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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

How to respond to ‘discuss both views’ in IELTS Task 2

This band 9 essay sample demonstrates how to respond to a question that asks you to ‘discuss both views’. This is a real Task 2 question seen in Moscow: Some people contend that all young people should attend university after … Continue reading

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Are you repeatedly getting band 6? Try this…

It is not uncommon for candidates to get stuck at the band 6 level. In this video, we look at some ways to move past this hurdle.

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How to start sentences in your IELTS essay!

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10+ High frequency Academic Task 1 verbs!

In this video, we look at the more common Academic Task 1 verbs and how they can help accelerate and enhance your performance in the IELTS. Have a look: The verbs seen in this video are: jump, climb, rise, grow, … Continue reading

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