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Pass IELTS with expert help.
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2019-08-25 07:44
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2019-08-24 06:33
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24.08.2019

Dynamic and Static Charts and the Language of Overviews

In this tutorial we explain two major categories of diagrams you will see on task one: static and dynamic.  Each type requires a different approach and, of course, different vocabulary.   We show you how to recognize the difference and understand what ...
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21.08.2019

Band 9 Pronunciation Features

In this tutorial you will learn: What it means to display a full range of pronunciation features with precision and subtlety in a Band 9 answer This will help you in your IELTS Speaking exam because: You will learn what are pronunciation features and h...
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17.08.2019

Process Diagram Language and Paragraphs

In this tutorial, we take a close look at process diagrams. We discuss: How to write an overview What verbs you should use When you should use passive and active voice How to write more cohesive paragraphs Which words you can use from the diagram and w...
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10.08.2019

Essay Answers for Recent Task 2 Questions (part 2)

These may be your common issues the first time you see an IELTS Writing Task 2 question: “I don’t know this topic!” “What should I write here???!!!” “How can I start my essay???!!!” “My mind is going blank!” “This is the first time I’ve heard about thi...
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7.08.2019

Greeting the Examiner

Setting the tone for the Speaking test: Greeting IELTS examiner In this tutorial, you’ll learn How to greet the examiner How to make the best impression that you can before you commence the exam. This will help you in your IELTS because You’ll make a g...
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3.08.2019

Essay Answers for Recent Task 2 Questions (part 1)

The first time you see an IELTS Writing Task 2 question, these may be your common thoughts: “I don’t know anything about this topic!” “What should I write???!!!” “Oh no! My mind is blank!” “What’s this all about?!” To help you overcome this problem, I ...
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31.07.2019

Band 7 IELTS Task 2 Essay Review

In this tutorial we have a Band 7 essay graded by an EX-IELTS examiner (from our team of essay correctors!). First you can read the essay, and after we break down which sentences helped this essay score a Band 7. Each criteria has been considered and t...
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27.07.2019

IELTS Writing: Mariana from Brazil Scored 7.5 (Computer based!)

In this tutorial, we’re going to talk to Mariana on how she passed IELTS using our online course. Mariana is from Brazil and she took IELTS five times until she finally scored 7.5 in Writing. The other four exams were taken in 6 months and she was gett...
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24.07.2019

IELTS Speaking Band 7 – Lexical Resource

In this tutorial you will learn: How to use complex (less common, idiomatic) vocabulary and paraphrase to achieve Band 7 in Lexical Resource in the Speaking exam This will help you in your IELTS Speaking exam because: The use of less common, idiomatic ...
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20.07.2019

IELTS Academic Writing – 9 Point Checklist

This tutorial is a concise and valuable checklist for your Academic IELTS Task 1. 1. How to order your information To achieve good marks, you must present your information in a logical format. Not only must you ensure that all of the information is pre...
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17.07.2019

Advanced IELTS Speaking Techniques: Inversion (part 2 of 2)

In this tutorial you will learn: The importance of inversion How to use it IELTS specific examples This will help you in your IELTS speaking exam because: You will develop a range of complex structures to use when you’re answering questions in parts 1,...
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10.07.2019

Advanced IELTS Speaking Techniques: Emphatic Structure (part 1 of 2)

In this tutorial you will learn: The importance of emphatic structure How to use it IELTS specific examples This will help you in your IELTS speaking exam because: You will develop a range of complex structures to use when you’re answering questions in...
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6.07.2019

How to Get Essay Ideas for Task 2

Meet Sophy! She was brought up in the west, now lives in the east and everyday sees students struggling to get ideas. In this tutorial we look at: – Why it’s difficult to get ideas – the origin of the problem – Techniques to overcome it – Cockney vs. Y...
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3.07.2019

Band 8 IELTS Task 2 Essay Review

In this tutorial we have a Band 8 essay graded by an EX-IELTS examiner (from our team of essay correctors!). First you can read the essay, and after we break down which sentences helped this essay score a Band 8. This tutorial will help you understand:...
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29.06.2019

Language Tips from a Polyglot EX-IELTS Examiner

In this episode I chat with Olly Richards from (I Will Teach You A Language.com). Olly has learnt 8 languages, from Spanish to Chinese. Before his current project he was an IELTS examiner. Olly shares: -His unique way of teaching languages -Why it’s ve...
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26.06.2019

Essay Topics and Answers for Recent Task 2 Questions

IELTS Essay Ideas and Answers for Writing Task 2  Finding ideas and answers for Task 2 questions WAS difficult. Listen to this tutorial to get: – Ideas for recent Task 2 Questions – A formula for essay planning – A strategy to build cohesive paragraphs...
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22.06.2019

