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The 30-Minute IELTS Workout
November 1, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
If you’re like most IELTS test-takers, you are hard-working, ambitious, and really really BUSY! So, how can you find time to prepare with such a crammed schedule? Check out these six 30-minute IELTS workouts [...]
Pronunciation and Word Stress: Why It's Important on the Speaking Exam
October 6, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
The 14 minute speaking exam is no time to be a robot. During this exam, your head may be running wild with a million ideas on how to ace the test. But you have to [...]
Preparing for the IELTS Reading Module: Selecting Your Own Reading Materials
September 12, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Sometimes IELTS practice materials can be boring. You end up sleeping more than studying during your important preparation time. So why not choose your own practice reading materials? Let’s start with an analogy. Imagine [...]
Getting The Most From Your IELTS Preparation Course
August 15, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
I just googled “IELTS Preparation” and in 1.3 seconds turned up 840,000 results. Most IELTS test takers have very limited time to prepare, so who would have time to go through all these [...]
Listening: How to Practice IELTS Listening Skills Using TV and Film
July 13, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Stop watching those videos! Do your homework!” Have you ever heard this? Maybe you even said it to yourself. There is a reason why we have this conflict. It’s because we love to watch [...]
How Do I Know my Test Day English is Improving?
May 23, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Self-assessment, reflection, improvement, progress… Do these words remind you of anything? Maybe they're the words that you think of just before a test. How can you know that your English has improved? You've done so [...]
Formal and Informal English on IELTS
May 8, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
U wanna 9 in IELTS? You might think the above sentence will give you a low score on an IELTS test. However, you might be wrong. IELTS tests your English language skills. And yes, this [...]
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 [...]
Eight Ways to Improve Your IELTS Listening Score
February 23, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
What did she just say? Oh no, I totally missed that!” Does this sound like you? Do you need to improve your score on the IELTS listening test? If you said yes, then this blog [...]
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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