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Is General IELTS easier than Academic?

15 Apr 2016 Mehdi Safavi
You might be in two minds about whether to take the Academic version of IELTS or General Training, but is one really easier than the other?

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Ever Heard of IELTS UKVI?

01 Apr 2016 Kasra Sharifan
IELTS has 2 more modules for UK Visas and Immigration (IELTS UKVI). The tests are simpler and only assess your Listening and Speaking. The questions are focused on everyday life situations, and you must show you have the skills needed.

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The American Speech Music

25 Mar 2016 Mehdi Safavi
A couple of days ago, a young man called me and asked if I could teach him how to speak more efficient English even though he was already at an advanced level of English! He said after living in the US for years, he was not able to make himself understood because Americans could not understand his a...

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Did you know 2016 is a leap year?

04 Mar 2016 Mehdi Safavi
A few days ago was 29 February. Do you know what is special about it? It is a leap day which is a date added to the years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024. Alright! Leap years have an extra day (the 29th of February), but how can we learn the number of days in eac...

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Elevate to IELTS Band Score 8.0

26 Feb 2016 Kasra Sharifan
Having been selected the best 2014 app of the year by Apple, Elevate is a personalized brain training app which includes research-backed games to improve your English comprehension, ability to focus, self-confidence and much more.

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What is El niño?

19 Feb 2016 Mehdi Safavi
By definition, El Niñoa refers to change in the weather that happens every three to seven years, caused by a rise in the temperature of a large area of the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of South America. El Niño has severe effects on the weather in many parts of the world, and can cause drought...

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Sing a song for Valentine

12 Feb 2016 Sally Schell
Valentine's Day (February 14) is the day when lovers show their love to each other. This can be done by giving flowers, chocolates, Valentine's cards or just a nice gift. Here's a Valentine song as a gift to you.

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Who is Santa?

25 Dec 2015 Sally Schell
Christmas is globally celebrated on December 25th and is well-known for its Santa Claus. Do you know what he says when he comes? :) Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas!

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How to improve your reading speed

18 Dec 2015 Mehdi Safavi
What problems do you have reading in English? What can you do to improve your reading? We know that speed is a major area of concern for readers, but solving this problem is not that difficult. Read the passage to find at least three ways you can improve your reading speed.

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How to generalize in English

11 Dec 2015 Kasra Sharifan
IELTS writing Task 2 and IELTS Speaking part 3 are the sections where candidates are asked more general questions. That is why every IELTS candidate must know how to properly address more general questions, but unfortunately in many cases, they don't.

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