Monthly Archives: October 2013

Listen and repeat my band 9 speaking demonstration!

Here are two versions of the same IELTS conversation. The first version is a run through of the IELTS interview from start to finish. The second version has pauses to allow you to repeat after me. Practicing this second version … Continue reading

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How to score band 9 in all sections of the exam!

In the follow video, I revisit the preparation strategies Vidit (band 9) and Toby (band 8) shared with me in their respective interviews. Try applying these IELTS methods of study to your own regimen: I also had a very … Continue reading

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Try these 8 questions! How solid are your Task 2 lexical resources?

Here is the text from the video: Some people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a teacher. Others think that it is always better to have a teacher. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons to … Continue reading

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