This afternoon, a student asked me what he could do to help himself understand what people are talking about in recorded texts. He was particularly weak in this area and had obtained a very low score in the IELTS. John Perivolaris via Compfight If you are also facing similar problems, you could do something about […]Read more "5 steps to improve your IELTS Listening"
From time to time, I get messages from various people requesting for help and guidance in doing well for the IELTS. Could you please help me to improve my IELTS writing? hello ma’m i am score 4.5 but i need 6 plz guide me n help me While I cannot claim to understand the situations […]Read more "6 steps to improving your IELTS score!"
For candidates who have already done the IELTS test, many will realise that the Listening module demands more than just understanding speakers and answering set questions. It also very much draws on candidates’ background knowledge of certain subjects. For instance, an academic lecture related to medicine may require the candidate to use any information they […]Read more "Using background knowledge in IELTS Listening"
Having a good dictionary is essential for students of English to help themselves in self-preparations. A reliable dictionary usually meant having a thick volume of entries printed by reputable publishing houses such as Oxford or Cambridge University Press. These days, however, printed materials are becoming obsolete with the emergence of more convenient handheld devices that can […]Read more "Using dictionaries in IELTS self-study"
This is a book I’ve used with Beginner and Elementary level students to teach grammar and vocabulary. If you are looking for a good resource to use for self-study, this is a book I would recommend. It has 80 units of grammar and vocabulary items and also comes with an audio CD on the back […]Read more "IELTS self-study book of the month"
This book is a great source of reference for both teachers and students who would like to know more about appropriate punctuation. It was first published in 1995 but there are newer editions. What I like about this book is that it contains simple and brief explanations for the reader as well as activities to […]Read more "IELTS Book of the Month"
These ideas may be helpful for students who want to know different ways of learning English: How To Learn English | EnglishClub.com (my favourite!) How To Learn English Very Fast How to improve your English skills – Learn English Free Remember, there is no shortcut to learning English. It takes time and lots of effort, so… […]Read more "How To Learn English"