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Top 10 Posts on IELTS Academic in 2015

It’s been a great year for IELTS Academic with the launch of online lessons and more than 30,000 fans reached on Facebook. We’re now helping more than 100,000 people every month achieve the IELTS score they need to study or work in another country.

In case you discovered IELTS Academic recently, here are the top ten most viewed posts published during 2015. Did you miss any?

IELTS Writing Discuss Both Sides Essay

Number 1

IELTS Writing Task 2: Discuss Both Views Essay with Sample Answer

You all wanted to know the secret of high-scoring IELTS Writing answers. This Task 2 answer discussed the controversial issue of free trade.

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IELTS Writing Task 1: Natural Process Diagram

Number 2

IELTS Writing Task 1: Natural Process Diagram with Sample Answer

Process diagrams seem to cause panic and distress in IELTS candidates. Hence the need to seek comfort in model answers like this one.

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IELTS Writing Task 1: Map Diagram

Number 3

IELTS Writing Task 1: Map Diagram with Sample Answer

Note how the top three is composed entirely of IELTS Writing model answers. We can certainly see a pattern emerging here!

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Common IELTS Mistakes

Number 4

Do You Make These 8 Common Mistakes in IELTS?

Do you ever get the feeling that you’re doing something wrong? No, I don’t mean that thing! I mean in IELTS!

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IELTS Vocabulary

Number 5

Do You Know This IELTS Vocabulary?

This post was a fun way to measure how much vocabulary you actually know. Were you a word wizard or is it time to learn up?

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IELTS Speaking Sample Questions: Money

Number 6

IELTS Speaking Practice Test 5: Money

It seems like money is never far from your mind. Especially when someone is asking you all these tough questions about it.

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IELTS writing two-part question

Number 7

IELTS Writing Task 2: Two-part Question with Sample Answer

Did you know that the United Nations celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2015? You would have known if you’d read this Task 2 model answer.

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Advanced IELTS Writing

Number 8

Write Amazing IELTS Essays Like This IELTS Teacher

In September, I introduced you to an instructor with a great method for teaching IELTS Writing. His course is still available on Udemy.

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IELTS Speaking Tips

Number 9

IELTS Speaking Tips: How to Achieve 7.0

I know many of you are struggling to get from Band 6 to Band 7 in IELTS Speaking. This post offered five ways to hack the assessment criteria.

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IELTS Beginner Course

Number 10

What’s the Best IELTS Course for Beginners?

The tenth most popular post in 2015 introduced a process to follow if you’re completely new to IELTS, and a link to a great beginner course.

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IELTS TeacherFinal Message

Well, that ends a great year! You may have noticed other new content on this website, including four new pages of IELTS tips and two IELTS practice tests. You can access all of this content from the top menu.

There is much more to come in 2016, including more IELTS vocabulary and more IELTS Reading practice. Good luck to everyone taking IELTS next year!