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Common Task 2 Topics
July 17, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Although you never know what your question for writing Task 2 on the IELTS exam is going to be, there are often certain topics that come up repeatedly when practicing sample questions. Here is a [...]
Listening: How to Practice IELTS Listening Skills Using TV and Film
July 13, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Stop watching those videos! Do your homework!” Have you ever heard this? Maybe you even said it to yourself. There is a reason why we have this conflict. It’s because we love to watch [...]
Why Have My IELTS Results Been Delayed?
July 12, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
You've written your IELTS, and you've waited patiently for 13 days, and then on day 13, you receive an email saying your results are being withheld. You're wondering, how could this happen? The first thing [...]
After the Short Talk: Speaking Part 3
July 12, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’ve read our previous posts on the IELTS Speaking test, you probably have a good understanding of the Speaking test overall. You’re probably aware that the Speaking test takes the form of [...]
IELTS Registration: Top 10 FAQs
July 6, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Registering for the IELTS exam can be a quick and easy process if you have the correct information ready when you apply. Here are ten frequently asked questions to help point you in the right [...]
What Happens If I Don’t Pass My IELTS Examination?
June 30, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
Unlike other important tests you take to complete coursework throughout your education, including tests at university, where you only get one opportunity to pass the test, the same is not true withIELTS examinations. However, you [...]
The Added Benefits Gained by Preparing to Take the IELTS Exam
May 26, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
Most people are aware that passing their IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam, is a great way to establish your proficiency of the English language for academic or employment purposes. However, what many people [...]
How Do I Know my Test Day English is Improving?
May 23, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Self-assessment, reflection, improvement, progress… Do these words remind you of anything? Maybe they're the words that you think of just before a test. How can you know that your English has improved? You've done so [...]
The Most Commonly Asked Questions: Can I Cancel My IELTS Test?
May 11, 2017 by Mishal Eshai Mishal Eshai
You’ve just checked your passport and found that it’s expired. Panic! You’d planned to register for an IELTS test today, which is now impossible without a valid passport. Before you do anything, [...]
Formal and Informal English on IELTS
May 8, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
U wanna 9 in IELTS? You might think the above sentence will give you a low score on an IELTS test. However, you might be wrong. IELTS tests your English language skills. And yes, this [...]

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