Using Background Knowledge Effectively on the IELTS[...] April 18, 2018 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie

The IELTS will require you to interact with a myriad* of topics within the course of the day. Some of these topics will be familiar and others will not. On [...]

Start Smart: How to Make Sure You Understand Your Essay [...] April 12, 2018 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford

You skipped out of the IELTS exam confident that you had aced the essay. You loved the topic and had a lot to say about it, but then you received [...]

Expand Your IELTS Vocabulary – Education[...] April 4, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro

When working on expanding your vocabulary for your IELTS test, it’s important that you choose a method to achieve your goals in the time that you have available. For [...]

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Understanding English: Homophones
April 2, 2018 by IELTS IELTS
Learning English requires understanding the differences in meanings between words and how they’re pronounced. Sometimes you will encounter certain words that sound the same, yet are spelled differently and have different meanings. These types [...]
Task 1 and 2 Language: What You Need to Know
March 27, 2018 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
When writing a Task 1 or Task 2, it can be difficult finding the balance between sounding natural and being too informal. Here are some tips for writing effectively while remaining formal. Generalizing To a [...]
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 [...]
Everyday English & Test Day English: Is there a difference on the speaking exam?
March 14, 2018 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Did you ever have to memorize the lines of a play? Did you ever have to remember all the words to a presentation? When you were in grade school, did you have to sing an [...]
How To Maximize Your Use of Time During the IELTS Writing Module
March 5, 2018 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Timing is important in the writing section of the IELTS exam. Many can execute the two tasks brilliantly when they haven’t a deadline, but the one-hour time limit on test day is a challenge. [...]

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