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Reading Test 016 Answer and Explanations

Posted: July 21, 2019 at 12:17 pm   /   ANSWER

Reading Passage: ODONATA 1. (C) Paragraph 1: “Dragonflies and damselflies get their name from the powerful serrated jaws they use to tear apart their prey.” 2. (B) Paragraph 2: “Dragonflies hold their wings out to the side while damselflies fold their wings back.” 3. (B) Paragraph 2: “Damselflies’ eyes are smaller, and there is a space between them.” 4. (A) Paragraph 2: “Dragonflies […]

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Describe a person you admire

Posted: July 21, 2019 at 11:10 am   /   Cue Card (May to Aug 2019), Speaking Part 2

Describe a person you admire. You should say:     •who the person is     •what he or she is like     •and why you admire him or her. Here are some ideas. Best vocabulary is underlined. I’m going to talk about my father because he has been a major influence in my life. My father was […]

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IELTS Speaking Part 2 Tips

Posted: July 21, 2019 at 10:29 am   /   Speaking Part 1, Spoken

Before the exam, prepare ideas for the six main topics: 1. Describe an object (a gift, something you use etc.) 2. Describe a person (someone you admire, a family member etc.) 3. Describe an event (a festival, celebration etc.) 4. Describe an activity (e.g. a hobby) 5. Describe a place (somewhere you visited, a holiday […]

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Posted: June 30, 2019 at 4:29 pm   /   IELTS

1. Position statement:·The price of gas stood at $2.75 per gallon.·In 2005, the sugar export accounted for about 10% of total exports.2. Movement statements·There wasa decrease in the price of gas/ gas prices.·There wasan increase in the sugar export/ export of sugar/ exportedsugar.·Gas prices/ the price of gas decreased.·The export of sugar/ the sugar export/ […]

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Posted: June 30, 2019 at 4:26 pm   /   Writing Task 2

The IELTS Academic Writing lasts for 60minutes (an hour). In the 1 hour,you have to complete 2 tasks, task 1 is a report, and task 2 is an essay. It issuggested that you should spend about 20 minuteson task 1 and about 40minutes on task 2. In the IELTS Academic Writing task 1, you are […]

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Writing Task 2 (Vol.2) Today, the quality of life in large cities is decreasing. Discuss the causes and solutions.

Posted: June 27, 2019 at 12:41 pm   /   Writing Task 2

The global phenomenon of urbanisation from the beginning of industrialisation to the present day has brought opportunity and prosperity, albeit at a cost in the quality of life. With an increasing city population, the complexity of the challenges also increases, the causes and solutions for this are outlined below. The causes for the decrease in […]

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Agree or Disagree: Writing Task 2 (Doing an enjoyable activity with a child can develop better skills and more creativity than reading)

Posted: June 27, 2019 at 11:23 am   /   Writing Task 2

Doing an enjoyable activity with a child can develop better skills and more creativity than reading. To what extent do you agree? Use reasons and specific examples to explain your answer. Parents throughout the world place spend time reading with their offspring to prepare them for school where their literacy skills are further developed; however, […]

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Fluency and Cohesion

Posted: June 23, 2019 at 10:07 am   /   Grammar

Connectives are words or phrases that connect and relate sentences and paragraphs. They help to build the logical flow of ideas as they signal the relationship between sentences and paragraphs. You can see some of the more commonly used connectives in the table below. These words and expressions help to develop, relate, connect and even moveideas. The […]

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Correct usage of Word and Sentence Stress

Posted: June 23, 2019 at 10:01 am   /   Grammar

One of the four areas that you’ll receive a grade for is pronunciation; in fact, pronunciation accounts for 25% of the speaking score. What is word stress? In English, when a word has more than one syllable, one part of the word will be more stressed than the other; this is called word stress. And […]

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Describe a time when you got angry

Describe a time when you got angry

Posted: June 17, 2019 at 2:55 pm   /   Cue Card (May to Aug 2019), CUE CARDS

Something happened just a few days ago which made me angry. Looking back on it now – it was stupid to get angry but at the time it was just how I felt. I had been experiencing a problem with my internet service, it had become intermittent over the last couple of days and then […]

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