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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 [...]
2017 IELTS Test Dates
January 1, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
We hope you had a great year and that you're looking forward to 2016. We've been very busy here at IDP! We've added many test centres across Canada, been very active on our blog and [...]
Calling all IELTS Examiners!
September 2, 2016 by IELTS IELTS
If you're a trained IELTS examiner, we've got some opportunities for you! We're looking to fill multiple positions locally and internationally at IELTS test centres. Do you have the skills which will help meet the [...]
Thoughts from an IELTS Test-Taker:
Mike Zhong - Global Village Victoria
August 18, 2016 by IELTS IELTS
It takes great courage to be an international student. For Mike Zhong, it was the challenge of adjusting to a new world all on his own that drove him to leave home. Mike lived in [...]
Did You Say 2 minutes?
Planning and Delivering a Short Talk During Your Speaking Test
July 29, 2016 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Heart racing, sudden stuttering, memory slips. You probably know the feeling. Whether it’s giving a presentation in front of an audience of fifty people or speaking on a topic in a one-to-one interview, delivering [...]
Global Knowledge: What is it? Why is it important for the IELTS exam?
July 15, 2016 by Brianne Fung Brianne Fung
nbsp; I want to tell you a short story about two students I taught in an IELTS preparation course last summer: They were both very hardworking. They came to class every day, did their homework [...]
Getting Ready For Your Upcoming Exam
June 20, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
What To Do The Month, Week And Day Before Your IELTS Exam The fact that you are reading this shows you understand how important your IELTS Band Score is to your future.You're wise to [...]
Free IELTS Seminar for Teachers
May 9, 2016 by IELTS IELTS
Cambridge English Language Assessment, one of our partners and co-owners of the IELTS, has announced a new seminar for teachers on how to prepare lessons with free IELTS practice materials.As you may know, our [...]
Choosing a Prep Course That's Right for You
March 18, 2016 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Choosing a prep course that is right for you What is my level of English? What do I really need? These are questions few soon-to-be candidates ask themselves before setting out to look for an [...]
3 Quick and Easy Vocabulary Building Strategies for the IELTS Exam
March 18, 2016 by Brianne Fung Brianne Fung
Did you know there are over 1 million words in the English language? The good news? You don't have to learn them all!If you've seen the IELTS Scoring Guide, you know that vocabulary (lexical [...]