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Activate Your IELTS: Be Determined

Welcome to Activate Your IELTS: Be Determined.  This podcast is focused on helping get a 7+ band score on your IELTS writing and speaking skills so that you can get working on your real dreams.

Nov 26, 2019

This week, in the United States, is a special week- Thanksgiving!  To celebrate I decided to craft a special IELTS vocabulary list for you related to the topic of gratefulness and being thankful.  Listen to the episode, download the free vocabulary and speaking task 2 freebie and make sure to sign up for this week's...


Nov 19, 2019

In this episode, I answer a student question about IELTS writing.  In fact, in my research I discovered that most IELTS candidates get a 5.5 in both writing and speaking on their first attempt, which sort of does translate to a type of failure.  Listen as I answer this question, and make sure to download the IELTS...


Nov 12, 2019

A few weeks ago I talked about how a lot of people forget to prepare adequately for task 1.  This is a mistake, you don’t want to set yourself up for failure and this is an easy task to prepare for but it DOES take some time.  So let me give you my tips for getting your task 1 preparation plan together.

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Nov 5, 2019

Soo…...one of the biggest errors that I normally see in student academic writing is the comma splice...The dreaded comma splice!!  So you probably don’t even know what that means, but it’s likely you are making this mistake and it’s definitely dragging your writing down.

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Freebie: Fix the Comma...