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Brand names most commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — June 7th, 2017

How do you pronounce Bvlgari, Dolce & Gabbana or Nike? We've listed the most popular brands and help you to pronounce them correctly. So, check our list, from Adobe to Zara, and never say them wrong again. Read more.

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Australian place names commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — August 8th, 2018

Some Australian city names are hard to say. From Moombooldool to Wangkatjungka: Check out these hard to pronounce Australian place names here.

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UK place names commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — August 23rd, 2017

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Top events in Sydney you can’t miss

IDP IELTS — September 6th, 2017

Top events in Sydney you can’t miss by IELTS Australasia — September 6th, 2017 There’s so much to love about Sydney. So a little bit of planning will ensure you enjoy the best of what this beautiful city has to offer. To help kick-start your plans, here’s our hand-picked guide to the top events in…

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Understanding the Aussie slang

IDP IELTS — March 13th, 2021

We've asked a few new Aussies to share their favourite Australian slang with us. Anything from "bogan" to "thongs" and "Woop Woop" will be explained in this funny article. Read-up on your Aussie slang here.

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5 reasons to love Christmas in Australia

IDP IELTS — December 21st, 2017

Christmas movies, books and stories from our childhood have defined much of what we think of as a traditional Christmas… But what’s Christmas like in Australia? Our 5 reasons to love Christmas Down Under.