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IELTS Preparation 135 | IELTS Preparation for busy students

How is your preparation going? A lot of students struggle to organise themselves and allow sufficient preparation time. Sure, you might be able to pass the test by cramming like crazy over a few days (like Yvonne did last year, remember?). However, the best way is to pass the test is listen to this podcast or read the blog post. You’ll learn the essential IELTS study skills you need to pass the exam! Getting ready for IELTS is key to your success on the exam. By using the tips below, you’ll be able to define and set precise goals. They offer a logical, flexible approach – but it’s up to you to decide what’s best for you. If you do, you’ll become more self-disciplined and motivated to move on with the process. […]

IELTS Preparation 134: IELTS Tutor Renata

Renata Ponizil, IELTS Tutor Renata Ponizil is an IELTS tutor from Serbia, currently living in Chile. Renata has been teaching English to children and adults [...]

IELTS Preparation: Getting motivated to take the test again.

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116 IELTS Writing – Student questions answered

This is the second podcast with Gabriela, this time we will focus 100% on the writing. Her questions are below in italics, followed by a summary of my answer.

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111 IELTS Preparation | 15 Great resources to help you pass the exam

Effective preparation for the IELTS requires study of a wide range of diverse learning resources. You need to have a broad selection of quality online sources that can keep you both challenged and entertained. To help get you fully equipped to take on the challenge of the IELTS, we’ve put together some great sites that you can tap into for developing your English aptitude and have you thoroughly conditioned for anything that the test may try to stump you with. […]

IELTS Preparation | 104. 3 IELTS Preparation strategies – 7 day, 30 day, 90 day

Creating your most effective IELTS preparation strategy If you want to achieve success on your IELTS test you need to find the right strategy that will make your preparation easier for you. A right strategy is one that takes into consideration your available preparation time, but also prepares you to avoid the most common errors first time IELTS test takers make. Here are some ideas on how to make the most out of the time you have, as well as some tips on how to avoid losing points. What to do depending on your time. One week before the exam. […]

IELTS Preparation | 098 IELTS Motivation, preparation and tips.

In this episode I look at a range of inspiring motivating quotes to help you pass IELTS. Each quote is read and then applied to IELTS to help you, it’s either a tip, a strategy or just good old encouragement. Here are a few to give you an idea:   Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb In reference to PRACTICE TESTS!!!! 🙂   IELTS preparation instant advantage when you apply this… […]

IELTS Preparation | 097 After five attempts Lorraine finally passes IELTS!

Lorraine had taken IELTS five times. Here is the first email I received from her: Good day sir. I just bought your sentence guide tonight. I hope that you could really help me improve my writing skills. Thank you And then after working together she sends me this (unedited): […]

IELTS Materials and the IELTS preparation strategy that never fails!

In this podcast / video / blog post you will get a treasure chest of IELTS resources, ranging from practice tests, online exercises, and even preparation strategy (at the end of the post). Professional Online Preparation Without doubt the best place for IELTS writing preparation and it even comes with a guarantee. This site is run by a very handsome fellow, who will push you to improve fast. To get the absolute value from this material you need to APPLY it and practise, practise, practise, and for that you need IELTS MOTIVATION. I would also advise you read the section at the end regarding getting a plan. This site has TONNES of IELTS material for free. […]

IELTS Preparation | 083 IELTS Online: A look at studying IELTS online

Over the last two or three decades, more and more people are taking IELTS, either to find a job or to study in English-speaking countries. For many people, studying IELTS online is an attractive one. However, there are both pro and cons to deciding to do this. In this post, we will find out some of the reasons why studying IELTS online is so popular and some of the challenges to be overcome. Pros of Online IELTS […]