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Test Day Do’s and Don’ts
April 11, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
You've been preparing for the IELTS for months. You need a high score. You know that your English has improved a lot in the last year or two. Finally, test day is here. For some [...]
Task 1 & 2: Paraphrasing
March 23, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Paraphrasing is essential in the IELTS exam. It's a great skill to have for speaking and it's especially important for the writing section. This skill shows that you not only understand the question but that [...]
Tips for Overcoming and Compensating for Language Barriers
March 8, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
Learning English and completing your English language test at your nearest IELTS Test Centre was your first step to enhancing English writing, speaking, and comprehension skills. Even after successfully passing your tests, there can still [...]
Tips for Improving Your English Speaking Skills
February 17, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
In our previous blog posts, we began our discussion on various tips for improving your English language skills to help prepare you for the IELTS examination at the IELTS Test Centre locations throughout Canada. In [...]
Relaxation Techniques
February 15, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
The IELTS exam is a high-stakes test that can have a huge impact on your life. You want to make sure you are not stressed out before, during, and after the big exam. Relaxing can [...]
Three Easy Steps to Writing Academic Task 1 Reports
December 13, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Step Three: The Opening Statement Easy Steps to Writing IELTS Tasks At this point, I hope you have a better understanding of how to prepare for and write reports about IELTS charts, maps and diagrams. [...]
Three Easy Steps to Writing Academic Task 1 Reports
December 7, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Step Two - The Detail Paragraphs Easy Steps to Writing IELTS Tasks Welcome to part two of a three-part post about how to write IELTS task one reports. In Step One, we wrote overviews because it’[...]
Three Easy Steps to Writing Academic Task 1 Reports
November 15, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Step One - The Overview Easy Steps to Writing IELTS Tasks  Are you lost in the details when you try writing about graphs, charts, maps and process diagrams? Do you go blank when composing letters for [...]
Three Passages, One Hour - Reading Skills
November 9, 2016 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
We all read different kinds of writing every single day, but have you ever thought about how we do this? For example, imagine the following situations. How do we read in each case? Are there [...]
The Top Nine Things Asked About IELTS and Canadian Immigration
October 14, 2016 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Have you noticed that the words IELTS and immigration often appear in the same sentence? Do these sentences have question marks at the end of them? If this is true for you, then following F.[...]

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