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Writing Task 2 | Task Achievement

This lesson is one of our full screen interactive learner experiences from our course IELTS Writing Task 2 Preparation (coming soon!). For mobile and tablet users, use your phone in the horizontal position. For all users, we recommend you view the interactive...

Floorplans

This is a new full screen interactive presentation lesson, taken from our IELTS Writing Task 1 Course (available soon).   For mobile users, use your phone horizontally and make the presentation full screen. Begin the presentation below (you may need to wait for...

Reading Practice 4 | True False Not Given

Flower photo created by freepik - www.freepik.comThis is the first of our brand new 2019 full screen interactive learner experiences. For mobile and tablet users, use your phone in the horizontal position. For all users, we recommend you view the interactive...

The Best Way to Practice IELTS in 7 Steps

7 vector created by starline - www.freepik.comWe would like to give you our 7 step advice on the best ways to use our lessons so that you maximise your practice time and give yourself the best chance in the IELTS test. The steps we will look at are:Step 1 | Know the...

Linking Words and Phrases Exercise 4

Certain linking words or phrases can be used either at the beginning of the sentence or in the middle of the sentence. You must pay careful consideration to the punctuation (.,;:'"?!) in each case. In order to receive a higher band for grammar you need to accurately...

Linking Words and Phrases Exercise 3

This interactive exercise gives you more experience using linking phrases and words in context. Follow these links for exercise 1 and exercise 2. You can also remind yourself of how to use linking words and phrases here. ​Exercise 1 Categorise the following linking...

Linking Words and Phrases Exercise 2

Writing task 2 problems? Use linking words to help your essay flow! Find out more here: https://t.co/IUrBDBdy4A #ieltswritingtask2— Ieltstutors (@ieltstutors) 23 September 2017 Linking words and phrases help connect our ideas in our essays so that our writing flows....

Linking Words and Phrases Exercise 1

In this lesson we give you more practice using linking words and phrases to make your IELTS essay flow smoothly and provide a band 9 model. For previous lessons on the topic, have a look at this linking words and phrases class. ​ Key Language Linking words often have...

Linking Words And Phrases

Are you new to IELTS or have you been training for IELTS for a while but you still struggle with cohesion in your writing? If so, this class is for you. ​ Many students find it difficult to use the correct linking words when they start to study academic English rather...
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Writing | Most Recent Lessons

Task 1 | Academic

Floorplans

Floorplans

This is a new full screen interactive presentation lesson, taken from our IELTS Writing Task 1 Course (available soon).   For mobile users, use your phone horizontally and make the presentation full screen. Begin the presentation below (you may need to wait for...

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Task 1 | General

How to Write A Letter of Complaint

We have already looked at how to write an informal letter offering advice. Today, we are going to study how to write a letter of complaint. In this post you will: Follow a 3 step plan to help you effectively write an IELTS letter. Learn vocabulary and phrases you can...

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Speaking | Most Recent Lessons

Part 1

Talking about Experiences

​In both part 1 and part 2 of the speaking test the examiner is likely to ask you questions about your personal experiences. These types of questions invite you to talk about something which happened to you in the past. Exercise 1 Which of the following questions are...

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Part 3

Speaking Generally

Part 3 questions are always about the same general topic as the part 2 topic. However, while part 2 is often about your personal experience, part 3 is more general and you should avoid examples based on your experiences. ​ Exercise 1 Read the part 3 questions and...

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Listening

Audio Guide | Section Four

This post will help guide us through the section 4 of the IELTS listening test. For a guide through sections 1 to 3, click the buttons below. Guided Listening Section One Guided Listening Section Two Guided Listening Section Three To start section four, click the play...

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Grammar

Complex Noun Phrases 4

First review what you know about complex noun phrases with this previous post. In this lesson we will look at an IELTS Speaking Test part 2 task and study two similar answers. ​ One answer doesn't use complex noun phrases so there is a lot of repetition. This lowers...

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Reading

Passage 3 | Helium’s Future

We are going to look at how to answer the different types of reading questions which can be found on the reading test (taken from takeielts.britishcouncil.org). First you will see tips and then the questions themselves. Look at our tips and see if you can answer the...

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Vocabulary

Collocations Quiz 7

We are back with a new quiz for our popular collocations series. Remember that collocations are words that are naturally used together. You need to show knowledge of collocations to reach band 7 Vocabulary in the IELTS test and this lesson will help you do just that....

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