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Video review of Week 1

In this video Neil looks back over some of the highlights of the first week of the course and shares some tips on how to get the most out of your studies.

Neil mentions our Facebook Live broadcast from Thursday, and if you missed it you can watch it here on the course or here on LearnEnglish Facebook. You can also join our IELTS MOOC Study Group on Facebook here.

One of the topics we discussed this week was exam stress and general techniques to prepare for exams. You can find lots more useful advice on that on our website here.

You can find Syaeful Anwar’s discussion on procrastination here and our first ever IELTS joke from Maria Raevskaya here.

Finally, if you haven’t looked at our one-to-one coaching offer, you can find full details here.

You can download a transcript of this video from the link at the bottom of this page.

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Coming up in Week 2

Next week we’ll be looking at the Speaking test in more detail. If you want to get started straight away, go to the To do list for Week 2.

You can always use the To do icon at the top of the page to see what’s coming up or go back to previous weeks and catch up.

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