Happy 2021 from IELTS Matt

Happy New Year IELTS 2021

Happy New Year! I hope that 2021 is full of happiness and makes your dreams come true. 2020 was certainly a challenging year for most people, but a new year brings new opportunities and is the perfect time to create new habits. Actually, last night while I was having a stay at home party with […]

Best Netflix Shows for IELTS Preparation in 2020

I decided to do something a little different today and recommend some Netflix shows that can help with your performance in IELTS or that you could talk about in a conversational English class with your teacher. I’ll try and explain why I think they are a good choice for IELTS students and give you something […]

IELTS Formal Letter- Band 9 Model Answer and Advice

When doing my writing correction classes, I have noticed that an easy way to increase the scores of IELTS students is to focus on improving their letters. The main disadvantage of the exam is that you just receive an overall score for writing and it is difficult to identify whether task 1 or 2 is […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19 and IELTS)

This is a very confusing time for the world and like every other area of life IELTS has been affected by COVID-19. Many IELTS test centres have been closed for a while or may well close soon. While IELTS isn’t the first thing that the general population think about when countries are on lockdown, it […]

How To Write an IELTS Task 2 Paragraph

I wrote this post a few weeks ago for some of my IELTS students who take online lessons with me and it has really improved their writing. For that reason, I decided to share it on my website for free and hope that it will help many more IELTS students. Once you have read this, […]

IELTS Writing Task 2 Questions March-December 2020

Here is a list of the most recent IELTS writing task 2 questions which have been reported by students. I have divided the questions into different sections for opinion, discussion, two-part, advantages and disadvantages, and positive/negative. Please have a look at my model answers to see a recommended structure to answer each type of writing […]