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 […]
Hi, I have added another IELTS speaking exam which one of my current students took last weekend. Of course you could receive totally different questions on your exam, but these questions are all in the question list for May-December 2020, so they are perfect to practice on your own, with your teacher or with me. […]
Hello again, It has been a little difficult to find real IELTS speaking tests in May 2020, but luckily two of my students from Taiwan took the exam last weekend and they were both asked very similar questions. I’m planning to add some updated speaking questions in the next week, so if you have been […]
Hello again, Firstly, I hope that you and your family are safe and healthy. This is a crazy time and everyone has been affected in different ways. I teach students from all around the world and I have to say that there is genuine hope from China that this situation won’t last forever. Anyway, I’ve prepared […]
It has been a while since I have added an IELTS vocabulary list to help improve your speaking skills, so here is a new one about cakes. It is a topic that can be difficult to speak about and it is appearing frequently in IELTS speaking tests in 2020. This IELTS topic will be used […]
Hello again! It’s been a long time since my last email and a lot has changed since then. For those who are interested, I’ll give you a quick update on my life and will then tell you about the plans for my IELTS website and my return to teaching. What Have I Been Doing for […]
5 Tips from an expert IELTS teacher to help you speak for 2 minutes in IELTS speaking part 2, even with the most difficult topics.
This vocabulary list will help you to prepare for IELTS speaking and can push your lexical resource score about 7. There are thousands of idioms in English, but these ones are relatively easy to use. Follow IELTS Matt on Instagram to learn more idioms.