IELTS Preparation with Us!

We make IELTS preparation fun, simple, and smart


We are here to help you get the IELTS score you need!

What’s our approach?

We use simple and powerful systems and strategies, developed over a period of ten years in the IELTS field. Our strategies save you time, money, and energy.

We tell you exactly what you need to know and how to prepare to get that 7 that you are looking for. We make it fun too!



Jessica Beck, “The Preparation Pro”


MA Applied Linguistics, TESOL Certificate, ESL Test-prep Author

Jessicaedit-7274 (1) for websiteI have been a professional in the ESL industry for over ten years, as instructor, teacher trainer, publishing consultant and author of 14 textbooks.

Much of the first half of my career was spent in Taipei, Taiwan, and now I reside and teach in Portland, Oregon.

Whether I’m teaching test preparation or conversation, I believe that the best way to learn is by using new information in fun and motivating contexts.

In my free time, I enjoy playing indoor and outdoor soccer, as well as riding bikes and watching movies with my husband and young son.


Lindsay McMahon, “The English Adventurer”


MA Intercultural Relations, TESOL Certificate 

Lindsay's part of IELTS cover for new websiteI have been teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) for more than ten years. I have taught English in Latin America, Japan, New York City and here in Boston.

I love finding new ways to help students reach their English goals using technology such as podcasts.

At All Ears English we believe in Connection NOT Perfection and this way of thinking can help us on the IELTS Exam also. Come get to know us on the IELTS Energy Podcast!


 Popular Podcast Episodes:


IELTS Writing Task 2 Ideas! Where to Get ’em and Where to Put ’em:

Do you struggle to find ideas to put in your Writing Task 2 essay?

If you can’t think of any ideas then you need a better strategy and process for brainstorming.

In this episode we show you the exact step-by-step process that you should follow to brainstorm your ideas.

We also show you how to organize your ideas and where to put them after you have chosen them.

Check out the episode here.



How to Get a 7 on all Four Sections of the IELTS:

In this episode we show you exactly exactly what you need to do to get a 7 on all 4 test sections.

We talk about what the examiner grades you on for  Speaking.

The language points include fluency and coherence, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.

Next we talk about the Writing test.

We show you what you need to include in your essay for both Writing Task 1 and Writing Task 2.

We also talk about what kind of grammar and vocabulary you should use to push your score higher.

Finally, we tell you how many answers you need to get correct on Listening and Reading to get that 7 you want.

Check out the episode here.



4 English Idioms that Will Get You a 7 in Writing and Speaking

You MUST use idioms on the IELTS Speaking test and the IELTS Writing test if you want to get a 7 but what idioms should you use?

How can you choose the right idioms for the right questions and practice them for the test?

In this episode we show you great idioms to use for questions about your studies, questions about your home, questions about travel, and questions about food.

Check out the episode here.



The Deadliest Language Crutches on the IELTS Speaking Test

On the IELTS Speaking test there are filler words that we want to avoid in order to get a 7 or higher.

Those words include “um,” “like,” and “uh.”

Even though native speakers use the words in everyday conversation all of the time, you will get marked down if you use them during the Speaking test.

For that reason it’s important to work with an IELTS professional who knows the test and can guide in the right direction when you prepare.

Check out the episode here.