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The 10 Commandments of Writing

04 Dec 2014 Kasra Sharifan
Even the best English students make small and easy-to-avoid mistakes which can still damage even the best pieces of writing; we have all been there. Because of this, here are ten commandments every English learner and IELTS candidate must follow when revising their work.

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Build your better resume

13 Nov 2014 Mehdi Safavi
A résumé, also known as CV (Curriculum Vitae), is a short written account of your education and your previous jobs that you send to an employer when you are looking for a new job. Remember, employers only spend an average of six seconds scanning your résumé, so it is really important to be able ...

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Countdown to the IELTS test

18 Sep 2014 Mehdi Safavi
We know how you feel in the weeks leading up to the IELTS exam! And we also know very well what you should do for success. Download and read this free IELTS Juice E-book today.

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Ginger corrects your grammar!

04 Sep 2014 Mehdi Safavi
The Ginger Grammar Checker (it's free, by the way) helps you write better English and efficiently corrects texts. Based on the context of complete sentences, Ginger uses smart technology to correct grammar mistakes, punctuation mistakes, spelling mistakes and misused words, with high accuracy. It im...

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How to write and talk about money

28 Aug 2014 Kasra Sharifan
When you go shopping, or want to pay for a ticket, or you find yourself in the local bank, how do you say prices? How do you write them? It is also a common subject in IELTS listening test. There are 3 important currencies from English-speaking countries.

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110 - How to improve your vocabulary

21 Aug 2014 Maryam Taghavi
A podcast with tips on how to improve your English vocabulary.

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6 things to avoid as an English learner

14 Aug 2014 Mehdi Safavi
In this week's lesson, you will be introduced to 6 habits you should avoid if you are learning English.

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How to write a standard English letter

17 Jul 2014 Mehdi Safavi
In many English courses writing gets a low priority. Sometimes you do have a chance to practise some writing, but without focus on letters (or emails). This is surprising, because emails are probably the most common type of written communication. Besides, letter writing is the first writing task in ...

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Let's eat grandma!

26 Jun 2014 Mehdi Safavi
Or "Let's eat, grandma."? This week, we are going to focus on a key punctuation mark: comma. Commas (,) generally reflect pauses in speech, but it is not always that simple. Here are 8 ways you can use commas in your writing.

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Let's write a hamburger!

10 Apr 2014 Mehdi Safavi
Essays consist of an introduction, two or three body paragraphs and a conclusion. In this lesson, you will learn to write standard body paragraphs with the help of a mouth-watering simile.

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