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Getting the Best Advice for the IELTS
October 16, 2017 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
There are many websites, prep courses, books and online materials that offer IETLS candidates with sources of advice for the exam. There’s advice on what expressions to use during the writing module, your body [...]
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 [...]
A Positive Attitude Towards the IELTS Exam
October 2, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Exams can be stressful, as anyone who has taken an exam at some point knows. Given that exam results can have a significant effect on people’s lives and careers, it’s quite common for [...]
P.O.W.E.R.
An Acronym for IELTS Success
September 26, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
The writing section of the IELTS test is a daunting task for most students. Some candidates try to read the question once and write for the whole 60 minutes, while others spend too much time [...]
Preparing for the IELTS in a Non-English Speaking Country
September 19, 2017 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
Practical advice for taking advice Once you’ve decided that the IELTS is the next step for you it’s time to plan. Look at the IELTS test dates and decide how long you need [...]
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 [...]
The IELTS and International Students: What You Need to Know
September 11, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
If you're planning on attending university in an English-speaking country, like Canada, Australia, The UK, New Zealand, or South Africa you may be required to take the IELTS exam. You might also be required to [...]
About Grammar and Why It’s So Important in IELTS
September 5, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Nowadays, it’s common to hear that the kind of grammar we use is not what really matters for everyday English; the important thing is whether or not other people understand what we say or [...]
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 [...]
Be Your Own Teacher: IELTS Materials & Resources
August 11, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
So you’ve decided to take the IELTS test and prepare on your own. Good for you! But now you’re feeling overwhelmed. Possibly you’re trying to find reliable IELTS resources to help you [...]

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