Phrasal Verbs for IELTS
Sep19

Phrasal Verbs for IELTS

Phrasal verbs can make your English sound more natural and lead to a higher degree of fluency. This can obviously help you in the speaking exam, although because they tend to be less formal, they aren’t so useful for writing. However, you will likely hear phrasal verbs in the listening exam, and probably read them in the reading exam, too! What are Phrasal Verbs? Phrasal verbs act as verbs but are actually two or three word phrases....

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Present Continuous for Talking About the Future
May28

Present Continuous for Talking About the Future

The present continuous is a useful tense but learners often find it difficult to know when to use. There are three main uses for this tense, and today we’re going to focus on one of them that can help you in the IELTS Speaking exam: using present continuous for talking about the future.   What is the Present Continuous? Form: To be + present participle (am/is/are) + (verb+ing) Example: I am reading a book. She is reading a book....

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Describe an Animal
May10

Describe an Animal

Hello! I’m proud to give you my first YouTube video for TED-IELTS. It tackles the topic of describing animals for IELTS Speaking Task 2. Most students find this pretty difficult. After all, we’re not all biologists! But there are so many things we can say, and it’s all about using your time carefully. I hope you enjoy it, and I’ll type a rough transcript below in case you have a problem hearing some of the...

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