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A weekly talk-through of IELTS topics and tests to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to prepare for your test day. Follow me on www.facebook.com/ieltsetc and join the Members Academy for all the downloads, step-by-step online courses and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test. www.members.ieltsetc.com/academy/

IELTS Made Easier Fiona Wattam

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A weekly talk-through of IELTS topics and tests to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to prepare for your test day. Follow me on www.facebook.com/ieltsetc and join the Members Academy for all the downloads, step-by-step online courses and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test. www.members.ieltsetc.com/academy/

    IELTS Listening: The Eucalyptus Tree in Australia 🇦🇺

    IELTS Listening: The Eucalyptus Tree in Australia 🇦🇺

    #ielts Listening Part 4 - gapfill summary. Find a similar topic here: https://ieltsetc.com/2018/08/ielts-listening-honeybees-australia/

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    • 29 min
    IELTS Listening: Birth order and personality 🚼

    IELTS Listening: Birth order and personality 🚼

    IELTS Listening Part 3: How birth order affects your personality.




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    • 29 min
    IELTS GT Reading: 🦖🦕Dinosaurs and the secrets they hold 🦖🦕

    IELTS GT Reading: 🦖🦕Dinosaurs and the secrets they hold 🦖🦕

    IELTS GT Reading Part 3 - gapfill summary, multiple choice and choosing from a list.

    Find a similar reading with the vocab you need to know about animals here:

    https://ieltsetc.com/2019/04/ielts-reading-history-of-the-tortoise/

    Listening about a dinosaur museum and how to spot distractors:

    https://ieltsetc.com/2018/08/ielts-listening-dinosaur-museum/




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    • 29 min
    IELTS Listening - Cities built by the sea 🌊🏙️

    IELTS Listening - Cities built by the sea 🌊🏙️

    This is a Section 3 (dialogue between 2 students) with lots of vocab related to the environment:
    - urban planning
    - coastal cities
    - pollutants are discharged into rivers
    - to protect against flooding
    - global warming
    - sea levels are rising
    - they need to consider the whole ecosystem
    - environmentalists
    https://ieltsetc.com/2019/09/ielts-listening-how-to-recognise-signals-and-signposts/



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    • 52 min
    IELTS Reading: Saving bugs to find new drugs 🐞💊

    IELTS Reading: Saving bugs to find new drugs 🐞💊

    A long and difficult but FASCINATING text with SO MUCH useful vocabulary which I list at the end.

    - Matching Information with paragraphs

    - Choosing from a list

    - Gapfill summary

    It's a KEY TOPIC (see similar texts on my website - https://ieltsetc.com/2019/01/ielts-reading-doctoring-sales/ and https://ieltsetc.com/2018/10/ielts-gt-reading-snake-oil/) and I also talk about how parts of the text help us with Writing.


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    • 30 min
    IELTS Reading: An unusual Academic Passage 1 - The concept of intelligence.

    IELTS Reading: An unusual Academic Passage 1 - The concept of intelligence.

    This passage has an academic, theoretical structure rather than a factual, chronological one. 

    Watch the video on YouTube to see how it looks:

    https://youtu.be/7JHQdVkENMU

    This video will show you how to use the structure to get answers even when the content doesn't make much sense!


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    • 22 min

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Awesome & definitely recommended!

Highly recommend if you plan to take the IELTS test! Fiona has a great teaching strategy and helpful tips. Her podcasts have become my favourite!
Thank you Fiona!

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