Names with unfamiliar cultural and historical influences have become an absolute challenge to pronounce. Even for the most accomplished linguists (a person who studies and may speak different languages), phonation (the production or utterance of speech sounds) is full of confusing rules, especially in place names.
Adelaide is South Australia’s vibrant capital city and its economic, educational and cultural hub. From the "Tour Down Under" to the "Adelaide Christmas Pageant" in November, there is always something to do. Find exciting activities in Adelaide you can do this year.
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.
Practise IELTS now at an IELTS General Training Practice Test
Practise the IELTS General Training test under test conditions and get valuable experience before sitting the real test to increase your confidence by gaining insight into the test format and types of questions.
You’ll practise the Listening, Reading and Writing tasks and get an indicative band score for Writing and a raw score for Listening and Reading.