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113 To IELTS Students who want to write Task 2 -but can’t get started

In this podcast you will learn how to start almost any IELTS Task two essay. First you need to identify the type of question, and what the examiner wants. Problem and solution Discuss + opinion Opinion Two part question   Then make a plan: […]

109 How Ying jumped 1.5 Bands in 21 days AND how to expand your answers in the speaking!

Ying is a pharmacist from Thailand hoping to start further studies in the UK, but first she has to pass the IELTS at Band 7 [...]

108 IELTS Academic Boost your score in 15 minutes – VALUE BOMB

The overview below contains tips that can help you improve your IELTS score in a matter of few minutes. PRIOR TO STARTING Underline the significant keywords on the text. You should try converting nouns into verbs (and vice versa) and adjectives into adverbs while also outlining words with similar meanings (synonyms) and opposite meanings (antonyms). This way you can boost your vocabulary and expand your answer. In order to make the overall idea stand out, you should highlight and circle the graph or graphs used. […]

IELTS Writing: 106 Test Marking Criteria

When preparing for the IELTs writing test, the most intelligent place to start is with understanding how the essays will be marked. Students can easily avoid common mistakes and achieve a 7.0 or higher by fully understanding the 4 IELTS score components. If you want to score well, understand the IELTS writing grading criteria first. In this post we will look at each category and provide ways to boost your test score.   The 4 Score Components […]

IELTS Writing | 096 IELTS Writing: 7 ways to improve your sentences

A sentence has one job above all others -to convey information. It’s job is not to be clever.  It’s primary task is to present information. And in your case, score points. That’s not to say it can’t, or shouldn’t, sound nice. Or be clever.  —But those are a bonus. It is so important to be understood, because then the examiner can determine whether you have understood the question too. […]

Seven Extremely Useful Phrases for IELTS Writing Task Two

What if I told you that 10% of your IELTS essay writing could be SOLVED with these 7 useful phrases for IELTS Writing Task Two? [...]

IELTS Writing | 088 IELTS Writing General Task 1: Letter writing Samples

IELTS Letter Writing Samples Now with additional examples and further reading! In this quick tutorial video, we’re going to look at some of the tips regarding IELTS General Task 1. Letter writing is as much about conveying an idea as speaking, but in a more formal manner for which a record then exists. This can be reviewed and referred back to later in order to clarify exactly what was said and reduce conflict. We’re going to talk about at some phrases and look at the structure of your writing and how to use this to accurately convey your idea! We will also go through some IELTS Writing Task 1 samples. There’s a link for the samples at the end! […]

IELTS Academic | 086 IELTS Academic Task 1: How to Describe a Bar Chart

In this tutorial we will look at the steps you need to take when describing the bar chart for Academic IELTS. First group / identify and choose the information you will include. Second PLAN where you will mention those information points chosen before. Know what to write. Sounds silly but you will see why it’s important. How do we choose the information? […]