University Admissions Coach Shares Tips

Meet Linda! In this episode we chat with a real professional in the field of university admissions. Linda is the owner of Accepted Admissions Consulting, and helps students get into prestigious universities in the US. I ask Linda the following question...
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19.06.2019

How to use Word and Sentence Stress to Score Higher in Pronunciation on Your IELTS Exam

In this tutorial you will learn: The importance of word stress The importance of sentence stress This will help you in your IELTS speaking exam because: You will develop a wider range of pronunciation features on your IELTS speaking exam. Getting ready...
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15.06.2019

Lena Scores Band 8 and in September Starts University in Germany 🇩🇪

Lena is from Moscow, and starts university in Germany in September. Lena scored 7.5 in the writing. She followed our online IELTS course, wrote essays and our team of EX-IELTS EXAMINERS, corrected her work, gave her feedback, and she quickly improved h...
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12.06.2019

IELTS Speaking: Fluency and Cohesion

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use connectives and discourse markers effectively to attain Band 7 in the Fluency and Cohesion criteria. This will help you in your IELTS Speaking exam because: You will learn what are connectives and discourse m...
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8.06.2019

IELTS Speaking: Pronunciation Pro

Meet Amanda from Pronuncian.com. In this tutorial, she shares her strategy for improving a student’s speaking pronunciation skills. We cover: Why students struggle under exam conditions The fastest ways to improve your pronunciation Long term strategie...
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5.06.2019

3 Essay Ideas and Answers for Recent Task 2 Questions

“My mind goes blank” “I can’t think of ideas” “I know nothing about this topic!” “What do I write?!” These are all common thoughts the first time you see an IELTS Writing Task 2 question. To help you solve this issue I decided to make an entire tutoria...
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1.06.2019

Dominican Republic Super IELTS Student!

Nilo is a successful IELTS student from the Dominican Republic, a beautiful area of the Caribbean. He currently studies and works at the same time, he is taking IELTS to get into Canada next year. He shares how he got Band 9 in the listening. He booste...
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29.05.2019

Band 9 Speaking Cohesion and Linking Words

If an IELTS candidate wants to get Band 9 in Speaking, they are expected to do much more than merely show proof of wide-ranging vocabulary, great grammatical range and almost flawless pronunciation. So, for Band 9 a candidate should speak fluently with...
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25.05.2019

IELTS Speaking Band Descriptors Explained

In this tutorial, Ellen deciphers the language of the public band descriptors for the Speaking test. She covers bands 6, 7 and 9 so that IELTS test takers can understand what is needed at each of these bands and prepare accordingly. You will learn: The...
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22.05.2019

IELTS Speaking: Using Discourse Markers (Advanced)

We look at a few useful techniques you can start to use in your next speaking exam. They are quite easy to adopt and will make you sound more natural. In this tutorial you will learn: Discourse markers This will help you in your IELTS speaking exam bec...
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18.05.2019

IELTS SUCCESS: Band 9 Student Shares Quick Tips You Can Use Today

I interviewed star student Bamidele, he got some great scores and generously shares how he did it! Look at these results: Band 9 in the reading! Hint, it’s all about the third passage! Band 8.5 in the listening! Bamidelle shares a super strategy you ca...
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15.05.2019

How to Write Your Essay Conclusion

In this tutorial we look at the four golden rules for an essay conclusion. We review some sample conclusions, and look at various techniques to write an effective conclusion. You can download or listen to the audio version here: |Direct Download Here |...
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11.05.2019

What to Expect on Your Speaking Exam

In this podcast, we try to relieve some of your exam day stress by detailing what will happen at your speaking test. This way you will know what to expect and won’t be taken by surprise by some of the procedures. We cover: Why the test is recorded What...
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8.05.2019

IELTS Speaking: New Questions with Sample Answers (part 2)

In this tutorial we answer MORE Speaking parts 2 and 3 questions recently seen in the IELTS exam. If you want to refer to the first part of this tutorial, you can find it here: New Questions with Sample Answers Cue Card (Part 2) Describe a place in you...
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1.05.2019

IELTS Writing: Five Band 9 Words For Your Next Essay

Five BAND 9 Words to impress the examiner (using Cambridge language proficiency C2 vocabulary) Appalling – extremely bad. Classical – in an old or traditional style. Adolescent – a young person who is transforming into an adult. Cumulative – growing in...
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27.04.2019

Speak Confident English

In this delightful interview I chat with a professional tutor called Annemarie who runs SpeakConfidentEnglish.com. Here are the questions we cover: Why would a student have issues with their confidence? Assuming a student has 1 week, how could they boo...
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24.04.2019

Band 6.5 IELTS Essay with Ex-IELTS Examiner Commentary

Below we have a Band 6.5 essay graded by an ex-IELTS examiner. First you can read the essay, and after we break down why this essay scored a Band 6.5. Each criteria has been considered and the sentence in the essay has been colour coded to correspond t...
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20.04.2019

