Free downloadable materials for IELTS preparation
Band Descriptors -
this is your "Bible", it determines your score.
Score calculation - video
Listening/Reading raw score to band calculator
3,000 words (audio+video, A to Z)
5,000 words (frequency list, NOT A to Z)
500 academic word list
2,400 academic collocations list
Phrasal verbs (video+list)
12 verb tenses (chart + video)
Complex sentences (video)
4 types of Conditionals (video+chart)
Passive voice (video)
Indirect speech (video)
Modal verbs (video)
Organization - "cohesive devices"
Mistake checklists for Thais and Russians
Topics - 120
Video band 6
Video band 7
Video band 9
IELTS Speaking board game - 80 questions
WR1+2 model answers Band score calculator
Writing answer sheets
IELTS BAND DESCRIPTORS
tell you exactly what you need to do to get you the score you need.
A Schulte table is a grid with randomly distributed numbers or letters used for development of speed reading, peripheral vision, attention and visual perception.
Focus on the grid center and find all the numbers (letters) without moving your eyes.
Download the document to practice.
A video of 3000 words will help you get solid at B2 level
whereas a list of top 5000 most frequent words is a must for C2
Expanding your academic vocabulary
is an important part of any exam preparation.
This list will give you a nice 570-word boost.
Academic collocations are crucial if your goal is 7 or above. This is a list of about 2,400.
Phrasal verbs are another integral part of advanced English.
The following extensive list is available for your convenience.
If we compare learning a language to building a house, we can say that
words are like bricks and grammar is the correct way of laying those bricks.
However, to make our house solid, we need cement. That "cement" is pronunciation.
A clear and articulate pronunciation will help you to:
avoid embarrassing situations
score higher on your exams
always say what you mean
and mean what you say
If you've seen any of my trainings you know that I'm a big believer in
keeping your mock tests as close to the real exam as possible.
Writing your essays on official writing answer sheets is a good example.
Not only does it put you in the correct "exam mindset" psychologically,
but it also makes it easier to visually control your word count.
Download and practice the right way!
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