The 6 Best Books for Studying IELTS
May07

The 6 Best Books for Studying IELTS

There are so many important components to prepare for IELTS. Above all, you must practice, whether you do so online or with a friend or a teacher. However, if you prefer to study from a book, there are some that are essential reading. 1. Cambridge IELTS Series This is by far the most important and useful series of books you can collect in studying for IELTS. The Cambridge IELTS books 1-11 are compiled by Cambridge (who make the IELTS...

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5 Tricks to Boost Your IELTS Reading Speed
May03

5 Tricks to Boost Your IELTS Reading Speed

The IELTS Reading Exam is difficult for a few different reasons, but perhaps the most obvious is the time limit. With only an hour to answer all those questions on three different reading passages, it really is a challenge. So how do you succeed? Is there a quick fix? No, sadly there are no easy ways to pass the IELTS Reading Exam. However, there are some different approaches you can consider. 1. Questions First Some people like to...

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What would happen if you didn’t drink water?
Mar08

What would happen if you didn’t drink water?

Level: pre intermediate and above Topic: Health Time for completion: 15+ min Introduction Our world is comprised of 70% water, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of hydration. Questions https://youtu.be/9iMGFqMmUFs   Watch the video and provide TWO answers of...

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How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years, by Daniel Ally
Feb16

How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years, by Daniel Ally

Introduction What does success mean to you? It means something different to everyone. In this TEDx Talk, Daniel Ally explains how to achieve success in your life. Listening Watch the and answer the questions below. Dictation At the beginning of his talk, Daniel outlines the meaning of success. Listen to the first minute of the video and fill in the blanks below. (Answers at the bottom of the page.) Today I want to talk with you about...

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8 Traits of Successful People
Jan04

8 Traits of Successful People

Level: Pre intermediate and above Time for completion: 20 min   Introduction Ten years of research and 500 face-to-face-interviews led Richard St. John to a collection of eight common traits in successful leaders around the world. https://youtu.be/NOl0v54DaXo   Useful vocabulary Out of the blue: If something happens out of the blue, it is completely unexpected Summit: the highest point of a mountain Puke: to vomit Improve:...

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