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How to Correct Your IELTS Essay Writing 2018

It's important to realise that correcting your IELTS essay can be divided into THREE PARTS. CORRECTING FOR LANGUAGE SKILLS CORRECTING FOR EXAM SKILLS CORRECTING YOUR [...]

Nirmal Shares How He Jumped to Band 7

Three days ago I was talking to a very intelligent student called Nirmal, he’s studying medicine in Egypt but he is from India (not Egypt [...]

Nine Band 9 Verbs For IELTS Writing

In this tutorial, you will learn NINE Band 9 verbs you can use in your IELTS essay today. First we look at the list, then [...]

Advanced Grammar in Speaking

While lots of students are comfortable using advanced grammar in writing, many shy away from doing so in speaking. In this tutorial, several advanced grammatical [...]

IELTS Again and Again and Again

IELTS Again and Again and Again As you probably know I regularly talk with my students regarding their IELTS preparation, their essays, and especially [...]

IELTS Speaking Topics and Sample Answers April 2018

In this podcast, I look at a recent IELTS Speaking exam seen by a student in one of the test centres in March / April. [...]

IELTS Essays and Coherent Paragraph Structures

This tutorial is a very detailed overview of some of the most important topics in essay writing. While explaining these concepts I link it all [...]

Formal Academic Writing Applied to IELTS

This audio tutorial is all about how to apply academic writing to your IELTS essay. Academic writing is communicative i.e transfers ideas in a coherent [...]

Tips to Learn Vocabulary

Tips to Learn Vocabulary We’ve compiled the most useful tips to learn vocabulary from different ESL sites for you. Read. Learn. Succeed. Vocabulary underpins all [...]

Argumentative Writing in Your IELTS Essay

How to apply argumentative essay writing concepts in your IELTS essay. Argumentative writing does not mean a shouting match, it means: - persuasion - making [...]