IELTS Made Easier

IELTS Made Easier

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A weekly talk-through of IELTS topics to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to know for the test. Follow me on www.facebook.com/ieltsetc and get all the downloads, tests, advice and tips on my website www.ieltsetc.com. Join the Members Academy for step-by-step online courses and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test. www.members.ieltsetc.com/academy/


IELTS Listening: Neolithic Ireland โ˜˜๏ธ
May 21 • 25 min
This episode focuses on the grammar of Modals of Deduction in IELTS Listening. Find a full explanation with practice on my website. https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/05/ielts-grammar-modals-deduction/
28 ways to improve your IELTS Vocabulary.๐Ÿ“•
May 9 • 34 min
Check out my website for all of the 28 tips with links https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/05/28-ways-improve-ielts-vocab/. Get the full vocabulary course in the Members Academy www.ieltsetc.com
IELTS Process Writing: Converting waste ๐Ÿ’ฉto fuel ๐Ÿ”ฅ
May 2 • 24 min
A recent #ielts process (see diagram on my social media accounts or check the website where I found it (bigadan.com).
IELTS Reading: The history of tortoises ๐Ÿข
Apr 25 • 25 min
A very difficult Passage 3 where a Degree in Zoology might help. Here is the text on the website https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/04/ielts-reading-history-of-the-tortoise/
IELTS Writing: Task 1: The lifecycle of a butterfly ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿฆ‹
Apr 25 • 15 min
How to use YouTube clips to help you describe processes and cycles in #ielts Academic Writing Task 1.
IELTS Reading: Reducing the effects of climate change ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ›ถ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ‡
Apr 17 • 29 min
Academic Passage 3 Book 11 Test 1 - a really useful text for vocabulary. Also good practice for completing a table and matching researchers. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿ”ฌ
IELTS Reading: Glow-worms ๐Ÿ›
Apr 15 • 23 min
A fantastic reading for vocab. Matching information and T/F/NG questions.
IELTS Reading: Hearing problems ๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿพ
Apr 11 • 29 min
Speed-reading strategies for texts with 3 or more sets of questions. Book 9 Test 2 Passage 1.
IELTS Reading: This Marvellous Invention ๐Ÿ—ฃ
Apr 4 • 28 min
A VERY difficult Academic Reading Part 3 (sorry!). Book 11 Test 4. See also ‘How did writing begin?’ on my website.
IELTS Reading: Stepwells ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Mar 28 • 29 min
This is a REALLY interesting Passage 1 Academic (good for GT too). Great for vocab topics (Water and Buildings) and speed-reading practice (just find the dates and names - ignore the rest). Please check on my website soon for the full text.…
IELTS Listening: Business Cultures ๐Ÿค
Mar 21 • 24 min
Section 4 made up entirely of gap fill! Have a look at all the signals that can help you keep your place https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/03/ielts-listening-business-cultures/.
IELTS General Training Part 1: Passports and Airports ๐Ÿ›‚๐Ÿ›„
Mar 14 • 20 min
A quick look at TFNG and a less common type of Matching Headings. Get the full text here https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/03/ielts-gt-reading-passports-and-airports/
IELTS Listening: Nanotechnology ๐Ÿค–
Mar 7 • 25 min
Find out how my mindmaps can help you get over 70% of these answers correct! This #ielts listening Part 4 (Book 10 Test 4) will help you with multiple choice and gap-fill. Find out how to sponsor me and get all the worksheets with a special bonus for the…
IELTS Reading: Is there anybody out there? ๐Ÿ‘ฝ Matching Headings
Feb 28 • 25 min
How to match headings quickly using only first lines. See the video on YouTube and get the full text on my website ๐Ÿ‘ฝ https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/02/ielts-reading-match-headings-first-lines/ ๐Ÿ‘ฝ https://youtu.be/OWorhQ_nw1A #ielts
IELTS Reading: how to use comparisons in TFNG
Feb 21 • 32 min
To celebrate #motherlanguageday, this difficult Academic Passage 3 gives you some easy ways of filling gaps and recognising ‘Not Given’. Find the full text here and please let me know what you think about the new style layout ๐Ÿ˜Š…
IELTS Writing Band 9 and the ‘native speaker’ myth ♥๏ธ
Feb 14 • 30 min
In this episode I talk about my Band 9 writing models and why Band 9 exists.
