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About Ryan

I have been developing online IELTS training resources for over 10 years. For more information about me and how I can help your preparation for the IELTS, please email me: ryan@ieltsielts.com

Train for those difficult to understand regional accents in IELTS Listening

Before you watch the video you may want to try the exercise yourself! Download the paper and MP3 here: http://ieltsielts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/IELTS-Listening-Mock-Test-3-Paper.pdf http://ieltsielts.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/IELTS-Listening-Mock-Test-3-Recording.mp3 Please note: an Irish accent –heard in this exercise in Section 1– is unlikely to appear in an actual … Continue reading

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This is why you keep scoring band 6 in IELTS Writing

I see this situation several times a year: the candidate trains for IELTS Writing for many months on their own but repeatedly scores band 6 or 6.5 on the exam. They are understandably frustrated by the low mark, but what … Continue reading

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Canada PR Express Entry tips from an ICCRC member

IELTSCast Episode 45 is for those of you taking the IELTS as part of an application for Canadian PR. Common questions about the Express Entry application process are answered by Patrick, an Immigration Consultant with a practice recognised by ICCRC. … Continue reading

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Read this model response to a May 2018 Task 2 question…

The best way to reduce traffic congestion is to provide free public transport service. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion and examples from your own experience. Cities continue to swell in size the world over, … Continue reading

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