If you are preparing for the IELTS exam then you will be interested in these links. If you are not doing exam preparation but want to improve you general English abilities, then I have other links you will be interested in.
But these all come from one source... so this is my
BLOG RECOMMENDATION - Rliberni's Blog
Top 10 Tips for Improving IELTS Scores. This blogger has been involved with IELTS since the mid-1990s (when it started!) so she has lots of experience and certainly understands what you need for the exam.
The recommendations here are based on using, not losing your bilingual dictionary. Generally I think it is better for learners to use an English to English dictionary but I think bilingual dictionaries are useful and I think the suggestions here are good ways to use them. So, take a look at Rliberni's 10 Ways to Increase Your Vocabulary.
These are some GREAT suggestions and I think I'll start using some of them with my Spanish! I really like Rliberni's 10 Goofy Ways to Practise Speaking Skills.