Sunday Morning Live is a TV programme that discusses a lot of interesting issues of the week. If you’re in the UK, you can watch it every Sunday at 10am on BBC One. IELTS candidates would benefit a lot from the ideas and language thrown out during discussions. The video below is an example. The topic is based […]Read more "Discussing compassion in IELTS Writing and Speaking"
A possible topic in the IELTS Speaking Part 3 may involve diet or health. The language in this video can be used to discuss addiction, the banning of substances, or even government control. The issue here is: Should tobacco be banned? If you know of countries (including yours) which have banned smoking in public places, […]Read more "Can you talk like this in IELTS Speaking Part 3?"
A few weeks ago, I posted an article on discussing internet safety with the question: Some people believe that technological tools such as body scanners and CCTV have significantly enhanced our safety and security, while others feel that they have resulted in a loss of privacy. Do the benefits of these items outweigh their disadvantages? […]Read more "Discussing CCTV and Street Lighting in IELTS Writing and Speaking"
I recently had a lesson covering language of agreeing and disagreeing. This can be quite confusing for learners, especially with So do I and Neither do I. They are both expressions of agreement. Here is a (very!) long list of activities to help you along: Agreeing and Disagreeing – So do I, Neither do I, […]Read more "So do I / Neither do I"