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Articles In English – Definite, Indefinite And Zero

The series of articles in the coming weeks is designed to help candidates move from level 6 to level 7. Being able to move from …

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Describe Increase/Decrease: with Adjectives, Adverbs & Prepositions

Adjectives & Adverbs   The first part of the article will focus on twenty adjectives/ adverbs that you can use to help make your description …

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DESCRIBING INCREASES AND DECREASES

The aim of this week’s article is to show you the main verb and noun forms used for describing increases and decreases. This area of …

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WRITING TASK – DESCRIBING DIAGRAMS – PROCESS DESCRIPTION – PART 2

This week’s article will focus on giving advice for describing and explaining the main details in a process description. We will use the example of …

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IELTS Writing Task – Describing Diagrams – Process Description Part 1

This week’s article is the first of two on process description. This article will focus on the planning, describing diagrams and introduction to writing a …

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BRAINSTORMING IDEAS AND WRITING AN ESSAY PLAN

Brainstorming ideas is difficult for students. They often find it difficult to think of ideas, and think they don’t know what to write about.   …

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UNDERSTANDING WHAT IS REQUIRED AND THE MARKING CRITERIA

  It is very important to read the question carefully. Make sure you really focus on the tasks and produce what the examiner is looking …

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FOCUSING ON THE QUESTION: SELECTING, COMPARING, SUMMARISING

In this week’s article, I want to focus on some critical factors involved in writing an effective IELTS writing task 1. I will focus on …

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE DIFFERENT DIAGRAMS

For writing task 1 you need to describe one or more diagrams which could be a: – Line graph – Bar chart – Pie chart …

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3 IMPORTANT TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR FLUENCY

As with all languages, it takes time for language learners to improve their general fluency. Therefore, the longer you spend on practising your fluency in …

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5 PART 1 IELTS SPEAKING TIPS YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW

We are going to discuss in detail how you can answer the questions given to you by the examiner in your IELTS Speaking examination.   …

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MORE TIPS FOR IELTS SPEAKING SUCCESS

Most of you may have a very good speaking ability. And you think you have the chance to get that 7 or above band score …

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