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Find your writing mistakes before IELTS does

06 Mar 2014 Kasra Sharifan
You are in an IELTS exam; your time is running out; you've just noticed an error in your writing; there is not enough time to rewrite the whole sentence or there is not enough space to do so. Is there a way to correct it faster? Yes! Here are six symbols you can use to proofread your writing.

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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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3 spelling mistakes you must avoid

19 Dec 2013 Kasra Sharifan
You may lose marks in listening and writing modules of IELTS if you do not spell words correctly. But these 3 rules will stop you from making some common mistakes:

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Why trees lose their leaves

06 Dec 2013 Mehdi Safavi
This is a standard paragraph that expresses only the writer's opinion. Remember! In the IELTS writing test (Task 2), you are assessed based on your writing skills and good support, not your opinions or facts.

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Never use these prepositions!

24 Oct 2013 Kasra Sharifan
Beware of these wrong prepositions. Although they may sound fine in your mother tongue, they must be avoided in English.

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English with Crosswords

22 Aug 2013 Mehdi Safavi
Is it "calender" or "calendar"?, Is it "necessary" or "neccessary"?, Is it "Wednsday" or "Wednesday"?

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Give the monkey what it wants

17 May 2013 Mehdi Safavi
What does IELTS expect you? IELTS is a monkey! Offer it your best homemade dish and it may get angry; but give it a banana and it will go crazy about you!

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Which English test should you sit?

11 May 2013 Mehdi Safavi
Some of the most popular English tests are IELTS, TOEFL and CAE, and they are taken for different purposes. Knowing their applications will help you make a calculated decision. In this lesson, you'll learn about their differences and more.

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