This podcast is about the partion of the speaking test after you have finished the ‘cue card’ The topic is about laughter/happiness/joy/sadness. These are the keywords which should be referenced.
Pronouns help with overall coherence and cohesion. Having a cohesive and coherent essay is very important for your overall Band score In both writing tasks in IELTS , especially writing task 2. You should always make your writing as easy as possible for the reader to follow and it should be easy to understand. In … Read moreReferencing nouns and pronouns
For matching headers, the way to practice is to ‘skim read’ the paragraphs, focusing on the 1st and last sentences of each. This is usually where you can the ‘main idea’ of the paragraph. The main idea is what the paragraph mostly talks about. There will be other things mentioned but look to see how … Read moreIELTS Reading. Matching headers.
For the diagram labelling part of the IELTS reading exam, you will see either a technical drawing, something from the natural world such as a plant of animal etc, or it could be something scientific such as a weather cycle, or satellite function. Whatever the diagram is…, do not panic. Many students think “I don’t … Read moreIELTS Reading. Diagram label completion.
This lesson is an introduction to the varies aspects of the writing test task 1 and task 2. Feel free to download the sheet and do the lesson. This lesson has several stages to it and is a good stage by stage progression to show you the various steps to take as you improve … Read moreWriting lesson 1
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!
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 moreMastering Mock speaking 2
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 moreIELTS Reading. True, false, Not given
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 moreSpeaking overview and strategies