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Secret Key #1 Time is your greatest enemy. To succeed on the IELTS, you must use your time wisely. Many students do not finish at least one module. The table below shows the time challenge you are faced with: Module Total amount of time allotted Number of questions Time to answer each question Listening 30 min 40 1.34 min Reading 60 min 40 .67 min Writing 60 min 2 30 min Speaking 11-14 min N/A N/A As you can see, the time constraints are brutal. To succeed, you must ration your time properly. The reason that time is so critical is that every question counts the same toward your final score. If you run out of time on any passage, the questions that you do not answer will hurt your score far more than earlier questions that you spent extra time on and feel certain are correct. On the Reading Module, the test is separated into passages. The reason that time is so critical is that 1) every question counts the same toward your final score, and 2) the passages are not in order of difficulty. If you have to rush
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