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10 ways to immerse yourself in English

12 Jun 2015 English Juice User
One of the best approaches to language learning is immersion. It is a natural learning method that involves learning a language through that language, just like a baby. Through this method, like the way children learn their mother tongue, you will be thrown into a place where the language is spoken ...

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A Juicy Writing Lesson

05 Jun 2015 Kasra Sharifan
In IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, you might be asked to write a report based on a flowchart - a diagram by which a process is shown. Here's a model writing answer originally from IELTS Juice on the process of making orange juice. This week's lesson has been prepared in reply to Fatima's comment and ...

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The Value of ONE Minute at IELTS

29 May 2015 Kasra Sharifan
Time is of absolute importance in the IELTS test. No matter which section you are doing, every minute counts, so you must have a plan for every one of them. Therefore, do not spend more than one minute on this lesson. I suggest you have a stopwatch ready by your side.

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How a hook works in writing

21 May 2015 Mehdi Safavi
Have you ever been hooked to a newspaper/magazine article only by the reading one or two sentences from it? Hooks are everywhere: Flash-forwards at the beginning of movies, attractive titles on magazine covers, Google search results, etc. In this lesson, let’s see how the hook works in your essay....

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4 things you don't know about emails

08 May 2015 Mehdi Safavi
Sending an Email is fast and easy. That's true. And you know how to write a good letter/email, but most English learners don't know much about different sections of electronic mail. In this lesson, you will get familiar with four aspects of email writing that you probably never used (well).

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Ever heard of "connotation"?

24 Apr 2015 Mehdi Safavi
You go to the gym every day; you have lost many kilos. Are you thin now? or slim? Although they both mean “not fat”, thinness carries connotations of weakness, weightlessness and emptiness: This extra and rather hidden meaning is called Connotation.

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Strange laws of the world

20 Feb 2015 Mehdi Safavi
Every country has its own laws. Some are logical and useful, but some are strange or in some cases even hilarious! In this lesson, you will learn some useful expressions you can use when talking about what is legal and what is not.

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I Speak English. What Next?

05 Feb 2015 Kasra Sharifan
English is an official language of almost 60 sovereign states and the most commonly spoken language in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. If you can read this lesson, you too probably speak this language! But what if you want to be able to communicate ...

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What's a Collocation?

29 Jan 2015 Mehdi Safavi
A collocation is a pair or group of words that are often used together. These combinations sound natural to native speakers, but students of English have to make a special effort to learn them because they are often difficult to guess.

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Improve Your Handwriting Today

18 Dec 2014 Kasra Sharifan
IELTS examiners cannot assess your work if your handwriting is illegible. In other words, your handwriting must be clear and readable. This is certainly important in IELTS Writing module, but in IELTS Listening, this leads to the loss of the whole point of the question which is absolutely tragic!

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