IELTS Listening: Study Skills Tutorial ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ“š
Feb 7 • 18 min
Test Book 9 Test 3 Section 3: Listen to a tutor giving advice to a student about her dissertation and practice listening for signals and Gap fill.
How to learn the vocab you need for IELTS ๐Ÿ“•๐Ÿฆ”๐Ÿฆ‡๐Ÿฆ‰
Feb 2 • 24 min
This episode helps you through the vocab you need to learn for the #ielts test. It is based on the hedgehog reading from 2 days ago but shows you how the same topics apply in all parts of the exam.
IELTS Reading and vocab: Hedgehogs ๐Ÿฆ”
Jan 31 • 34 min
A difficult Part 3, which I made specially for #hedgehogday on February 2nd to raise awareness of the dramatic decline in the hedgehog population.
IELTS Listening: Thor Heyerdahl ๐Ÿ›ถ
Jan 24 • 31 min
Test Book 10 Test 2 Section 3. The life and theories of Thor Heyerdahl.
IELTS Reading: Museums of Fine Art ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽจ Part 2
Jan 20 • 28 min
A difficult Passage 3 - Multiple Choice and Yes No Not Given. Also a rant about where NOT to get your #ielts practice materials.
IELTS Reading: Museums of fine art Part 1 ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽจ
Jan 17 • 20 min
A complex and sophisticated Academic Reading Part 3, so I’m breaking this podcast up into more manageable parts. Please come back for the next bit ๐Ÿ˜Š
IELTS Reading: Doctoring Sales ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผ‍โš•๏ธโ›‘
Jan 11 • 22 min
Book 6 Passage 1: Matching Headings and Yes/No/Not Given. Get the full text here https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/01/ielts-reading-doctoring-sales/
IELTS Listening: The History of Moving Pictures ๐Ÿ“ฝ๐ŸŽฌ๐ŸŽž
Jan 5 • 22 min
Test Book 6 Test 2 Listening Section 4. Multiple Choice and Gap Fill. ๐Ÿ˜Š https://www.ieltsetc.com/2019/01/ielts-listening-history-moving-pictures/
IELTS Reading: The Story of Silk ๐Ÿ‘˜
Dec 30, 2018 • 20 min
Book 11 Academic Test 3 Section 1 - a chronological structure with gap fill and True False Not Given.
IELTS Listening: A social history of London ๐ŸŒƒ
Dec 24, 2018 • 22 min
Listening Part 4. Book 6 Test 1. ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฝ
IELTS Reading: Autumn Leaves ๐Ÿ
Dec 18, 2018 • 28 min
A tough Passage 2 from #ielts Book 10 Test 3, with matching statements, True/False/Not Given and Gapfill. Get the full Reading on my website https://www.ieltsetc.com/2018/12/ielts-reading-autumn-leaves/ Also a 5-minute review of when and when not to sound…
IELTS Reading: Beyond the blue horizon ๐Ÿ›ถ
Dec 14, 2018 • 37 min
Academic Reading Passage 3. Multiple choice, gap-fill and Yes/Not/Not Given. Full Reading now on my website https://www.ieltsetc.com/2018/12/ielts-reading-beyond-blue-horizon/ Downloadable PDF with essential vocabulary in the Members Academy.…
IELTS Listening: The Dolphin ๐Ÿฌ Conservation Trust
Dec 9, 2018 • 20 min
#ielts Listening Section 2.
