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Speaking for IELTS – Advice on a strategy to answer questions about the past in the IELTS speaking test

By Tony / 15th March 2016 / 4 Comments
Motorbikes IELTS speaking part 3

If the examiner asks you to talk about the past, you can use this useful strategy

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Speaking for IELTS – illustrate your adjectives

By Tony / 11th March 2016 / 0 Comments
Adjectives IELTS speaking part 2

In the speaking test, you need to persuade the examiner that you can speak at length without noticeable effort in order to get a band score 7 for Fluency and Coherence.

Here’s a useful tip to help you to do that

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Speaking for IELTS – How to answer questions about the future in the IELTS speaking test.

By Tony / 8th March 2016 / 0 Comments
Predictions IELTS peaking

If the examiner asks you to speculate about a future trend, you can use this useful strategy

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Lexis for IELTS – take every opportunity to show off your vocabulary in Writing Task 1 (1)

By Tony / 5th March 2016 / 7 Comments
The future IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

Lexis for IELTS – take every opportunity to show off your vocabulary in Writing Task 1

Be prepared

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Vocabulary for IELTS in Writing Task 1 processes

By Tony / 3rd March 2016 / 5 Comments
Fruit picking writing Task 1 processes

How to think of vocabulary in a Writing Task 1 process

Ask yourself questions – why questions, where questions, etc

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Speaking for IELTS – stop giving boring lists!

By Tony / 1st March 2016 / 1 Comment
Mozart speaking for IELTS

If the examiner asks you a “what type of” question in the IELTS speaking test, it is better not to give him a boring list

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Idioms for IELTS – to look forward to

By Tony / 27th February 2016 / 3 Comments
to look forward to IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

How to use idioms

Can you use this simple idiom?

– to look forward to

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Word Families for IELTS – to tempt

By Tony / 26th February 2016 / 2 Comments
Temptation IELTS speaking Task 1 model answers

Can you make sentences with words from this important word family?

With audio

To tempt

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Referencing for IELTS Writing – the former and the latter

By Tony / 25th February 2016 / 0 Comments
Terry IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

To get a band score 7 for C&C you need clear referencing.

Learn how to use the former and the latter

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Linking words for IELTS – on the contrary and in contrast

By Tony / 24th February 2016 / 0 Comments
IELTS Writing Task 2 linking words On the other hand

On the contrary and in contrast.

Hands up if you think they’re the same.

Think again

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