Category Archives: Listening

Important 2020 changes to IELTS Listening!

This video explains some important changes to IELTS Listening that were implemented in early 2020.

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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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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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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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