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IELTS Speaking: Opinionated discourse markers

Eyad Darras explains what discourse markers are, how to use them, and how they can improve your IELTS band score.

Eyad Darras, Language Assessment Consultant, British Council China

IELTS Speaking: Improve your vocab with entertainment

Eyad Darras suggests two resources, with accompanying exercises, that can help improve your vocabulary for your IELTS test and general English.

Eyad Darras, Language Assessment Consultant, British Council China

IELTS Speaking: The grammar challenge

Kishore Roy looks at a common misconception about grammar in IELTS Speaking, and how you can get a better score by practising your grammatical devices.

Kishore Roy, Exams Manager, British Council Egypt

IELTS Speaking: Six improvements to your online preparation

As Road to IELTS Speaking section receives a major update, Sarah Philpot writes about its new features and how the new highly interactive program can boost your IELTS preparation and band score.

IELTS Blog Support Team

IELTS Speaking: Telling the truth…

In the IELTS Speaking test you will be asked questions about different aspects of your life: your hobbies, where you live, your occupation. How important is it to answer truthfully?

Colm Downes, Manager, British Council, Jakarta