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A happy female test taker with her laptopTest taker experience

Gaining your IELTS confidence back, after several tries and failures

Failed in your latest IELTS attempt? Don’t despair! Here’s a game plan to regain your confidence and bounce back with a win to attain the band score you desire!

16 December 2022
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Six daily habits for a higher Speaking band score

Getting a high band score on your IELTS Speaking test requires practice and persistence. Here are six daily habits that can help you achieve your goal.

31 May 2022

IELTS vs TOEFL vs PTE: Which English test should I take?

Choosing which English proficiency test to take can be a tricky decision. There are a number of factors you need to consider.

27 May 2022
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The difference between IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training

IELTS provides you with a choice between the Academic and General Training tests. So which one should you book? Let's find out.

19 May 2022
Test taker experience

Meet Peter Pei: IELTS test taker to RMIT sessional teacher

After relocating from China and graduating from a university in Melbourne, Peter credits his strong IELTS results with helping him to secure a job in Australia.

16 May 2022
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The A to Z of IELTS: N is for 'Not Given'

Do you find the ‘Not Given’ option tricky? Let’s look at some handy tips to help make the choice easier for you.

09 May 2022
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Australia re-opens to international students! Have you booked your IELTS test?

Universities and immigration departments are expected to be inundated with applications. Get a head start by booking your IELTS test now.

21 April 2022
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Booking your IELTS test - A step-by-step guide

Convenience is key when it comes to booking your IELTS test. In fact, it’s actually simpler than you’d think!

14 April 2022

The A to Z of IELTS: M is to Memorise or not

Can memorising answers be a useful approach in your preparation for your IELTS test? Let's take a look.

06 April 2022
The A to Z of IELTS: L is for Lexical ResourcePreparation

The A to Z of IELTS: L is for Lexical Resource

Lexical resource is all about how flexibly and fluently you can find the right words and phrases to convey precise meanings.

08 March 2022

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