Monthly Archives: July 2012

Perfect 9s in Speaking, Listening and Writing! Nancy explains how she did it in this episode of IELTSCast! (High quality recording)

Thanks to those of you who provided me with some feedback on the podcast.  Yes, I know the quality has been questionable at times, but this episode should hopefully be a little more to your liking. I am very excited … Continue reading

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IELTS Grammar Tip – How to use commas in your Task 1 and 2 responses

Commas can be a challenge.  Knowing when and how to use them can be the skill that takes your writing band beyond 7.  I hope you find this short video helpful. Please comment and let me know what other grammar … Continue reading

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IELTSCast Episode 6 – Listen to Alla’s band 8 speaking level!

In this episode, Alla talks to me from Uzbekistan.  I think you’ll agree that it is no surprise she scored band 8 in the speaking section of her exam!   Click here to listen to the entire interview! To subscribe to IELTSCast … Continue reading

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Are you taking your IELTS in 2012? Watch this video! We discuss how to respond to 8 different IELTS Task 2 questions.

Many of you have emailed me the Task 2 questions you faced on your exam in 2012.  In this video, we look at 8 of them and discuss how to respond to each one effectively.

Posted in Writing | 16 Comments