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IELTS Writing Task 2: 8 steps towards a band 8

IELTS — January 9th, 2020

IELTS Writing Task 2: 8 steps towards a band 8 To achieve a Band 8 in Writing Task 2, you will need to produce an essay that contains all the positive features contained in the band 8 writing assessment criteria. Let’s take a look at these in the table below. Task response sufficiently addresses all parts…

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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. Read more.

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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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Grammar 101: How to use who and whom correctly?

Vincent — August 21st, 2019

What’s the difference between who and whom? We’ve provided some easy guide on understanding the grammatical rules. We’ve also given some examples on how to use who and whom correctly. If you want to avoid mistakes in using who vs whom, read on.

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Grammar 101: Subjects and Objects in English

IELTS — 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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English teacher Alex does computer-delivered IELTS

IELTS — 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 — 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 — 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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IELTS on computer vs IELTS on paper

IELTS — July 20th, 2019

If you’ve done IELTS before, you might know the paper test. So, what about the computer test? IELTS on computer is exactly the same test as paper-based IELTS, but instead of writing your answers on paper, you will type them on a computer. Read the benefits of computer here.

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IELTS Australia invites all test takers and English students to practice their English by writing a blog for publication. Would you like to participate? You can by emailing us a blog post about learning English and studying in Australia, or your experience living in Australia. Don’t forget to tell us a little about yourself!

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