Before choosing IELTS Focus for your writing correction service and IELTS mock speaking service, take a look at what some people have said about their experience with us.
Below is a selection of reviews and testimonials from students who used my writing coaching service and online speaking sessions.
Last update: Sept 2022
Quirino from Zimbabwe only used the free material on my website and managed to get a Band 8 overall. This is an example of a highly motivated IELTS candidate. In fact, he didn’t use my correction service or speaking service but diligently implemented the free lessons from my blog.
Liat from Israel did the exam twice before, and although her scores were high in other areas, she was stuck on Band 6.5 writing, After extensive corrections and advice she finally got Band 7 in writing and Band 8 overall.
Sidra kept getting Band 6 in writing, but after using my correction service managed to finally hit Band 7 in writing.
Joana from Brazil was stuck at Band 6 in writing. She finally hit Band 7 in writing with an overall score of Band 8 after taking my writing correction service.
Danos from Greece needed band 7 but was stuck on band 6.5 writing and speaking. After using my online correction services he finally hit Band 7 in writing and speaking and 7.5 reading and listening.
Markus from Germany needed last minute feedback and corrections. He finally got Band 7 writing and on his final attempt he got Band 7.5 writing which was his main target. Overall 7.5.
Ola from Nigeria was stuck at Band 6 and got Band 6.5 writing in the exam after using my correction service. After a re-mark she finally got Band 7 writing.
Noor was stuck at Band 6.5 in writing after many attempts at IELTS and she needed Band 7 in writing and a Band 8 overall. After my coaching and writing corrections over a one month period, she finally got Band 7.5 in writing and Band 8 overall.
Nirubhan’s writing score was between Band 6 and 6.5. He managed to hit Band 7 in writing and speaking after an online speaking session and just 2 writing corrections.
Muhammad from Pakistan was struggling to score higher than Band 6 in writing and 6.5 in speaking. After my writing corrections and coaching and an online speaking session he went on to get his target score of Band 7.5 overall. 6.5 in writing and 7 in speaking. See his scores below.
Dr Razia had conflicting information about IELTS and needed Band 7+ in writing and at least Band 8 overall. After my writing corrections she went on to hit her target score.
Van from Vietnam needed Band 8 overall. After using my writing correction service and speaking sessions, she went from Band 6.5 to Band 7.5 in writing and got her target of Band 8 speaking (overall Band 8) see her email below.
Satoki from Japan was unable to get past Band 6 in writing and was also getting below Band 7 in speaking. After a few months of coaching with me on his writing and speaking, he scored Band 8 overall. L:8.5 / R8.5 / W7.0/ S7.5
Fabian from Germany was stuck at Band 6.5 in writing and 6.5 in speaking. After extensive writing corrections, a mock speaking test and further coaching, he scored Band 7.5 in both writing and speaking.
He got Band 8 overall! .. Here are his scores
Nelson from Hong Kong was at Band 5.5 in writing and finally got his target of Band 6.5 writing after my corrections and coaching.
Aliaa from Syria was stuck at Band 6.5 in writing and needed Band 7.5 minimum in writing for immigration purposes. After my coaching and 5 writing corrections, she got Band 7.5 in the exam.
Orven from the Philippines needed a minimum of Band 6 in writing. He was stuck at Band 5.5 in writing and had only 2 weeks until his exam. With my correction service and extra support, he got his desired score of Band 7 overall.
These were his scores
Khoa from Vietnam was stuck on Band 6.5 writing and finally got Band 7 writing and a Band 8 overall.
These were his scores.
Claudia from Holland was stuck at Band 6.5 in writing and needed Band 7 urgently. She finally got Band 7 in writing after my coaching and corrections.
Selim went to school in the UK so was at native speaker level, he had Band 9 in Reading, Listening and Speaking but was stuck at Band 6.5 in Writing. He had no idea why until he used my correction service. After his fifth correction, I graded him at Band 7 writing. He went on to get Band 7 writing in the IELTS exam.
This shows that even being at native speaker level you can still score low on writing, unless you are getting valuable feedback, thinking like an IELTS examiner and doing the work necessary.
Maryam from Pakistan took IELTS for the first time, she used my free material with some email support from me. She needed IELTS to enter University abroad and got overall Band 8 with a Band 7 in writing.
Tareq from Jordan got Band 6.5 overall after my online coaching and writing corrections. He was able to enter a University in London to do an MA in International Relations.
Chihiro from Japan went from Band 5 in writing and speaking to Band 6, finally reaching an overall Band score 6.5 after private lessons in IELTS.
Rania from Saudi Arabia did the exam 6 times and couldn’t reach her desired score. After using my correction service and coaching, she finally went from Band 6 to Band 7 in writing with a Band 8 overall.
Jagjot from India got an overall Band 6.5 using my free materials with some assistance from me. He can now start his masters degree in Australia.
After trying for 3 years, Kanako from Tokyo finally got overall Band 7, with some help from my speaking session and writing corrections.
Ryosuke from Japan got his best score ever of Band 8 overall after one to one coaching and writing corrections.
Mohamad from Syria got Band 6.5 overall after using my Speaking and Writing service.
Flora from Mexico went from Band 6.5 to Band 7 in writing, after using the Writing and Speaking service.
Vineet from India got a Band 8 in speaking after using the Speaking Correction Service
Ketan from India got Band 9 in Speaking after using my Speaking Correction Service
These were his scores:
Anh from Vietnam went from Band 6 to Band 7 in writing
Roula from Syria went from Band 6 to Band 7.5 in writing !
Alhaji from Nigeria went from Band 6 to Band 7 in writing
Miguel from Spain went from Band 6.5 to Band 7 in writing:
Wang from China learnt a lot from my feedback
Camille from the Philippines was stuck at Band 6.5 and got a Band 7 in writing
Atsushi from Japan was stuck at Band 5 and reached Band 6 in Speaking
Manjit from India was stuck at Band 5 and scored Band 6 in writing
Mohamed from Saudi Arabia went from Band 7 to 7.5 in speaking:
Suresh from Nepal: