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Anyone here got the ielts result recently? I am disappointed with my writing and speaking score. R u facing same problem? I got L:8.5, R:7, W: 6, S: 6, overall- 7. please let me know.

Hi sakibkabir11,

Can you please tell me how you gor listening 8.5? what is your strategy? I am stuck in 7.5.

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Hello L,
I think you are in a good shape to get more than 8 in listening. You need to review your mistakes and try to be steadfast that you will not do that identical type of errors. Practice daily. Check the words for spelling during reading review.

My strategy was same as mentioned aloft. I had some spelling issues, I tried to overcome it by writing my mistaken words and then recorded it. I played the record and wrote the words frequently.
Hope this will help you.

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Hi Sakib,

Thank you for your advice. I noticed that some of my mistakes are spelling errors.However, I still have some other issues regarding the multiple choice questions. I listen to english everyday and am hoping for more improvement. do you think if I get 8 when using Cambridge book tests at home, does it mean I can get 8 in real exam? Because I am not really sure when to do the test again to make sure I get 8 in Listening and in other skills I have no problem. Only listening!

Hi L,
It is very hard to say because it is about your performance during the exam time. Keep practicing.

Thank you Sakib for your help. I will do my best and hopefully I will get the grade I want. Best wishes.

I am facing the same problem. Spelling mistakes are taking at least 1 band away. In every listening practice test, I am experiencing errors, more frequently the plural forms and grammars. For instance, yesterday two of my answers were

1. Holiday (correct is Holidays)
2. Fed (Correct is Feeding)

Two mistakes will decline 1 band, extremely shocking.

Hi Hero7,

I think the plural/single words are normally accepted unless it causes the wrong grammar, E.g. a word within a sentence. Otherwise, it is accepted. I always have the 2 or 4 spelling errors too and this is frustrating I know. I think I am at the stage that the problem is not with my listening and ears, but with the spelling!

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

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Thank you L,

But I am not sure if they are going to accept the plural mistakes or not! Mostly missing an 'S' at the end of any word. If we have confusion, can we right e.g Holiday(s)?

I think about missing "S", again acceptance depends on whether is it grammatically correct or not. And in my opnion, it is better to pick up one format in case of confusion rather than putting an "S" in the bracket.

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Hello Simon.

Thank you for the e-book. It helped me a lot. I recently took my IELTS exam. My task 2 question was "should women be allowed to join police force or not. discuss both views and give your opinion".
I wrote 4 paragraphs.
Para 1 : I paraphrased the question and then i wrote THIS ESSAY WILL DISCUSS BOTH VIEWS. (didnt give my opinion in intro)
para 2 : i started with ON ONE HAND and gave the advantages of women working in police and army.
para 3 : I started with ON THE OTHER HAND and i wrote disadvantages of this and FURTHERMORE gave my opinion.
para 4 : conclusion in which i wrote my conclusion and gave my opinion once again.

In task 1, i wrote about 232 words.

I got 6.5 in writing. Please advice me if i should go for recheck or not. I know you do not check essays, but all i need is just an advice if my coherence and cohesion and task response was right.

i got just 0.5 bands less in writing. I am confused if I should go for recheck or not.

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