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Perfunctory – Word of the Day

Posted: January 18, 2021 at 11:10 am   /   Grammar, Spoken, Vocabulary

Perfunctory – Word of the Day Meaning: Lacking in interest or effort Superficial or routine Origin: Perfunctory is a word whose origins can be found entirely in Latin. The word first appeared in English in the late 16th century, and comes from the Late Latin word perfunctorius, meaning “done in a careless or superficial manner,”. Another […]

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Chase Rainbows – Idiom of the Day

Posted: January 18, 2021 at 11:08 am   /   Spoken, Vocabulary

Chase Rainbows – Idiom of the Day Meaning: When someone is pursuing fanciful or unrealistic goals, he is said to be chasing rainbows. Origin: The term comes from the old tale about finding a pot of gold if one digs at the end of the rainbow, where it touches earth. Obviously, no such thing exists. So […]

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Lackadaisical – Word of the Day

Posted: January 17, 2021 at 10:50 am   /   Spoken, Vocabulary

Lackadaisical – Word of the Day Meaning: Lacking enthusiasm, zest and determination; carelessly lazy. Origin: There are times when life seems to be one unfortunate occurrence after another. We’ve all had days when everything was going wrong. When someone had such a day back in the 17th century, people would say “Lackaday” to express their […]

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A plum job – Idiom of the Day

Posted: January 17, 2021 at 10:41 am   /   Spoken

A plum job – Idiom of the Day Meaning: A good job which is well-paid and relatively easy. Origin: It is said that “plum” in the 17th century was slang for £1000, a very large sum indeed in those times. This use was then applied to some political jobs, thought by the man in the […]

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Top 20 Universities in Australia which accepts IELTS Score for MBA

Posted: January 17, 2021 at 10:32 am   /   Career, IELTS, Study Abroad, Travel Abroad

Top 20 Universities in Australia which accepts IELTS Score for MBA Australia provides high-quality, internationally recognised programs in MBA which attracts students from across the globe. Australia is constantly striving to improve its standards in imparting management education. The GMAA (Graduate Management Association of Australia) has created a five-star system which causes universities to improve […]

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Top 20 Universities in UK which accepts IELTS Score for MBA

Posted: January 17, 2021 at 10:29 am   /   Study Abroad, Travel Abroad

Top 20 Universities in UK which accepts IELTS Score for MBA If you ask someone who wishes to pursue an MBA abroad what exams they’re preparing for, the most common answer would be GMAT. They don’t really mention IELTS. But your IELTS score is just as important as your GMAT score. Coming from a non-English speaking country, […]

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All dressed up and nowhere to go – Idiom of the Day

Posted: January 15, 2021 at 3:48 pm   /   Spoken

All dressed up and nowhere to go – Idiom of the Day Meaning: Fashionably or smartly dressed for an anticipated occasion that does not take place. Ready for an event or occasion that has since been canceled. Prepared for action but having nothing to do or unable to be proceeded with. Origin: The initial version […]

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IELTS Listening Tips 2021

Posted: January 14, 2021 at 10:33 am   /   IELTS

This is a question in every test taker’s mind, whether it’s possible to get a 7-8 band score in the IELTS exam. Yes, it is possible if you practice different test papers regularly. You also need to have a good vocabulary and strong grammar. Below are a few IELTS listening tips that you can practice before, during […]

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IELTS Registration 2021 – How to Register for IELTS Examination in India?

Posted: January 13, 2021 at 1:38 pm   /   Uncategorized

IELTS Registration 2021 – How to Register for IELTS Examination in India?Posted: 10 Jan 2021 04:00 AM PSTIELTS Registration India IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the most popular English language proficiency test, designed to evaluate the language ability of the candidates who wish to study or work, in a country where English is used as […]

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IELTS Indicator 2021 | The Test Support You During the Covid-19 Situation

Posted: January 13, 2021 at 1:33 pm   /   IELTS, Travel Abroad, Uncategorized

Anybody who wishes to take the IELTS test, but during this unfortunate time, for some reason or the other cannot go to the test centre, there is now another option made available. IELTS Partners have launched the IELTS Indicator, a new online test to assist students who are impacted by the restrictions due to COVID-19. IELTS Indicator […]

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Berate – Word of the Day

Posted: January 13, 2021 at 1:26 pm   /   Spoken

Berate – Word of the Day Meaning: Scold or criticise someone in anger Origin: This word traces its origin back to the mid-16th century. It is a compound of two words: be-(meaning “thoroughly”), and rate. Here the origins are a bit hazy. It’s possible that rate – and by extension berate – comes from the same ancient word that […]

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A Little Bird Told Me – Idiom of the Day

Posted: January 13, 2021 at 1:24 pm   /   Spoken

A Little Bird Told Me – Idiom of the Day (Also A Little Birdie Told Me) Meaning: This idiom is used to convey that the speaker knows something but chooses to(or has to) keep the identity of their informant secret. Origin: There are multiple possible origin stories for this expression.  Some attribute it to Ecclesiastes 10:20 […]

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Cerulean – Word of the Day

Posted: January 11, 2021 at 10:38 am   /   Grammar, IELTS, Spoken, Vocabulary

Cerulean – Word of the Day Meaning: A deep sky-blue colour. Origin: This word dates back to the mid 17th century. It comes from the Latin word caeruleus, meaning “sky-blue”. In turn, caeruleus originates from the Latin word caelum, meaning “sky”. Usage: I’m thinking of painting the walls of my living room in cerulean blue, to remind myself of my vacation in Santorini. […]

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Ough Words

Posted: January 8, 2021 at 11:12 am   /   Uncategorized

Ough is a letter sequence often seen in words in the English language. This sequence of letters have the most unpredictable pronunciation, at least six pronunciations in North American English and over ten in British English. Contents [show] Uses: This sequence can also be used as a word to express emotion in different ways and forms. It […]

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