ielts-simon.com: Daily lessons with an ex-IELTS examiner Here's the full essay that I wrote with my students for the question below. Some people think that strict punishments for driving offences are the key to reducing traffic accidents. Others, however, believe that other measures would be more effective in improving road safety. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion. People have differing views with regard to the question of how to make our roads safer. In my view, both punishments and a range of other measures can be used together to promote better driving habits.
Ten don'ts for the IELTS speaking test Should you use big words in the IELTS speaking test? Chris Pell, winner of the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for his post helping IELTS students with pronunciation, gives us his advice in the second part of his list of dos and don'ts for the IELTS speaking test. Read part one for the dos. Don’t memorise answers Lots of people think that the best way to do well in the speaking test is to remember scripted answers and simply use these in the test. This is a bad idea because memorised answers are very obvious and examiners are trained to spot them.
Wystan Hugh Auden - Funeral Blues This poem can be found under at least four titles. There is some confusion and much discussion on Usenet about the original title of this poem. The following information is mainly taken from newsgroup postings. The title "Funeral Blues" was used in a publication 3 years after Auden's death, presumably with the knowledge and permission of Auden's literary executors, amongst whom was Edward Mendelson, unchallenged in his role as Auden's chief editor, biographer and critic. Professor Mendelson himself used that title for the poem when editing "Collected Poems" (1976).
Blog no 1 - IELTS Writing: Task 1 - A IELTS Writing Task 1 - Graph #31 The graph shows Underground Station Passenger Numbers in London. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant. IELTS Free Test Preparation Exercises & Materials The IELTS, is an international standardised test of English language proficiency jointly managed by Cambridge English Language Assessment and the British Council. IELTS is one of the major English-language tests in the world. IELTS is accepted by most academic institutions in English-speaking countries, and various professional organisations across the world. It is also a requirement for immigration into several English-speaking countries. Below you will find materials to help you prepare for the IELTS examination. Academic Reading
graphing vocabulary The Academic IELTS Writing Task 1 requires you to use several vocabularies to present the data given in a pie/ bar/ line/ mixed graphs or to describe a process or a flow chart. Being able to use appropriate vocabulary, presenting main trends, comparing & contrasting data and presenting the logical flow of the graph ensures a high band score in your Academic IELTS writing task 1. This vocabulary section aims to help you to learn all the vocabulary, phrases and words you need to know and use in your Academic writing task 1 to achieve a high band score.
Teaching Conditionals for ESL Conditionals can be a confusing aspect of the English language to grasp for both ESL and native speaking students. However, like many other aspects of second language acquisition, the concept can be considerably more difficult for ESL students. Different languages approach conditionals in different manners, so ESL lessons that address conditionals will be interpreted differently by students depending on their native language. The following sections cover the concept of conditionals and suggest teaching strategies that could be implemented for your students. Defining Conditionals Conditionals are sentence structures that explain a particular situation or circumstance and its consequences.
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Study English: formal writing Transcript MARGOT POLITISHello. I'm Margot Politis. Welcome to Study English, IELTS preparation. Today we're going to talk about businesses and different ways to discuss economic information. We're going to listen to an interview with the head of a large clothing company. Inside IELTS - Free online course What skills are important for success in the IELTS Academic test? How do IELTS examiners assess your level? What do you need to do in order to improve your IELTS band score?
CAE Use of English Practice test - Cambridge Advanced Exam - Difficulty level: C1 / advanced This activity helps with part 2 of the Use of English paper. You should complete this activity in 15 minutes. Study English: word families Transcript MARGOT POLITISHello. I'm Margot Politis. Welcome to Study English, IELTS Preparation. In this series, we look at the skills you'll need to write formal, academic English and you'll have the chance to listen to people talking about topics you'll find at colleges and universities. In today's episode, we're going to hear someone talking about a new type of crime - electronic crime. Study English: adjectives and their uses Transcript MARGOT POLITISHello. I'm Margot Politis. Welcome to Study English, IELTS preparation. Today on Study English we're looking at adjectives.
Study English: cause, effect and countries Transcript MARGOT POLITISHello. I'm Margot Politis. Welcome to Study English, IELTS preparation. Today we're going to talk about the environment. Global warming is caused by the presence of greenhouses gases in the atmosphere.