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Young man from Nigeria got Band 8 in Academic IELTS – here is how

When we asked Oladeji Bamisile, a young man from Nigeria, how he managed to achieve Band 8 in his Academic IELTS exam, the answer was quite simple – lots of practice, early arrival, some warm up before Speaking and a … Continue reading

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IELTS Speaking band score 7 grammar

To show the examiner you have enough grammar to get a band score 7 in the IELTS Speaking test, you need to use different kinds of complex grammar. Some examples of complex grammar are: complex verb or noun phrases… The … Continue reading

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Getting IELTS Band 7.5 can be as simple as this:

Different people will tell you different things about IELTS – some think it’s hard, others say it’s quite easy, but everyone tends to agree that it’s NOT the kind of test you can just pass without studying. Nathaline Onek Aparo, … Continue reading

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Jasmeen’s 3 basic steps to IELTS Band 8.5

Jasmeen is a delightful young lady from India, whose mother tongue is Hindi. She took IELTS a few weeks ago and scored Band 8.5, with two straight 9’s in Reading and Listening. This certainly isn’t an IELTS score we get … Continue reading

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Eileen got obsessed with scoring Band 8 in IELTS… and she did it!

Eileen is a charming young lady from the Philippines (a native Tagalog speaker). About 10 weeks ago she decided to go after a very ambitious goal – she wanted Band 8 in IELTS, and spared no effort to get there. … Continue reading

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Phu didn’t expect to achieve Band 8 – what a surprise!

Phu Dat Le is a Vietnamese test taker who got surprised by his IELTS score quite a bit. He expected Band 7 or 7.5 but achieved Band 8.0 overall, and consequently won in our IELTS results competition. Here is what … Continue reading

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IELTS tips from Band 8.5 candidate: “Practice, analyse your mistakes and don’t get nervous”

Sai Bhargavi Satti is a lovely young lady from India, whose mother tongue is Telugu. She took IELTS for the very first time after some self-preparation at home and achieved an overall Band score of 8.5 (with straight 9’s in … Continue reading

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What did they do differently to achieve Band 8+?

Today’s post is about two IELTS test takers who aren’t any different from many of our readers. The reason they are in the spotlight today is their IELTS scores – Vasileios got an Overall Band 8.5 and Nadya Band 8 … Continue reading

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Urvashi got IELTS Band 8.5 without attending any classes, here is how

Urvashi, a young woman from India who speaks Kashmiri as a first language, has had remarkable success with IELTS – her Overall Band score was 8.5 (with a straight 9 in Listening). We first heard of her achievement when she … Continue reading

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The story behind Pradeep’s IELTS Band 8

Pradeep was born in India and has spoken Tamil from birth. His dream was to immigrate to Australia, and to get there he needed a very good IELTS score. His first score was lower than required – because of Band … Continue reading

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