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Welcome to my IELTS blog!

Thursday, 6th October 2016

Hello, welcome to my IELTS blog! I’m Jeremy, an IELTS tutor and IELTS book writer who provides private 1:1 IELTS exam preparation courses and lessons in London. This blog will contain IELTS news, recent exam questions and many tips. I hope you will find it useful. Jeremy

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Coronavirus And IELTS Lessons

Monday, 30th March 2020

Hello! The first and most important thing I would like to say is that I sincerely hope everyone is well both physically and mentally during this difficult time. Coronavirus is affecting everyone and let’s hope that the situation improves soon. I would also like to inform everyone that I am currently not meeting people for… Continue reading…

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Pros And Cons Of Computer-Delivered IELTS (Writing Test)

Friday, 20th December 2019

The most significant advantages of doing Computer-Delivered IELTS are in the Writing component. Also, from all the feedback I’ve had from IELTS test-takers, it is clear that being able to do the Writing test on a computer instead of on paper is a great benefit. Here are the pros and cons of doing the Writing… Continue reading…

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Pros And Cons Of Computer-Delivered IELTS

Wednesday, 20th November 2019

You may already know that you can do the IELTS test on a computer! It is called computer-delivered IELTS or the computer-based test. You can do the Listening, Reading and Writing tests on a computer. The speaking test has not changed and is still done face to face with an examiner. Some of my students… Continue reading…

IELTS Questions

IELTS Writing Task 2: Museums

Tuesday, 22nd October 2019

Here is an IELTS Writing Task 2 question that came up in the exam in October 2019:

Some people think that museums should be enjoyable places to entertain people, while others believe that the purpose of museums is to educate. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

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IELTS Writing Task 2: Free Housing

Tuesday, 24th September 2019

Here is an IELTS Writing Task 2 question that came up in the exam in September 2019:

As housing is a basic need for people, governments should provide free housing for everyone who can’t afford it. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

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Computer-Delivered IELTS

Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Did you know that you can take the General or Academic IELTS test on a computer? The computer-delivered test (also called the computer-based test) can be taken in many countries, including the UK. If you choose to take the computer-delivered test, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing test using a computer. The speaking… Continue reading…

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Achieving A 7.0 In Academic IELTS Writing Task 1

Wednesday, 26th June 2019

Many of my students ask me what is important in order to achieve a 7.0 or higher in Academic IELTS Writing Task 1. I believe that 6 main things are required:

1. Accurate description of the data/information 2. Consistent use of the correct verb tense 3. Variety of vocabulary, especially different verbs and also adverbs… Continue reading…