Monthly Archives: April 2014

A step-by-step guide to IELTS preparation…

Last week, I spent a few days pulling together a guide explaining how to establish an effective IELTS preparation strategy. In the guide, I argue that four prelimenary steps are necessary when forming a study strategy: Step 1 – Understand what … Continue reading

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Memorizing model essays to improve grammatical accuracy on the IELTS

Is grammar what’s holding you back from band 8? Watch this video to learn about a new strategy that can help you improve your grammatical accuracy:

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Alisher scores band 7.5! Listen and find out how…

No access to YouTube? Download an MP3 of the interview here.

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Is it OK to make up examples on your IELTS essay?

This is a question I’m often asked. In this video, I explain when and how to make up examples in Task 2: No access to YouTube? Here is a copy of the model essay from the video: In your opinion, … Continue reading

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