Monthly Archives: June 2017

IELTS test in Australia – June 2017 (Academic Module)

Thanks to J who recently took the IELTS test in Australia, we can share the following topics and questions: Listening test Section 1. A phone conversation regarding children’s party booking. Section 2. About assignment officers. Section 3. Don’t remember. Section … Continue reading

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IELTS Speaking test in India – June 2017

When A took the IELTS Speaking test in India she was asked the following questions: Speaking test Interview – What is your full name? – Can I see your ID? – Where are you from? – Do you work or … Continue reading

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IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 topics 2016

In 2016 the most common IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 topic has been modern lifestyles, including children’s lifestyles. Here are some examples of IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 topics reported by candidates this year. The post IELTS Academic Writing Task … Continue reading

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At the Pool Word Search

Cap. Whistle. Lifeguard. Towel. What do all of these words have in common? They are all words related to the pool. Look at the list of words. How quickly can you find all of the words in the list? Remember … Continue reading

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Simple Tenses Conversation Questions

This is a list of several questions designed to help teach verb tenses. The questions are divided into Simple Present, Simple Past, and Simple Future. This worksheet also contains a bunch of Mixed Tense questions. These questions are great for … Continue reading

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IELTS test in Manchester, UK – June 2017 (Academic Module)

Our friend P took the IELTS test in Manchester, UK and here are the Writing and Speaking questions he remembered: Writing test Writing task 1 (a report) We were given two pie charts showing the percentage of employees with certain … Continue reading

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Mini Whiteboards: Old Fashioned Technology That Works Perfectly Today

A few weeks ago, I spent ages setting up https://getkahoot.com/ so my students could interact with an interactive whiteboard using their phones. It’s awesome, fun technology that engages the learners, BUT, you can do something similar that requi … BusyTeacher: … Continue reading

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IELTS Reading: Six handy tips

Are you having an IELTS test soon and looking for some quick tips and insights? Read on for six handy tips that I have come up with through the years as an IELTS trainer.   You have 60 minutes to … Continue reading

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3 simple steps to making fewer mistakes in your IELTS Speaking test

Make fewer IELTS Speaking mistakes and improve your band score by following the 3 simple steps in the infographic below. Step 1: Discover what IELTS Speaking mistakes you make by… The post 3 simple steps to making fewer mistakes in … Continue reading

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IELTS Speaking test in Uzbekistan – May 2017

These are the Speaking questions that M remembered after taking his IELTS exam in Uzbekistan: Speaking test Interview – What is your name? – Where are you from? – Can I see your ID? – Do you work or study? … Continue reading

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