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Band 8 First Time

4/20/2019
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In this episode Sara shares how she got these amazing scores first time: Speaking 8.5 Listening 8.5 Reading 7.5 Writing 7.5 Overall 8.0 She had taken the TOEFL three times and learnt from her mistake. This time she decided to invest in a professional online course, and she: Saved time by preparing for just one […] The post Band 8 First Time appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:20:40

IELTS Essay and Vocabulary (Climate change)

4/17/2019
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To score high in IELTS Writing you first need to understand how IELTS examiners grade this part of the IELTS test. IELTS examiners do not give you one grade, they give you four grades. You never see these but they are added together to create an overall band score in IELTS Writing. The four areas […] The post IELTS Essay and Vocabulary (Climate change) appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:15:50

IELTS on Computer

4/13/2019
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Advantages of taking the IELTS on Computer You get the results sooner Tests available almost every day Great for fast typers Easier to make corrections (copying and pasting is not allowed) Timer to help you manage the time Word counter in the writing part Headphones for the Listening (less distractions?) A lot of centres have […] The post IELTS on Computer appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:29:53

New Questions with Sample Answers

4/10/2019
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In this tutorial we answer speaking questions recently seen in the IELTS exam. We focus on parts 2 and 3. Each answer has been transcribed. Useful phrases you can use are highlighted. The audio tutorial explains why these phrases are useful and how you can use them. Tip: Listen to the audio, write down the […] The post New Questions with Sample Answers appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:21:15

Band 9 IELTS Essay with Ex-IELTS Examiner Commentary

4/3/2019
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Below we have a Band 9 essay graded by an ex-IELTS examiner. First you can read the essay, and after we break down which sentences helped this essay score a Band 9. Each criteria has been considered and the sentence in the essay has been colour coded to correspond to the four marking criteria used […] The post Band 9 IELTS Essay with Ex-IELTS Examiner Commentary appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:23:05

Amit Shares his Strategy for Jumping to Band 7

3/30/2019
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Meet Amit! He is currently living in the US and aims to be in Canada very soon (hence why he’s taking IELTS). In this entertaining conversation, Amit explains how he got to Band 7 with his writing score and also why he thinks he failed his speaking exam. He said he messed up by failing […] The post Amit Shares his Strategy for Jumping to Band 7 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:20:18

Pronunciation

3/27/2019
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In this episode we speak with Karren from Slow American English. She shares some of her tactics and techniques to: – Boost your confidence – Perfect your pronunciation – Make your speech sound more like a native speaker. Who is Karren? Karren was born in Indiana, USA. She has a BA in English and a […] The post Pronunciation appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:31:14

IELTS SPEAKING: Making Notes on Cue Cards

3/20/2019
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This tutorial shares: Understanding the cue card Developing your ideas Expanding the questions and answers Part 3 – Answering the ‘how/why’ question For the complete written guide, click here. You can download or listen to the audio version here: | Direct Download Here | Stitcher | iTunes | Spotify | Soundcloud | The post IELTS SPEAKING: Making Notes on Cue Cards appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:23:42

Boost Your Confidence for IELTS

3/13/2019
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Did you ever take the IELTS test and get really upset with your result? Did you ever feel fed up, frustrated, and or felt you deserved a better score? Well this happened to Maria, a lovely girl from Russia now living in Adelaide, Australia. Maria is doing her PHD and has taken IELTS twice, the […] The post Boost Your Confidence for IELTS appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:38:27

How to Beat Procrastination and Prepare for IELTS

3/6/2019
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This tutorial will help you get ready for IELTS. We look at the causes of your exam procrastination, them succinctly offer a range of valuable solutions. Get this tutorial if you want to: Jump start your IELTS preparation Make the most of every study session Get an effective ATTACK PLAN to ensure your next IELTS […] The post How to Beat Procrastination and Prepare for IELTS appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:17:45

