Are you struggling to get a high score in IELTS?

Take a look through the website for free tips, advice, and lessons for the IELTS exam.

Hi, I’m Ray and I own an English school in Japan (London Language Lounge). I have been teaching IELTS since 2009. 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, particularly writing task 1, writing task 2, and the speaking section of the exam. I also have a writing correction service and IELTS speaking sessions online.

There is so much bad advice online regarding IELTS and many students are completely misinformed or simply confused. The aim of this website is to clear up confusion and show you clearly what you need to do to hit Band 7 or more.

Take a look at the testimonials page to see what my students have said.


Recent free lessons and blog posts

How to write an IELTS thesis statement.

IELTS essay introductions and thesis statements. updated: July 27th 2022. When writing the introduction of an IELTS essay there are ...
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IELTS Reading: Matching Headings

Matching headings, techniques and sample text. In the IELTS reading section, there are usually 14 different types of questions but ...
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IELTS Reading: True, False, Not Given Strategies

Techniques and tips for IELTS Reading True False Not Given questions. The reading section in IELTS contains various types of ...
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Are you having trouble thinking of ideas?

How to quickly think of ideas in IELTS writing. Updated: August 2022 A common problem many IELTS students is that ...
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IELTS paraphrasing practice

IELTS Paraphrasing lesson and practice exercise. Updated: April 29th 2021 One of the most important skills in IELTS writing is ...
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IELTS Grammar: Instead / Instead of / Rather than

How to use instead / instead of / rather than. When writing essays in IELTS task 2 (it also comes ...
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IELTS Academic or General?

Which is better for you, IELTS general or academic? Before booking your exam make sure you know which test you ...
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IELTS Writing task 1: Line graph with a future trend

IELTS graphs with future trends. Updated: Dec 29th 2021 Sometimes in IELTS academic writing task 1, you may be presented ...
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IELTS Pie Chart lesson and model answer.

IELTS Pie Charts, Writing task 1. In this lesson, we will look at. 1. The structure for IELTS Writing task ...
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IELTS speaking sessions online.

I offer 30-minute IELTS mock speaking sessions online covering part 1 to 3 of the speaking exam.  Full feedback is given to help you find what is stopping you from getting a higher band score in your speaking. This is a one to one session on Skype or Zoom. Click here for more details.

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