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IELTS test day and COVID-19

IELTS — March 26th, 2020

There is a lot happening in the world right now. We want to show you the additional Covid-19 precautions we have put in place to help protect your health and safety, so you can take your test and get on with pursuing your goals with IELTS.

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Full list of Australian migration places in 2020 & 2021

IELTS — October 11th, 2020

The Australian government has announced big changes to the migration program places for 2020 and 2021. Find out what the available places are for every visa category. Access our full list of Australian migration places in 2020 & 2021 here.

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How do you get an IELTS band 4.5 for functional English?

IELTS — October 11th, 2020

Do you need an IELTS band 4.5 to show functional English? If you’re planning to apply for an Australian partner visa, you may require IELTS 4.5. So, what does this mean? And what should you do to get an IELTS band 4.5? We’ll explain it to you here.

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IELTS for Migration Agents

IELTS — October 1st, 2020

As the most respected English test in the world, IELTS offers free support to migration agents. Together, we help our test takers succeed. If you are a migration agent, have a look here to see how you can support your clients with IELTS.

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There vs Their vs They’re – Learn The Difference

IELTS — August 27th, 2020

What’s the difference between there vs their vs they’re? So, there is both an adverb and an exclamation. Their is a determiner. It can describe belonging to the people or things that were previously mentioned. They’re is a contraction and is used to shorten “they are”. Read more.

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Eg vs ie – Learn The Difference

IELTS — September 27th, 2020

Always wondered what the difference is between "eg" and "ie"? Let us explain. So, “e.g.” is an abbreviation for “exempli gratia”, a Latin phrase. “i.e.” is a also an abbreviation for the Latin phrase “id est”. Read more here.

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Examiner Approved Tips for the IELTS Speaking Test

IELTS — August 9th, 2020

Need to prepare for the IELTS Speaking test? We have listed 10 examiner approved tips to get a high score on your Speaking test. Use these tips while you prepare for your test to get a high band score on IELTS Speaking. Read more here.

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Covid-19 Visa for Australia (Subclass 408)

IELTS — August 2nd, 2020

New travel restrictions were launched, and some people got stuck in other countries. Even so, several countries have made visa arrangements to take care of emergencies. For countries like Australia, there’s a visa specifically for Covid-19, known as the Covid 408 visa.

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Covid-safe IELTS testing continues in Australia

IELTS — June 11th, 2020

Due to Covid-19, official requirements resulted in the suspension of IELTS testing in many places around the world. Yet, in locations where it is permitted and safe to do so, IELTS testing continues to go ahead. Additional precautions are place to help protect the health of test takers and staff.

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Skilled Nominated Visa: Subclass 190

IELTS — May 8th, 2020

Australia enjoys a great climate, a good standard of living and a relatively high domestic income compared to the global average. While migration to Australia can be challenging, Visa Subclass 190 provides an opportunity for people to live and work anywhere in the country. Under this visa, nominated skilled workers can attain permanent residence and…