Category: Resources

How to write an Opinion Essay for Task 2 in IELTS

Wendell via Compfight Using the steps I’ve written about before: Analyzing the Task Question and the 4-Paragraph Structure, here is how you can approach the Opinion essay.  Example: With the recent developments in technology like e-books, some people feel that

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Common Grammar Errors in Writing – Agreement

I previously wrote about a common error that many students make in writing, especially when rushing to finish an IELTS essay in time. This is agreement between different parts of speech.  See the post here. Here are the answers for

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How IELTS Can Increase Your Salary

I’ve met so many students for whom English is their second language who totally hated it when at school. It was forced upon them in their own countries and they ended up not liking it. As a young student it’s

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Do you want to find specific information about different IELTS lessons?

I’ve had a lot of emailed questions and comments from students  who want to find out more about a specific lesson that they have read. If  you  want to find out more about a specific topic, please use Search by

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Practice your English through the news

Dustin Diaz via Compfight The more you listen to or read English news, this is what happens: You start to recognize more vocabulary words and phrases and in different contexts (situations in how the word is used) You start to

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Want to improve your writing for IELTS Task 1 and Task 2?

Thank you readers for registering for my lessons. I’ve been COMPLETELY  BOOKED!! If you’re thinking of registering for a writing lesson, I would still love to help you though, so I  have some suggestions. Try out my ESSAY CORRECTION AND FEEDBACK SERVICE.

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How to write quick conclusions for your IELTS Task 2 essay

In an essay, the introduction and conclusion act like bookends – they’re strong and hold up the books (your argument and ideas) inside them. The conclusion also wraps up your essay neatly and completes your argument for the reader. It

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How to answer diagram label completion questions for the IELTS Reading Test

e_monk via Compfight One type of question that you might get on the IELTS Reading test is completing labels for a diagram. This tests how well you can follow a detailed description of a process or features/traits of something. You

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What IELTS score do you need to study in New Zealand?

Christopher Bowley via Compfight I thought I’d make a resource list of places that state what their requirements are for IELTS. It’s just a start and it’s mostly the main ones that I know off the top of my head,

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Overview of the IELTS Speaking Test

There are 3 parts in the IELTS Speaking test. Part 1: Introduction & Interview (4-5 minutes) The examiner introduces him/herself and confirms your identity and will ask for your passport. The examiner will then ask you general questions on familiar

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