Are you still trying to get Band 7 in IELTS?

I can help you get 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 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, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing task 1 and Writing task 2 essays.

There is a lot of bad advice out there regarding IELTS, therefore, 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.  Bear in mind that it takes a lot of work and preparation to get a high score in IELTS. There are no shortcuts.

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Recent free lessons and blog posts

IELTS Writing Task 2: How to write a causes solution essay

Step by step guide to writing a causes solution essay. A common type of IELTS task 2 essay is the ...
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IELTS Problem Solution Essay: Writing an effective introduction

Writing a good introduction to a problem solution essay. One of the main skills for getting a good band score ...
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British and American English in IELTS

Should you use British or American English in IELTS? Updated: May 25th 2021 Some people are confused about whether to ...
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How to Paraphrase in IELTS Writing

Paraphrasing in IELTS Essays. One of the most important skills in IELTS writing task 2 is knowing how to paraphrase ...
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Structure and tips for IELTS speaking part 3

In IELTS Speaking part 3 you need to give longer answers. The main focus of this part of the test ...
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Identifying the 5 types of IELTS essays

Get familiar with the different types of IELTS essay questions. There are 5 types of IELTS essays and in this ...
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IELTS Writing Task 1: Language for describing trends

Vocabulary and grammar for line graphs and describing trends. Updated: April 27th 2021 In Writing task 1 academic you need ...
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IELTS Advantage Disadvantage Essays

3 Types of Advantage Disadvantage Essays Updated: April 27th 2021 Not only are there 5 types of essay questions in ...
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IELTS Focus offers 40-minute mock speaking sessions online.  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 lesson on Skype or Zoom. Click here for more details.

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