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Live Teaching Tips for IELTS Speaking Part 3 – popular food in your country

By AWG 18th April 2016
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IELTS Speaking Part 3

Watch a live classroom recording of me answering a question about the most popular types of food in a particular country.

If you’re serious about succeeding in IELTS, copy my pronunciation, intonation, and lexis 🙂

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

By AWG 15th March 2016
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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 AWG 11th March 2016
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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 AWG 8th March 2016
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Predictions IELTS peaking

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

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Speaking for IELTS – stop giving boring lists!

By AWG 1st March 2016
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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 AWG 27th February 2016
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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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Idioms for IELTS – out of the blue

By AWG 23rd February 2016
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Out of the blue Grammar for IELTS vocabulary for IELTS

How to use idioms

Learn how to use the idiom – out of the blue – in the speaking test

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Pronunciation for IELTS – past tenses

By AWG 18th February 2016
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Sanchez Grammar for IELTS vocabulary for IELTS

You need to know how to pronounce past tenses in order to get a 7 for pronunciation in the speaking test.

Practise with these sentences

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Idioms for IELTS – to take for granted

By AWG 17th February 2016
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Cat out of the bag IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

How to use idioms

Learn how to use this high band score idiom?

to take st/sb for granted

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Idioms for IELTS – to put up with

By AWG 9th February 2016
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put up with IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

How to use idioms

Can you use this phrasal verbs?

to put up with

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Idioms for IELTS – to get away with

By AWG 6th February 2016
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Cat out of the bag IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

How to use idioms

Can you use this phrasal verbs?

to get away with

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Story telling for IELTS Speaking Part 2

By AWG 3rd February 2016
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Seagull IELTS writing Task 1 Task 2 model answers charts tables Speaking

In Speaking Part 2, the candidate has to speak for one to two minutes.

One way to prepare is to practise story telling.

See if you can tell this story in your own words.

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Pronunciation for IELTS – Advantages, Disadvantages, & Benefits

By AWG 20th January 2016
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IELTS speaking pronunciationtrung tam ngoai ngu trung tâm tiếng anh trung tâm anh ngữ IELTS Simon IELTS MENTOR

You really should be able to pronounce advantages and disadvantages 🙂

Read the sentence below.

Then listen and repeat.

One of the main disadvantages of taking a gap year is that by time you get to university, you’ll have forgotten everything you learnt at school.

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