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Live events

During the next six weeks we’ll organise a number of events to answer as many of your questions as we can.

Lots of you have similar questions about the IELTS test or about studying English in general and it isn’t always possible to answer every question asked on the course. That’s why we have other events where we can answer some of the most common questions.

Facebook live broadcast - THIS WEEK

We held our first Facebook live broadcast of the course this week where you had an opportunity to ask our educators your questions about the IELTS test and language learning.

The Facebook live broadcast was held on Wednesday, 6th February at 1.30pm UK time on the British Council LearnEnglish Facebook page.

Our educators answered some of your questions from the comments section below as well as your live questions during the broadcast.

If you don’t use Facebook or you couldn’t join us for the broadcast you can watch a video of the event on this step. You can also find a recording of the broadcast on Facebook here.

Below are links to resources that the educators mentioned and that you might find useful.

Writing hooks here and here - not necessarily for the exam but useful for improving writing in general.

Understand the test format
Extra materials to prepare for the IELTS test

Speaking Test part 1
Speaking activities on our website

Writing skills practice for a range of exam tasks
Advanced writing skills for Academic English
Reading skills practice
Practise your English vocabulary

Apps to help you to improve your English skills

Thanks to everyone who was able to join the live broadcast - the educators enjoyed discussing the course, the IELTS test and English learning with you.

Don’t forget that we have an IELTS MOOC Study group which you can join to meet up with other learners, help each other and share ideas.

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Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests

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