A Complete Guide to the Present Tenses
Sep21

A Complete Guide to the Present Tenses

In today’s grammar lesson I will show you how to boost your IELTS score through mastering the present tenses. Exercise Take a piece of paper and draw two lines through the middle – one from top to bottom and the other from left to right. You end up with a grid split into four sections: You are going to write one sentence in each square describing: Something you do every day. Something you are doing right now. Something you did...

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The 8 Parts of Speech You Need to Know for IELTS [Grammar Lesson]
Sep14

The 8 Parts of Speech You Need to Know for IELTS [Grammar Lesson]

Grammar is important for passing the IELTS, but you already knew that. In order to pass the writing or speaking exams, you need a pretty good grasp of grammar. Yet you also need an extensive vocabulary – that’s pretty important for the reading and listening exams. But how do you learn new words? Most importantly, you don’t learn them in isolation. You learn collocations. You learn how to use the word, or else knowing...

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Describing a Tourist Attraction
Sep12

Describing a Tourist Attraction

In the IELTS Speaking Part 2, you may be asked to describe a place. In fact, this is a very common thing to see on the cue card. One of the common topics is being asked to describe a tourist attraction. It may be someplace you wish to visit, or someplace you have already visited. But how can you describe a tourist attraction? The Cue Card For this part of the test, you will be given a cue card. On the cue card there will be things for...

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The Importance of Synonyms in IELTS
Sep07

The Importance of Synonyms in IELTS

Every IELTS student knows that vocabulary is important when attempting to get a high band score, but do they really understand how useful it is to know lots of synonyms? In fact, learning synonyms is a great way to improve all areas of your IELTS skill. In today’s lesson, we examine the importance of synonyms in IELTS. What are Synonyms? A synonym is a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word. Because...

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An Overview of IELTS [PPT Guide]
Sep06

An Overview of IELTS [PPT Guide]

Most of the people who use this website have been studying IELTS for a long time, but I wanted to make a post for those who haven’t studied it before. Perhaps you Googled “overview of IELTS” to get here. If so, welcome! I’m glad to have you on board. If you aren’t familiar with the IELTS exam, I recommend you check out the IELTS website. However, if you want something simpler to guide you through the...

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