Welcome to my blog….

Hi, welcome to my blog. This is where I will be posting hints, tips, and strategies to help you get the score you want in the IELTS, for writing and speaking in particular. As well as this, I will be writing about other exams such as the PTE, TOEFL, OET, and the Cambridge suite (CPE,… Continue reading Welcome to my blog….

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Whats the difference between IELTS and TOEFL essays?

  Following on from yesterday, I wanted to answer a question I get answered often, what's the difference between an IELTS essay and a TOEFL independent essay? The answer is not so much, aside from the obvious, IELTS is hand-written, TOEFL is typed, IELTS you have 40 mins, TOEFL you have 30 mins, IELTS is… Continue reading Whats the difference between IELTS and TOEFL essays?

Five types of TOEFL Independent Essay..

  Now I know this site is called IELTS9PRO, however, as I wrote in my about me page, I coach many different exams as well as IELTS, one of which is TOEFL. So, this post is in response to a student question in my Telegram channel (IELTS Exam Preparation) which you can join if you… Continue reading Five types of TOEFL Independent Essay..

How to write an Academic Task 1 table…

  Hello, it's been a while since I made anything new and I have been a bit lax recently with task 1 writings, so to begin to remedy this here is my latest video, how to write a table task. So, first of all if you read further, you will see the structure file, sentence… Continue reading How to write an Academic Task 1 table…

Webinar recording: How to write a body paragraph, part 2 of 4

Hi, welcome back...this is the second of the IELTS9PRO webinar series on how to write an essay. As you may have seen, part 1 looked at how to write an introduction, and gave some examples of all the different q types...well, this does the same, except for the body paragraphs...hope you like it. If you… Continue reading Webinar recording: How to write a body paragraph, part 2 of 4

Webinar recording, how to write introductions, part 1 of 4.

Welcome, my latest post is another video I made for IELTS9PRO about writing introductions, this is a recording of a live webinar I held last week, the first of a series. It has some new slides and more examples than previous videos, so I hope you like it. In this series of live broadcasts, every… Continue reading Webinar recording, how to write introductions, part 1 of 4.

The four methods to paraphrase your essay introductions..”

In this video, you will learn the four techniques for paraphrasing your essay introduction, with examples. Sorry it's been so long between posts but I have been busy with new projects and with face to face lessons at my friend's school so I have had no time. However, I will post some new lecture videos… Continue reading The four methods to paraphrase your essay introductions..”

How to paraphrase your introductions in IELTS essays

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz5jUq_6iOo&feature=youtu.be   Hi, as you might have noticed, it's been a while since I posted anything. I have been busy with my new businesses, both online and off, and haven't had any time. So, here is my latest video produced for my new company http://www.ielts9.pro, based in Iran. I have been working on new… Continue reading How to paraphrase your introductions in IELTS essays

How to get started in IELTS: introduction to study…

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiUi8rqzUJc&feature=youtu.be Hi, in this new video I have tried some new techniques, with an animated introduction, new mic, different cameras, etc, I hope you like it. But the point of the video is to introduce you to the IELTS. Now, lots of people have no idea how to get started on their IELTS journey.… Continue reading How to get started in IELTS: introduction to study…

Avoiding confusion in writing a task 2 essay…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYp5LL0oGz8   In this video I want to take a look at how to avoid confusing the reader with contradictory paragraphs and structure. You will note how the last three videos have all had some element of this inappropriate use of structure for the question type, in fact it is one of the most common… Continue reading Avoiding confusion in writing a task 2 essay…