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Commonly Used Abbreviations & Acronyms

IELTS — March 3rd, 2020

The English language is forever evolving. With the wide use of technology in our modern society, there are always new words coming into play that may be hard for non-native English speakers to grasp. We’ll introduce you to the most commonly used abbreviations and acronyms used in daily life and on social media. The list…

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Feminine And Masculine Words in English

IDP IELTS — February 24th, 2020

Are there masculine or feminine words in English? In general, there’s no distinction between masculine and feminine in English nouns. But sometimes we show gender in different words when referring to people or animals. In this article we’ll explain gender in English language in more detail.

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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

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

IDP 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…