Speaking Listening Reading Writing IELTS 5.0 Academic Produce and maintain flow of speech. Use variety of discourse markers and connectives. Talk about familiar and unfamiliar topics with flexible vocabulary. Use paraphrase with success. Use a mix of simple and complex structures. Correct pronunciation for improved clarity. Use pronunciation features such as intonation. Pay attention to instructions and word limit questions. Predict content to answer questions accurately. Listen for key and common vocabulary. Hear specific information from audio tracks. Learn to answer through hearing inflection and intonation. Focus on paragraph completion, multiple choice, and true/false/not given task types. Understand a wide range of academic text types. Learn how to paraphrase and use synonyms. Highlight key information, words, and sentences in questions and passages. Skim, scan, and focus on target vocabulary in reading passages. Address task requirements with clear format. Use data and information to support ideas and writing. Present key features and focus on details. Organise ideas with correct paragraph formatting. Include simple structures and word formation. IELTS 6.0 Academic Speak at length without losing coherence and with minimal repetition. Use a wide variety of vocabulary to discuss any topic at length. Use paraphrase, synonyms and idioms with success. Use a range of complex structures while maintaining comprehension. Maintain flexible use of pronunciation features such as intonation, inflection, chunking, and words stress. Focus on all 6 question task types. Gain understanding of academic and professional dialogue Identify key ideas and differentiate between supporting and main details of dialogue. Improve listening skills to comprehend key information. Tips to remember spelling of key and uncommon vocabulary. Focus on all 11 question task types. Pay attention to instructions and word limit questions. Read passages and reproduce sentences in questions. Use context to guess difficult words. Skim, scan, and read for detail to recognise main ideas and information quickly. Understand main ideas of paragraphs and match to question summaries. Present an overview with information clearly and appropriately presented. Arrange information and ideas coherently with clear progression. Use cohesive devices effectively. Use referencing and substitution appropriately. Incorporate and spell less common vocabulary correctly. Use paraphrase and synonyms to boost your score. Include complex structures with strong grammar and punctuation. IELTS General Improve ability to explain and justify responses. Organise thoughts and ideas adequately to sequence responses. Structure an argument and speak with confident inflection. Use a range of spoken grammatical structures. Answer follow-up questions. Discuss different views and expand on ideas with reasons/examples. Focus on all 6 question task types. Listen for details to match ideas. Identify correct word forms in summaries. Identify relevant details to dissect correct answers between multiple choices. Listen for key details to follow a process/procedure. Locate and listen for signal words to predict when key information comes. Dissect printed advertisements and sequences. Locate key words and information immediately. Skim, scan, and read for detail on target vocabulary. Process information from authentic sources (magazines, journals, and the internet). Apply strategies to correctly answer each task type. Present, extend, and support main ideas. Sequence information and ideas logically. Write with appropriate tone and paragraph formation. Use cohesive devices effectively between sentences. Use a wide range of common and less common vocabulary. Use uncommon lexical items with accurate word choice and collocations. Use paraphrase and synonyms to boost your score.