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3 places on the web for speaking practice

27 Mar 2014 Mehdi Safavi
Speaking is a challenging English skill mainly because you don't get the chance to practice it. You may not have English speaking friends or don't have time to attend English classes. But here's the solution!

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108 - Describe a museum

27 Mar 2014 Maryam Taghavi
In part 2 of the speaking test, you have one minute to prepare and 1-2 minutes to talk using a cue card the examiner gives you. In this 2-minute podcast an IELTS Juice expert describes a museum.

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How to talk about national holidays

20 Mar 2014 Mehdi Safavi
In part 2 of the IELTS speaking test you are given a topic to speak about for 1 to 2 minutes, and in part 3 of the test you need to discuss more general questions related to the same topic. In this lesson, you will first listen to a monologue and then an informal discussion.

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14 English phrases for describing relationships

13 Feb 2014 Mehdi Safavi
Do you find it difficult to understand relationship statuses (for example on social networking websites like Facebook)? Don't worry! You're not alone. Tomorrow is 14 Feb 2014 (Hint: Valentine's Day!) and in this week's lesson we are going to explain 14 useful English phrases about relationships.

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Classroom English

06 Feb 2014 Mehdi Safavi
It goes without saying that communicating with your classmates and the teacher should be in English, and you should try to avoid speaking your mother tongue as much as you can. But this is not so easy unless you learn useful phrases for this purpose - classroom English.

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6 myths about the IELTS speaking exam

16 Jan 2014 Julia Griffin
IELTS is a worldwide English language testing system which is recognised by institutions around the globe as a reliable indicator of an individual's competency in the use of English. It could be argued that the IELTS exam is the most ubiquitous exam taken by students in the world.

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How to write and read dates in English

02 Jan 2014 Mehdi Safavi
Writing dates may differ from one language to another. Do you know how to write dates correctly in English? For success in IELTS, it is very important to learn the right date formats especially for the listening and writing modules of IELTS.

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104 - a special occasion

10 Dec 2013 Maryam Taghavi
A model answer for IELTS speaking test - Part 2. The topic is 'Describe a special occasion for which you arrived late.'

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Five ways to ask for repetition

29 Nov 2013 Kasra Sharifan
It is absolutely OK to ask for repetition if you don't understand the question your interviewer asks at the IELTS Speaking test. Just stay calm and try these expressions:

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103 - formal or informal

10 Nov 2013 Maryam Taghavi, Milad Moodi
A note on formality. Learn how to speak/write more formally.

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