Building and Structure Vocabulary for IELTS
Jun12

Building and Structure Vocabulary for IELTS

In the IELTS exam, sometimes you need to describe buildings or structures. This can appear in any section of the exam, and having the right vocabulary can get you a great band score. From describing a building you know in the speaking part two, to labelling parts of a diagram in the reading or listening exams, this vocabulary is invaluable for your IELTS studies. Buildings and Structures Vocabulary for IELTS from David...

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Talking about Buildings
Dec06

Talking about Buildings

  The topic of buildings is one that sometimes comes up in the IELTS Speaking Test. Sometimes it may appear in Part One, or it might also pop up in Part Two on the cue card. Obviously, there will be different styles of questions. Part One In the first part of the Speaking Test, questions about buildings will be shorter and simpler, and you won’t be expected to say too much in reply. These questions include: Do you live in a house...

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The Best Kindergarten You’ve Ever Seen, by Takaharu Tezuka
Apr12

The Best Kindergarten You’ve Ever Seen, by Takaharu Tezuka

Introduction In this lesson we’re going to look at a fascinating TED talk by a Japanese architect called Takaharu Tezuka, entitled, “The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen.” The speaker’s English may be difficult for some people to understand because it is quite broken and heavily accented, but he uses fairly simple vocabulary and sentence structures. Besides, English is an international language and you should become familiar...

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