Are you still trying to get Band 7+ in the IELTS exam?

I can help you achieve the IELTS score you need.

Hi, I’m Ray and I own an English school in Japan (London Language Lounge). I have been teaching IELTS for 9 years. I founded IELTS Focus to help my students get a high band score in the IELTS exam. This website contains free blog articles, tips, strategies and free lessons to help you on your IELTS journey. This site covers each part of the IELTS test, Reading, Listening , Speaking , Writing task 1 and Writing task 2 essays. I will show you the correct techniques, especially with writing, to help you hit your target score.

There is a lot of bad advice out there regarding IELTS, on top of that, many students think they can just jump to a Band 7 without much effort, in fact it takes a lot of work and preparation to get a high score in IELTS. Take a look at the blog posts section below.


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Recent free lessons and blog posts

IELTS academic writing task 1: Table on consumer expenditure

Model answer and analysis of a table in IELTS writing task 1. Tables sometimes show up in IELTS academic writing ...
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IELTS General: Letter to a friend about a problem at work.

General Writing Task 1: Model answer for a letter to a friend about work issues. If you are doing IELTS ...
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Make your own IELTS study plan.

Setting up your own personalised IELTS study schedule. If you are serious about getting a Band 7+ in IELTS, then ...
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IELTS Writing Task 1: Paraphrasing Statistics

Paraphrasing percentages and statistics in IELTS academic writing task 1. One thing that can be challenging in IELTS writing task ...
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Are you worried about time management?

Timing and preparation in IELTS Writing One of the biggest concerns for people doing the IELTS exam, particularly the writing ...
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Why am I stuck at Band 6 in Speaking?

This is one of the most common questions I get asked about in IELTS . 'Why can't I get Band ...
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Line Graph Model Answer: Energy Consumption by Fuel Source

IELTS academic writing task 1, model answer for a line graph. Here is a line graph from the Cambridge IELTS ...
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Two easily confused essays (problem / causes solutions essay)

What is the difference between a Causes Solutions and a Problem Solutions essay? Problem solutions and causes solutions essay are ...
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IELTS Speaking FAQ

17 commonly asked questions about the IELTS speaking test. There is a lot of misinformation and myths out there surrounding ...
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