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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 [...]
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 [...]
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.  [...]
IELTS Task 1 Letter Writing Advice for General Training
March 13, 2017 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
As a tutor, I know that it's difficult to find advice about this form of writing task so I’m hoping this series will be helpful to you. To better prepare for your General Training [...]
Tips for Overcoming and Compensating for Language Barriers
March 8, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
Learning English and completing your English language test at your nearest IELTS Test Centre was your first step to enhancing English writing, speaking, and comprehension skills. Even after successfully passing your tests, there can still [...]
Three Easy Steps to Writing Academic Task 1 Reports
November 15, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Step One - The Overview Easy Steps to Writing IELTS Tasks  Are you lost in the details when you try writing about graphs, charts, maps and process diagrams? Do you go blank when composing letters for [...]
Five Great Ways To Make English A Part Of Your Daily Life In Canada
June 1, 2016 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Tired of STUDYING English? I don’t blame you. Some people think that to perform well on a proficiency test like IELTS they need only read textbooks and complete practice tests. That’s wrong. Do [...]
Tips for Keeping on Time During the IELTS!
February 5, 2016 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
The big day has finally arrived – the day to take your IELTS exam. No matter what your reason is for taking the IELTS test, there is one thing for sure – test taking of any kind [...]

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