Listening Section 2: An open-air swimming ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿพ‍โ™€๏ธ pool
Dec 5, 2018 • 23 min
Multiple choice tricks and synonyms. Key vocab and frequent words. Skip the LAST 5 minutes if you want! ๐Ÿ˜ฌ
IELTS Listening: 3 types of distractors you need to know about
Nov 28, 2018 • 28 min
This Section 3 has examples of 3 different types of distractors that you need to listen for: ‘should have, could have, would have’ ๐Ÿค”
IELTS GT Reading: The Iron Bridge ๐Ÿ›ค
Nov 25, 2018 • 26 min
A special request from the Speaking Challenge WhatsApp group! Use the structure of a descriptive/factual/chronological text to help you find the answers quickly. I also mentioned ‘How The Pyramids Were Built’. Sorry this isn’t on the website yet but will…
IELTS GT Reading Staff Benefits ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿค’๐Ÿง–๐Ÿฝ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿฝ
Nov 21, 2018 • 15 min
#ielts Cambridge Book 9 Test A Section 2 Part 2 JLP Retail: Staff Benefits plus useful vocab ๐Ÿ˜€ www.ieltsetc.com
IELTS GT Reading: Dress Codes ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿงข๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘‘
Nov 21, 2018 • 15 min
#ielts Cambridge Tests Book 9 Test A Section 2. Get the full reading on my website www.ieltsetc.com ๐Ÿ˜€
IELTS Listening: A public building - Taylor Concert Hall ๐Ÿ›
Nov 18, 2018 • 26 min
Part 4 on the topic of architecture.
IELTS Reading: How did writing begin? ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ
Nov 14, 2018 • 31 min
On a scale of 1 - 10 in terms of difficulty, this is a 10 sorry ๐Ÿ˜!! So if you’re aiming for a 7/8 it’s worth a listen, but please don’t feel discouraged by it! Focus on the strategy rather than the answers in this example. The questions are perfectly…
IELTS Writing Task 2: How to get ๐Ÿ’ก ideas quickly
Nov 12, 2018 • 28 min
Using the topic of advertising, we look at how to get ideas and how to organise a paragraph for #ielts Writing Task 2.
IELTS Reading: Crows and tools ๐Ÿงฐ
Nov 7, 2018 • 34 min
Quick tips to help you with the Speaking Challenge followed by a Reading Passage 2 about the tool-making abilities of crows (and what we have in common with them). True/False/Not Given. Get the full reading here…
IELTS November Speaking Challenge and Reading about a pay rise
Nov 4, 2018 • 22 min
It’s the first week of the November Speaking Challenge and in this podcast I explain the benefits of taking part, speaking every day, recording yourself and joining the Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/321358865317293/ It’s never too late…
IELTS ๐ŸŽƒ Speaking Challenge
Oct 31, 2018 • 25 min
An explanation about the ‘pinky’ story, the importance of contractions and an introduction to the November 1 minute Speaking Challenge! #ielts1min ๐Ÿ˜„
IELTS Reading: Snake oil ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ
Oct 28, 2018 • 32 min
This is a long one and a tough one but really worth spending time on. Matching Headings and True False Not Given. Full test coming soon on www.ieltsetc.com
IELTS Reading: Differences at work ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿซ
Oct 26, 2018 • 24 min
Find the full Reading here: https://www.ieltsetc.com/2018/10/ielts-reading-women-management/
IELTS Reading: Tidal Power ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ
Oct 23, 2018 • 25 min
This reading gives you practice with matching statements, and it recycles key IELTS vocabulary related to renewable energy. Find the full test and explanations here: https://www.ieltsetc.com/2018/10/ielts-reading-tidal-power/
IELTS Listening Part 2: A theatre ๐ŸŽญ
Oct 18, 2018 • 22 min
Learn how to avoid the traps of multiple choice. Get the floor plan on my website.
IELTS Listening: BABY COTS ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป
Oct 14, 2018 • 19 min
Listening Section 2 about cots, with a little bit of pronunciation thrown in!
