Beating the IELTS Examination

Recently the United Kingdom has opened its doors to expat nurses to work in the NHS, however numerous nurses are struggling to pass the English proficiency exam which is required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the UK. But do not be discouraged because IELTS and OET is an exam which is possible to pass if you have the right people to support you in this journey. There will be various sacrifices that you have to make, I kid you not, for I myself have to let go of some job opportunities just to reach my UK dream. I even quit my job just to review for the English proficiency exam and on my first take, I was given a 6.5 in the Writing part. Now, failing for the first time is like your heart is being prick with so many needles in a slow motion manner, it hurts so much and the first thing that will come into your mind is,” its just an English exam, why did I fail?” You will keep mending your bruise ego for awhile but you need to move on and find where your weakness is. IELTS will never tell you why you had such scores and for me its really unfair, but that is just how it works. Albeit, there are people who are really talented and knowledgeable about grammar 101, the ins and outs of English language and knows how to do academic writing or just simply love to write, do actually passed the exam in just one sitting. These people, although having a gift, also reviewed and practiced exams for them to be familiarized how the English exam works. The key is to practice, accept your weakpoints, accept that you failed and then move on. I know its easy to tell to move on but we have to, just think of this.. You already made a sacrifice, why waste it? Its just a .5 that you need or even more, the point is you already started your journey, why stop now? I know its hard, I too doubted myself so many times but its the people behind me who keeps on pushing my back to continue my dream, they believed in me and that is enough for me to grabbed that all 7 in my IELTS exam.

Let me share to you what I did to passed my exam.

1. Find a review center that you will trust, the one that will help you achieve your needed score , its not about how many passers they have, its how they treat their students. Trust your instinct.

2. If you are already tied up in an agency, do not let them pressure you to take the exam because the employer wants to, you should only take it if you feel that you are ready.

3. Practice. Practice. Practice. Listening, for me, is the most easiest part of the exam because you just have to listen and focus to what the audio is saying. Reading is a challenging part, it will test your vocabulary because the sentences are paraphrased. Practice your skimming and scanning when its comes to reading. Writing is the most dreaded part of the exam, make sure to understand the question, look for keywords, make a plan on what you will include in your essay when it comes to task 2, because some topics are very broad you have to choose the most relevant examples. Task 1 can be a graph, a map, diagram or even a process, you have to know when to compare, when to show the similarities and differences, the apogee and bottom when it comes to a graph. Know your point of reference, if you encountered a map. Basically you have to know some vocabs to describe the task that will be given to you in task 1. Speaking is like you’re just talking to a friend, you just have to make sure to respond not in a short manner but learn to express more and give examples.

4. I always make sure to do writing task everyday, I timed myself and make sure to finish with at least 10 minutes left for me to check for some errors in my grammar.

5. Pray.

When you passed, it will all be worth it. The euphoria of achieving the band score that you need is overwhelming, you might even cry. It was such a surreal feeling for me, everything that I have sacrifices keeps on playing on my mind and tears just keep on flowing in my eyes, but during that time, it was happy tears.

I can share my review materials if you want, just comment on this post with your email. ūüėä

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StyleWe’s Fashionable Sports Hoodies and Coats

There are girls who love to stay fashionable even though they are only wearing their hoodies and coats. Girls who love to stay fit and healthy would know what I mean. Of course, we still wanted to be notice even though we are not wearing fancy clothing.

Even though we are busy sometimes in our work, we should not take for granted our health and should eat healthy. One way to stay healthy is to do exercise but don’t worry StyleWe will take care of the fashion side.

StyleWe have a very affordable sports hoodies and coats to choose from. Here are some of them:

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Cotton Dust Proof Slightly Stretchy Jacket – $112

This jacket can still show off your curves that you’ve been working on. Its clean-looking and still with style. It is available in S, M, and L sizes. Its is also available in black and burgundy color.

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Hotface – $62

You would still look hot wearing this red jacket. It’s a breathable jacket and is perfect for girls who do hard workouts. It will fit to those who love vibrant color styles and you will look hot on this jacket after an intensive workout.

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Icyzone – $63

This jacket can be wear if you are having along jog. Its comfortable, stylish and is available in different sizes.

After doing exercise don’t forget to re-hydrate. As we all know, water is one of the physiologic needs of our body and its a must that we consume the needed amount of water that our human body needs.

The question is, how much water should I drink? You can check the article here:
How much water should I drink.

Please don’t forget to visit StyleWe’s website to purchase.

Xoxo,

 Minah

 

Crop Tops from JustFashionNow

There are days when you just want to take a break from wearing a dress but would still want to show off your great body. There are a lot of clothing style to choose from. For now I would like to show you some Crop Tops from JustFashionNow. They offer different styles of Crop Tops that you can choose from, which will also fit your personality and style.