IELTS Advanced Speaking: Cause and Effect

2/27/2019
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In this tutorial, you will learn: the definitions of cause and effect the language phrases needed to talk about cause and effect when and how to use this language in your IELTS speaking exam IELTS Speaking: Using Cause and Effect Language in your IELTS Speaking Test (part 3). To express cause and effect in English, […] The post IELTS Advanced Speaking: Cause and Effect appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:11:47

Employment – Immigration

2/19/2019
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IELTS VOCABULARY: Employment – Immigration In this brand new tutorial, we dive into high scoring IELTS vocabulary, included in the tutorial is a model essay, a guide for generating ideas, and a list of collocations you can use in your next essay. Here is a summary: – First we look at the vocabulary list and definitions […] The post Employment – Immigration appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:39:06

IELTS Listening Tips

2/13/2019
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Contents What happens on the test? Improving Your Core Listening Skills Five Step Method for Improving your Listening Skills For IELTS Quick IELTS Listening Tips Sample IELTS Vocab Ebook Download the Podcast about IELTS listening Tips IELTS Listening Exams can be confusing. Many students only listen for keywords and are caught out with incorrect answers. […] The post IELTS Listening Tips appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:20:48

Problems with Task Response – with Student Essay Examples

2/13/2019
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Ellen, our experienced essay corrector, goes even more into detail regarding Task Achievement. This time, she uses examples from students covering a number of different topics and essay question styles. In this podcast you will learn: How to interpret the band descriptors for task achievement If you should give your opinion in the introduction If […] The post Problems with Task Response – with Student Essay Examples appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:27:53

When to ask for a remark

2/6/2019
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In this interview I talk with Anna – a student who was so fed up with preparing for IELTS, that when she got her results she said “NO!”. …and she asked for a remark! Why? She did not want to spend another 2 months preparing for the exam. In her past exam she got 7.5 […] The post When to ask for a remark appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:23:35

How to describe a Pie Chart IELTS Academic Writing Task 1

1/31/2019
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In this IELTS Academic Writing tutorial you’ll learn different ways to describe a Pie Chart for IELTS. We will talk about the best language to use and teach you how to structure your writing to get the best results from your IELTS Academic Writing Exam. How to Structure your Writing for IELTS Academic Task 1 […] The post How to describe a Pie Chart IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:19:26

IELTS Vocabulary and Lexical Resource

1/31/2019
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IELTS Vocabulary and Lexical Resource IELTS Vocabulary means using a more academic style and word choice (Lexical Resource) when writing your essay. Using Topic Specific Vocabulary, collocations and words from the Academic Word List will help considerably. This vocabulary tutorial focuses on: what to learn, the importance of context, and how to learn / memorise these […] The post appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:23:07

2019 Task 2 Questions and Sample Answers

1/30/2019
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IELTS WRITING: Recent Task 2 Questions and Sample Answers In this tutorial we look at 5 Task 2 questions (2019), seen on the exam recently by students. We look at -sample essay plans -how to dissect the question -how to get ideas 1.) The media is increasing interest in famous people who have ordinary backgrounds. […] The post 2019 Task 2 Questions and Sample Answers appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:33:30

IELTS Academic Task 1: How to Describe a Bar Chart

1/24/2019
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Describing a Bar Chart is possibly one of the tasks you will be asked to do in your IELTS Academic Writing Exam. There are a couple of different structures you can follow when describing a Bar Chart. But today we will teach you a structure where you assign each sentence of your text to a […] The post IELTS Academic Task 1: How to Describe a Bar Chart appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:12:20

IELTS Writing Topics with Ideas and Answers (Task 2)

1/23/2019
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IELTS Topics are extensive, and consistently finding answers for them takes practice. Below I share how I produce an essay, including thinking of ideas, building paragraphs and planning. Contents How to Get Ideas For Topics Topics and Answers Video of IELTS Topics, answers and getting Ideas Audio version and transcript Topic and Answer: Education Topic and Answer: Globalisation […] The post IELTS Writing Topics with Ideas and Answers (Task 2) appeared first on IELTS Podcast.

Duration:00:20:41