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Expand Your IELTS Vocabulary – Transportation
May 16, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Welcome to our second post on expanding your IELTS vocabulary! In the first post of this series, we talked about the benefits of learning new words and phrases through common IELTS themes and explored vocabulary [...]
Expand Your IELTS Vocabulary – Education
April 4, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
When working on expanding your vocabulary for your IELTS test, it’s important that you choose a method to achieve your goals in the time that you have available. For example, reading novels and other [...]
Improving your Pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking Test – Part 3
February 20, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Welcome to the third and final part of our blog series on improving your pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking test. In case you missed the previous posts, here they are:Part One focuses on individual [...]
Writing Task 2: Dealing with Task Input
February 1, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re already somewhat familiar with the different parts of the IELTS, including the Writing module. But in case you’re just getting started and still don’[...]
Functional Language: Expressions for Speaking
January 25, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’re reading this, you’re probably getting ready to take the IELTS. Well done! This post will help you to prepare for the IELTS Speaking module by learning about useful language you can [...]
Improving your Pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking Test – Part 2
January 15, 2018 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Welcome back! In this three-part series, we’re looking at ways to improve your pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking test. In Part One, we talked about three important aspects of English pronunciation: individual sounds, word [...]
Improving your Pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking Test – Part 1
November 23, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Do you want to improve your pronunciation for the IELTS Speaking test? Well, you’ve come to the right place. As you may already know, pronunciation is one of four criteria on which you will [...]
Making Your Speaking and Writing More Cohesive: A Look at Linkers
October 23, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Many English learners believe that in order to speak and write in English properly, all they need is an extensive vocabulary and correct grammar: first they learn the words, then they use grammar to form [...]
A Positive Attitude Towards the IELTS Exam
October 2, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Exams can be stressful, as anyone who has taken an exam at some point knows. Given that exam results can have a significant effect on people’s lives and careers, it’s quite common for [...]
About Grammar and Why It’s So Important in IELTS
September 5, 2017 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Nowadays, it’s common to hear that the kind of grammar we use is not what really matters for everyday English; the important thing is whether or not other people understand what we say or [...]

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