Eid Mubarak!

I made my signature Pineapple Jam Tarts a few hours ago in my last minute preparation effort to welcome Eid-ul-Fitr 2014. To my Muslim readers, have a happy and blessed Eid! Until next time!

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Protest and Help for Gaza

I am truly happy to read about a group of people in Japan yesterday that protested the massacre that is happening in Gaza. Although international condemnation is necessary to help recognise this blatant act of murder against civilians, children, in particular, there are also ways to help with delivering aid to affected areas. If you […]

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Process in IELTS Writing Task 1

Occasionally, candidates may be given a process to describe in IELTS Writing Task 1. This can be a problem if you are not prepared and have no idea of the language that you need to use for this context. Obviously, you cannot use commonly-used (and sometimes over-used!) expressions like: increased dramatically, fluctuated, gradual decline, etc. […]

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Are you an IELTS word criminal?

I came across this today and was quite amused by the catchy lyrics and music. I remember Weird Al Yankovic from the Michael Jackson parody. Was it “Eat it”? My memory fails me, but it’s good to see that he’s still active in the music industry. Anyway, being an English teacher, I can absolutely relate […]

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The IELTS Tutor

CAN’T GET A BAND 7 OR 8 IN THE IELTS TEST? STILL GETTING THE SAME SCORE AGAIN AND AGAIN? SPENT A LOT OF MONEY ON LESSONS BUT NO IMPROVEMENT? WORRIED ABOUT NEVER GETTING THAT HIGH SCORE? IELTS may be difficult for many people but you CAN easily beat this challenge with the right kind of […]

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More IELTS student feedback

There is nothing more delightful than receiving message after message from students who have gone on to achieve their goals after going through IELTS lessons with me. Although the training can be tough, the results speak for themselves and the credit goes to you, the student, for all your hard work in persisting with me […]

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