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Join Ryan as he talks with successful IELTS candidates from around the world. Learn the strategies they followed that allowed them to reach their IELTS goal! To get in contact with the community behind this podcast, visit IELTSNetwork.com.

Join Ryan as he talks with successful IELTS candidates from around the world. Learn the strategies they followed that allowed them to reach their IELTS goal! To get in contact with the community behind this podcast, visit IELTSNetwork.com.
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Doha, Qatar

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Join Ryan as he talks with successful IELTS candidates from around the world. Learn the strategies they followed that allowed them to reach their IELTS goal! To get in contact with the community behind this podcast, visit IELTSNetwork.com.

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English


Episodes

Episode 47 - Double action questions are not that difficult!

5/20/2019
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In this episode, we look at this recent Task 2 question seen in Hong Kong: Extreme sports are dangerous yet popular among people. Explain why they are so popular and how can we do them in a safe manner. Tune in and found out how to structure an effective response! For more episodes search iTunes or any podcast aggregator for 'IELTSCast'! My blog: http://www.ieltsielts.com My email: ryan@ieltsielts.com

Duration:00:03:24

Episode 46 - IELTS essay structures for real 2019 questions!

5/8/2019
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This episode looks at three recent 2019 IELTS questions and suggests appropriate responses. I'm still coaching IELTS Writing through email. :) Visit my website at http://www.ieltsielts.com Need help making an IELTS study plan? Tell me about your situation: ryan@ieltsielts.com or Facebook Messenger at http://www.facebook.com/ieltsnetwork

Duration:00:05:08

Episode 45 - Canada PR Express Entry tips from an ICCRC member

5/27/2018
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Patrick shares his invaluable advice regarding Canadian PR through Express Entry in Episode 45 of IELTSCast. Visit his website at http://www.101migration.com. I'm still teaching IELTS. :) Visit my website at http://www.ieltsielts.com For more information about Express Entry: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-... Need help making an IELTS study plan? Tell me about your situation: ryan@ieltsielts.com

Duration:00:12:20

Episode 44 - Speaking fillers in a band 9 demonstration

4/21/2018
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In this episode, I push you to listen for three separate conversation fillers in a band 9 speaking demonstration. The goal of this lesson is to get you to identify and adopt these fillers for use in your own speaking! Do you like IELTSCast? Help the show out by leaving ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ on iTunes! Visit www.ieltsielts.com for more of my lessons and IELTS related material. I'm also on YouTube. Just search for 'IELTS Ryan'. Would you like to appear on the show? Email me at ryan@ieltsielts.com with...

Duration:00:13:43

Episode 43 - Noah has IELTS success in Australia after two disappointing experiences in Vietnam

3/5/2016
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IELTS is not more difficult in Australia, and Noah's experience acts as evidence. In this conversation, I talk with Noah about his two disappointing IELTS experiences in Vietnam and how they compared to the success he had in Australia. It's a great conversation, and I'm grateful Noah took the time to be on the show. Do you like IELTSCast? Help the show out by leaving ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ on iTunes! Get your IELTS Speaking and Writing assessed FREE OF CHARGE today! Post your samples to...

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 42 - Syeda scores band 8 in writing on her first IELTS attempt

2/25/2016
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In this episode, Syeda details exactly what she did to score band 8 in writing. She stresses the importance of varied language, and chose a scenario for her General Task 1 letter that made it easier for her to come up with synonyms. Syeda's advice regarding structure and tone is also excellent, and she shares a number of helpful resources candidates can plug into online. If you're looking for writing or speaking feedback, post your Task 1 or 2 writing sample or MP3 IELTSNetwork.com and...

Duration:01:03:52

Episode 41 - Glenn uses iPhone and Facebook apps to help him score band 8

2/1/2016
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Glenn used technology to his advantage while preparing for his IELTS. As he explains in this interview, he found useful apps on both Facebook and his phone to help him practice his language while on the go. Using 'Criminal Case' on the Facebook platform and 'Word Mess' on his iPhone, Glenn pushed his lexicon and honed his ability to use different words in different contexts. If you are an IELTS candidate, give these resources a try. This interview also has a bit of a back story. Glenn and...

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 40 - IELTS is like...American football?! - Slava explains and shares the secret behind his band 8 in reading

1/17/2016
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A few weeks ago, I opened my inbox and saw an email entitled 'Have you ever thought about how American football is like the IELTS?' I had to admit to myself that I had NEVER thought about that...nor did I ever think I would think about that! The email was from Slava, an IELTS aspirant that managed to score band 8 in reading and band 7 overall. His strategies, results, and American football comparisons were intriguing, so I set up a time to talk with him and tap into his insight. In this...

Duration:01:04:04

Episode 39 - Nura challenges her 6.5 writing mark and gets 7.5

12/22/2015
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You are not going to want to miss this episode. Nura and I talk about her three IELTS attempts and what helped her grow from overall 6.5 to 8. Nura explains how testing strategy is just as important as raw language ability, and I think this is a very valid point that candidates often forget. Get in touch if you have scored band 8 or more on the IELTS and want to tell the world about your experience! Find me at ieltsnetwork.com. If you're looking for more IELTS related discussion, navigate...

