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IELTS favourite movie cue card

Everyone thinks they know how to describe a movie, but could you do it while showing off your English vocabulary? If you’re preparing for the IELTS exam, you might have to. That’s why I put together this IELTS cue card where I describe my favourite movie. Keep scrolling for a list of all the interesting vocabulary in the answer.

IELTS Crowded place cue card

If you are worried about the IELTS speaking exam, cue cards can be a great help. Of course, you can’t take a cue card into the exam with you, but you can use them to get an idea of what topics might come up, to find out about new vocabulary and to practice speaking by reading them out loud. This cue card looks at describing a crowded place. Keep scrolling for some follow up part three questions and some useful vocabulary.

Global warming: Band nine problem and solution essay

IELTS examiners love to ask questions about global warming and environmental change. That means that you should do what you can to prepare yourself by practicing writing on this topic. You should also check out this band nine model answer and our guide, including vocabulary, to why it is a band nine.

Connectors for IELTS Writing Task One

When you are preparing for the IELTS exam, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by connecting words, also known as cohesive devices. We know they are part of your coherence and cohesion score when you are graded. However, there are so many connectors and it is not always clear which type you should use. In this guide, I’ll clear up this confusion and give you a list of the most important connectors for your IELTS task one.

How to get IELTS band seven: Explanation with tips and tricks

For a lot of people, the IELTS test is a big deal. Passing the test can be a step on path to the visa, job or university course of your dreams. The most common goal for the IELTS test is a band seven, but how do you get one? In this guide, I’ll explain what it takes to get a band seven, give some useful tips and tricks and then answer some common questions.

IELTS laundry step-by-step process diagram

I came across this IELTS task one process diagram question recently on Facebook and thought that it looked really hard! It can be easy as an IELTS tutor to just pick interesting questions where it is easy to show off some good techniques, so I thought it would be a good idea to do the best possible job with a less than ideal question. After all, IELTS students don’t get to cherry pick questions; why should teachers?

IELTS anxiety: Nine ways to avoid exam nerves

Feeling nervous is a natural response to an important situation. When you are preparing for the IELTS exam, you might feel nervous because there is a lot on the line. This is especially true when it comes to the IELTS speaking exam where you are face to face with an examiner. In this article, I’m going to share nine ways to take control of your nervousness and feel confident in the IELTS exam.

Complex IELTS grammar with because

If you’re studying for the IELTS exam, you probably already know that you need to use a range of different types of grammar. However, you might not know that some types of grammar are better than others when it comes to scoring a band seven, band eight or even a band nine in the IELTS test. On this page, I’m going to share one way you can improve your grammar: using because to start a sentence.