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Brand names most commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — June 7th, 2017

How do you pronounce Bvlgari, Dolce & Gabbana or Nike? We've listed the most popular brands and help you to pronounce them correctly. So, check our list, from Adobe to Zara, and never say them wrong again. Read more.

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Australian place names commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — August 8th, 2018

Some Australian city names are hard to say. From Moombooldool to Wangkatjungka: Check out these hard to pronounce Australian place names here.

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UK place names commonly mispronounced

IDP IELTS — August 23rd, 2017

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Top events in Sydney you can’t miss

IDP IELTS — September 6th, 2017

Top events in Sydney you can’t miss by IELTS Australasia — September 6th, 2017 There’s so much to love about Sydney. So a little bit of planning will ensure you enjoy the best of what this beautiful city has to offer. To help kick-start your plans, here’s our hand-picked guide to the top events in…

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Idioms A-Z: Explained

IDP IELTS — July 20th, 2018

When it comes to idioms, you’ll probably understand every word, but you might have trouble interpreting the meaning. Let’s examine the meanings and historical information of 10 popular idioms to expand your grasp of the English language.

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Words and phrases commonly misused

IDP IELTS — July 19th, 2018

Words and phrases commonly misused by IELTS Australasia — July 19th, 2018 What are commonly misused words and phrases in English? From “stay vs. live” to “good vs. well”. We’ll explain the difference and how to avoid mistakes. Culture and habits that we pick up from the people around us, shape the way we communicate…