Duration:00:22:47

Episode 39 - Nura challenges her 6.5 writing mark and gets 7.5

12/21/2015
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You are not going to want to miss this episode. Nura and I talk about her three IELTS attempts and what helped her grow from overall 6.5 to 8. Nura explains how testing strategy is just as important as raw language ability, and I think this is a very valid point that candidates often forget. Get in touch if you have scored band 8 or more on the IELTS and want to tell the world about your experience! Find me at ieltsnetwork.com. If you're looking for more IELTS related discussion,...

Duration:00:22:47

Episode 38 - A quick update from Ryan's side

12/11/2015
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I've been a little distant this past year, and I just wanted to record a quick episode to let the online IELTS community know what I've been up to and what I'm hoping to do with my time and with the ieltsnetwork.com community over the next few months. There is no interview in this episode. The episode is a simple ten minute introspective monologue, and I hope you enjoy it! As always, if you've scored band 8+ on your IELTS and would like to share some insight on this show, please get in...

Duration:00:13:38

Episode 37 - David and Ryan talk about lifestyle choices that work to improve IELTS performance

12/1/2015
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This was a great conversation. David (band 8.5) and I talk about how altering his lifestyle helped improve his performance on the IELTS. At almost two hours, it's one of the longer interviews in the IELTSCast series, but I think you'll agree that the information David imparts is really actionable. If you're looking for more IELTS related discussion, navigate to http://www.ieltsnetwork.com. We now have TWO active examiners on site ready to answer your questions (so long as their...

Duration:01:31:44

Episode 36 - Prashenjit achieves band 7.5

10/23/2015
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This is a really interesting episode. Prashenjit and I talk about exam approaches and how study strategies may vary between one candidate and another. Be sure to join us at the ieltsnetwork.com community, where you can get your speaking and/or writing assessed completely free of charge. For more episodes like this one, check out the 'Podcast episodes' section. I'm also on Twitter at @ieltsnetwork.

Duration:00:22:26

Episode 35 - Linh scores band 8

8/12/2015
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This is a great talk. Linh explains her IELTS success and some specific training she underwent that could be helpful to other candidates from Vietnam. For more episodes like this one, and to talk to me and other IELTS enthusiasts, join IELTSNetwork.com. Be sure to get in touch with me if you have achieved band 8 or higher on the exam.

Duration:00:24:20

Episode 34 - Sarojini tells the story behind her amazing 8.5

7/15/2015
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Sarojini and I talk at length about her successful performance at an IELTS exam in the US. It is a great episode, and Sarojini

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 34 - Sarojini tells the story behind her amazing 8.5

7/1/2015
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Sarojini and I talk at length about her successful performance at an IELTS exam in Denver, Colorado. It is a great episode. Sarojini's detailed description of her preparation will inspire you. Don't forget to join us at ieltsnetwork.com, where you can get free feedback on your speaking and writing.

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 33 - How to immigrate to Canada or Australia

6/30/2015
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This was a really interesting interview I did with Patrick, a Singaporean that achieved Australian citizenship and Canadian PR. He is a licensed immigration consultant in both Australia and Canada and the brains behind 101migration.com, the company through which he provides his consultation services. Patrick answers all of my questions and then answers several listener questions. It is a terrific conversation and you are not going to want to miss it. To get in touch with me, or to...

Duration:00:32:44

Episode 32 - Igor talks about his band 8.5

6/29/2015
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This is a really interesting episode in which Igor explains in detail how he scored an almost flawless IELTS score. If you are looking for tips on how to prepare for IELTS, download this episode now! If you are an individual that has had success on the IELTS and would like to share your story, get in touch with me, Ryan, at ieltsnetwork.com.

Duration:01:14:01

Episode 31 - How did Madawa get band 8?

6/28/2015
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Madawa and I have a candid conversation about study approaches, testing strategies, and the IELTS in general. It was a great conversation and I really appreciate Madawa taking the time to come on the show and share a success story. Don't forget that you can interact with me and several others at ieltsnetwork.com. Our community is over 14,000 people. It's a great place to get your speaking or writing assessed completely free of charge! Come join us: ieltsnetwork.com I'm interested in your...

Duration:01:21:43

Episode 30 - Vinod scores 7 in Mumbai

3/1/2015
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Vinod and I have a frank chat about his IELTS experience in this episode, and I appreciate the direct nature with which he explains his thoughts. If you have scored band 7 or higher, get in touch with me by emailing ryan@ieltsielts.com. To have your writing or speaking assessed, visit ieltsnetwork.com. I'm on Whatsapp and WeChat! Search for: +97450070877 Do you like IELTSCast? Please give this show a five star rating on iTunes!

Duration:00:38:07