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

By Tony Grace 30th December 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 – Advice on a strategy to answer questions about the past in the IELTS speaking test

By Tony Grace 2nd December 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 Tony Grace 25th November 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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Idioms for IELTS – to look forward to / to take something for granted

By Tony Grace 20th November 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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Speaking for IELTS – stop giving boring lists!

By Tony Grace 20th November 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 get away with / to put up with / out of the blue /

By Tony Grace 15th November 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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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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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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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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Speaking for IELTS – How to answer questions about the future in the IELTS speaking test

By Tony Grace 30th December 2016
Categories , ,
Predictions IELTS peaking

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

Read the post

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

By Tony Grace 2nd December 2016
Categories , ,
Motorbikes IELTS speaking part 3

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

Read the post

Speaking for IELTS – illustrate your adjectives

By Tony Grace 25th November 2016
Categories , , ,
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

Read the post

Idioms for IELTS – to look forward to / to take something for granted

By Tony Grace 20th November 2016
Categories , , ,
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

Read the post

Speaking for IELTS – stop giving boring lists!

By Tony Grace 20th November 2016
Categories , ,
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

Read the post

Idioms for IELTS – to get away with / to put up with / out of the blue /

By Tony Grace 15th November 2016
Categories , , ,
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

Read the post

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

By AWG 18th April 2016
Categories , , , ,
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 🙂

Read the post

Pronunciation for IELTS – past tenses

By AWG 18th February 2016
Categories , , , ,
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

Read the post

Story telling for IELTS Speaking Part 2

By AWG 3rd February 2016
Categories , ,
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.

Read the post

Pronunciation for IELTS – Advantages, Disadvantages, & Benefits

By AWG 20th January 2016
Categories , ,
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.

Read the post

Categories