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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

When writing for task 2 of the IELTS Writing section, you have 40 minutes to identify the key question, come up with an answer, find examples to support your ideas and then write a well-organized response. If you want to save time and make sure the

Welcome back to our series of posts on improving your IELTS vocabulary. In this post, we’ll be focusing on expanding your vocabulary on transportation.

When sitting for the Writing section of the IELTS test, you may not think Task 1 and 2 are related at all at first glance. When tackling these tasks, however, there are similarities and differences to be aware of. Here are some of the differences and