Using Conditionals in IELTS Writing

Today’s IELTS class with my student covered conditional structures, mainly because grammar represents one of the four areas of assessment in the Writing and Speaking modules. Producing complex structures shows that a candidate is able to control his or her language well and conditional sentences form part of this ability. Here are a few online […]

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Discussing safety and violence in IELTS Writing and Speaking

It is tragic to hear what is happening in Washington DC, USA about the Nayal Yard shooting. An event like this just does not make any sense, especially when people claim that DC is supposed to be the safest city in the US. Many would blame this on the lax gun control that the country […]

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Using dictionaries in IELTS self-study

Having a good dictionary is essential for students of English to help themselves in self-preparations. A reliable dictionary usually meant having a thick volume of entries printed by reputable publishing houses such as Oxford or Cambridge University Press. These days, however, printed materials are becoming obsolete with the emergence of more convenient handheld devices that can […]

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