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Preparing for IELTS During the COVID-19 Pandemic
February 22, 2021 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
COVID-19 has changed our world as we know it. One thing hasn’t changed though - we still need to take the IELTS. Before COVID-19, those preparing for the IELTS would go to schools for test-prep [...]
IELTS Grammar Exercises: Modals
February 8, 2021 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Grammar practice is essential in developing accuracy in English. It provides us with opportunities to notice correct patterns in English and to use these patterns so that we become comfortable producing them. Being accurate users [...]
Storytelling: Keep It Interesting
January 25, 2021 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
I went to Canada. I studied English. I saw Niagara Falls. It was beautiful. I love Canada. When telling a story, you want to keep things interesting. This helps to keep listeners engaged and excited [...]
Coherence and Cohesion in IELTS Task 1 Letters
January 13, 2021 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
If you are writing the IELTS General Training exam, you will have about 20 minutes to complete a letter in the writing section. Composing a letter isn’t that difficult for most of you, but [...]
Preparing for IELTS?
April 27, 2020 by IELTS IELTS
Planning to take the IELTS and not sure of how ready you are? There's good news for you!  IELTS Progress Check (IPC) is an official, online practice test now available to test-takers in Canada.  Designed [...]
IELTS Grammar Exercises: The Passive
April 20, 2020 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Welcome back to our IELTS Grammar Exercises series. As you may already know, using a variety of complex grammatical structures accurately will help you to achieve a higher score on your IELTS. This series provides [...]
Five Factors for Success
April 9, 2020 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Being successful in life is different for everyone. To be successful in anything you do, you need to follow some key strategies. Taking the IELTS test is no different. Here are five factors to think [...]
Making More Sense in your General Training Writing Tasks: Coherence and Cohesion Part One
April 1, 2020 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Knowing how to communicate clearly in your writing is one sure way to score higher on the IELTS general training exam, so let's take a closer look at coherence and cohesion.   One of the four [...]
IELTS: Talking Numbers
March 23, 2020 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Numbers occur in different forms throughout all sections of the IELTS test. There are different strategies to use when dealing with numbers. Here is a breakdown of each section and the variety of numbers that [...]
Silent Letters
March 16, 2020 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Silent letters can be tricky when it comes to learning English. Here is some useful information when coming across these sneaky letters. Silent E The silent ‘e’ can be found in many words in the [...]

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