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Connectors in the English Language

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 11:53 am   /   IELTS, Uncategorized

There are variety of connectors within the English that may be wont to assist you show distinction, similarity, outcome, result, sequence and order or relevancy or importance, exemplification, emphasis, clarification, dismissal, summarising or final, particularising, focusing, timing, and correction. Connectors ar particularly helpful once it comes writing your IELTS essay as they’re going to be […]

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Spoken English: Contractions

Posted: August 10, 2019 at 8:52 am   /   Uncategorized
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Mind-blowing facts about the English language

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 12:08 pm   /   Uncategorized

The English language is the only language in the world that capitalises the word ‘I’. Importance of self is very prominent in the English language. The longest word in the English language is “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” and the second longest is “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia”. “I am/go” is the shortest complete sentence in the English Language. The word “Uncopyrightable” is […]

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I couldn’t see words which can be more interesting than AMBIGRAMS.

Posted: March 30, 2019 at 7:45 pm   /   Uncategorized

AMBIGRAMS Ambigrams are the words whose meanings remain the same, when viewed from different perspectives mostly by rotating 180 degrees. These are some of the classic examples of Ambigrams. Sun Microsystems logo Sun Microsystems logo is one of the most brilliant logos in the world. It is a rotationally symmetric chain Ambigram. The word sun appears same […]

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Academic Writing Task 1 Test 16 ANSWER

Posted: March 22, 2019 at 5:07 pm   /   Uncategorized

The graph shows the changing patterns in commuting by train, car, tube or bus for commuters in London in the years 1960, 1980 and 2000. The number of people using trains at first rose from just under 20% in 1960 to about 26% in 1980, but then fell back to about 23% in 2000.  Use of […]

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Academic Writing Task 1 Test 15 ANSWER

Posted: March 22, 2019 at 5:05 pm   /   Uncategorized

The chart shows striking differences in the level of computer and Internet penetration in the Arab world.  The UAE and Kuwait are by far the most computerized countries, with Lebanon a distant third. The UAE has over 150 computers for every 1000 inhabitants, compared to Kuwait’s 130 and Lebanon’s 60. In contrast, countries such as […]

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Linking structures

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 7:43 pm   /   Uncategorized

Using a wide range of vocabulary will help you to gain higher score at IELTS. ListingGiving examplesGeneralisingfirstly, secondly, thirdlyfor examplein generalfirst, furthermore, finallyfor instancegenerallyto begin, to concludeas follows:on the wholenextthat isas a ruleReinforcementin this casefor the most partalsonamelyin most casesfurthermorein other wordsusuallymoreoverResult/consequenceHighlightingwhat is moresoin particularin additionthereforeparticularlybesidesas a result/consequenceespeciallyabove allaccordinglymainlyas well (as)consequentlyReformulationin the same waybecause of […]

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Bank: financial institution vs. action related to the bank

Posted: February 21, 2019 at 10:03 am   /   Uncategorized

Bank: 1. (noun) financial institution where you can deposit your money or get a credit; 2. (verb) action related to the bank which describes either a deal with a financial institution or the action of storing your money into an account. 1. After he graduated, he got a job at a bank. 2. I like working with this […]

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Book: written pages bounded together and to make a reservation

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 7:05 pm   /   Uncategorized

Book: (noun) an object consisting in several written pages bounded together; Book: (verb) the act of making a reservation to a hotel, restaurant, concert and so on, to register a message or to record the ID information of a suspect. The first book he wrote was a complete disaster. I’ve read all of his books. I want to […]

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Address – to speak to / location

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 6:11 pm   /   Uncategorized

Address: 1. (noun) direction, place where someone lives, residence; 2. (verb) action that shows the way you speak to the other/to refer to the others She told me to come to this address and meet her. The Internet address you gave me is wrong. I tried to reach you, but it seems you have changed your address. […]

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Brake vs. Break

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm   /   Uncategorized

When teaching my son how to drive, I told her if she didn’t hit the brake in time she would break the car’s side mirror. These two words have different meanings so it’s important to keep brake vs. break apart. Break can be a verb and a noun. As a verb, it means to shatter, to crack, to make unusable. As a […]

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IDIOM (a shot in the arm)

Posted: February 20, 2019 at 5:11 pm   /   Uncategorized

a shot in the arm Meaning: You can say something is “a shot in the arm”  if it gives a person or an organisation renewed energy or enthusiasm. For example: Getting a grant from the Arts Council was a much-needed shot in the arm for the orchestra. We all agree that the economy needs a shot […]

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Change Your Tune (किसी चीज़ के बारे में अपनी राय बदलना)

Posted: February 18, 2019 at 6:19 pm   /   Uncategorized

Meaning: If you change your tune, you change your opinion about something or your attitude towards someone. For example: At first Sanjay was against selling the rights to his book, but he changed his tune when he realized how much money he could make. Kelly was quite rude to me at first, but she changed […]

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A Red-Letter day

Posted: January 15, 2019 at 12:52 pm   /   Uncategorized
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The Difference Between Flair and Flare

Posted: November 27, 2018 at 4:52 pm   /   Uncategorized

Definitions The noun flair means a talent or a distinctive quality or style. As a noun, flare means a fire or a blazing light. As a verb, flare means to burn with an unsteady flame or shine with a sudden light. Violence, troubles, tempers, and nostrils can flare. Examples “His clothes were tailor-made, and he wore them with a casual flair.” (Maya Angelou, Gather […]

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