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2 days ago
Brazilian dietitian passes IELTS
Meet Alline, a dietitian from Brazil that recently passed her IELTS! She has been living in the UK for a year and facing the obstacle of IELTS. This was a requirement for her to graduate and also register with the NHS to start her career in the UK. In this episode, Alline shares her experience […] The post Brazilian dietitian passes IELTS appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
6 days ago
Coronavirus Related Vocabulary
Nowadays you can’t open your phone without reading something about COVID-19, but how well do you understand and know how to use all the vocabulary associated with the pandemic? And why is it called a pandemic and not an outbreak? In this podcast, Ellen covers over 20 words that are commonly used when talking about […] The post Coronavirus Related Vocabulary appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 24, 2020
IELTS Student from the Netherlands finally passes!
Gabrielle, a physiotherapist from the Netherlands shares her journey to IELTS success! She was frustrated after taking the test 5 times! In this tutorial she tells us: Why it is important to stick to an essay plan How feedback from Ellen helped her improve her IELTS writing The strategies that helped her generate ideas for […] The post IELTS Student from the Netherlands finally passes! appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 22, 2020
How to become an IELTS Trainer
In this tutorial, you will learn: What you need to become an IELTS teacher How best to start your IELTS teaching About professional development opportunities Why become an IELTS teacher? Did you know that: 3.5 million IELTS tests were taken last year. There are over 1,600 IELTS test centres worldwide. More than 10,000 organisations in […] The post How to become an IELTS Trainer appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 17, 2020
IELTS for beginners : How to start
Beginning your journey into IELTS can be overwhelming, so we developed a guide to help you start your preparation! You can download or listen to the audio version here: |Direct Download Here | Stitcher | iTunes | Spotify | Soundcloud | Transcript | FIND OUT WHAT YOU NEED The first step begins with understanding the […] The post IELTS for beginners : How to start appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 14, 2020
IELTS student jumps from band 5.5 to 7!
Meet Talal from the United Emirates! He needed to take the IELTS test to pursue his dream of moving to Canada. After taking many mock tests he was getting no more than a band 5.5! Talal invested in a course to teach him everything he needed to know in a short time to improve his […] The post IELTS student jumps from band 5.5 to 7! appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 10, 2020
IDP vs British Council : Which one for IELTS?
In this tutorial you will: Learn about the two administrative bodies that run the IELTS exams: IDP and the British Council. Find out if the IELTS exam is the same in both or if there are any important differences. This will help you to: Choose between IDP and the British Council. Are there any differences […] The post IDP vs British Council : Which one for IELTS? appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 7, 2020
Comparing two pie charts for IELTS
The language to compare two pie charts Summarising two pie charts for an IELTS Academic Task 1 needs careful preparation. Here, I am going to focus on deciding the language we need to do this because if we use the correct language, then we have a good chance to obtain a high band score. Now […] The post Comparing two pie charts for IELTS appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jul 4, 2020
During Lockdown He Jumps From 6 to 7.5 for IELTS!
Vinod is based in Hyderabad India: recently under lockdown temporarily without a job test date moved by two months What did he do? He made the most of the situation, he studied the official IELTS books, did practice test after practice test. Then he joined the online IELTS classes we were offering. And then started […] The post During Lockdown He Jumps From 6 to 7.5 for IELTS! appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 30, 2020
Getting Started with Describing a Pie Chart for IELTS
This podcast will help you because We review the essentials (and explain why going for Band 9 is a bad idea!) We cover two essential language components to include We review some authentic native English speaker material We cover how to find excellent material to use in your prep We share a solid model for […] The post Getting Started with Describing a Pie Chart for IELTS appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 26, 2020
POPULAR TOPICS IELTS FOR SPEAKING PART 1
This tutorial will help you because: We will share 2 important elements to Part 1 (you will be surprised by what they are) We talk about 2 common types of questions in the speaking exam (and how you can prepare for them) We look a the perfect model answers for these questions POPULAR TOPICS FOR […] The post POPULAR TOPICS IELTS FOR SPEAKING PART 1 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 24, 2020
Tips to answer IELTS Speaking Part 1 Questions
The IELTS Speaking Test lasts 14 minutes and is divided into 3 parts. In this tutorial we look at tips to help you successfully pass this section of the exam. We find out: What exactly the examiner is listening for during the exam We look at the different questions and topic types We give you […] The post Tips to answer IELTS Speaking Part 1 Questions appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 19, 2020
How to improve your IELTS Listening
In this week’s tutorial, we take a look at some advice for the IELTS Listening test. In this tutorial we will: Look at the marking criteria for the test Look at some listening strategies you can apply Talk about how to prepare and practice for the exam IELTS listening: what’s the score? You probably won’t […] The post How to improve your IELTS Listening appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 16, 2020
How to speak about your hobbies in IELTS Speaking Part 1
IELTS Speaking Part 1: Topics The IELTS Speaking Test is divided into 3 parts. In Part 1, you will be asked about whether you work or study or, alternatively, about where you currently live. Then, the examiner will ask you about 2 different topics to talk about. There are 4 questions to answer on each […] The post How to speak about your hobbies in IELTS Speaking Part 1 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 12, 2020
IELTS Band Scores
How to calculate IELTS Band scores The IELTS Test is made up of four sections, the reading, writing, listening and speaking. Each of these sections is worth 25% of your score, so no section of the test is weighted more than the other. To get your overall band score, each section is calculated and then […] The post IELTS Band Scores appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 10, 2020
IELTS Indicator – Maria’s Experience
Everyone is asking: “ What’s the IELTS Indicator Test?”. Although a few articles exist about the test, we spoke to Maria who recently took the Indicator test and found out what to expect.In this tutorial, we speak to Maria who recently took the IELTS Indicator test. Listen to the full interview with Maria to find […] The post IELTS Indicator – Maria’s Experience appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 5, 2020
Describing a Natural Process in IELTS Task 1 Writing
Process diagrams are quite frequent in Academic writing task 1 and many students find them quite overwhelming as the processes can look quite complicated and they are often scientific. These process diagrams can include anything from recycling, concrete making, solar panels, heating systems to making glass. You are NOT expected to know about any of […] The post Describing a Natural Process in IELTS Task 1 Writing appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
Jun 2, 2020
IELTS Indicator test : All you need to know
Let’s start with the basics. WHAT IS THE IELTS INDICATOR TEST? It is a new test introduced by the British Council to support students who are unable to proceed with their plans to take their actual IELTS test because of Covid 19. By taking the indicator test, you will receive an indicative score for each […] The post IELTS Indicator test : All you need to know appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
May 29, 2020
Using a checklist for IELTS Academic Task 1
In this tutorial, we help you with a writing task. We take a look at a comprehensive academic task 1 checklist that you can use in your IELTS exam, to ensure that you do not lose any unnecessary marks on your test. REMINDER: USING CHECKLISTS is a great way to check your STRATEGY has worked! […] The post Using a checklist for IELTS Academic Task 1 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.
May 26, 2020
How To Plan For IELTS Academic Task 1
How to Plan your Academic IELTS Task 1 writing In this tutorial we are going to look at a Strategy for Planning your Academic IELTS Task 1 writing and the reason we’re going to talk about this is because it’s very easy with the Task 1 to jump in and start writing your answer without […] The post How To Plan For IELTS Academic Task 1 appeared first on IELTS Podcast.