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Do you want to find specific information about different IELTS lessons?

I’ve had a lot of emailed questions and comments from students  who want to find out more about a specific lesson that they have read. If  you  want to find out more about a specific topic, please use Search by

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Want to improve your writing for IELTS Task 1 and Task 2?

Thank you readers for registering for my lessons. I’ve been COMPLETELY  BOOKED!! If you’re thinking of registering for a writing lesson, I would still love to help you though, so I  have some suggestions. Try out my ESSAY CORRECTION AND FEEDBACK SERVICE.

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Happy New Year 2014 – Global test dates for IELTS

Is 2014 the year to achieve your goal in getting the score you want on the IELTS exam? Here are the test dates for 2014:        

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Overview of the IELTS Speaking Test

There are 3 parts in the IELTS Speaking test. Part 1: Introduction & Interview (4-5 minutes) The examiner introduces him/herself and confirms your identity and will ask for your passport. The examiner will then ask you general questions on familiar

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IELTS Speaking – Tips for Part 1

Part 1 is the Introduction and Interview and lasts for about 4 – 5 minutes. The examiner will ask you a few questions about familiar and general topics such as your family, interests/hobbies, your country or city, studies or working

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Different types of questions for the IELTS Listening Module

You have 30 minutes (plus an extra 10 minutes to transfer your notes/answers to your answer sheet after listening to all the recordings) to complete 4 sections with a total of 40 questions, testing different listening skills  such as: listening

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IELTS Task 1 – What are the criteria for marking?

According to the IELTS Handbook, Task 1 is assessed on: Task achievement Coherence and Cohesion Lexical Resource Grammatical Range and Accuracy In plain terms: Task Achievement: Did you answer the question? Did you understand what the graph shows? Did you present

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