In this podcast, we have follow-up questions on several topics answered by our essay corrector and IELTS person, so that you can hear how a native speaker would respond and pass the exam!
Listen to the conversation between 2 people about studying at the Open University in the UK Remember to listen to paraphrasing and idioms, and accents. This is a sentence completion exercise.
Many students could perform much better on their speaking tests but anxiety keeps them from performing as best as they can. They often stress over speaking part two even before part one begins! In this tutorial you will learn: – How to organize your talk – Which areas of the card to develop and how … Read more
This is the most difficult part of the reading test. Not only does it require good reading skills, it also requires good paraphrasing and synonym skills. This is dealing with factual information, so words which suggest ‘approximation’ are misleading and are there to trip you up. What do ‘true’ ‘false’ & ‘not given’ actually mean? … Read more
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 manner, most likely a fact based argument, and written with your audience in mind. Who is your audience in IELTS? The IELTS EXAMINER! –So make sure your handwriting is legible!!!
Speaking parts tips In this speaking overview podcast the focus is entirely on the Speaking section. We look at the exam criteria and expansively explain each section while sharing valuable tips to boost your score. In this podcast you will learn: – Strategies to improve your confidence (including where to look during the … Read more
Speaking part 2 Practice the speaking part 2 question and also refer to the sample answer below for ideas. check the vocabulary list below the sample answer. IELTS Speaking Cue Card Describe a person who you met recently and would like to know more about him Who this person is When and where you met … Read more
Writing task 1 Literacy rates across several world regions from 1990 to 2015. The bar chart shows literacy levels in 10 regions around the world from 1990 to 2015. Title paraphrasing for writing task 1. Look for words which CANNOT be changed (you have to use them). Look for the words which you CAN change … Read more
Speaking part 2. Practice the following speaking part 2 question and refer to the sample answer provided. There is also useful vocabulary and the end the sample answer. Talk about a course that you would like to take if it was available in your country. Please say Why would you like to learn about … Read more