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Being Relaxed At Your Speaking Test
February 6, 2017 by Andrea C Andrea C
Have you been preparing for your IELTS Speaking test recently? Have you read all about answering questions on familiar topics, giving a short talk and developing a discussion? If your answer is no, let me [...]
Tips for Improving Your English Language Writing Skills
January 27, 2017 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
In the past two previous posts, we reviewed tips and suggestions on how to improve your listening and reading skills in English, so that you’re properly prepared to take your IELTS examination. In this [...]
Tips for Improving Your English Language Reading Skills
January 20, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
In the last post we began our discussion about improving your listening skills to help prepare for the IELTS examination. In this segment, we’ll continue our discussion of another key area you need to [...]
Tips for Improving Your English Language Listening Skills
January 13, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
In order to be ready for the IELTS examination there are four key areas you need to be prepared for ahead of time:      • Listening      • Reading      • Writing      • Speaking Over the course of the next four blog [...]
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’[...]
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.[...]
IELTS Exam Preparation Advice
October 2, 2016 by IELTS IELTS
IELTS Canada is one of the most popular English Language tests in the world and number one in Canada. It's widely accepted as proof of English level proficiency in many institutions, including Academic and Government [...]
IELTS FOR THE ENGLISH SPEAKER
March 31, 2016 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
The SituationThere are many reasons why people take the IELTS exam, but rarely are those reasons recreational. The IELTS exam is a high stakes situation for most of you reading this. Education opportunities, immigration status [...]
Common Canadian Sayings and Do They Have A Place In IELTS?
March 23, 2016 by Gwen Zeldenrust Gwen Zeldenrust
When you go to Timmy's a Double Double costs less than a toonie.  For sure you've heard that before, eh.  In Canada we develop Molson muscles after drinking a two-four and eating Kraft dinner.  You [...]
Little Mistakes Count Big
March 16, 2016 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Ten ways to avoid losing marks on your IELTS test.   Imagine losing half of your company's profit because of a spelling mistake. According to the BBC, earnings can be reduced to less than 50% [...]