Welcome to the podcast where two British ex-examiners sit down every week to discuss all thing IELTS. It doesn't matter if you are new to IELTS or have been struggling to achieve your band scores for a long time, Nick and Shelly will help you complete your IELTS journey in the least painful way possible. So, if you are looking for two teachers who offer clear practical advice about how to prepare for the IELTS test, have over 30-years teaching experience, and are both ex-examiners, then you are in the right place! Oh, we also believe that lessons should be fun and interactive too, so be prepared to take part in every class so that you can say "This is My IELTS Classroom" too. New episodes every Tuesday.
Studying in the UK - is it worth it?
Education is one of the UK's biggest industries, but is it really worth paying for a higher education in the UK? And how can you choose the university and the degree course that is right for you? Well, in today's episode, Nick will look at both of these...
Analysing difficult IELTS essay questions (and I mean DIFFICULT!)
Every 3 or 4 months Nick and I sit down to review 6 recently reported IELTS essay questions that we think are interesting. Usually, this means choosing questions that focus on topics that we have never seen before, or questions that are in a new format...
IELTS Listening Skills: Understanding Attitude and Agreement
Hey! Did you know that in Part 3 of the IELTS Listening test, you are often asked to listen for the speakers' attitudes to the topic that they are discussing? In fact, I think that this is what makes this part of the exam so tricky. You are no longer...
Vocabulary for IELTS Speaking Part One (featuring 3 native speakers!)
Hey! Nick and I talk a lot on the podcast about the importance of "topic-specific vocabulary" in speaking and writing. However, it can be difficult to give clear examples of what this "magical" lexis as it changes for each topic. So, today, we thought...
5 Ways to Use Podcasts to Study for IELTS
If you are a regular listener to the My IELTS Classroom Podcast, then I am sure that you are already convinced about the benefits of using podcasts in your IELTS preparation. But, although listening to a dedicated IELTS podcast like ours is a great way...
IELTS Reading Multiple Choice Questions
Hey! It's time for another interactive lesson! Today, Nick and I look at IELTS reading multiple choice questions to show you the two best ways to approach this type of question, and four "examiner's tricks" that you may not be aware of! Plus, we will...
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