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takeielts.britishcouncil You will need to read quickly and efficiently, and manage your time You will be asked to read three different passages and respond to related questions in your IELTS Reading test. The content of the Reading test is different for IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests. Details of each version are given below. The Best Websites For Learning English Pronunciation Ways to Help ELLs Learn Pronunciation is the headline of one of my Education Week Teacher columns. I had to make a lot of difficult choices to come up with this latest “The Best…” list. One decision I made was to focus this list more on Beginning and Early Intermediate English Language Learners, or for more advanced ELL’s who primarily would use these sites more to “brush-up” or review some basic pronunciation skills. I am developing another list that I’ll call The Best Sites For Developing English Conversational Skills.

Paperbacks & Collections Kids Who Read Succeedby Linda Cornwell Kids need to read a lot. Time spent reading is important. Kids should read extensively both in and out of school to polish their basic reading skills and develop fluency. During the school day, students need large chunks of time to read extended texts for a variety of purposes: for information, for pleasure, and for exploration.

Free graded readers for extensive reading Are you looking for free graded readers? Are you a learner of English? Do you want to read every day in English? Do you want to read simple books to improve your English? takeielts.britishcouncil You will be allowed 1 hour to complete two tasks in the IELTS General Training Writing test. The two parts of this practice Writing test are presented on two separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible. The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English This was one of the trickiest “The Best…” list for me to compile. As I was going through my favorites, and all of the great suggestions others contributed, I concluded that it might work best to really create two lists. The first list — this one — will highlight sites that actually have students recording their own voices in a number of different ways and post their speaking assignments online. The second list, which I’ll publish later this month and will include a number of the sites that readers suggested, will focus on sites where students have to listen to spoken examples for developing better pronunciation skills.

Six Amazing Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger Long writing activities are not very frequently done in class. I tend to think that my students are like me; I need the right kind of atmosphere. Writing requires time, silence and lots of inspiration. videws 1110 ESL students can learn English with lessons featuring audio (and/or video), a script, interactive quiz and vocabulary activities. 1150 Urban Plannning Shifani talks about making cities more efficient places to live. 1148 Scary Food Paul and Todd look at the threat of disease to the food supply. 1147 Animal Workers Paul and Todd look at animals being part of the labor force. 1146 Captivity Todd and Paul discuss animals living in captivity. 1145 Tiger Farm Todd talks to Paul about visiting a tiger farm.

Man rescued after being lost in IKEA for 12 days – Luxembourg Wurst ARLON, Belgium — A disoriented shopper was rescued on Thursday after being lost for nearly two weeks in an IKEA store near the Luxembourg border. Late last month, Michael Parrish, 33, entered the premises for a “quick stop” to purchase an inexpensive lamp for his infant son’s bedroom and 100 lime-green napkins requested by his wife, he says. However, after more than an hour of unsuccessfully searching for the cash registers, he knew he was in trouble. “I kept following those stupid arrows on the ground, but as if by design, they only led me in circles,” he told the Wurst. “Each time I passed an employee, I tried explaining in perfectly good English that I was lost and desperately needed an exit, but no one understood me.”

takeielts.britishcouncil Follow this Listening test advice, and make sure you understand how to respond to 'completion' type questions. You will be given time to read through the questions before you listen. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once. takeielts.britishcouncil Follow this Reading test advice, and make sure you understand how to respond to ‘completion’ type questions. It is essential that you write your answers on the answer sheet. Nothing you write on the question paper will be marked. You may write your answers on the question paper and transfer them to the answer sheet before the end of the test if you like. However, it is important to note that you will not be given extra time to do this. You must write your answers in pencil.

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