Tips to Keep in Mind Before Taking the IELTS
December 27, 2019 by Lyla Hage
After several years of being a certified IELTS examiner, there are many things that I think would be helpful to keep in mind before taking the IELTS test. Here is a list I have compiled [...]
Tips for Organizing Your Writing
April 25, 2019 by Lyla Hage
One crucial aspect of the IELTS writing exam is that the writing responses be well organized. Having well-organized answers is one of the criteria your IELTS examiner will look for. This blog provides some things [...]
Tips for Organizing Your Speaking
March 25, 2019 by Lyla Hage
As you may be aware, when you take your IELTS speaking exam you have a relatively short period of time to show your speaking abilities. One thing that's important to consider is how you can [...]
Getting to Know the IELTS Speaking Descriptors
December 17, 2018 by Lyla Hage
If you've done any research and prep for your IELTS exam, including reading blogs on this site, you no doubt know the importance of having a solid understanding of how you will be assessed on [...]
Advantages of Computer-Delivered IELTS Tests
November 7, 2018 by Lyla Hage
You may have heard some exciting news about the IELTS test: it's now being rolled out with a new computer-delivered option. This is very exciting news for IELTS test takers as there is now the [...]
The Importance of Tone When Writing
October 24, 2018 by Lyla Hage
One aspect of the IELTS Writing test that is important to understand is tone. Tone may be somewhat difficult to describe precisely, and it may take some practice to get it right. However, it is [...]
Writing Clear and Effective Paragraphs on the IELTS
August 13, 2018 by Lyla Hage
One important aspect of the IELTS writing exam is being able to write clear and effective paragraphs. This blog post will provide some information on how to write well-organized and well-written paragraphs. Here are a [...]
Writing Descriptors and What You Need to Know
June 15, 2018 by Lyla Hage
If you 've read previous blog posts on this site, you'll no doubt know the importance of understanding how you'll be evaluated on the IELTS exam. One important aspect of evaluation is getting to know [...]
Who Takes the IELTS and Why?
May 3, 2018 by Lyla Hage
In Canada, IELTS is the most popular English-language test that's used for work, study, and migration. It is also recognized by over 10,000 organizations in 140 countries around the world. Developed in consultation with [...]
Accents and the IELTS Exam
March 20, 2018 by Lyla Hage
A common question regarding the IELTS test often centres around accents: hearing them during the IELTS Listening test and using them during the IELTS Speaking test. This post will share information about what to expect [...]