IELTS top tips (free course)

Top tips from IELTS examiners
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (788 ratings)
31,401 students
English

Understand what the examiners are looking for
Learn the common errors made by students
Gain confidence in sitting an English test
Become less nervous abot IELTS

Requirements

  • Basic English skills
  • Level should be IELTS 4 or higher
  • Knowledge of the IELTS test is helpful

Description

We only use former IELTS examiners in our courses. Here we have some top tips for you for your speaking, writing part 1 and writing part 2. There is a lot of advice to avoid the problems many IELTS students have and some tips to make the most of what you know to reach a higher IELTS band. And the best thing is it's free so you can see all the lessons and tell your friends too. I hope you enjoy these lessons as much as we enjoyed making them. Good luck with your IELTS test! 

Who this course is for:

  • Students who want to improve their IELTS scores
  • Students who are taking IELTS for the first time.
  • Students who are taking any type of English test

Course content

1 section30 lectures54m total length
  • Speaking Fluency
    01:30
  • Writing part 2, Advantages and Disadvantages
    02:04
  • Writing part 2, Agree and Disagree
    02:08
  • Speaking, Asking for clarification
    01:28
  • Speaking, Asking for help
    01:24
  • Writing part 1, The BIG picture
    02:08
  • Using cliches
    01:25
  • Using cohesive devices
    02:04
  • Writing part 1, Describing trends up and down
    02:09
  • Writing part 1, Decsribing trends, flat and fluctuate
    01:52
  • Wrting part 2, Discussion type question
    01:59
  • Writing part 1, The dreaded diagram
    02:06
  • Writing part 1 & 2, Writing enough words
    02:09
  • Speaking, Giving yourself time
    01:21
  • Writing part 2, Hotly debated topic
    01:59
  • Speaking and Writing, Using idioms
    01:18
  • Speaking part 2, Making notes
    01:17
  • Speaking and Writing, memorising
    01:29
  • Writing part 2, Paragraphing
    02:02
  • Speaking and Writing, Paraphrasing
    02:31
  • Speaking, using past tenses
    01:21
  • Writing part 2, problem & solution type question
    02:00
  • Writing part 1, quantity expressions
    02:11
  • Speaking, talking at length
    01:24
  • Speaking, Chunking
    01:59
  • Speaking part 3, Conversation
    02:07
  • Writing Part 2 , topic sentences
    02:12
  • Writing part 2, Two part type question
    02:02
  • Speaking, talking around the subject
    01:26
  • Writing part 1, Describing the data
    01:50

Instructor

The voice of many English language listening tests
Sian Lovegrove
  • 3.9 Instructor Rating
  • 1,029 Reviews
  • 38,539 Students
  • 4 Courses

Over 40,000 students have taken my online courses with great success.

A former Cambridge International Examinations examiner (IELTS, FCE & PET), Sian has  used her standard British accent to voice many university and high school level English listening tests, coursebooks and pronunciation CDs. Her voice is heard by over 12 million test-takers per year. 

She has worked as an English teacher, teacher trainer and head of English departments in schools across the world for over 25 years. She is a famous teacher in China and now reaching across the world to use her experience to help students in other countries.

She has a master's degree in online education and currently lives in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her lessons are clear, easy to understand and suitable for beginners to advanced students. She welcomes you to join one of her free and paid classes.