If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you will probably have heard about the problems smartphone giants have been experiencing recently. Here is an example article that you could read about Samsung, which contains language that should help you with describing market trends in IELTS Writing Task 1. Can you locate these expressions in context […]Read more "How to describe trends in IELTS Writing Task 1"
I have just been on the phone with two companies who had called me long-distance to help me 1) sort out problems that I have been having with my accounts lately. Although I couldn’t see their faces, I could hear their 2) genuine 3) uncondescending smiles as they were talking to me. This type of […]Read more "Discussing customer service in IELTS Speaking Part 2"
If you are thinking of doing the IELTS test, it may be worth remembering that part of doing well involves having some general knowledge to be able to discuss this in the interview or write about it in your essay. Certain obscure topics may even come up in reading or listening passages. To help you […]Read more "IELTS topics on work and jobs"
One of the things I enjoy watching when I lean over the balcony every morning with my coffee, is looking at the busy street downstairs. I’ve always found peddlars interesting to watch and wonder if they make any sales at all in one day. I’ve seen some selling accessories such as sunglasses and belts, cigarettes, […]Read more "To Market To Market"