Study Abroad Archive

What are the common accents used in IELTS listening?

IELTS -Listening test uses a variety of accents. But the most common accents are the accents prevailing in the five main English-speaking countries i.e. The UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US. However, the choicest ones are the British and the Australian as ...Read More

Can I use pen for the IELTS exam?

I heard that IELTS is a PBT (Pencil and Paper-Based Test) and I should use only pencil and not pen. Is it correct? You are permitted to carry your National identity card (Passport), pen, pencil, Eraser and a bottle of water into the IELTS ...Read More

Should I take the IELTS test from British Council or IDP?

British council IELTS versus IDP IELTS IELTS is co-owned by British Council, IELTS Australia (subsidiary of IDP) and Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). IELTS Examinations are developed by a team of experts from different English-speaking countries; so it does not matter ...Read More

What are the skills tested on GRE?

The skills tested on GRE?  The skills tested on GRE general test are three; Verbal reasoning ability, quantitative reasoning ability and analytical writing. Some times this can be wrongly interpreted and simplified as English, Math, and Essay writing. However this oversimplification of the GRE ...Read More