Author Archives: Ryan

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

Igor explains how he scored band 8.5

This is an old episode of IELTSCast, but the strategies presented in it are still very relevant. In this episode, Igor, an IELTS instructor in Kazakhstan, details how he managed to score band 8.5. The resources Igor suggests are: The … Continue reading

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3 Essential Techniques To Sounding Fluent In The Speaking Test!

Here you are, in the speaking part of the IELTS test. You’ve just completed part one and you think it went well. Here comes part two. The nerves creep in. The examiner asks you to speak for two minutes about … Continue reading

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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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Double action Task 2 questions are not that difficult!

The key is breaking the question down into several smaller components. This video explains how to respond to these question types effectively:

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