Here are the bestest IELTS go to places which are reliable and have quality information. You can use them yourself and give them to your IELTS students.
1 Official YouTube with IELTS tips, Computer IELTS format explained, speaking samples with scores and teaching tips
2 Official Website with useful articles for teachers on listening/reading/writing/speaking, teaching tips and exam strategies
3 Official IDP Australia YouTube with IELTS webinars, guides, tips, computer IELTS explained, speaking samples with bands, IELTS myths busted
4 Writing samples from ex-examiner, reading/listening/speaking strategies
5 Ex-examiner info on all IELTS parts + useful Writing samples
6 Lovely Keith with quality content on IELTS speaking, vocabulary, speaking strategies and videos on different exam aspects
His YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiVm8XcbwS8-pcDEa5lFXIA
7 IELTS Apps from British Council (Official). Good for your students to have some practice.
8 Free IELTS courses from Future Learn
9 IELTS Speaking for Success Podcast with the latest IELTS topics. Rory answers fresh IELTS speaking questions and then Maria and Rory go over high level vocabulary and grammar + useful speaking strategies. The podcast is fun, good for Pre-Intermediate-Advanced levels, there are scripts and free speaking part 1 episodes.
Listen here: http://fanlink.to/ieltssfs
IELTS Speaking course with exam strategies and 3 Rories:
10 My IELTS Classroom with ex-IELTS examiner. It’s just amazing. Great tips about all parts of IELTS, a must listen podcast and quality, quality and quality.
Trust these official sources:
- Cambridge (makes all IELTS tests)
- IDP Australia
- British Council
Please, be very careful about what you read and where you read it. Check who writes this, what qualifications they have and why they are a reliable IELTS source.
There is so much wrong information about IELTS online! Even ex-IELTS examiners sometimes write incorrect information about certain technical things such as how the scores are calculated. Double check the information when in doubt.
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