IELTS speaking – books and films
In this lesson you will learn some key vocabulary to describe books in the IELTS speaking exam. In order to get a IELTS band 6 or higher, the examiner requires you to use a range of vocabulary with some less common vocabulary. Let’s have a look at some below. Adjectives to describe books and films: […]
What is fluency and cohesion IELTS?
I get a lot of students asking me ‘what are fluency and cohesion?’ Cohesion describes how well you can link ideas and words together. Fluency is the ability to talk at a nice pace and with minimal effort. Is fluency important in IELTS speaking? Yes, it is one of the four criteria that you will […]
What are fluency and cohesion in IELTS?
I get a lot of students asking me ‘what is fluency and cohesion?’. Cohesion describes how well you can link ideas and words together. Fluency is the ability to talk at a nice pace and with minimal effort. Is fluency important in IELTS speaking? Yes, it is one of the four criteria that you will […]
What discourse markers can I use in the IELTS speaking test?
In order to get a band 6 and higher in the IELTS speaking test, you will be required to use ‘a range of discourse markers’. Here is a list of some discourse markers that you can use in the exam. To find out what a discourse marker is and what is fluency and cohesion, here […]
What does lexical resource mean in IELTS?
This is the speaking-band criteria that your IELTS examiner will have in front of them during the exam. The table shows scores from band 5 (at the bottom) to band 9 at the top. In this lesson we are going to look through the main criterias so that you understand what you have to do […]
Is it better to have a British or American accent for the IELTS?
I get lots of students asking me about accents in the IELTS exam and they worry about what accent the examiner would prefer. Remember that this is a global English exam and your examiner may be from any English-speaking Country. Here is my guide on this subject. It is a common belief that having a […]
How can I learn IELTS for free?
All IELTS reading sources are taken from real-life sources such as books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements and companies handbooks. The sources of IELTS reading tests used in the Academic IELTS exam are different from the General IELTS sources. IELTS ACADEMIC READING SOURCES For the Academic IELTS Reading exam, articles are very long and cover a […]