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IELTS Writing Task 2: 7 mistakes preventing you from a band 7

IELTS — December 9th, 2019

Need some help in preparing for IELTS? We’ve got your back! Read on to understand 7 common mistakes that might prevent you from reaching a band 7 in IELTS Writing Task 2.

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Apple Card’s artificial intelligence algorithm “sexist” says customer

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Apple Card’s artificial intelligence algorithm has been accused of being “sexist” in an allegation made by a customer, who says his wife received a lower credit limit than him, despite having a higher credit score. This isn’t the first account of bias in artificial intelligence this year, with researchers from MIT reporting it was possible…

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Australian Government Increases the Amount of Regional Migration Visas

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Australian Government Increases the Amount of Regional Migration Visas The Australian government announced in March 2019 that it would be reducing the permanent migration cap from 190,000 to 160,000 places nationwide with 23,000 visa places dedicated to regional locations. However, after the 124% growth in granted regional visas in the first quarter of 2019, the…

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Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia Want to move to Australia to study? Read more about whether you’ll be more suited to study in the bustling major cities or in regional areas. With warm summer breezes and sandy beaches, Australia has continuously proved itself to be a popular country for studying abroad.…

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What is the difference between 491 vs 489 visa?

IELTS Australasia — August 23rd, 2019

Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa replaces the 489 Visa (Skilled Regional) in November 2019. What are the benefits for you? The visa is now valid for five years. You can claim more points. And, access to more eligible occupations. Let's have a look at the difference between 491 vs 489 visa.

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Grammar 101: Subjects and Objects in English

IELTS Australasia — August 20th, 2019

Grammar 101: Subjects and Objects in English by Vincent — August 20th, 2019 If you want to understand the grammar behind English language, let’s have a look at the subject and object in sentences. As a basic rule: The subject is the person or thing doing something. The object is having something done to it. Also do the grammar…

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100 Australian Slang Words & Phrases

IELTS Australasia — August 16th, 2019

100 Australian Slang Words & Phrases by Vincent — August 16th, 2019 There are lots of Australian slang words that you should learn when you live in Australia. Whether you’re here for a couple of weeks as a tourist, or if you’re here for work and study, this list of 100 Australian slang words and…

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English teacher Alex does computer-delivered IELTS

IELTS Australasia — August 17th, 2019

We've got some tips from English teacher Jay and David. Read here what happens when English language expert Alex does IELTS on computer. Of course, she'll also share some tips with you. Read more here.

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English teacher David does computer-delivered IELTS

IELTS Australasia — July 31st, 2019

English teachers don’t usually sit an English language proficiency test, right? We've spoken with Jay, and this time we'll hear from English teacher David. Read here what happens when an English language expert does IELTS on computer.

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English teacher Jay does computer-delivered IELTS

IELTS Australasia — July 31st, 2019

English teachers don’t usually sit an English language proficiency test, right? Read here what happens when English language expert Jay does IELTS on computer. And, he'll also share some tips with you.

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