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How an IELTS Expert would approach a 7-day prep challenge

An IELTS Expert advises on how to chart a study plan for your IELTS test and also how to commit to it.

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Rocco Nigro
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IELTS 7 day preparation challenge

Leap to the next level with our new IELTS preparation challenge. Achieve the score you need to reach your study or migration goals.

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How to use idioms in the IELTS Speaking test

Native speakers use idioms in their everyday conversation. Learn about how to use them appropriately in the IELTS Speaking test.

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Why take an IELTS Masterclass?

IELTS Masterclass will help you familiarise with what is expected in an IELTS test and the mistakes to avoid to reach a higher and score.

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Who takes IELTS and why

The IELTS test is taken by a variety of people around the world every year. Find out who needs to take the IELTS test and why.

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How to increase your IELTS grammar score from band 4 to band 5

Learn tips about how you can increase your grammar band score in your IELTS Speaking and Writing tests from a band 4 to a band 5.

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Reach a band 5 and higher in IELTS General Training Writing

Learn how to improve your writing skills and reach a band 5 or higher in the IELTS General Training Writing Test

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Understanding the IELTS Speaking band descriptors

Prepare for your IELTS Speaking test efficiently by knowing what IELTS examiners are looking for while evaluating your speaking skills.

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Free access to IELTS online preparation course

Book your IELTS test with a participating test centre and get free access to an online preparation course for 30 days.

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Timed practice to help prepare better for your IELTS test day

Get a more realistic test day experience by doing timed online practice tests. Be more confident about your timing in each part of the test.