Common Misunderstandings About IELTS Speaking Test

IELTS is the most popular exam devised to check the English language proficiency of an applicant, for the intent of study abroad, international work permits and visa purposes. Being a popular test, hundreds and thousands of applicants appear for IELTS every year. Now with so many mouths come so many stories and it is normal for some myths and misunderstandings to be developed during the process of preparing and appearing for the IELTS exam. But, you don’t have to be petrified about these myths because here I have unravelled a few common misunderstandings about the IELTS speaking test. The reason why I have chosen to talk about the IELTS speaking test instead of the three other parts of IELTS i.e. listening, reading and writing is because this test requires face to face interaction with the examiner. Hence, people are the most worried about appearing for this part of the IELTS exam. IELTS Speaking Test Myth 1:  You need to speak in a British accent. this is the most common misunderstanding that the students appearing for the IELTS exam believe in. it is not at all important to speak in a British accent, rather you may lose some points if you sound fake. It is the best decision to be as natural as you can. In other words ‘being yourself’ is the only way to go when appearing for an...

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