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Make Your Writing More Academic By Losing Personal Pronouns

A very common feature in IELTS essays is the personal pronoun (I, we, you,...

Talking about Buildings

  The topic of buildings is one that sometimes comes up in the IELTS...

Nominalisation for IELTS Writing

You may have noticed that in academic English, we use nouns more than verbs....

How to Structure a Paragraph

In order to write well in English, one must be able to first master the...

3 Mistakes You Should Avoid to Boost Your Writing Skills

We all know that writing is difficult. Even native speakers make mistakes....

5 Ways to Better Listening, by Julian Treasure

Do you want to improve your IELTS listening skills? Well, here’s the...

High-Altitude Wind Energy from Kites, by Saul Griffith

Energy… climate change… technology… these are are all...

Can Money Buy Happiness? by Michael Norton

Introduction Today’s TED IELTS lesson tackles a very interesting question:...

This virtual lab will revolutionize science class, by Michael Bodekaer

Introduction It’s been two weeks since our last TED video lesson, and in...

How to Learn Any Language in Six Months, by Chris Lonsdale

Introduction Hopefully this lesson will be useful for everyone. If you’re...

Describe an Animal

Hello! I’m proud to give you my first YouTube video for TED-IELTS. It...

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