IELTS Listening: labelling a map ๐Ÿ—บ
Oct 10, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Labelling a diagram: worms! ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ›
Oct 7, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: age ๐Ÿ†š youth ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป
Oct 2, 2018 • 18 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: Do children have too many toys?๐Ÿš‚
Sep 27, 2018 • 17 min
Latest episode of IELTS Made Easier
IELTS Reading: Nature/Nurture Day 3 ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป
Sep 23, 2018 • 26 min
IELTS Reading: Nature or nurture Day 2 ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป
Sep 20, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Reading: Nature or nurture? Day 1๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿป
Sep 19, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS GT Reading: Professional credentials ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿซ
Sep 14, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS GT Reading: Train information ๐Ÿš‚๐Ÿš‚
Sep 13, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS GT Reading - Young Person’s Railcard ๐Ÿš‚
Sep 12, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS General Training Polite Requests
Sep 10, 2018 • 15 min
IELTS Reading: T/F/NG The Mary Rose ๐ŸŒนโš“๏ธ
Sep 7, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Listening: Manham Port โ›ด๐Ÿšขโš“๏ธ
Sep 4, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Reading Day 3: Water ๐Ÿ’ฆ
Aug 31, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Reading Day 2 Matching Headings Water ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ
Aug 29, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Reading - Matching Headings Water ๐Ÿ’ฆ Day 1
Aug 28, 2018 • 20 min
IELTS GT Writing Task 1: email to colleagues โœ๏ธ
Aug 26, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Matching Headings: ๐Ÿ—ฟEaster Island ๐Ÿ—ฟ
Aug 22, 2018 • 28 min
https://ieltsetc.com/2018/08/ielts-reading-easter-island/
IELTS Writing Task 2: Uniforms at work ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ‍๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ‍โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿณ
Aug 20, 2018 • 12 min
https://ieltsetc.com/2018/08/podcast-202/
IELTS Listening: A dinosaur museum ๐Ÿฆ–๐Ÿฆ•
Aug 19, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Reading: Tourism Day 2 โœˆ๏ธโœˆ๏ธ
Aug 15, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Reading: Matching Headings - Tourism Day1 โœˆ๏ธ
Aug 13, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Listening: Gender in finance ๐Ÿ’ฐ
Aug 8, 2018 • 18 min
IELTS Task 2 writing: getting ideas/model answer
Aug 3, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS Writing: should you do another degree? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ‍๐ŸŽ“
Aug 1, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Listening: CO2 and soil ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐ŸŒพ
Jul 31, 2018 • 21 min
IELTS Reading: The megafires of California Day 2 ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿš’๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ‍๐Ÿš’
Jul 27, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Reading: The Megafires of California ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿš’
Jul 26, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: CCTV - loss of privacy? ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝ‍โ™€๏ธ
Jul 25, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: A Band 9๏ธโƒฃessay!
Jul 22, 2018 • 18 min
Listen to this amazing model (not mine!)
IELTS Listening: Asiatic lions Day 2 ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ
Jul 18, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Listening: Asiatic Lions ๐Ÿฆ Day 1
Jul 17, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Reading: Crop-growing skyscrapers Day 2 ๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒพ
Jul 14, 2018 • 20 min
IELTS Reading: Crop-growing skyscrapers Day 1 ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿข
Jul 12, 2018 • 17 min
Latest episode of IELTS Made Easier
IELTS Listening: Ethnography in Business Day 2 โœ…
Jul 10, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS Listening: Ethnography in business Day 1 ๐Ÿ“Š
Jul 7, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Listening: Changes to a town (Barford) Day 2 ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ˜
Jul 6, 2018 • 11 min
Latest episode of IELTS Made Easier looks at matching from a list.
IELTS Listening: Changes to a town (Barford) Day 1 ๐Ÿก
Jul 5, 2018 • 15 min
This episode looks at tricks with multiple choice questions.
IELTS Reading: Johnson’s Dictionary Day 3 ๐Ÿ“•๐Ÿ“˜๐Ÿ“—
Jul 2, 2018 • 6 min
IELTS Reading: Johnson’s Dictionary Day 2 ๐Ÿ“˜๐Ÿ“—
Jun 30, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Reading: Johnson’s Dictionary Day 1
Jun 29, 2018 • 11 min
Latest episode of IELTS Made Easier
IELTS Reading Day 2: History of glass ๐Ÿน๐Ÿน
Jun 26, 2018 • 10 min
IELTS Reading; History of glass Day 1: ๐Ÿน
Jun 25, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Writing Task 2 paragraph structures ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฆ“๐Ÿฆ’๐Ÿ‹
Jun 22, 2018 • 15 min
Find the full blog on www.ieltsetc.com
IELTS Reading Matching Information Kauri Gum Day 3 ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ
Jun 20, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Reading Matching Statements: Kauri Gum Day 2 ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ
Jun 19, 2018 • 6 min
IELTS Reading: Kauri Gum Matching Statements ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Jun 18, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Listening: Serendipity Day 3 ๐ŸŒกโš—๏ธ
Jun 15, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Reading: Serendipity Day 2 ๐Ÿ“ธ
Jun 14, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Reading: Serendipity ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿ”ฌ Day 1
Jun 13, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS Reading. Serendipity: discoveries in science
Jun 12, 2018 • 7 min
Go to www.ieltsetc.com to download the practice test first!
