IELTS thetesttaker Facebook welcome


This article is to help new members  of my free Facebook group – Thetesttaker, get the most of it and primarily help them to prepare for IELTS Speaking test.

There are also some rules and best practices to make it a place where you could easily find answers to your questions, share content and and make friends. Please read them before you get started actively using the group.


Be Helpful

  • Provide genuine and helpful feedback and suggestions to others.
  • Ask questions.
  • Give answers.
  • Be the kind of supportive friend that you want and need on your entrepreneurial journey.
  • Remember: We are all here to help each other…so give more than you take, please.


Using Hashtags to Find Something in the Group

Basically, if you need find something in the group – just use one of the hashtags below


there are several hashtags which we included in each

use hashtags to do search in IELTS group


Using Hashtags to Organise Content You Publish



Do you need speaking partner to practice and prepare for IELTS? 

Ask any question or share your experience regarding IELTS practice with other people like you using  tag #SPEAKINGPARTNER.

For example:

”#IELTSPARTNER Anybody want to practice once a week with me? I am intermediate level speaker. My exam is next month”.

For more info regarding speaking partners, Thetesttaker Skype community and events please feel free to visit:




Do you look for IELTS tutor/teacher/trainer? 

Ask any question or share your experience using  tag #IELTSTUTOR:  how to find, where is the best places, how to find affordable classes, etc.

For example:

”#IELTSTUTOR Do you have IELTS tutor? Where I can find one for myself?”.




Do you need really useful resources for IELTS Speaking  preparation (or even other parts of exam)?

Ask any question or share something useful regarding  IELTS Speaking resources  using  tag #IELTSRESOURCES .

For example:

”#IELTSRECOURCES I need sample questions and topic vocabulary about Technology to prepare for IELTS Speaking test. Where I can find them?”.

For  IELTS speaking resources please feel free to visit:


Using Hashtags to Organise Content You Publish


The Rules

By joining this group, you agree that you have read and will follow the rules and guidelines set for this online community. This group is exclusively for anyone who is aiming for a high score in the IELTS Speaking Test.

This group is created as a platform for sharing IELTS Speaking resources It also helps IELTS students from different countries connect and help each other practice spoken English and prepare for IELTS speaking test.

Please feel free to add your friends who you feel would benefit from joining. Please don’t forget to make/share/comment on posts. A lot can be achieved with a sharing community!

I, Maksim Zinovev is the admin of this group and the man behind If you have any question, feel free to contact me.

Please read carefully and follow the rules. You can also find them on the About page: .

Be Kind and Courteous

We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.No rudeness or personal attacks, insulting messages, purposeless inflammatory messages

No Hate Speech or Bullying

Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about things like race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity will not be tolerated.

Keep the language clean

Excessive obscene or vulgar language is not permitted.

No Promotions or Spam

Give more than you take to this group. Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. No advertising. This group may not be used for any advertising – posting a link i for the purpose of selling, soliciting, or promoting a product or service

Respect Everyone’s Privacy

Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group.
Any posts/comments breaching the group rules will be removed
Any members (self)promotional or dubious (cross)posts/links/comments/requests/offers will be removed, unless first pre-approved by admins (admins’ materials are excluded from this rule). This includes free and affiliate/paid links (including shorten links), jobs and promotions, etc.

As the title says, I hope that will to make our free  Facebook community the better place to share insights, tips, questions, answers and support for one another. Wishing you all the best for your IELTS preparations! Thank you, Maksim Zinovev

Feel free to ask if you have any questions.