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Paul Andreas is a Certified Speaking Coach and IELTS teacher.

IELTS Vocabulary Tips

Many IELTS exam candidates don’t obtain the IELTS result they desire because their vocabulary is not wide enough.
Certain topics, such as health, environment, education and public transport appear regularly in the IELTS exam. If students were to take the time to learn vocabulary related to these topics they would increase their band score.
Many students don’t bother because they find learning vocabulary is boring. Here are some IELTS Vocabulary tips that will help to make vocabulary learning fun and interesting:

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Band 8 for IELTS Essays

How to Get a Band 8 for IELTS Essays in Writing Task 2.

The IELTS Writing Task 2 is an essay question. You will be asked to read a passage and answer a question about it, giving reasons and/or examples to support your claim. You normally have 40 minutes to complete your essay. Time will soon go so it is important to be prepared in order to use the time effectively.

The following tips will help you to do that.

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Ten Tips for the IELTS Listening Exam

Follow these tips for the IELTS Listening Exam to get a high Band Score:
Get to Know the Test
Each section of the listening test is designed to test different skills:
Part 1: A Short Conversation
The parts of the tests become progressively more difficult so part one is the easiest. The questions are relatively simple.
The conversation could be face to face or over the telephone and might involve a hotel receptionist, tour operator or holiday planner.

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