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Discussing your work in IELTS Speaking: Strategies and examples

Discover effective strategies and examples to respond confidently in your Speaking test.

Vocabulary range excellence in IELTS: Strategies for success

Want to boost your IELTS Speaking and Writing scores? Explore effective strategies for expanding your vocabulary range. Level up your language skills today.

Handling unclear questions in IELTS Speaking: A comprehensive guide

Struggling with IELTS Speaking questions? Learn strategies to handle unclear prompts and boost your performance. Ace the test with confidence.

Tone in IELTS General Training Writing: Conveying attitude and formality

Explore the relationship between tone, attitude, and formality in IELTS General Training Writing. Adapt your writing style effectively.

Canadian colleges and universities that accept an IELTS Academic band score 6 or lower

From 10 August, an IELTS Academic band score of 6 overall is your ticket to studying in Canada. Discover which universities you can apply to with this score.

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IELTS Writing Task 1 question types: A comprehensive guide

This comprehensive guide breaks down the different question types in the Writing Task 1 section, including graphs, bar charts, pie charts, tables, and maps.

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Mastering the art of rewriting introductions in IELTS Writing

This article aims to provide you with valuable insights to master the art of rewriting introductions, and to boost your score in the IELTS Writing section.

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Mastering IELTS Speaking: Enhancing Fluency and coherence

This article aims to provide effective strategies to help you enhance your fluency, coherence, and impress the examiners during your IELTS Speaking test.

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Mastering IELTS Reading: Understanding the different question types

This article aims to provide a overview of different IELTS Reading question types, equipping you with the knowledge necessary to tackle them with confidence.

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SDS Canada study permit changes are now live, making IELTS the obvious choice

IELTS Academic test takers now only need a 6.0 overall score instead of achieving that score on each individual skill.