IELTS: Download Band Descriptors

Band Descriptors describe what the IELTS examiners are looking for in your answers. They are the assessment criteria against which your answers are assessed. You should thoroughly understand the band descriptors and prepare accordingly. You may download the band descriptors and take a printout of the same, for your ready reference. The following links of …

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IELTS: Download Sample Answer Sheets

For those who are planning to give paper-based IELTS examination. You should prepare for your IELTS examination by using officially issued sample answer sheets. This helps you to get an idea of how many words you write in how many sheets. So, in your exam you do not have to count the words, since you …

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Na tu zameen ke liye hain na aasmaan ke liye

Film: Dastaan (1972) Director: B. R. Chopra Music: Laxmikant Pyarelal Lyrics: Sahir Ludhianvi Singer: Mohammed Rafi न तू ज़मीन के लिए है न आसमां के लिए तेरा वजूद है अब सिर्फ दास्ताँ के लिए पलट के सू-ऐ-चमन देखने से क्या होगा वो शाख़ ही न रही जो थी आशियाँ के लिए ग़रज़-परस्त जहां में वफ़ा …

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GITANJALI by Rabindranath Tagore [1913]

The Gitanjali or `song offerings' by Rabindranath Tagore (1861--1941), Nobel prize for literature 1913, with an introduction by William B. Yeats (1865--1939), Nobel prize for literature 1923. First published in 1913. This work is in the public domain in India because it originates from India and its term of copyright has expired. According to The …

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Twenty-two Goblins translated from the Sanskrit by Arthur W. Ryder [1917]

Twenty-two Goblins by Arthur W. Ryder [1917] Title Page Introduction First Goblin: The Prince's Elopement. Whose fault was the resulting death of his parents-in-law? Second Goblin: The Three Lovers who brought the Dead Girl to Life. Whose wife should she be? Third Goblin: The Parrot and the Thrush. Which are worse, men or women? Fourth …

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Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs [1912]

Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs [1912] Title Page Preface The Lion and the Crane How the Raja's Son won the Princess Labam The Lambikin Punchkin The Broken Pot The Magic Fiddle The Cruel Crane Outwitted Loving Laili The Tiger, The Brahman, and the Jackal The Soothsayers Son Harisarman The Charmed Ring The Talkative Tortoise …

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Counting of words in the IELTS

1. All words are counted. Even small words like articles (a, an, the) and prepositions (on, in, at, etc.) are counted. 2. Hyphenated words are counted as one word. For example, word-of-mouth, self-esteem, runner-up, up-to-date, etc. 3. Compound nouns written as one word are counted as one word. For example, toothpaste, bedroom, haircut, boyfriend, policeman, …

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