How to get better A level grades?

root August 29, 2019 4:52 pm

Advanced Level Qualification, commonly known as A-level, is an internationally recognized course affiliated to Cambridge University and it holds recognition in more than 160 countries. It is equivalent to +2 level course in Nepal. A-level course is beneficial to those who are thinking to continue their further studies in reputed universities or to study abroad with a highly successful chance of getting accepted by top universities. The A-Level degree typically takes two years to complete and includes a flexible course for students that provides the freedom to select subjects that are appropriate for them.


What are the qualifications to study A-level course?

The qualification and requirements vary from college to college. But most commonly searched requirements are:

  • At least five GCSEs at grades 9 to 4/A* to C
  • At least grade B in the specific subject(s) you want to study


Choose A-level Subjects on the following basis:

Select the subject that you enjoy studying

Choose the subject which will help you to pursue your desired career.

How open you want to keep your future study and career choices?


Special Features of A-level:

Get detailed knowledge and information on any specific subject.

Develop an ability to think logically with deep knowledge of the subject.

Apply theoretical knowledge in the practical field.

A reasonable explanation for the subject matter.


How to improve A-levels grades?

Adopt a positive learning attitude:

Do you often think that you cannot do this and that? If yes, then this habit is directly being the cause to lower your grades. Try to get positive thoughts or changing learning styles.

Arrange notes in an appropriate and readable format:

Notes help a lot while studying that’s why you need a clean and can be read whenever you need it.

Start learning in best coaching institutes:

Choose the best teaching institutes that will make studying fun with new techniques and ideas for better learning.

Switch to healthy habits:

Your sleep, your eating schedule, your healthy habits, and all other negative habits, everything will make a positive or negative impact on your studies accordingly so stop doing things that harm your mental health too.

Stop the habit of studying everything one night before:

The most common problem with students is that they don’t study on a regular basis but try to cover all the syllabus the night before an exam that will hamper their performance in the exam. So try to study as often and be updated with the syllabus on a regular basis.


Adapt to these habits and you will be shocked to see the changes in you with implying such minor changes in daily lifestyle. If you want to get more tips on improving your grades then choose Redwood Education, the best teaching institute in K-Town, for better A-level grades. Our institute has the best teachers and the teaching techniques are quite effective and friendly too. Want to know more about our A-level tuition? Get in touch with us.

Read More ...

What is IELTS and why you need it?

root July 24, 2019 5:10 pm

International English Language Testing System (or IELTS) is a language test, better known as an English proficiency exam for non-native English language speakers. IELTS is one of the major English language tests in the world which was started in 1989. IELTS in the Academic field is for people who want to study in native English-speaking countries and need professional registration. The exam is divided into four parts with a total exam duration of 2 hours and 45 minutes.


The total time for the Listening exam is 30 minutes plus 10 minutes transfer time. The listening module consists of four sections with ten questions in each section and each section is heard only once.


The total time for the reading exam is 60 minutes. The reading paper is divided into three sections with total words between 2,150- 2,750. The question types come in a variety such as; short-answer questions, multiple-choice or objective questions, identifying information, identifying writer’s views, labeling diagrams, completing a summary using words taken from the text and matching information/headings/features in the text/sentence endings.


The total time for the writing exam is 60 minutes. The Writing paper has two tasks and it is mandatory that both be completed. Test takers write at least 150 words in about 20 minutes in task 1. Task 2 requires test takers to write at least 250 words in about 40 minutes.


The total time for the speaking exam is 11-14 minutes. Speaking test is nothing but a face-to-face interview with the examiner. It is like giving a viva exam. While other tests are completed in one sitting, the speaking test is taken after three to seven days of other tests.

Scoring in Band Scale

0 – Did not attempt the test

1 – Non-User

2 – Intermittent User

3 – Extremely Limited User

4 – Limited User

5 – Modest User

6 – Competent User

7 – Good User

8 – Very Good User

9 – Expert User


IELTS tests capability to speak, write, read and listen in the English language. IELTS is recognized by more than 10,000 organizations worldwide. In the year 2017, more than 3 million people attempted the test in 140 different countries. Therefore, it has been one of the major tools for non-native English speakers to improve their skills and apply for a better career in native English speaking countries.

Read More ...