Expressing Opinions in IELTS Speaking Lesson 8 Expressing opinions or giving your thoughts is an important part of the IELTS speaking test, especially in part 3 when you have a 2-way discussion with the examiner. You will also need to justify your opinion or explain why you have that opinion. By justifying your opinion you will be extending your […]Continue reading "IELTS Speaking Part 3 - Giving & Justifying Opinions"
Speaking Questions for IELTS Lesson 9 You can get various types of speaking questions for IELTS so it is important to understand how to reply to them properly. This lesson is particularly important if you are at a lower level of English, as those with weaker speaking skills often show that they have misunderstood the question when they […]Continue reading "IELTS Part 1 - Types of Speaking Questions for IELTS"
Useful IELTS Interview Expressions Lesson 10 In this lesson we will look at some useful IELTS interview expressions. You need to make sure that you have adequate vocabulary and phrases to explain your position in the speaking test. You may need to ask for clarification if you don't understand something, or for something to be repeated if it was said […]Continue reading "IELTS Speaking - Useful IELTS Interview Expressions"
IELTS Listening Multiple Choice Tips This lesson has IELTS listening multiple choice tips and strategies to improve your score in the test. It shows you how to approach this type of question and highlights some aspects that you should be aware of. In this type of question you are usually given three choices of answers. It is […]Continue reading "IELTS Listening Multiple Choice Tips"
IELTS Listening Distractors In lesson one we looked at a form of IELTS listening distractors. This was when you do multiple choice type questions and you hear all of the possible choices but only one is correct. In this lesson we look at another form of distractor which is very common in part one of the […]Continue reading "IELTS Listening Distractors"
IELTS Listening Map Labelling IELTS listening map labelling is common in Section Two of the test, though you may get a map in any of the sections. In section two of the IELTS listening test you hear one person speaking. It is quite common for the map to be related to some kind of tour. [restrict paid=true] […]Continue reading "IELTS Listening Map Labelling"
Signposting Language Signposting language is the words and phrases that people use in order to guide the listener coherently through what is being said. It is used to make clear what has just happened, and what is going to happen next. So in other words, it acts as a guide so the listener can follow what you are […]Continue reading "IELTS Signposting Language for Section 4"
Pre-Listening Activities: Prediction Pre-listening activities are essential to improve your IELTS listening skills and to improve your score in the test. This lesson is about predicting the answers in the IELTS listening test. This skill is an important one to learn as it helps you to get the correct answer. In this lesson we will look at it […]Continue reading "IELTS Pre-Listening Activities - Predicting the Answer"
IELTS Listening Sentence Completion Strategies These IELTS listening sentence completion strategies will help you to improve your score for the exam. In this type of question, you are given a sentence taken from the listening, and you have to decide which word fits in the gap [restrict paid=true] Remember though that the sentence will not […]Continue reading "IELTS Listening Sentence Completion Strategies"
IELTS Reading Multiple Choice Reading Lesson 6 Objective: IELTS reading multiple choice and skimming and scanning practice. You won't have time in the reading test to carefully read the whole passage all of the way through, so you need to find the answers in the text quickly. This lesson shows you how skimming and scanning […]Continue reading "Multiple Choice / Skimming and Scanning"