IELTS Writing โœ๐ŸฝTask 2: an ageing population ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿฝ
Jun 9, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Writing GT: TV ๐Ÿ“บ company
Jun 6, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS GT Writing โœ๐Ÿฝ Task 1: Museum Letter ๐Ÿ›
Jun 4, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Listening: Research about doctors Day 3 ๐ŸŽ“โ›‘
Jun 3, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Listening: Research about doctors Day 2 ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿšจ
Jun 1, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Listening:Research about doctors ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ‍โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍โš•๏ธ Day 1
May 31, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Listening: Australian honey bees Day 2 ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ
May 27, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Listening: Honey bees in Australia ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
May 24, 2018 • 15 min
IELTS Listening: Beijing Olympic Stadium Day 2 ๐Ÿง๐Ÿค
May 23, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Listening: Beijing Olympic Stadium Part 1๐Ÿฅ‡
May 22, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS GT Writing Task 1: Noisy neighbours ๐Ÿ•
May 20, 2018 • 7 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: Training for parents ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝ‍โ™€๏ธ
May 17, 2018 • 10 min
IELTS Reading GT Final Day! Gap fill Calisthenics ๐Ÿคผ‍โ™€๏ธ
May 16, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Writing โœ๐Ÿฝ T2: bicycles ๐Ÿšฒ v cars๐Ÿš—
May 14, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS GT Reading Day 7! Calisthenics ๐Ÿง—๐Ÿฝ‍โ™€๏ธ
May 13, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS GT Reading Day 6: Calisthenics! ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿฝ‍โ™‚๏ธ
May 12, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS GT Reading Test Day 5: Dismissals ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ
May 10, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS GT Reading: Day 4 Work Dismissals ๐Ÿ˜ฏ
May 9, 2018 • 11 min
IELTS GT Reading Day 3: Matching Headings ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ‍๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿ’ป
May 8, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS General Training Reading Day 2: Business Courses
May 6, 2018 • 10 min
Latest episode of IELTS Made Easier
IELTS GT Reading Day 1 - Evacuation Procedures ๐Ÿ”ฅ
May 5, 2018 • 20 min
IELTS: Pulling strings to build pyramids 3๏ธโƒฃ Gapfill
May 3, 2018 • 10 min
IELTS T/F/NG: Pulling strings to build pyramids ๐ŸŽ
May 2, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Reading: Pulling strings to build pyramids ๐Ÿ—
May 1, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Writing: using PAST participles as linking words! ๐Ÿ˜ฏ
Apr 30, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS T2: ๐Ÿ—ฝDiscuss both views - a simple answer
Apr 28, 2018 • 7 min
IELTS Participle Clauses ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ And a very special offer ๐Ÿ˜ฏ
Apr 27, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Writing: Being more complex! ๐Ÿง 
Apr 26, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS Task 2: ๐Ÿค– Robots!
Apr 25, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS โœ๐Ÿฝ: predictions in Task 1 and 2 ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ”ฎ
Apr 24, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Writing: Pie charts and describing changes ๐Ÿ“Š
Apr 23, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Writing: ๐Ÿฅง Pie charts key vocab
Apr 22, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Task 2: ๐ŸฐHow lonely is a high-rise flat?
Apr 21, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: should houses ๐Ÿ  be built to last?
