Is your IELTS test in one week or less? This video lesson discusses what you should do in your last week before the test. Specifically, that you should 1) not learn any new English 2) make sure you know the test and 3) stay healthy.
In this IELTS Speaking video, I talk about how the IELTS speaking test is scored and what test takers need for a Band 7+ score. I go through each of the Public Band Descriptor categories (fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammatical range and accuracy, pronunciation) and give an action step at the end for how […]
This IELTS video lesson explains how to prepare for the IELTS test. We cover goals, first steps, and the mindset that you need to succeed. For the different Cambridge IELTS books, take a look here: http://amzn.to/2pHS1c5 IELTS Band Descriptors (Speaking and Writing Scoring) IELTS Speaking Band Descriptors IELTS Writing Task 1 Band Descriptors IELTS Writing […]
In this IELTS Speaking lesson from IELTS Master, I give an overview of all three parts of the IELTS speaking test. I also give advice, sample questions, and practice techniques for each part. This is a good first video to watch if you want to learn about the IELTS Speaking test. Let me know in […]
One of the most common errors I hear during IELTS speaking practice is using present tense instead of past tense. Something like the following sentence: Last Saturday my friends and I go to the store and buy ice cream. Can you find the mistakes with the verb tenses? (Hint: “go” and “buy”) It looks quite easy, but it’s surprisingly […]
The IELTS reading test is a vocabulary test. If you have a strong vocabulary, you should be able to do well. So how should you develop your vocabulary? My recommendation is to do all 3 of these together. 1. Extensive Reading (40% of your vocabulary time): Read A LOT. Anything is fine. You don’t need to […]