Tuesday, October 17, 2017

IELTS Hacks: Tips for People Who Hate Reading

Not everyone likes to read. While some people look forward to reading a good book, others would only read if their work or studies require them to. There is nothing wrong with associating more with the latter group. However, if are going to take the IELTS exam, you cannot afford to have this mindset. 

Friday, October 6, 2017

IELTS Tips: How to Fight Brain Fade

Brain fade happens when your mental functions undergo an unexpected slump. It is when your mind comes up blank and you struggle to recall what you were going to say. You have a hard time focusing on what you are doing, and you have to reread texts a couple of times to get their meaning. Given its impact on one’s thinking abilities, brain fade is every IELTS test taker’s worst nightmare.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

5 Ways to Keep Your Study Area Clutter-Free

Are you easily distracted in your self-study sessions? Studies reveal that there is a direct correlation between productivity and clutter. As clutter increases, one’s level of productivity decreases. This is why it is important to keep your study area clutter-free.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Why You Need an Afternoon Routine

A routine negates the act of having to force or motivate yourself to perform your duties. Having a routine is a lot easier than relying on your willpower to accomplish your daily tasks. It is also what sets successful people apart.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Study Tips: How to Use Active Learning for Your IELTS Review

Active learning is when a student tackles the study material or actively participates in a lecture. It is the most recommended study approach for IELTS review as it not only hones a student’s critical thinking skills, but also better able to stores information to a student’s long-term memory.

Applying the active learning approach to your test preparations is easy, provided that you have the time and effort to do it. Here’s how you do it: