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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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IELTS on computer vs IELTS on paper

IELTS Australasia — 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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Online IELTS training program for teachers

IELTS Australasia — June 21st, 2019

English language teachers in Australia can now receive professional development points for IDP’s ‘IELTS Teacher Training Program’ following English Australia’s decision to formally recognise the online course. How? Read more here.

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Grammar 101: Elude vs. allude

IELTS Australasia — February 6th, 2019

In the Grammar 101 series we look at commonly confused words. This time we cover elude vs allude. Elude is defined as 'to escape from or avoid a danger.' You can use elude when you want to avoid something. Allude can be defined as 'to suggest; or indirectly call attention to something.'

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中文雅思备考手册正式发布

IELTS Australasia — January 25th, 2019

如果您正在准备雅思考试,让我们为您提供助力。雅思备考手册将为您提供有关雅思考试的介绍,以及考试技巧和建议。

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IELTS for native English speakers – some tips to get a top score

IELTS Australasia — January 21st, 2019

Even if you speak English fluently, it’s important to spend a bit of time preparing for your IELTS test so you don’t face any unpleasant surprises on the day of your test. We’ll share some IELTS tips and the marking criteria with you.

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How to write the date correctly

IELTS Australasia — January 13th, 2019

What is the correct date format in English? How you write the date usually depends on whether you write a formal letter or an informal note. We'll explain the best way to write the date. Read here.

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Homophones, homographs & homonyms

IELTS Australasia — November 30th, 2018

Have you come across words that are spelled the same, but have different meanings? Or words that are spelled differently, but sound the same? We call these words homophones, homographs or homonyms. Let’s have a look at the difference. Read more here.

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Why do we say ‘Tis the season?

IELTS Australasia — November 20th, 2018

English idioms can be tricky. You’ll probably understand every word but you might have trouble interpreting the meaning. In our idioms series, we’ll dig deeper to understand what is behind some common phrases. This time, we’ll look at why we say ’Tis the Season.

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50 most commonly mispronounced words

IELTS Australasia — May 10th, 2017

Our “pronunciation” series lists the 50 most commonly mispronounced words: From abalone to yolk. Have a look to see how many words you know.

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