Researchers from MIT have recently found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can still be biased. Find out the benefits of sitting your IELTS Speaking English-language test face-to-face with an examiner, rather than with an AI machine.
There are many ways to say the same thing. We, as English speakers, play with language to make it more interesting and descriptive. Here are some more natural ways to say some very common, everyday phrases.
This blog is about accents, but first I’d like to show you a few numbers. IELTS has more than 1200 testing locations across the globe. You can find test centres in more than 140 countries. IELTS is recognized in more than 10,000 organisations
Is it sheep or ship? Fan or van? Dessert or desert? Sixty or sixteen? Pronunciation can be difficult! Many agree that this is one of the most challenging skills to learn in English.
If you’ve been following our IELTS grammar study guide series, then you already know how important it is to use a wide range of grammatical structures on your IELTS.
Grammar is one of the four categories that you’ll be assessed on in the Speaking and Writing sections of the IELTS test. When assessing your use of grammar, examiners will not only focus on whether your language has errors or not, but they’ll also
One of the most important pieces of information available is the IELTS band descriptors for the Speaking and Writing sections of the test. This blog post gives an overview of the Speaking descriptors.
“OH NO! I didn’t answer all the bullet points! I’m going to get a low score.” This is a common thing I hear from students in my IELTS classes. They’re stressed out because in Part 2 of the Speaking test, the two-minute long turn, they didn’t speak to
When preparing for the IELTS Speaking test, you’ll notice that there are four sections to the assessment criteria. As you may have noticed in the IELTS public scoring guide, for higher marks in grammar you will need to do well in several areas.
In this series, we’ve looked at how to expand your vocabulary for your IELTS by creating vocabulary sets on common IELTS themes. So far, we’ve explored the topics of education, transportation, environment and travel & holidays. In this fifth and