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How to write the date correctly

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

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?

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

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

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…

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IELTS coaching pays off

IELTS — August 11th, 2016

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IELTS helps to fulfill dreams

IELTS — July 26th, 2016

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Get outside your comfort zone

IELTS — July 11th, 2016

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Why is Melbourne the most livable city in the world?

IELTS — May 11th, 2016

We asked IELTS test taker & UIT student Nattanicha why she considers Melbourne the most livable city in the world. Read her seven reasons why here.