Category Archives: Reading

IELTS study hacks (and other Q&A!)

The resources seen in the video are: keepvid.com imsdb.com Are you interested in studying with me online? Send an email to ryan@ieltsielts.com and tell me about your IELTS goals. I will let you know what I can do to help. … Continue reading

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CAN YOU WRITE IN ALL CAPS ON THE IELTS?! (…and other questions!)

In this video, we use the Information for Candidates PDF to answer a few questions. Download your own copy of this document at: https://www.ielts.org/~/media/publications/information-for-candidates/ielts-information-for-candidates-2015-english-uk.ashx (Is that link not working? Google ‘IELTS info for candidates’.) Have my ebooks in your inbox … Continue reading

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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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Anyone from Pune? Rahul nabs 8.5 in Reading and Listening using alternative study methods!

I recently had a great chat with Rahul about his experiences with the IELTS exam.  Rahul’s approach to General Reading is interesting, as he approaches passages 1 and 2 differently from passage 3.  As you will hear in the interview, … Continue reading

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