How to Pass the IELTS Listening
Jun17

How to Pass the IELTS Listening

Ok, so technically the IELTS exam is not PASS/FAIL but you know what I mean… You want the best grade you can get, right? And when you don’t get it, it feels like you failed. So here’s how to succeed in the IELTS Listening Exam. Predicting the Material This is the most important thing that you can do. Good listeners are the ones who carefully predicted the material. I don’t mean they knew what exactly would be...

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4 Tips For Improving Your IELTS Listening Score
Apr19

4 Tips For Improving Your IELTS Listening Score

If you are considering taking the IELTS exam, you might already be aware that the fee they charge can be pretty high. Thus you want to ensure that your score is perfect the first time around so you do not need to dole out another hefty payment to retake the test. One of the components they test in the IELTS exam is your listening ability. The candidate’s ability to understand and comprehend English is tested by the candidates having...

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IELTS Listening Practice: Solar Power
Jan22

IELTS Listening Practice: Solar Power

Level: pre intermediate and above Time for completion: 10+ min   How does Solar Energy work? This video demonstrates how a grid-tied home solar power system works. It shows the exact process from the moment sunlight hit the solar panels, the actual power conversion, and how the DC (direct current) electricity from the panels is converted to AC (alternating current) for home use, as AC is the compatible form of energy for most...

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Improve your English listening skills with podcasts
Apr24

Improve your English listening skills with podcasts

The best thing about learning English is that there are so many amazing resources for doing it. One of the reasons that English is so commonly spoken across the globe is that you can find English resources everywhere – and not just in dusty old textbooks. Learning English needn’t be boring. Sometimes you have to study grammar and vocabulary, but you can also learn English through the fun stuff like TV shows, songs, novels,...

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10 IELTS Listening Tips
Apr07

10 IELTS Listening Tips

Introduction One of the main purposes of this website is to provide you with an interesting (and free) way to improve your IELTS score. By using TED talks you can learn some useful vocabulary and practice your listening at the same time. But there’s more to preparing for the listening exam than just practice. You’ll need to remember the following things to get a high score in the listening exam.   1.      Pre-read the questions I...

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