The 8 Parts of Speech You Need to Know for IELTS [Grammar Lesson]
Sep14

The 8 Parts of Speech You Need to Know for IELTS [Grammar Lesson]

Grammar is important for passing the IELTS, but you already knew that. In order to pass the writing or speaking exams, you need a pretty good grasp of grammar. Yet you also need an extensive vocabulary – that’s pretty important for the reading and listening exams. But how do you learn new words? Most importantly, you don’t learn them in isolation. You learn collocations. You learn how to use the word, or else knowing...

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An Overview of IELTS [PPT Guide]
Sep06

An Overview of IELTS [PPT Guide]

Most of the people who use this website have been studying IELTS for a long time, but I wanted to make a post for those who haven’t studied it before. Perhaps you Googled “overview of IELTS” to get here. If so, welcome! I’m glad to have you on board. If you aren’t familiar with the IELTS exam, I recommend you check out the IELTS website. However, if you want something simpler to guide you through the...

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How to Describe a Photo (IELTS Speaking)
Sep04

How to Describe a Photo (IELTS Speaking)

In the IELTS Speaking Exam, you may be given the opportunity to talk about a photo. This is most likely to happen in part 2, and it will probably be expressed like this: Describe one of your favourite photographs. You should say: When the photograph was taken What it looks like What significant memory you have regarding this photograph and explain why it is one of your favourite photographs. Using Photography Vocabulary in IELTS So...

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A Beginner’s Guide to IELTS Writing Task 1
Jun23

A Beginner’s Guide to IELTS Writing Task 1

So you want to do the IELTS but you’re worried about the writing exam. Don’t be. It’s actually quite predictable, and if you study the right knowledge you can expect a high band score. This PPT lays out the basics that you need to know to do the IELTS Writing Task 1: IELTS Writing Task 1 Overview from David...

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