How much time does it take to go up 1 IELTS band score, for example from a 5 up to a 6?
How can I improve my IELTS band score up 1 level in 1 month?
I need a 6.5 in IELTS very soon, so that I can go to university. I'm only a 5 now - please help me!
These are common things that are said by English students to IELTS teachers.
Obviously, it is better to study on IELTS exam course with us in London for a period of 3 to 6 months to gain a solid improvement in your academic English skills and almost guarantee yourself the IELTS result that you need.
However, most students (if we are being honest) only start studying for their IELTS test with about 3 to 4 weeks left before the exam.
As SGI Academic English teacher, Simon explains in the video below, you will need longer than that to get a true improvement in your English level and be able to go up a full IELTS band score.
One of the things that you can do with only about a month left before your test date is to find out what you will actually have to do in the IELTS exam.
In the next IELTS blog coming very soon, we will see some quick changes that you can do to try to improve your IELTS band score at the last minute.