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English teacher Jay does computer-delivered IELTS

IDP 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

IDP 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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Online IELTS training program for teachers

IDP IELTS — 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

IDP IELTS — 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

IDP IELTS — 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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How to write the date correctly

IDP IELTS — 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

IDP IELTS — 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?

IDP IELTS — 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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Most commonly mispronounced words

IDP IELTS — 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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IELTS Assist – get feedback on your work

IDP IELTS — September 26th, 2018

IELTS Assist – get feedback on your work by IELTS Australasia — September 26th, 2018 With IELTS Assist, you get feedback on your performance. So, how does it work? The role of feedback has always been central to learning English, but trying to get advice directly from your friends may be awkward! You may get…