Speaking: Expressing likes and dislikes

In Parts 1 and 2 of the speaking test, you will be expected to use English to talk about familiar topics.This will include talking about your likes and dislikes. In IELTS it is helpful if you look directly at the examiner and use your face to help you communicate. This is not considered impolite in English. Here are 2 of the most frequently used … [Read more...]

IELTS Speaking Vocabulary : Friends

On the IELTS Speaking module, you may be asked to talk about your friends and your social life; therefore, it is important to use a wide range of vocabulary and use several different phrases during your conversation with the examiner. There are a few tips to get a better score on the IELTS speaking module too. Some Speaking-related tips: Don't … [Read more...]

IELTS Speaking Vocabulary : Holidays and Travel

Before you want to start practicing for IELTS speaking module, you should expand your range of English vocabularies and learn more words in order to express yourself in a more complex and detailed ways. Learning more words and phrases help you to explain more complex ideas in your speaking module and get a better score. Your vocabulary range is … [Read more...]

Extra reading: Culture shock

Read the following passage and try to guess the meaning of the words that are bold. Try to write a summary of the following passage and use the bold words in your summary. Culture shock You have read about Romulus and Remus whose culture shock came when they went back to the world of human beings after being raised by a wolf. Tarzan's culture … [Read more...]

THE WORLD IS OUR OYSTER: IELTS Matching information with new words

Matching Information is one of the most important IELTS Reading question types that appear frequently on the IELTS. You should spend about 20 minutes on the following reading passage. THE WORLD IS OUR OYSTER A)¬†Independent travel is on the increase and while package holidays which offer an all-inclusive price for transport, accommodation and … [Read more...]

Word Families: Environment

In order to expand your range of vocabularies, you need to learn all other forms of a word. This way, you'll enlarge your words domain and have more control over the language. Part 1: noun noun verb defence defender defend 1) The scale of trees provides a ........ against the drying of the sun. 2) Fish cannot ........... … [Read more...]