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Expressing Opinions

The IELTS task 2 assignment requires you to give and support expressing opinions, and also to express your feelings. To suitably impress the examiners you …

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Swoosh English IELTS Student Essay: Task 2-9

Hello IELTS students, Do you have the same challenges with IELTS writing task 2 essay as this student below? Let’s see if you can learn …

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The Word Combinations In English

This article returns to the area of multi-word expressions. To achieve a level 7 or above grade, you need to show a familiarity with the …

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Facts and Opinions

This article deals with the kind of language needed for stating facts and giving opinions for IELTS writing band score 7 success! It is not always …

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Using past verb forms ( simple and progressive)

The IELTS Band 7 descriptor states the need for candidates to show both a wide variety of structures but also accuracy in the use of …

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ACADEMIC TASK 1 – GRAMMAR ARTICLES

This is a follow-up set of exercises to a previous one on articles. The specific aim of the exercises is to give you help in …

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Swoosh English IELTS Student Essay: Task 2-6

Hello IELTS students, I hope you are all busy preparing for your exam. As you know, IELTS writing can be tough and what better way …

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Adverbial Clauses of Time

Adverbial clauses of time cause problems for advanced students in various areas. For example, it is not always straightforward deciding whether to use present or …

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Swoosh English IELTS Student Essay: Task 2-7

Hello IELTS students,   Do you agree IELTS writing can be difficult to get a band score 7+? Let’s make things easier for you by …

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It Clauses: Using Them Effectively In IELTS Writing TASK 1 and 2

So-called ‘’it’ clauses are used to focus the reader’s attention on information or views that the writer wishes to emphasize. An ability to use such …

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Swoosh English IELTS Student Essay: Task 2-8

Hello IELTS students, Do you have the same challenges with IELTS writing task 2 as this student below? Let’s see if you can learn from …

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Review

The purpose of the previous eleven articles has been to draw attention to specific language points you need to be comfortable with in order to …

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