Category: English Language Examinations

Articles looking at how to teach or study for ESL exams

Teacher Article

The top six grammar points for IELTS Pinned

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
The most important grammar for IELTS Speaking, Writing and Listening.
Teacher Article

25 stupid things about Cambridge First Certificate

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
25 illogical parts of FCE that Cambridge need to change, and in the meantime teachers and students have to cope with.
Teacher Article

How to teach Cambridge First Certificate Listening Part Four

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
Hints and classroom activities for the last part of the Cambridge English: First (FCE) listening test
Teacher Article

Teaching IELTS Speaking Part One

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: General
What students need to do near the beginning of the IELTS Speaking paper and how to prepare them to do so.
Teacher Article

How to improve your BULATS writing score

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
63 ways to improve your BULATS writing score
Learner Article

TOEIC FAQs

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Frequently asked questions about the TOEIC exam with answers
Learner Article

Choosing a good TOEIC class and TOEIC teacher

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
20 questions that you should ask before choosing a TOEIC course.
Learner Article

100 Ways to Improve your TOEIC Listening

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
100 tips to help you with the TOEIC Listening Part One (Photographs)
Learner Article

The 24 hours before your TOEIC exam

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
What you can usefully do before the TOEIC exam
Learner Article

21 ways to get more out of your TOEIC class

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Here are 21 ideas on how you can make sure that you really learn a lot in your TOEIC class.
Learner Article

TOEIC Exam Problems and Solutions

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Suggestions for problems that TOEIC students often ask about.
Learner Article

100 ways to improve your TOEIC score

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Tips for getting a better result in the TOEIC
Teacher Article

IELTS Academic Reading Tips for Teachers- Locating information task

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Ideas for teaching the IELTS Academic Reading Paper
Learner Article

Test your knowledge of the TOEIC Listening (for Students and Teachers)

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
True & False statements about the TOEIC listening with answers to examine your knowledge of this part of the exam
Learner Article

IELTS Academic Reading Tips for Students- Matching headings to paragraphs task

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Ideas for studying for question 3 of the IELTS Academic Reading Paper
Teacher Article

IELTS Academic Reading Tips for Teachers- Matching headings to paragraphs task

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Ideas for teaching question 3 of the IELTS Academic Reading Paper
Learner Article

TOEIC Listening Part One Tips for Students- Photographs

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Tips for TOEIC learners about the photograph part of the Listening paper
Teacher Article

TOEIC Listening Part One Tips for Teachers- Photographs

Category: English Language Examinations Topic: Learning and Teaching
Tips for TOEIC teachers about the photograph part of the Listening paper