IELTS Guaranteed 7 band score- Syllabus for Academic, General modules with Practice Tests

IELTS Syllabus

IELTS Listening skills

  1. Getting ready to Listen
  2. Understanding  the context
  3. Using the correct spelling
  4. Writing numbers
  • Following a conversation
  • Identifying the speakers
  • Identifying function
  • Understanding categories
  • Recognizing paraphrase
  • Identifying distracters
  • Recognizing paraphrase
  • Selecting from a list
  • Places and directions
  • Describing a place
  • Following directions
  • Labeling a map
  • Listening for actions and processes
  • Understanding Mechanical Parts
  • Describing an action or process
  • Describing a process
  • Attitude and opinion
  • Identifying attitudes and opinions
  • Persuading and suggesting
  • Reaching a decision
  • Following a lecture or talk
  • Identifying main ideas
  • Understanding how ideas are connected
  • Understanding an explanation
  • Contrasting ideas
  • Signposting words
  • Comparing and contrasting ideas
  • Using notes to follow a talk

IELTS Reading Skills

  1. Reading Strategies
  2. Using the features of a Reading passage
  3. Skimming a passage and speed reading
  4. Global understanding
  • Descriptive passages
  • Scanning for detail
  • Using words from the passage
  • Notes/flow-chart/diagram completion
  • Understanding the main ideas
  • Identifying the main idea
  • Understanding the main points
  • Identifying information in a passage
  • Locating and Matching information
  • Identifying the type of information
  • Locating and matching information
  • How ideas are connected
  • Discursive passages

a.   Discursive passages

b.   Identifying theories and opinions

c.   Matching features

       6.    Multiple-choice Questions

              a.   Understanding longer pieces of text

              b.   Different types of multiple-choice

              c.   Identifying a writer’s purpose

     7      Opinions and attitudes

  1. Argumentative text
  2. Identifying the writer’s  views/claims
  3. Identifying grammatical features

    8       General Training Reading

  1. The General Training Reading papers
  2. Dealing with multiple texts
  3. Understanding work-related texts

IELTS Writing

  1. Academic writing task- 1 Describing a chart, table or graph
  2. Understanding graphs, tables and charts
  3. More Complex charts
  4. Improving your task Achievements score
  • Academic writing task 1- Comparing and Contrasting graphs and tables
  • Avoiding repetitions
  • Comparing and contrasting data
  • Grammatical accuracy – describing numbers and figures accurately.
  •  Academic writing task 1 – Describing diagrams
  • Understanding a diagram
  • Describing a process – coherence and cohesion
  • Lexical resource – being accurate

  • Academic writing Task 1 – Describing Maps
  • Describing a map
  • Describing changes in a place
  • Grammatical Accuracy
  • General Training Writing Task 1 – A letter
  • Understanding the task
  • Improving your score
  • Checking and correcting
  • Writing Task 2 –Getting ready to write
  • Understanding the task
  • Planning and organizing your ideas
  • Getting started – writing an introduction
  • Writing Task 2 – Expressing your ideas clearly
  • Linking ideas – cohesion
  • Lexical Resources – avoiding repetition
  • Expressing a personal view
  • Writing Task 2- Checking and correcting
  • Developing your ideas clearly
  • Grammatical Accuracy
  • Assessing your language

IELTS Speaking

  1. The Speaking Test – Part 1
  2. Getting ready to speak
  3. Part 1 – talking about familiar topics
  4. Using the right tense – Grammatical Range and Accuracy
  • Part 2 – Giving a talk
  • Understanding the task
  • Improving Fluency and Coherence
  • Organizing your notes and your talk
  • Part 3 – Talking about abstract topics
  • Talking about abstract topics
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Improving your Lexical Resource score
  • Checking, correcting and assessing
  • Dealing with problems
  • Pronunciation, intonation and ‘chunking’
  • Assessing yourself and improving your score

Practice Tests

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Practice Test 4

Practice Test 5

Practice Test 6

Practice Test 7

General Training Test

Practice Test 8

General Training Test

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