Author Archive | Eliot Friesen

IELTS Announces Online, At-Home Testing with IELTS Indicator

IELTS Partners now offers the IELTS Indicator, an online test that students can take from the safety of their homes. Similar to the ETS’ response to COVID-19 with the at-home TOEFL, the IELTS Indicator exam is IELTS’ response to cancelled test dates, closed test centers, and test-takers’ desire for safe, home-based testing during the pandemic. […]

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What to Do If Your IELTS Study Plans Have Been Disrupted Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has altered many aspects of our day-to-day lives. In many cases, this includes IELTS study plans and test dates. If you were planning on taking the IELTS within the next couple of months, you may be concerned about what’s going to happen to your exam date and study plans. Although we […]

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Best IELTS Books and Resources 2019

IELTS study materials are an investment. You put time, energy, and money into them with the expectation that they will help you achieve the band scores you need. Yet, not every IELTS book is created equal and not all IELTS resources are the same. What helps one person may not be as effective for another. […]

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Complete Guide to IELTS Speaking

The Speaking test is the shortest part of the IELTS exam, lasting only 11-15 minutes. However, for many test-takers this brief experience can seem to last an eternity! IELTS Speaking is a quick, but intense in-person interview. It requires focus, creativity, and strong English skills to think of responses to the interviewer’s questions quickly.

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IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: The Complete Guide

IELTS Academic Writing Task 2 is one of two writing tasks on the IELTS, which most students find to be more challenging. This guide will help you master IELTS Writing skills with how to organize your essay for IELTS Writing Task 2, the question types you’ll see on test day, and our favorite practice resources.

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