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Khaki Ruffled Ribbed Girly Spaghetti Crop Top – $25

This is a pretty laid back style of crop top from JustFashionNow. You can wear it when you are going to the mall, going on picnics, walking in the park or just simply hanging out with your friends. This can be paired with tight pants and shorts. You can also wear your slippers or sandals to complete your style.

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Black Pleated Shirt Collar Solid Statement Crop Top – $44

This crop top can be wear when you are going to a party and prefer to derail from wearing fancy dress. This one can be wear in any casual events and can be paired with a skirt. Just don’t forget to wear your pumps or high heels.

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Scallope Trim H-Line Floral Embroidered Cute Crop Top – $23

This cute Crop Top should definitely be in your wardrobe. The accent of embroidered flower is just too cute to ignore. If you’re having a date in the park or just going to the grocery, you can definitely wear this. This can also be paired with pants, skirts and shorts.

There are a lot to choose from so what re you waiting for? Go ahead and visit their JustFashionNow website now!

 

 

Xoxo,

Minah

 

StyleWe’s Timeless Dresses

Christmas is fast approaching and this means that there will be a lot of party you will need to attend to. You will need dress, shoes, bags, and accessories for you to stand out. Good thing, StyleWe offers vast choices of dresses and bags that you can use to parties that you will be at.

Being in style and unique can be achieve because of StyleWe dresses. Of course, we also want a comfortable dress so that we can enjoy the party all night long, and this is also possible because of StyleWe dresses.

Different styles, colors, cuts, and lengths of dresses can be found in their online shop. Brace yourselves ladies, for I will be showing you some of their timeless designs that you can buy to a very affordable price.

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Black Casual Color-Block Mini Dress – $62

Black and white dress is very popular to us ladies since it is very easy to pair with your fave shoes and accessories. This dress is casual but it also outline your body’s figure. It is available on different sizes until 4XL. This can be paired with a black pumps or even dark blue pumps. A shoulder bag would also complement this dress. You can check out some of StyleWe’s shoulder bags here.

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H-line 3/4 Sleeve Graphic Casual Mini Dress – $88

Some ladies love printed dress and this can dress looks fun to wear because of its very detailed graphics. This can be paired with a bright colored pumps like violet and blue. This will make you stand out because there are a lot of colors popping in your dress.

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Apricot Floral Vintage Jacquard Polyester Sleeveless Maxi Dress – $143

Showing some skin is sexy and this dress hugs your body and show off your curves. The prints are in pastel colors and using a clutch or shoulder bag that is bright in color will definitely compliment this look. A white shoes or pink pastel pumps can be paired with this dress.  You will surely look fresh and stunning in this kind of dress. It is available in different sizes until XXL.

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There are lots of dresses to choose from. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and check out StyleWe’s site now! Make sure to also check their flash sale dresses!

Please also visit their social media to know their latest designs and discounts!

StyleWe’s Facebook Page – here
StyleWe’s Blog – here

Check this out!

StyleWe Mini Dress – HERE
StyleWe Coats – HERE

Xoxo,

Minah

Strike a pose using StyleWe Dresses

Many online clothing store are emerging almost every month. They all offer many varieties of styles but the question is do they have the unique style? Do their clothes have the quality you want? I always look for something that will fit my personality and feel comfortable wearing it.

Let me introduce to you StyleWe. They have unique style that will fit your personality, with good quality, and offers it on a very affordable price. They offer dresses, tops, outerwear, skirts, pants, jumpsuit, and handbags. So you don’t need to search to other clothing site anymore.

Did you know….

StyleWe brings to you unique fashion from independent designers around the world. Any style you may like, sexy, elegant, cute etc., you name it, we have it! We are committed to providing original, high quality, and exclusive fashion products that you don’t want to miss in 2016!

We all want to be styled and look fabulous this 2016, right?   We all want to be noticed when we enter the room like we are Cinderella wearing the perfect dress that our Fairy Godmother magically created.

Here is my pick from their pool of dresses.

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Floral Print Midi Dress – $96

This dress can be wear in any party you like. You can pair it with your fave jewelry and pump shoes. It’s style is classy and sexy which some boys like. You get to show off you curves and some skin. It is¬†made of light silk and air permeable chiffon so moving here and there is not a problem when you wear this dress. You feel sexy and comfortable at the same time. It is also available on different sizes even 3XL. All I can say is you will be a total stand out wearing this dress.

I have also listed here some of their top dresses:

  1. Printed Cotton-blend Two Piece Midi Dress
  2. Floral print-silk Midi Dress
  3. Ruffled Cotton-blend Mini Dress
  4. Printed silk Midi Dress
  5. Embroidered Silk Midi Dress

You can also download StyleWe app on iTunes and get 5% off on your first order from their app.

Girls! go to StyleWe site now and shop for new wardrobe and be fab!

Xoxo,

Minah