IELTS Preparation Lessons

Are you planning to take an IELTS exam? You can learn more about IELTS and how to approach the different parts of the exam in this series of free IELTS preparation English video lessons. Enjoy browsing through these Oxford Online English archives.

Taking Turns in English Conversations – Video

In this lesson, you’ll learn about an important skill: taking turns in conversation. You’ll learn how to show others that you have something to say, how to interrupt others politely, and how to show that you’ve finished speaking – or not.
These skills will help you sound more natural in conversations; these skills are also important for English exams, such as IELTS.

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Top 10 Tips for Your IELTS Speaking Exam – Video

In this lesson, you can get ten vital tips for your IELTS speaking test.
There’s a lot of information and advice about the IELTS speaking test online. Some of it is good, some of it isn’t. Much of it is similar.
However, after working with hundreds of students who were taking IELTS, we discovered there was a lot of information which isn’t easy to find online, from official sources or not.
We got feedback from students of ours who took the IELTS speaking exam, and we also interviewed several IELTS examiners. Based on this, we’ve put together these ten tips. We chose these ten points because they’re things which aren’t easy to find information about, or because they’re points which are often misunderstood.

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IELTS Writing Task 2 Analysis – Video

In this lesson, you can learn about an essential skill for writing IELTS task two essays. You’ll see the single most important problem that we see in the IELTS students we teach, and how you can avoid it.

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10 Essential IELTS Writing Tips – Video

In this lesson, you can get ten essential IELTS writing tips you can use in your exam.
How’s this lesson different? Well, we collected feedback from students who took IELTS, and also interviewed IELTS examiners. Our aim is to give you the most up-to-date IELTS advice, and also give you tips which you might not find elsewhere.
We’ve also included our own top tips, which we’ve developed through teaching hundreds of IELTS candidates.

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How to Make an IELTS Study Plan – Video

In this lesson, you’ll see how to make an IELTS study plan to prepare for the IELTS exam.

You’ll see a six-step plan which anyone can follow. You’ll learn how to prepare for the different parts of the IELTS exam, and you’ll also see useful books and resources to make your IELTS preparation easier and more effective.

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