TOEIC Listening Tips and Strategies

Today we are going to go over some useful TOEIC listening tips and strategies. Photographs The first section of the TOEIC listening test will ask you to look at photographs and select the sentence that best describe the image. Tip: Make sure you look over the four different options closely. Tip: Be aware of small […]

IELTS Listening Overview and Tips

We previously looked at the format of the IELTS exam at an earlier post, now it’s time to take a deeper look into the different sections of the IELTS exam. Click on the link to learn more about the IELTS reading section. IELTS Listening Overview The IELTS listening section will take about 30 minutes to […]

Quick Tip to Improve your Communication in a International Work Environment

A key factor in business English is being culture sensitive when communicating with a person from a different language. Many students train for the TOEIC exam in a professional capacity. To be a great communicator especially in Business it’s important to be aware of cultural differences. Understanding the culture of those you are doing business […]

How to Succeed on the English Reading Comprehension Sections on your Exam

Reading comprehension refers to understanding what the message the writer is trying to convey. Reading comprehension is a critical component of the English language and that is why it is included in all of the major English proficiency exams (TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS). Different elements of reading comprehension include: CONTEXT – Refers to the overall […]

TOEFL Listening Tips & Tactics

The TOEFL listening section includes up to six lectures, the lectures are followed up with six questions based on the lectures. The listening section also includes two or three listening conversations. The time for the listening part of the TOEFL is either 60 or 90 minutes long. So what type of lectures and conversations can […]

What to Expect from the TOEIC Speaking Test

The TOEIC speaking section includes 11 different questions and you will have around 20 minutes to complete the section. The score scale is 0 to 200. The key factors in this section are to speak clearly and answer each question. Let’s take a look at the type of questions you will see when taking the […]

IELTS Reading Test Overview

The IELTS reading section is a 60 minutes long reading comprehension test. You will be given 3 different texts and 40 questions to complete. Let’s go over some tips for the IELTS reading section. Make sure you take several reading practice tests before taking the real exam. The key factor with these practice tests is […]

TOEFL Writing Tips & Tactics

Today we are going to discuss the writing section of the TOEFL test and share some tips and tactics that might be useful when taking the exam. The TOEFL writing section will ask you to write two essays, the first one is a summary of a lecture and article (integrated section). The other one is […]