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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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IELTS webinar series

Come along to our live webinar series and learn everything you need to know about IELTS. Hear tips from both IELTS Experts and test takers.

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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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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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IELTS Listening test: Tips to build your vocabulary

Increase your vocabulary resource by learning the most commonly used words in the IELTS Listening test.

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Speaking about COVID-19 in IELTS

Find out more about the language we use when we communicate about COVlD-19. Make sure you can use it correctly in the IELTS test.

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Language to help you speak more fluently in the IELTS Speaking test

Find out which functional phrases you should learn to help improve your IELTS Speaking test performance.

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Using discourse markers to communicate in IELTS Speaking

Using discourse markers can help you speak more fluently and coherently. Understand how they can enhance your speaking skills.