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IELTS Speaking: Significantly changing the outcome

Some researchers suggest preparing your body is just as important as preparing your mind for a test. See if this exercise influences your IELTS Speaking test.

Colm Downes, Manager, British Council, Jakarta

IELTS Speaking: Good speakers make mistakes

In this post, Sahar Azzam gives tips on how to overcome the fear of making mistakes in your IELTS Speaking test – and how to get comfortable making them.

Sahar Azzam, Regional IELTS Academic Manager, British Council Middle East and North Africa

IELTS Speaking: How ‘correct’ does your English have to be?

Adrian Raper suggests three ways you can improve your IELTS Speaking score. See his example and practice exercise.

Adrian Raper, Director, ClarityEnglish

IELTS Speaking: The most important 60 seconds

In this post, Colm Downes suggests how to prepare for IELTS Speaking Part 2. Read tips on note-taking, structural language and where to practise next.

Colm Downes, Manager, British Council, Jakarta

IELTS Speaking: Improve your fluency

Kevin McLaven shares two ways you can improve your speaking fluency – and your band score.

Kevin McLaven, Manager, British Council Director, Punjab