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IELTS Listening Practice – archaeology passage

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IELTS Listening Practice – archaeology passage

IELTS Listening Practice - archaeology passage   One of the hardest questions my students have faced in the IELTS listening exam, is the final section where you have an academic monologue - one person speaking about a subject that could be on anything. In this blog, I have found a news piece on archaeology ( [...]

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Vocabulary Challenge for IELTS

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Vocabulary Challenge for IELTS

  Vocabulary Challenge for IELTS   It is always hard to think of harder words for IELTS. Here is a challenge for you. What is the best word or collocation (2 or more words joining together to have a different meaning) you know that you could use to discuss the topic of money?     [...]

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IELTS Vocabulary Practice – Tourism

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IELTS Vocabulary Practice – Tourism

IELTS Vocabulary Practice - Tourism   Want to push your vocabulary up to above band 7? Do you know the 10 excellent words and collocations to use while describing or discussing the topic of tourism? (Answers below)   One of the problems of a place becoming a tourist h _ _   s _ _ [...]

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IELTS Reading Practice Questions

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IELTS Reading Practice Questions

IELTS Reading Practice Questions   One of the types of questions my students have found hardest to answer are the Yes/No/Not Given or True/False/Not Given ones. Here is an interesting article and some IELTS reading practice questions I have written. Answers below.   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/12187042/Chocolate-makes-you-smarter-study-suggests.html   Skim read the passage in about 2 minutes What are [...]

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Describing Festival Celebrations for IELTS

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Describing Festival Celebrations for IELTS

  Describing Festival Celebrations for IELTS   A very happy Sping Festival and year of the Monkey to all those celebrating at the moment.     You may be asked to describe a festive occasion or a memorial event in Part 2 of the IELTS speaking exam.   How would you answer? What excellent words [...]

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Grammar Help for IELTS – Clauses

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Grammar Help for IELTS – Clauses

Grammar Help for IELTS - Clauses   http:// This is a helpful link to describe different clauses and how to use them.   If you need more help with this in your IELTS writing, I have more grammar handouts and support to build sentences, when to use them, linking words, paragraph structures and more. Register [...]

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Happy IELTS Christmas

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Happy IELTS Christmas

  Happy IELTS Christmas   At this time of year it is common to wish everyone a 'Happy Christmas', but what makes people truly happy? To start, consider some synonyms for 'happy' because it is a low level word and needs to be avoided in the IELTS exam. What are some ways of saying that [...]

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IELTS Speaking Practice Questions Part 3

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IELTS Speaking Practice Questions Part 3

IELTS Speaking Practice Questions Part 3   There are many different types of questions that can be asked in IELTS Speaking Part 3 Questions, such as ones that look to the past, ones that look to what is happening now and some which consider how things could change in the future. Other questions might consider [...]

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IELTS Speaking Practice Questions Part 1

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IELTS Speaking Practice Questions Part 1

  IELTS Speaking Part 1 Questions   Work is always a popular subject for IELTS speaking exam questions , talking about your past jobs, what you do now and what you hope to do in the future. So you shouldn't be surprised that you might be asked about this, therefore need to practise what you [...]

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Idioms for IELTS

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Idioms for IELTS

  Idioms for IELTS So if you want to get a higher score in your IELTS Speaking exam, you will need to include at least 1 idiom. It will need to be used correctly / appropriately, so you may need to practise a few that can be used in different situations.     This week [...]

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