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PTE or TOEFL – The Two computer based tests

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The most common misconception about English exams is that a person who speaks good English will certainly fare well in the test. This perhaps is true for a few exams, but not for PTE. Why? Even though PTE includes the same modules as IELTS or TOEFL, each part of the PTE test contains 2 to 8 modules. Knowing the requirements of each of the question types is essential before taking the test. It...

IELTS Registration

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If you are looking at IELTS registration, where do you need to go to? The easiest thing is for you to register online. If you are not sure about how to go about this process, the easiest thing would be contact one of the nodal agents that will help you do the same. One of the issues with IELTS agents is that they often charge an additional fee over and above what IELTS chargers you for taking the...

Training and Coaching Locations

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Should you take up training only in the location where you are at? The answer to the questions is both a yes and a no. Such answers are often very irritating, but in this case, they are sadly also the only answer one can give. If you are for instance in tirupati, and what to take up GRE coaching, there are barely any GRE coaching centres in Tirupati. While you might find some places that do offer...

Advanced Programmes – What do they mean?

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There are several tiers of coaching, so why do we have that, and what do you need to focus on? At First Academy, our IELTS coaching and PTE coaching, along with OET Coaching and GRE coaching focuses on individual attention. Which is why we have something that no other coaching centre has. We have sessions where candidates can personally interact with the trainers and figure their strong and weak...

Listening – Getting a High Score

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One thing many fail to realise in their quest for high scores in exams like the IELTS, GRE, PTE, or OET is that, these are language tests and not how-much-can-you practice tests. Candidates often end-up submitting many writing tasks for evaluation or take-up to sitting down for multiple listening tests, then complaining that they are getting the same score as they were earlier. The trick here is...

Best Short Term GRE Coaching and Prepraration

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You have just finished your exams and want to get trained in GRE. There is little time and there is a lot to do. So what are the things that you need to keep in mind when you are looking at preparing for GRE? First, understand that you cannot, and is many cases need not learn a lot of words. If you wish to keep GRE preparation quick and less daunting, the first thing you can do is to keep your...

GRE – Coaching | What is the Best?

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The time has arrived for yet another academic year to end. And for a lot of people, particularly engineers, it might be time to take a call on what path to choose. While many might want to work in India, most engineers look for avenues to go abroad. With more factors coming into the fray influencing decisions, there has never been a tougher time to decide to go abroad. So what are the things that...

6.5 to a 7 in Writing

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I have taken my IELTS several times and I am stuck at a 6.5 in writing! Is IELTS deliberately giving me a lower score? Or is there something I am missing? I am getting an 8 in all other modules. This is a common refrain that we see everyday from many people. Having been in the IELTS business for nearly two decades, this has only become increasingly common as more and more people are trying to...

First Academy – Why Support it?

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First Academy is the only institute providing examiner grade evaluation for IELTS writing and speaking. With trainers certified by the University of Cambridge, you can be assured of the best in class training – both online and offline. First Academy allows you to attend a free session, and also interact with the trainers before you enroll. How many centres do you think would be confident...

IELTS Coaching – Reading – CLB9

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Getting a CLB9 for immigration will mean that you have to get an 8 in the listening section, and a 7 each in the three remaining sections of the test. In theory, that should not be difficult. In practice however, many fail to reach that target. Those that do not reach the target start believing that they do not have sufficient language skills and hence decide to enroll in a training program...

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