Common tips that can be followed for Writing Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Writing Exercises

Some tips you can follow for exercises in the Writing module are:

  • Try to understand the essay topic entirely.
  • Find the keywords.
  • Follow a predefined essay structure.
  • Follow a proper sentence structure and check its formation
  • Remember to use formal words.
  • Once you have written a meaningful essay, recheck and read your entire content to find areas of improvement.
  • For writing a summary, write a single sentence.
  • Check for spelling and grammar mistakes.
  • Manage time efficiently.
Common tips that can be followed for Speaking Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Speaking Exercises

Basically, there are 3 important scoring sections under which you will be examined:

  • Content
  • Pronunciation
  • Oral fluency

Scoring for content means you don’t add, skip, or replace any words while you read. Pronunciation means you pronounce the words loud and clear and Oral fluency means you speak continuously without any disruption. 

Some tips you can follow are:

  • Keep speaking continuously. The microphone will stop recording after 3 seconds of silence, or pause, or a gap. 
  • Click Next when ready to move on.
  • Maintain consistency in your speaking pace.
  • Pay attention to your pronunciation. It should be clear.
  • There are some predefined templates for some of the questions (Describe Image and Retell Lecture). Try to practice following a specific template.
Common tips that can be followed for Listening Exercises

Common tips that can be followed for Listening Exercises

Listening  section is divided into 8 sub exercises:

  1. Summarize Spoken Text
  2. Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer
  3. Fill in the Blanks
  4. Highlight Correct Summary
  5. Multiple Choice, Single Answer
  6. Select Missing Word
  7. Highlight Incorrect Words
  8. Write from Dictation

Some common tips you can follow are:

    • Prioritize crucial tasks that carry the most weightage. These would actively contribute towards getting you a great score. 
    • The more familiar you are with the examination pattern, the less time you waste in figuring out how to handle a question.
    • You should be able to know when to manage time & when to let go or skip a question.
    • Concentrate on topic sentences and most repeated words.
    • Most of the time the rate of speech is fast. So be careful and listen.
    • Answers are mostly paraphrased. Be careful.
    • Note the answers in erasable notepad given by them and later fill the answers.
    • Note keywords in question.
    • Narrow down the options within the given time.
    • Understand the context of listening.
    • Keep track of the time.




Common Tips that can be Followed for Reading Exercises

Common Tips that can be Followed for Reading Exercises

The test taker must be able to identify the topic, supporting points, ideas, examples, and the context in which the text is written. The total time allotted for the reading test is approximately 32-41 minutes.

Reading section is divided into 5 sub exercises:

  1. Multiple Choice Questions, Choose Single Answer
  2. Multiple Choice Questions, Choose Multiple Answers
  3. Re-order Paragraphs
  4. Reading: Fill in the Blanks
  5. Reading and Writing: Fill in the Blanks 


Some common tips you can follow to tackle all the questions in the different exercises that are present in the module are:

  • Always try to understand the main message of the passage and focus on keywords to find the correct answer.
  • Read the question before you read the text to understand what kind of information you need to look for. 
  • Learn to paraphrase, which means conveying the meaning using different words. 
  • Look for the topic sentence
  • Pay attention to the clue-words
Write From Dictation Tips

Write From Dictation Tips

For this task type, the candidate will listen to a sentence which the person would have to write into the response box located at the bottom of the test screen. One mark is awarded for each correct word. If you skip a word or make spelling or grammar mistakes, you’ll not get any marks for it.


  1. Take Notes effectively
  2. Don’t listen and write simultaneously
  3. Avoid using complete words while you write initially
  4. Write all words in the correct sequence
  5. Check for spelling and grammar mistakes
  6. Never skip any question
  7. Practice Mock Tests