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After the Short Talk: Speaking Part 3
July 12, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’ve read our previous posts on the IELTS Speaking test, you probably have a good understanding of the Speaking test overall. You’re probably aware that the Speaking test takes the form of [...]
How To Deal With Tricky Questions In The Speaking Test
March 16, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
There's no denying that the IELTS Speaking test is hard work. This part of the test requires you to listen carefully to what you are asked in order to provide clear and extended answers to [...]
Stay Calm and Speak On
March 6, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
The speaking section of the IELTS test is when you sit down and talk face–to–face with a trained IELTS examiner. The speaking test is an opportunity to show the examiner what you're made [...]
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 [...]
Being Relaxed At Your Speaking Test
February 6, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
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 [...]
Did You Say 2 minutes?
Planning and Delivering a Short Talk During Your Speaking Test
July 29, 2016 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Heart racing, sudden stuttering, memory slips. You probably know the feeling. Whether it’s giving a presentation in front of an audience of fifty people or speaking on a topic in a one-to-one interview, delivering [...]
What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say on the IELTS Speaking Exam
February 17, 2016 by Ange Quapp Ange Quapp
As a teacher, candidates come to me time after time seeking help to ‘pass’ the IELTS speaking exam. They ask me what the most important thing is they need to know. It is hard to [...]

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