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IDP IELTS webinar series for teachers
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IELTS webinar series for teachers

Come along to our live Train the Trainer Webinar Series on IELTS Writing!

31 January 2023
Comparison

IELTS Enquiry on Result vs IELTS One Skill Retake: What's the difference?

IELTS One Skill Retake allows you to retake one of the four skills to improve your score. The Enquiry on Result (EOR) is a remark process.

01 May 2023
IELTS or PTE for migrationComparison

IELTS or PTE: Which test is best for migration?

Looking to move overseas for work or migration? Here are a few reasons why you might want to consider IELTS over PTE.

16 April 2023
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IELTS Preparation Course

IELTS Preparation Course

Learn about each IELTS question type in each test section with our free IELTS preparation course.

30 March 2023
Validity of IELTS

Validity of IELTS

Find out how long is the validity of the IELTS, the IELTS validity duration for different countries and how to check the validity of an IELTS certificate.

19 January 2023
A female test taker wearing headphones preparing for IELTS test in a laptopImmigration

Should I take IELTS Academic or General Training for immigration?

Unsure which IELTS test type to opt for? Fret not! We go through several scenarios and the most appropriate test type to choose in our article.

21 December 2022
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Don't overdo it: How to ace your IELTS Speaking test

From steering clear of over-rehearsing to focusing on your experience, take a look at these 6 useful tips to ace your IELTS Speaking test.

21 December 2022
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Don’t overthink during your IELTS test - 7 tips you must know!

From letting go of perfectionism to making full use of IELTS flexibility, here are 7 useful tips to help you prepare for your IELTS test.

20 December 2022
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Coaching vs Self study - IELTS Preparation 101

When it comes to your preparation, there are different approaches to take, such as self-study or undergoing a prep course.

19 December 2022
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3 parts of IELTS Speaking, and what to look out for!

In this article, let us take you through the three different parts of the IELTS Speaking test and how to ace it with flying colours.

19 December 2022
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