Informal expressions in IELTS Writing Task 1

In letter writing, it is important for IELTS candidates to be able to distinguish between expressions that are appropriate for formal correspondence and those that are more suitable for social messages. Unsurprisingly, students seem to think that as long as their grammar is right, then their writing would be OK. This is, unfortunately, a myth! […]

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The Exact Steps You Will Need For A Band 9 In IELTS Reading

For those who are taking the IELTS soon, here are a few reminders for the Reading test – both Academic and General: There is far too much material for you to be able to read everything and answer all questions in the time available.  You should aim to answer the questions while reading as little […]

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10 Simple Rules for IELTS Writing Task 1

Well, your pencils are sharpened and you are now ready to start the Writing section of the IELTS. You have understood the important strategies and techniques that you need to use when you practised by yourself and with your tutor. Photo Credit: nathan17 via Compfight Before you receive your first question paper, you run through […]

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Talking about television in IELTS Writing and Speaking

In the IELTS Speaking module, candidates can be asked a variety of questions, and one of the topics that may be asked in either Part 1, 2, or 3, could be about television programmes. A question from Part 1 may come as: What kind of TV programmes do you enjoy watching? One from Part 2 […]

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