Buying an IELTS Test Report

Never a good idea. First of all, it is illegal to purchase a fake certificate. If caught, you may suffer some severe consequences. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous people and shady organisations have tried to take advantage of the desperation and gullibility of a few who are unable to do the test for various reasons … if the money is […]

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Discussing capital punishment in IELTS Writing and Speaking

As Indonesia is transporting two Australian citizens for execution on an island near Java for drug-related offences right now, many people, including Indonesians, are outraged by the decision made by its government to carry out the death sentence on the two men. The issue of capital punishment is a topic that you may be asked […]

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Crime or Criminality? – IELTS Writing Task 2

When writing an essay, candidates quite often have to choose words very carefully so that they can communicate their ideas very clearly to their reader, or more importantly, the IELTS examiner. This is the objective of any piece of writing. If you cannot communicate your ideas effectively, then your writing has failed its purpose. Sometimes, […]

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Discussing CCTV and Street Lighting in IELTS Writing and Speaking

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? […]

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Discussing safety and violence in IELTS Writing and Speaking

It is tragic to hear what is happening in Washington DC, USA about the Nayal Yard shooting. An event like this just does not make any sense, especially when people claim that DC is supposed to be the safest city in the US. Many would blame this on the lax gun control that the country […]

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Discussing Virtual Crime in IELTS Writing and Speaking

In today’s world, a person can’t be too careful with online safety and there are many people out there in the real world as well as on the internet who are just waiting for an opportunity to part you from your money. With the advancement of technology, comes a price. As in real life, you […]

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