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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Are IELTS Prep Classes Necessary?
August 23, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
If you're planning to take an IELTS test you've probably seen a lot of information about IELTS prep classes. The question we're going to answer today is, are these classes necessary? Before taking an IELTS [...]
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 [...]
Advice From An IELTS Expert: 10 Things Not To Do
August 8, 2017 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
During the IELTS, examiners see a number of things that candidates do that we recommend they try to avoid. Below is a list of things I recommend that candidates not do when taking the IELTS.  [...]

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