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Here’s why the IELTS Speaking test is with a real person.

IELTS Speaking Part 2: How to speak confidently for 2 minutes

In part 2 of your IELTS Speaking test, you will need to deliver a long turn, speaking for up to 2 minutes on a topic.

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The A to Z of IELTS: K is for Keywords (part 2)

In part 2 of this series, we look at scanning and identifying questions for keywords in the IELTS Reading test.

IELTS Feedback and Complaints

IELTS vs. PTE Academic - know the facts

IELTS vs. PTE? know which English test should you take, where is the test accepted, the difference in speaking test, test types and more

IELTS vs. TOEFL - know the facts

Many get confused about which test they should take! It actually depends on the purpose they need the test for. Know more about the difference between IELTS

The A to Z of IELTS: K is for Keywords (part 1)

Looking out for keywords is a great way to identify and understand what the topic is about. It's also a useful tool in helping you build ideas.

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Why take an IELTS Masterclass?

IELTS Masterclass will help you familiarize with what is expected in an IELTS test and the mistakes to avoid to reach a higher and score.

IELTS Speaking: Top frequently asked questions

Are you preparing for your IELTS Speaking test? We have gathered the most frequently asked questions and the corresponding answers from our IELTS Experts.

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The A to Z of IELTS: J is for Justification

In the IELTS Speaking and Writing tests, you will be required to justify your opinion and ideas. Let’s look at some ways to do this along with some examples.

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The A to Z of IELTS: I is for Intonation

Intonation is an important part of your speaking as it can help indicate meaning. Focus on this area in your IELTS test preparation to improve your band score.

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