Band 8 First Time

In this episode Sara shares how she got these amazing scores first time: Speaking 8.5 Listening 8.5 Reading 7.5 Writing 7.5 Overall 8.0 She had taken the TOEFL three times and learnt from her mistake. This time she decided to invest in a professional o...
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17.04.2019

IELTS Essay and Vocabulary (Climate change)

To score high in IELTS Writing you first need to understand how IELTS examiners grade this part of the IELTS test. IELTS examiners do not give you one grade, they give you four grades. You never see these but they are added together to create an overal...
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13.04.2019

IELTS on Computer

Advantages of taking the IELTS on Computer You get the results sooner Tests available almost every day Great for fast typers Easier to make corrections (copy pasting is not allowed) Timer to help you manage the time Word counter in the writing part Hea...
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10.04.2019

New Questions with Sample Answers

In this tutorial we answer speaking questions recently seen in the IELTS exam. We focus on parts 2 and 3. Each answer has been transcribed. Useful phrases you can use are highlighted. The audio tutorial explains why these phrases are useful and how you...
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3.04.2019

Band 9 IELTS Essay with Ex-IELTS Examiner Commentary

Below we have a Band 9 essay graded by an ex-IELTS examiner. First you can read the essay, and after we break down which sentences helped this essay score a Band 9. Each criteria has been considered and the sentence in the essay has been colour coded t...
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30.03.2019

Amit Shares his Strategy for Jumping to Band 7

Meet Amit! He is currently living in the US and aims to be in Canada very soon (hence why he’s taking IELTS). In this entertaining conversation, Amit explains how he got to Band 7 with his writing score and also why he thinks he failed his speaking exa...
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27.03.2019

Pronunciation

In this episode we speak with Karren from Slow American English. She shares some of her tactics and techniques to: – Boost your confidence – Perfect your pronunciation – Make your speech sound more like a native speaker. Who is Karren? Karren was born ...
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20.03.2019

IELTS SPEAKING: Making Notes on Cue Cards

This tutorial shares: Understanding the cue card Developing your ideas Expanding the questions and answers Part 3 – Answering the ‘how/why’ question For the complete written guide, click here. You can download or listen to the audio version here: | Dir...
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13.03.2019

Boost Your Confidence for IELTS

Did you ever take the IELTS test and get really upset with your result? Did you ever feel fed up, frustrated, and or felt you deserved a better score? Well this happened to Maria, a lovely girl from Russia now living in Adelaide, Australia. Maria is do...
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6.03.2019

How to Beat Procrastination and Prepare for IELTS

This tutorial will help you get ready for IELTS. We look at the causes of your exam procrastination, them succinctly offer a range of valuable solutions. Get this tutorial if you want to: Jump start your IELTS preparation Make the most of every study s...
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27.02.2019

IELTS Advanced Speaking: Cause and Effect

In this tutorial, you will learn: the definitions of cause and effect the language phrases needed to talk about cause and effect when and how to use this language in your IELTS speaking exam IELTS Speaking: Using Cause and Effect Language in your IELTS...
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20.02.2019

Climate Change Model Essay

How can you get a high band score in Lexical Resource in IELTS Writing Task 2? If you need a high band score in IELTS Writing, then you first need to understand how IELTS examiners grade this part of the IELTS test. IELTS examiners do not give you one ...
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20.02.2019

Making Notes on Cue Cards

What notes should I make for IELTS Speaking Part 2? This is a very important question because learning how to prepare your answer in the one-minute preparation time can help you to achieve a high band score. Many IELTS teachers simply tell their studen...
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19.02.2019

Employment – Immigration

IELTS VOCABULARY: Employment – Immigration In this brand new tutorial, we dive into high scoring IELTS vocabulary, included in the tutorial is a model essay, a guide for generating ideas, and a list of collocations you can use in your next essay. Here ...
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13.02.2019

Problems with Task Response – with Student Essay Examples

Ellen, our experienced essay corrector, goes even more into detail regarding Task Achievement. This time, she uses examples from students covering a number of different topics and essay question styles. In this podcast you will learn: How to interpret ...
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6.02.2019

When to ask for a remark

In this interview I talk with Anna – a student who was so fed up with preparing for IELTS, that when she got her results she said “NO!”. …and she asked for a remark! Why? She did not want to spend another 2 months preparing for the exam. In her past ex...
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30.01.2019

2019 Task 2 Questions and Sample Answers

IELTS WRITING: Recent Task 2 Questions and Sample Answers In this tutorial we look at 5 Task 2 questions (2019), seen on the exam recently by students. We look at -sample essay plans -how to dissect the question -how to get ideas 1.) The media is incre...
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