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Advantages of Computer-Delivered IELTS Tests
November 7, 2018 by Lyla Hage 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 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 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 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 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 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 [...]
IELTS Academic vs General Training: What’s the Difference?
February 9, 2018 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
There are many things I suggest that test-takers do before taking the IELTS exam, including doing research on the format and content of the exam, talking to others who have taken the exam, taking an [...]
What if I don’t have anything to say?
December 26, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
There are times during an IELTS speaking exam when candidates are asked a question that they don’t know how to respond to. This may happen for a variety of reasons, including nervousness, not understanding [...]
Who Are IELTS Examiners and How Do They Score Tests?
December 19, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
Do you know who your IELTS Speaking and Writing examiners are? Have you ever wondered how they determine your IELTS test scores? There are a number of steps involved in becoming an IELTS Writing and [...]
Are IELTS Prep Classes Necessary?
August 23, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
If you're planning to take an IELTS test you've probably seen a lot of information about IELTS prep classes. The question we're going to answer today is, are these classes necessary? Before taking an IELTS [...]

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