By Ruta A final reminder to book your place for this Sunday’s Reading Workshop with IELTS SIMON. The event will take place at our Highgate centre (17 Highgate High Street, LONDON, N6 5JT). The Reading workshop will be held on Sunday, the 23rd of April and several ticket options are available: IELTS Simon’s Reading Workshop Full Day (12pm – 6pm) £125.00 GBPHalf Day (12pm – 3pm) £69.50 GBPNotes only £25.50 GBP Are you feeling unsure about your chances of obtaining the required scores for [...]
By Ruta Want to know which country is currently dominating our leader board? Keep on reading… Our records show that at the top of the leader board is Pakistan! Our medics from 1) Pakistan have received the highest scores for their IELTS exams and we are very proud of them. The second place goes to 2) Bulgaria and in third we have 3) Turkey! However, the winning countries may soon be knocked off of the leader board! That’s right, we are currently waiting for the [...]
Helium’s future up in the air A) In recent years we have all been exposed to dire media reports concerning the impending demise of global coal and oil reserves, but the depletion of another key non-renewable resource continues without receiving much press at all. Helium – an inert, odourless, monatomic element known to lay people as the substance that makes balloons float and voices squeak when inhaled – could be gone from this planet within a generation. B) Helium itself is [...]
By Ruta Allow us to refresh your memory Nurses who want to work in the UK are required to pass the Academic IELTS examinations before applying to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Academic IELTS is even required from international applicants who come to the UK from an English-speaking country (e.g., South Africa, New Zealand, etc.). Currently, the nurses from the EU and UK do not need to take an Academic IELTS test; however, due to a change in application procedure from [...]
Sometimes medics reach out to us, after they’ve received their IELTS Academic results, to tell us that they’ve achieved over 7.0 in all but one skill. They are usually “only” 0.5 band away in that skill, which makes it all the more frustrating. They then wonder whether they should try again or ask for a remark. The answer is… It depends. If you’re in that temporary (though unfortunate) position, the following 2 facts about the IELTS remaking process should help you decide: 1. Chances of [...]
By Ruta The next examination session is fast approaching and will take place on Thursday 25th May, 2017. This time our closed examination session will be held in Highgate, exact location will be announced later. All students who are scheduled to complete their lessons before the 20th of May are encouraged to book their place. Do not forget that lunch will be provided and served after the Listening, Reading and Writing papers and there will be a maximum of 15 other people taking [...]
By Ruta NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN OUR NEW HIGHGATE CENTRE (17 Highgate High Street, LONDON, N6 5JT) Prepare for the exam with IELTS SIMON, a tutor who has more than a decade of experience teaching and helping students to obtain the highest scores in their IELTS exams. The Reading workshop will take place on Sunday, the 23rd of April. Ticket options: Full Day – £125 Half Day – £69.50 Notes only – £25.50 IELTS SIMON will give you some useful advice on the best [...]