10 Great Resources for Learning Idioms in IELTS Speaking

My online lessons lately have been focussed on one of the criteria in the IELTS interview – lexical resource. To reach a band 7, a candidate must at least *use some less common and idiomatic vocabulary. *IELTS Speaking band descriptors (public version) Image: http://matters-phonetic.blogspot.com/2010/10/abnormal-idioms-4_02.html Here are some helpful websites to help you cope with this […]

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5 Brilliant Activities to Practise Pronunciation in IELTS Speaking!

One of the most important aspects of improving pronunciation is being aware of various sounds in a language. Although there are 26 alphabets in English, there are in fact 44 different sounds that learners have to use. Sometimes, it is not enough to just rely on electronic or digital translators to help you distinguish these […]

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3 Resources to help you become more fluent in IELTS Speaking

Being fluent is an important element in speaking effectively and this is especially true in IELTS interviews. There are certain expressions that candidates can learn (and even memorise!) to help them with conveying ideas more smoothly. You can have a look at some examples from the websites below: Improve English fluency skills: learn chunks not […]

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