1,000 Subscribers
Sep09

1,000 Subscribers

Six months ago, I started a YouTube channel to help students study for the IELTS exam. I had made a few videos before then on my personal channel, but I had not taken it seriously. I decided this time that I would put more effort in and make videos on a regular schedule – if possible, every weekend. The channel has grown steadily since then, and just a few days ago it reached 1,000 subscribers. I was delighted! Over the summer,...

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Free IELTS Training on YouTube
May28

Free IELTS Training on YouTube

I’ve been teaching IELTS for ten years and posting lessons on this website for two, but it was only a few months ago that I decided to start making videos and posting them on YouTube. For two months, I have posted at least one video each week. I try to upload every Sunday, and sometimes post a mid-week lesson as well. Mostly I have focused on speaking and writing, but in future I will try to bring you some reading and listening...

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30 Day IELTS Writing Challenge
Apr11

30 Day IELTS Writing Challenge

I have some exciting news. Next month, I’m going to start the 30 Day IELTS Writing Challenge – a completely new feature from TED-IELTS. It is a totally FREE program for IELTS learners who want to improve their scores quickly. Think of it as as sort of boot camp: It will be the fastest, best way to get your IELTS score up towards a band 8. I will be your personal drill instructor, and I will take you up to a higher...

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New Video: Task 2 Structure
Mar04

New Video: Task 2 Structure

Today I released the second in a series of YouTube videos to help you improve your IELTS scores. In this week’s installment, I talk about essay structure and paragraph structure. If there’s anything you’d like me to cover in future, leave a comment below the video.  ...

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New Video: Adjective Order
Feb26

New Video: Adjective Order

This year I promised to bring you new videos, and here is the first one! In this video, I talk about the importance of ordering adjectives. Take a look and let me know what you think.     If you want to learn more about this topic, I wrote a post one year ago about adjective...

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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...

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