One aspect of the IELTS writing exam that is very important is writing paragraphs that are clear, effective, and easy to follow. This blog post will provide information on how to write well-organized and well-written paragraphs on your exam.
Fluency of speaking is well known to most language learners. However, many of us don’t think about fluency for the other skill test areas in IELTS – reading, writing, and listening. Even though it is most commonly a feature of speaking ability, to do
Today’s IELTS theme is travel and holidays. Before we look at some suggested vocabulary sets for this topic, we’ll take a few minutes to look at the terms travel and holidays in more detail. Let’s look at a few common collocations with these two
For both the Academic and General version of the IELTS test, this type of question occurs frequently. Many candidates lose confidence or even second guess themselves because they struggle with answering Yes/No/Not Given and True/False/Not Given
To truly know a language you have to be able to dream, plan, create, judge, argue, and a whole lot of other things while thinking in that language. So how is this connected to IELTS? How does IELTS know if you can dream or create in English? This
You are getting ready for the IELTS General Training test and you know that you will be given a short (150 word) letter writing assignment. Are you ready for that?
Today, we’ll be looking at improving your IELTS vocabulary on the topic of the environment. We’ll start by exploring relevant sub-topics that you can use to create your own vocabulary sets. Then, we’ll go over a few nature and environment idioms that
If you are planning to take an IELTS test, you may have come across an online public version of the Writing band descriptors for the Writing tasks.
How are skimming and scanning different?
Skimming is reading quickly to find the general overview of the passage.
Scanning is reading quickly to find specific details within the passage.
What are some skimming techniques?
Pronunciation is one of the toughest things to improve for many who study English as another language. It is a common challenge! So other than depending on your friend or your phone to de-code those subtle language points, how can you improve? This