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Problems in IELTS exam



Hi folks,

I'm doing a research for my Doctorate of Education at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.It's about the problems people are experiencing when taking IELTS test.

I badly needed your help and you can only help me by sharing your experience,comments and complaints about IELTS test. 

Hope everyone who will read this will have a heart to share his experience.
It would be a great help.Thank you.


03:38 PM Jun 08 2010 |

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I can help u..

now I am busy..I will write my experience and my friends experience later..

if u have questionnaire and u wanna from us to answer it.. I would like to..

and I am sure that my friends will answer bcz they face many problems..

good luck..


06:08 PM Jun 08 2010 |



@oman – Thanks so much in advance. LaughingI will look forward to read your experiences and your complaints also.You can email me at . Kindly share my email add to your friends also. And will you please include your test result and if it is possible your certificate. This will be a great help for my research.Tahnk you again.


@mozah – thank you.Laughing May I know what is the result of your test and if possible can you please email your certificate at so much.

09:56 AM Jun 15 2010 |



United Arab Emirates


 Firstly. there are some courses you can join named as preparation for IELTS exam before the time of your exam. Secondly, practicing your language and your hand writing is really important  to reach desired results. In contrast, my experience was terrible that time 5 years ago. I join an education course from my college to join BELL English school in Cambridge. Since I reached there, I had a homesick and the exam was 22 days later. I was in a very bad mood. I had classes to prepare for my exam. Till that time, I entered the exam room and could not focus on the papers. The exam was a bit easy, but you have to care about the time (I got band 6.5 overall). Questions you don't know, pass it by and go through the ones you can solve immediately, try not to be panic and rush with aim on spelling as well.


Best wishes,


02:46 PM Jun 15 2010 |

Nice shadow

United Arab Emirates

I have big problem with IELTS….........I cant get work without it.

I exam 5 times I always get 5 or 5.5 …..I have to get 6. really I dont know what should I do.


07:43 PM Jun 18 2010 |



United Arab Emirates

@ Nice Shadow, there are many institutes that can prepare you for IELTS exam. Just work harder and You will inshallah get the desired score. All the best :)

10:28 PM Jun 19 2010 |



i have been attempting IELTS from previous three years. I have attempted IELTS 7 times. I have serious problem with the Examiners of speaking. Same examiners rate me same every time but different from others.

one time another examiner rate me 7.0 in 2006 

Two times same examiner marked me 7.0 in 2009 and in 2010.

two time another examiner rate me 6.5 in 2010 and 2011.

Two times another examiner  rate me 7.5 in 2010 and 2011. 


i have result cards of ielts to prove.


1 number variation is a big thing in IELTS. Therefore, i do not consider IELTS Speaking test legitimate in recognizing ones speaking skills.



04:59 PM Apr 02 2011 |





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10:20 AM Jun 01 2013 |