Describe a Foreign Country: Speaking Part 2
Feb22

Describe a Foreign Country: Speaking Part 2

In the IELTS speaking part 2 you may be given a cue card that asks you to describe a country. Now this may be a country you have visited, a country in which you have lived, or a country you want to visit. There are various possibilities, and so it is important you analyze the question carefully. The question we are going to tackle today, however, is describe a foreign country you have never been to. Analyze the Question So here is the...

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Coming Soon: More YouTube Videos
Feb10

Coming Soon: More YouTube Videos

I have some exciting news! 🙂 In 2018, I am going to be posting lots more new YouTube videos! I already have a YouTube channel and have posted some videos about IELTS before, but in 2018 I will attempt to post a new video every week. If they prove popular enough, I will do 2 or 3 per week. My plan is to release short (~5 mins) videos about all aspects of IELTS with most focused on writing and speaking, but I will try to take on board...

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New Year Resolutions
Feb06

New Year Resolutions

At the beginning of every year, people all over the world tend to make resolutions. This word means a promise that you make to yourself. It is common to hear people talk about their “New Year resolutions” like dieting, learning a new language, or getting a raise. This year, my resolutions are to finish a book I have been writing, and to practice speaking French – which I learned in high school but haven’t used in fifteen years! I...

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What Are the Common Mistakes when Taking IELTS?
Feb05

What Are the Common Mistakes when Taking IELTS?

Even though IELTS is a test which determines your English proficiency, it also checks how well you know the test itself. Common Mistakes to Avoid when Taking IELTS Students can be really good at English and still fail IELTS. Even native English speakers find it hard to pass the test with flying colors. So, it is important not to rely on your fluent language skills and actually familiarize yourself with the test and its typical...

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Talking about Holidays and Travel for IELTS
Jan23

Talking about Holidays and Travel for IELTS

Hello, readers! Sorry for not posting so much lately. For the past week and a half I have been travelling in India as it is currently my winter holiday. I will continue to travel for the next few weeks before I return to work. You can read some stories from my travels at my personal blog. So today, let’s talk about holidays and IELTS! Overview The topic of holidays and travel can come up often in the IELTS exam. For example, in the...

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