Learn how to use ‘the former’ and ‘the latter’ to make your writing more formal and academic and to avoid repetition.
Are you struggling to read 3 difficult texts (5 in General Training!) answer 40 difficult questions (12 different types!) transfer your answers accurately in just 60 minutes? …when you’re already exhausted from the Listening Test and still worrying about the Writing and Speaking Test? (And you probably didn’t sleep well the night before!). 10 time-management […]
28-Day Planner Day 2: Text types This is an example of a text that goes in chronological order (in order of time). This can help you work out the logic of the paragraphs e.g. goals/aims come at the start of the text look for synonyms e.g. goal/aim Question types – TFNG: Look for opposite information […]
Are you throwing away all the good stuff? Learning points: IELTS tests are bursting with absolutely essential vocabulary Doing a Practice Test, checking your score and then throwing it in the bin is like buying a banana and just eating the skin (?! 😄) You must EXPLOIT the text for vocabulary and grammar and expressions […]