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

By Tony Grace 2nd December 2019
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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 2019
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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 2019
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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 2019
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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 2019
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How to use idioms

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

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Idioms for IELTS – why they are important

By Tony Grace 1st November 2019
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Idioms are important.

Find out how to find idioms and how to use them in the speaking test

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

By Tony Grace 18th April 2019
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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 πŸ™‚

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Story telling for IELTS Speaking Part 2

By Tony Grace 3rd February 2019
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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 Tony Grace 2nd January 2018
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You really should be able to pronounce advantages and disadvantages πŸ™‚

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

By Tony Grace 2nd December 2019
Categories , ,

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 2019
Categories , , ,

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 2019
Categories , , ,

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 2019
Categories , ,

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 2019
Categories , , ,

How to use idioms

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

Read the post

Idioms for IELTS – why they are important

By Tony Grace 1st November 2019
Categories , ,

Idioms are important.

Find out how to find idioms and how to use them in the speaking test

Read the post

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

By Tony Grace 18th April 2019
Categories , , , ,

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 πŸ™‚

Read the post

Story telling for IELTS Speaking Part 2

By Tony Grace 3rd February 2019
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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 Tony Grace 2nd January 2018
Categories , ,

You really should be able to pronounce advantages and disadvantages πŸ™‚

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

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