Author Archive | Eliot Friesen

  • Eliot Friesen

    Eliot Friesen-Meyers is the Senior Curriculum Manager for Magoosh IELTS and TOEFL. He attended Goshen College (B.A.), New York University (M.A.), and Harvard University (M.T.S.), gaining experience and skills in curriculum development, ESOL instruction, online teaching and learning, and IELTS and TOEFL test prep education. Eliot's teaching career started with Literacy Americorps in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and later, taught ESL programs at Northeastern University, University of California-Irvine, and Harold Washington College. Eliot was also a speaker at the 2019 TESOL International Conference. With over 10 years of experience, he understands the challenges students face and loves helping them overcome those challenges. Come join Eliot on Youtube, Facebook, and Instagram.

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    Complete Guide to IELTS Writing Task 1

    Complete Guide to IELTS Writing Task 2

    Job title: Eliot Friesen-Meyers, M.A., M.T.S.

Example Letters for IELTS General Training Test Writing Task 1

For IELTS General Training Writing Task 1, you must write a letter based on information provided in a prompt. The letter you write will be either formal or informal letter. In this post, you’ll find writing prompts, templates, and model answers for formal and informal letters. Formal Letters A formal letter is addressed to someone […]

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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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IELTS Study Guide

In this guide to Magoosh’s top IELTS study schedules, we’ll tell you why using an IELTS study guide is important and help you choose (or create) the best plan for you! Most Popular IELTS Study Schedules Magoosh offers four study guides (also known as “study schedules” or “study plans”) that you can use to organize […]

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