Do You Make These 8 Common Mistakes in IELTS?

Common IELTS Mistakes

Everyday I get messages from people who want to know why their IELTS score doesn’t improve. Often they have NO IDEA that their writing or speech is incomprehensible, or that their methods in listening or reading are all wrong! Why does this happen? Well, for one thing, it shows the importance of studying with a teacher […]

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Here’s How to Improve Your IELTS Score

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OK, so you’ve bought the books, watched the video tutorials, and read a million blogs. Getting that 6.5 or 7.0 in this weekend’s IELTS test shouldn’t be too hard, right? But, like thousands of other people, you’ve discovered the awful truth that however much you ace the listening and reading sections, it can be VERY […]

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IELTS Writing Answer Sheet: Free Download

IELTS Writing Answer Sheet Practice Version

A practice version of the official IELTS writing answer sheet This practice version is modified for teacher/student use and available only on IELTS Academic as a free PDF download. Unlike the official IELTS writing answer sheet, the practice version includes 12-point double-spaced lines for easier correction and annotation. There are also other features that make the practice version […]

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IELTS Writing Task 2: How to Organise Your Answer

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Use the following guide to plan, organise and paragraph an essay in IELTS Writing Task 2. This applies to both General Training and Academic IELTS Writing modules, but there are different ways of organising an answer depending on the question type. First paragraph: Introduction Key technique: Don’t begin with your thesis statement. Never begin an essay […]

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Common Spelling Mistakes in IELTS

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Spelling is huge concern for my IELTS students. Writing scores are 25% determined by vocabulary, which includes spelling accuracy. Too many spelling mistakes can also seriously bring down your score in IELTS Listening. This list of common IELTS spelling mistakes includes some of the words most likely to appear in the test. Try to master these […]

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