Apr 20, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: Migration to cities ๐Ÿฌ
Apr 19, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: The arts ๐ŸŽญ
Apr 18, 2018 • 15 min
How to deal with ‘philosophical’ questions in Task 2 โœ๐Ÿฝ
IELTS Listening: São Paulo ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท
Apr 17, 2018 • 14 min
IELTS Listening: São Paulo ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ
Apr 16, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Reading: The History of Tortoises ๐ŸขPart 3
Apr 9, 2018 • 23 min
IELTS Reading: History of the tortoise ๐Ÿฆ•Part 2
Apr 6, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Reading: History of the tortoise ๐Ÿข
Apr 5, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Task 2 Writing: ๐Ÿ”—Coherence and Cohesion
Apr 3, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Reading: Geography part 3 ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒค๐ŸŒจ
Apr 1, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Listening: Geography ๐Ÿ—บ Part 2
Mar 31, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Listening: Geography ๐ŸŒ
Mar 30, 2018 • 13 min
IELTS Reading Why Risks Go Wrong ๐ŸŽฒ๐ŸŽฐ
Mar 27, 2018 • 7 min
IELTS Reading: why risks can go wrong Part 3 ๐Ÿƒ
Mar 26, 2018 • 19 min
IELTS Reading: why risks can go wrong Part 2♣๏ธ♠๏ธ
Mar 24, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Reading: why risks can go wrong!♦๏ธ♥๏ธ
Mar 23, 2018 • 11 min
Matching Headings
IELTS Listening: ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿ‹mass strandings of whales and dolphins
Mar 22, 2018 • 16 min
IELTS Listening: Mass stranding of ๐Ÿ‹ and dolphins ๐Ÿฌ
Mar 21, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Reading: last one! The man who invented purple ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ‘พ
Mar 20, 2018 • 6 min
IELTS Reading ๐Ÿ“–: William Henry Perkin
Mar 19, 2018 • 10 min
The man who invented purple ๐Ÿ’œ
IELTS Reading: William Henry Perkin ๐Ÿ’œ
Mar 18, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Reading: The Great Australian Fence Part 3
Mar 14, 2018 • 7 min
IELTS Reading: The Great Australian Fence
Mar 13, 2018 • 11 min
True/False/Not Given
IELTS Reading The Great Australian Fence
Mar 12, 2018 • 10 min
IELTS Reading - The great Australian Fence
Mar 11, 2018 • 8 min
IELTS Reading:Australian Aboriginal Rock Paintings Q37-40
Mar 8, 2018 • 13 min
Listening: Aboriginal Art 31-36
Mar 7, 2018 • 17 min
IELTS Listening ๐ŸกUnderground House Q35-40
Mar 6, 2018 • 12 min
IELTS Listening: Underground House Q33 - 34
Mar 5, 2018 • 6 min
Listening Part 4: The Underground House ๐Ÿก
Mar 4, 2018 • 8 min
Reading T/F/NG - Quantifiers
Mar 3, 2018 • 9 min
Listening Sparrowhawks 3/3
Mar 2, 2018 • 10 min
Listening Part 4 Sparrowhawks 2
Mar 1, 2018 • 15 min
Listening Part 4 -sparrowhawks
Feb 28, 2018 • 13 min
Writing Introductions - 5 more examples
Feb 27, 2018 • 4 min
Making predictions 3
Feb 26, 2018 • 3 min
Task 1 S.O.S - making predictions
Feb 24, 2018 • 2 min
Task 1: making predictions
IELTS Writing T2: community service
Feb 22, 2018 • 5 min
Writing T2: compulsory community service?
IELTS Writing Task 2 Introductions - 5 ways
Feb 21, 2018 • 5 min
5 ways of writing Task 2 Introductions
IELTS General Training: Writing a request to your boss
Feb 20, 2018 • 5 min
Writing a formal request (model)
IELTS Reading - The little ice age 3
Feb 19, 2018 • 5 min
Reading - categorising events
IELTS Reading: Matching names
Feb 16, 2018 • 5 min
Reading: Matching names
Phrasal verbs in GT Task 1?
Feb 15, 2018 • 5 min
Phrasal verbs in formal writing?
GT T1: Correct Informal letter
Feb 13, 2018 • 5 min
Informal Letter (bag)
GT Informal Letter Too Formal
Feb 12, 2018 • 5 min
General Training Informal Letter (bag)
IELTS Writing Task 2: a strong opinion
Feb 11, 2018 • 5 min
Writing Task 2: integration
Matching Statements 2 (maths)
Feb 9, 2018 • 5 min
Matching Statements 2 (maths)
Matching Headings: Maths! โž—โœ–๏ธ
Feb 8, 2018 • 5 min
Matching Headings: maths!
