About this Lesson

Boost your IELTS Score with Patterns

This IELTS Quick Fix looks at how you can increase your band score in the Speaking Test and in Writing Task 2 by improving your coherence and cohesion, vocabulary, and grammar sub-scores.

What You Will Learn

A look at patterns to boost your speaking and writing scores

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A Message from your Instructor

    • Aims & Objectives

    • Before we start, let's test our knowledge (Notebook Activity)

  • 2

    Part 1: Getting Started with Examples

    • Part 1: Getting Started with Examples

    • Part 1: Getting Started with Examples - Task 1 (ANSWERS)

  • 3

    Part 2: Identifying Parts of the Point-Example-Explanation

    • Part 2(a): Identifying Parts of the Point-Example-Explanation

    • Part 2(a) Review Quiz

    • Part 2(b): More Practice Recognizing the Pattern (Notebook Activity)

    • (Answers) Part 2(b): More Practice Recognizing the Pattern (Notebook Activity)

  • 4

    Part 3: Useful Formulaic Expressions

    • Part 3: Useful Formulaic Expressions

    • Part 3: Adding Formulaic Language (Notebook Activity)

    • (Answers) Part 3: Adding Formulaic Language (Notebook Activity)

  • 5

    Part 4: Thinking about Grammar

    • Part 4: Thinking about Grammar

    • Part 4 Quiz: Adding Grammar Words to Responses (Notebook Activity)

    • (Answers) Part 4 Quiz: Adding Grammar Words to Responses (Notebook Activity)

  • 6

    Part 5: Review of Aims and Objectives

    • Part 5: Review of Aims and Objectives

    • Review Quiz

  • 7

    Part 6: Ideas for Practicing at Home and with Friends

    • Part 6: Ideas for Practicing at Home and with Friends

  • 8

    Thank you and Feedback

    • Thank you!

    • Tell us what you want to learn!

    • Lesson Feedback

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Quick Fixes are 60-90 minute lessons to help students with a specific area of language. They include tasks, examples, audio, video, and ways for you to practice at home.

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