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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 [...]
IELTS Grammar Exercises: Relative Clauses
March 12, 2020 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
In previous months, we published our Grammar for IELTS series which studies a variety of complex grammatical structures that you can use on your IELTS test. This new IELTS Grammar Exercises series will provide you [...]
Perfecting Pronunciation for the Test
March 4, 2020 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Hair or hear? Pop or bop? Led or red? If you think those pairs of words are difficult to pronounce together, you’re like many of us. No matter how much we practice and study [...]
IDP Education Canada Opens a New Computer-Delivered IELTS Venue for Waterloo
March 2, 2020 by IELTS IELTS
Computer-delivered IELTS is now available at 332 Marsland Drive in Waterloo. Operated by Conestoga College, the new computer-delivered IELTS venue will begin testing on March 19, 2020.  Book early to get your preferred dates! Click [...]
IELTS Listening Tips and Advice
February 24, 2020 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
One of the challenges of IELTS Listening is the fact candidates get to hear the recording only once. It is not an option to listen to the recording again and knowing this often causes candidates [...]
Stuck at 6.5? Here’s How to Move Your IELTS Writing to 7
February 10, 2020 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Does this sound like you? Help! I understand spoken English completely, comprehend everything I read and can easily get my message across when I speak. I scored 8s in the Listening and Reading sections of [...]
Common Grammar Mistakes
February 3, 2020 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
When writing in English, there are many different grammar rules to follow. Mistakes can occur, and some mistakes happen more frequently than others. Here are some common grammar mistakes to be aware of before writing [...]
Grammar for IELTS: A Look at Future Forms
January 22, 2020 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’ve been following our Grammar for IELTS series, then you’re already aware of the importance of using a wide range of grammatical structures on your IELTS test. If you haven’t read [...]

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