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Grammar Lesson 101: Prepositions and What You Should Know
July 8, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
Prepositions are tricky bits of English grammar that even some native speakers have difficulty mastering. Part of the problem is that there are no hard-and-fast rules about what preposition to use and when to use [...]
Grammar Tips 101: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
June 20, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
Adjectives are used to describe or modify words. But when you want to compare objects, you need a specific set of adjectives to help. That's where comparative and superlative adjectives come in. However, these particular [...]
Grammar Lessons 101: Understanding Phrasal Verbs
May 30, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
With roots in Gaelic, Arabic, Latin, French, and Saxon it is no wonder that the English language can be tricky to learn. While no language is easy to learn, English, with its multitudinous rule exceptions [...]
Grammar for IELTS: A Look at the Passive Voice
May 22, 2019 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
Welcome back to our series of posts on improving your grammar for IELTS!  The post provides you with an opportunity to explore relative clauses, and it includes tips for improving your own use of this [...]
Writing and Speaking: The Importance of Linking Words [IELTS TIPS]
May 12, 2019 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Bridges, links, ties, bonds, joiners, connectors and ligaments – what do all these things have in common? They all connect things! They all bring things together. They take two or more things, join them in some [...]
Writing Task 2: How to Write a Good Conclusion [Writing Tips]
May 8, 2019 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
If you’ve written essays in the past, then you probably already know that a conclusion is essential for providing closure to your writing; the IELTS Writing Task 2 is no exception. But what many [...]
Is Translating Hurting Your IELTS Success?
May 1, 2019 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
It’s movie time! You’re about to watch a film in English, but English isn’t your first language. So the question is, subtitles or not? If you’re like most people, you will [...]
Tips for Organizing Your Writing
April 25, 2019 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
One crucial aspect of the IELTS writing exam is that the writing responses be well organized. Having well-organized answers is one of the criteria your IELTS examiner will look for. This blog provides some things [...]
A Simple Formula for Discussing Two Opposing Views in Your IELTS Essay
April 21, 2019 by Angela Rutherford Angela Rutherford
Doing your best on the writing section of the IELTS exam is easier if you take the time to get to know the different essay types that can appear. Once you know the kinds of [...]
Computer-Delivered IELTS Comes to Ottawa!
April 18, 2019 by IELTS IELTS
Computer-delivered IELTS is now available in Ottawa. Operated by the Algonquin College IELTS Test Centre, the new computer-delivered IELTS venue will begin testing on May 2, 2019. Book early to get your preferred dates! Click [...]

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