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Computer-Delivered IELTS - New Quick Tips Videos
March 18, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
Are you taking IELTS on computer? Check out this series of  videos for some quick tips to help you prepare. How can I highlight and make notes on the computer? Listening test on computer Can [...]
Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year Before Taking Your IELTS Exam
March 11, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
Were you accepted to a university in Canada, but decided to delay your enrollment so you could take a “Gap Year” before starting? In more recent years, the trend for students transitioning from their upper [...]
IELTS Speaking Exam Tips: Worried about questions you can’t answer?
February 22, 2019 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Job interviews, airport immigration, and the IELTS speaking exam – what do these all have in common? They sometimes ask you questions, and you don’t have the answers. This is not a relaxing thought. Nobody [...]
Advice for IELTS General Training Task One Letters: Writing a job application letter.
February 4, 2019 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
If you are writing the IELTS general training exam, chances are that you have or had a job in your home country and you now want to continue working in an English speaking country like [...]
IELTS Tutors: Finding the Right Fit
January 28, 2019 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
There are a variety of ways to prepare for the IELTS test. Some candidates prefer taking IELTS classes, while others prefer to study on their own. Another popular choice is finding an IELTS tutor. When [...]
Writing Task 2: How to Write a Good Introduction
January 4, 2019 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Introductions can be difficult to write. Usually, when candidates analyze the topic they have to write about in Writing Task 2, they have at least some sense of what they want to say in the [...]
Binge Watching for IELTS
December 27, 2018 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
With almost every movie and television program at our fingertips, many people today love to binge watch a variety of series. This can be beneficial when taking the IELTS test in different ways. Strengthen Listening [...]
Getting to Know the IELTS Speaking Descriptors
December 17, 2018 by Lyla Hage 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 [...]
The Difference Between Receptive and Productive Skills
December 10, 2018 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
Although the difference between productive and receptive skills may seem obvious, they require very different approaches when preparing for the IELTS exam. Of course, one of the best ways to prepare for the IELTS is [...]
IELTS Task 1- How to Write an Apology Letter
December 5, 2018 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
I wanted to begin this blog about writing IELTS exam letters with the above quote to help those of you who struggle with apologies to see that there's a silver lining in the task. There [...]

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