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Who Are IELTS Examiners and How Do They Score Tests?
December 19, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
Do you know who your IELTS Speaking and Writing examiners are? Have you ever wondered how they determine your IELTS test scores? There are a number of steps involved in becoming an IELTS Writing and [...]
December Results Schedule
November 29, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
We are pleased to share with you the IELTS December Results Schedule. Because testing ends early this month, with the last test taking place on Saturday, December 16th, we're recommending that you plan ahead and [...]
Writing Points: Ten Must-Know Skills for the IELTS Writing Module
November 28, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Think you’re ready for your IELTS writing test? Get prepared by checking these critical test day tips and tricks below. General or Academic? Know the difference. Although the speaking and listening exams are the [...]
Improving your Pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking Test – Part 1
November 23, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Do you want to improve your pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking test? Well, you’ve come to the right place. As you may already know, pronunciation is one of four criteria on which you will [...]
Reading Strategies: Matching Headings
November 13, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Heading match questions on the IELTS test are notorious for being difficult. Some reasons are: They are time consuming. There are often more headings than paragraphs. Some headings are very similar. Headings can be misleading [...]
5 Things You Need to Know About
TONE in IELTS General Training Letters
November 7, 2017 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
As you probably know by now, communication in a foreign language can require more than just vocabulary and grammar. A simple trip to a grocery store can demonstrate that it’s not always what you [...]
The 30-Minute IELTS Workout
November 1, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
If you’re like most IELTS test-takers, you are hard-working, ambitious, and really really BUSY! So, how can you find time to prepare with such a crammed schedule? Check out these six 30-minute IELTS workouts [...]
Citizenship Changes, You, and Your IELTS Exam
October 30, 2017 by Kyle Broda Kyle Broda
Canadian Immigration is always an interesting topic and recently there have been quite a few changes to the requirements for Canadian citizenship.  Back in June 2017, the following changes were implemented to ease the requirements [...]
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 [...]

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