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Grammar 101: Too vs To – Learn the difference

IELTS — February 10th, 2020

Too vs to: These two words cause a lot of confusion and it’s well worth to spend a few minutes to know the difference between the two. “Too” is an adverb. You can use it to replace words such as “excessively”, “additionally”, “as well” or “also”. “To”, on the other hand, is a versatile preposition.…

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IELTS Academic Writing Task 1: How to reach a band 7 or higher in Task Achievement

IELTS — January 21st, 2020

Do you struggle deciding what to present and how to present an IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 response? We'll take a closer look at IELTS Academic Writing Task 1, Read the tips on how to get a high score.

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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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100 Australian Slang Words And Phrases – Updated 2020

IELTS — January 5th, 2020

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 — 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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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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