IELTS Writing - Task 2: Workplace clothes
Feb 6, 2018 • 5 min
Task 2: Workplace clothes
IELTS Writing Task 2: Introductions
Feb 5, 2018 • 9 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: Introductions
Grammar: to + ing
Feb 3, 2018 • 10 min
Grammar: to + ing
IELTS Writing Task 2: language learning
Feb 1, 2018 • 4 min
Language Learning - Primary or Secondary school?
IELTS Reading: Picking from a list
Jan 31, 2018 • 10 min
Picking from a list 1 • Picking from a list 2
IELTS Reading: Gold dusters ๐Ÿsummary completion
Jan 30, 2018 • 5 min
Reading: Summary completion ๐Ÿ
IELTS Reading: ๐Ÿ Gold dusters - Matching Headings P2
Jan 30, 2018 • 10 min
Matching Headings parts 2 -and 3
Matching Headings Part 1
Jan 29, 2018 • 5 min
IELTS Reading: Matching Headings 1
Writing Task 2: school buses
Jan 28, 2018 • 2 min
IELTS Writing Task 2: school transport ๐ŸšŒ
Writing Task 2: homework
Jan 26, 2018 • 2 min
Writing Task 2: Homework
IELTS Task 2 GT: community
Jan 25, 2018 • 5 min
IELTS Task 2: problems/solutions
GT Writing 1: Formal Letter
Jan 24, 2018 • 4 min
GT Writing โœ๐Ÿฝ A formal letter
General Training: using slang
Jan 23, 2018 • 5 min
General Training: using slang
GT Task 1: An Informal Letter
Jan 22, 2018 • 4 min
GT Task 1: An Informal Letter ๐Ÿก๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿ•
General Training: complaining
Jan 21, 2018 • 5 min
General Training: complaining
General Training: informal
Jan 19, 2018 • 9 min
General Training: Informal Letters
Multiple choice: Q11, 12, 13
Jan 18, 2018 • 10 min
Multiple choice chronobiology Q 11, 12, 13
Reading: Multiple choice
Jan 17, 2018 • 15 min
๐Ÿ“– Multiple choice
Adding adverbs
Jan 16, 2018 • 5 min
Adding adverbs to comparisons
Writing a clear overview
Jan 15, 2018 • 5 min
Writing a clear overview
Describing a Process: Linking
Jan 14, 2018 • 5 min
Describing a Process: Linking
Describing a Process: P
Jan 13, 2018 • 10 min
Describing a Process: Passives
Describing a Process: Leather
Jan 12, 2018 • 10 min
Describing a process: Leather
Reading: Chronobiology T/F/NG
Jan 5, 2018 • 13 min
Reading: chronobiology TFNG
IELTS: uncountable nouns
Jan 4, 2018 • 2 min
Uncountable nouns
Reading: gapped texts
Jan 3, 2018 • 8 min
Gapped Texts - Easter Island
Task 2: prevention vs cure
Dec 30, 2017 • 3 min
Task 2: prevention is better than cure
Task 2: urban/rural economy
Dec 27, 2017 • 2 min
Task 2: urban/rural economies
Task 2: Fossil fuelโ›ฝ๏ธ options
Dec 26, 2017 • 3 min
Finding alternatives to fossil fuels
Task 1: A seasonal process ๐ŸŽ„
Dec 23, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1: The Christmas Present Process ๐ŸŽ
Past Perfect
Dec 20, 2017 • 12 min
Past Perfect for IELTS
Online shopping
Dec 18, 2017 • 4 min
How online shopping affects the environment and jobs
Describing town plans
Dec 17, 2017 • 4 min
Task 1:Describing Town Plans
Task 1: Making predictions
Dec 13, 2017 • 4 min
Task 1: Making predictions
Task 1: Funding for R&D
Dec 12, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1: Funding for R&D
Task 1: Hospital Bed Use
Dec 11, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1: Hospital bed use
Task 1: Health club members
Dec 11, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1: Health club members
Task 1: Changes to a town
Dec 7, 2017 • 1 min
Task 1: Changes to a town
Task 1 Food Consumption
Dec 7, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1 Food Consumption
Neighbourhood ties
Dec 5, 2017 • 2 min
Neighbourhood relationships
Over-dependency on machines
Dec 4, 2017 • 2 min
Over-dependency on machines
Violent films and society
Dec 2, 2017 • 2 min
Do violent films cause social problems?
