IELTS for Irish Medical Council
Which IELTS do I need (Academic or General)?
If you are doing the IELTS for the Irish Medical Council you will need to do the Academic IELTS. The Academic IELTS is needed for most courses in colleges and university. The General Training exam is used for visa purposes in some counties but will not be accepted by the Irish Medical Council.
Where can you take the IELTS in Dublin?
There are 2 places in Dublin where you can take IELTS. In the city centre, you can go to CES
IELTS in Dublin 2017: Test Dates and Fees
The test dates and fees for IELTS 2017 are out now. If you’re interested in signing up for one of the following test dates book your IELTS preparation course.
These are the IELTS test dates from January to June 2017 in UCD:
Saturday 21st January
Saturday 11th February
Saturday 4th March
Saturday 25th March
Saturday 8th April
Saturday 13th May
Saturday 24th June
Please note that the IELTS test fees will be increased to €195 in 2017.
These are the IELTS test dates for 2017 in CES:
Saturday 7th January
Thursday 12th January
Saturday 14th January
Saturday 21st January
Prepare for IELTS
Do you want to prepare for IELTS in Dublin?
In Everest we offer IELTS preparation courses in Dublin and last week the head of our IELTS department offered some advice to the readers of the Free IELTS Course blog.
Read the entire post on Free IELTS Course.
The post features four contributor:
Paul Dixon, IELTS Manager at New Zealand Language Centres
Guy Brook-Hart, Co-author of the Complete IELTS series published by Cambridge English
Louis Rodgers, Co-author of Foundation IELTS Masterclass published by Oxford University Press
Rob McComish, Head of the IELTS Department at Everest Language School, Dublin
How to get 7 in IELTS
IELTS tips from Pete Jones
We spoke to IELTS expert Pete Jones about the exam and tips about how to get a 7 in the IELTS. A lot of our students need to get 7 in IELTS for Dublin Universities, the Irish Medical Council and for certain jobs. Pete has some great ideas and strategies.
About Pete Jones
Pete has been teaching IELTS candidates around the world since 2003 and is the author of the free IELTS course and IELTS blog.
Pete’s Experience as an IELTS teacher
What is the most
IELTS Writing Task 2 Vocabulary and Organisation
An overview of IELTS writing task 2: Useful vocabulary and information
by Derick Smith
For writing Task 2, which is worth more than Task 1, you should spend about 40 minutes writing a 250 word essay. You will be given a contemporary social topic which you must respond to in a number of ways.
Examples of IELTS task 2 question types:
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages
Discuss both sides
Give a reason why you think the problem exists
Express your views about the issue
Top 10 free IELTS blogs
As I know, most of you are preparing for your IELTS test and not only with us in Everest (IELTS Dublin), also by yourselves.
I’ve tried to find the top 10 free preparation blogs for you. There are quite a few, but my favourite ones are listed below.
This is probably the most popular and oldest one with most tips and exercises.
This website is owned by Ryan Higgins, who’s offering to correct your writing. Unfortunately the correcting is not for free but you can find many other
IELTS Task 2 Discuss Both Sides
and Give Your Opinion
Paragraph 1 Structure
In Task 2, you are asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. The issues raised are of general interest to, suitable for and easily understood by test takers entering university or seeking employment. Responses to IELTS writing Task 2 should be written in an academic, semi-formal style (similar to how you would write in university).
Example IELTS writing task 2 question:
Some people believe that taking the IELTS is a fair way to
App Review: IELTSpeaking
Reviewed by: Veronica D’Onofrio
Simulate the full IELTS speaking test with a native speaker
Sorry guys Only for Mac ☹ iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!
This app was designed to help IELTS examinees rapidly improve their English speaking skills. The best thing about this application is that it simulates the IELTS speaking test! So you can experience the speaking exam in real time.
Simulates the full IELTS speaking test with a native speaker (a useful but creepy animation).
You are able to record every step of the speaking test! And review your attempts to see which