A journey that went wrong
Nov 30, 2017 • 2 min
A journey that didn’t go as planned
Pronunciation: 5 Quick Fixes
Nov 29, 2017 • 15 min
Based on a blog I wrote this week, here are some ways to ensure you get the highest possible score in the Speaking Test
An email I received
Nov 28, 2017 • 2 min
An email I received
A work of art
Nov 28, 2017 • 2 min
A work of art
Something I saved for
Nov 27, 2017 • 2 min
Something I saved for
An instrument I’d like to play
Nov 26, 2017 • 2 min
An instrument I’d like to play
An event in history
Nov 25, 2017 • 2 min
An event in history
An advert I saw
Nov 24, 2017 • 2 min
An advert I saw
A party I went to
Nov 23, 2017 • 2 min
A party I went to ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ€
A celebrity I’d like to meet
Nov 22, 2017 • 2 min
A celebrity I’d like to meet
An area that is changing
Nov 20, 2017 • 2 min
An area that is changing
Mobile phones pros and cons
Nov 19, 2017 • 2 min
Mobile phones pros and cons
Something I returned
Nov 19, 2017 • 2 min
Something I took back
A time I was stressed
Nov 18, 2017 • 2 min
A time I was stressed
A speech I heard
Nov 17, 2017 • 2 min
A speech I heard
Electricity from waves
Nov 16, 2017 • 1 min
Describing a process: electricity from waves
A country I’d like to visit
Nov 16, 2017 • 2 min
A country I’d like to visit
A museum I visited
Nov 15, 2017 • 2 min
A museum I visited
A business I’d like to start
Nov 14, 2017 • 2 min
A business I’d like to start
A time I was late
Nov 13, 2017 • 2 min
A time I was late
Task 1: A natural process_ El Nino
Nov 12, 2017 • 2 min
Task 1: A natural process
A website I find useful
Nov 12, 2017 • 2 min
A website I use
An old person I know
Nov 11, 2017 • 2 min
An old person I know
A river I visited
Nov 10, 2017 • 2 min
A river, lake or sea I know
A TV show I enjoy
Nov 9, 2017 • 2 min
A TV show I enjoy
A sporting event
Nov 8, 2017 • 2 min
A sporting event
Task 1 graph - UK sports club
Nov 8, 2017 • 2 min
UK sports club
A present I gave
Nov 7, 2017 • 2 min
A present I gave
A piece of technology I own
Nov 6, 2017 • 2 min
Technology I own
A person I admire
Nov 5, 2017 • 2 min
A person I admire
A building you like
Nov 4, 2017 • 2 min
A building you like
A good cook
Nov 3, 2017 • 2 min
A good cook
A competition you won
Nov 2, 2017 • 2 min
A competition you won
A book you enjoyed
Nov 1, 2017 • 2 min
A book you enjoyed
How energy is produced from coal
Oct 28, 2017 • 2 min
Learn how to describe a process in IELTS Task 1
The Nitrogen cycle
Oct 21, 2017 • 2 min
Ielts Task 1
Pie charts and change
Oct 20, 2017 • 1 min
IELTS Task 1 pie charts
Privatisation pros and cons
Oct 13, 2017 • 3 min
Ielts Task 2 Writing
Urban problems
Oct 5, 2017 • 2 min
IELTS Writing Task 2 Causes and Solutions. Urban sprawl.
What is the role of prisons?
Sep 30, 2017 • 2 min
IELTS Task 2 topics and ideas.
Should TV ads be controlled?
Sep 24, 2017 • 2 min
Task 2 in 2 minutes! The effects of TV adverts on children.
The economy
Sep 19, 2017 • 2 min
Vocab and ideas for IELTS topics
Obesity - causes and solutiins
Sep 14, 2017 • 2 min
Obesity - causes and solutions
Academic qualifications
Sep 5, 2017 • 2 min
The key to success?
The surveillance society
Sep 4, 2017 • 2 min
IELTS issues made easy!
Space Exploration
Sep 3, 2017 • 1 min
IELTS topic - Space Exploration