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Grammar 101: Complement vs. Compliment

IELTS — December 22nd, 2017

Grammar 101: Complement vs. Compliment by IELTS Australasia — December 22nd, 2017 Complement vs. Compliment: two words cause a lot of confusion and it’s well worth to spend a few minutes to know the difference between the two. A ‘complement’ is something that completes something else in some way. But, ‘compliment’ is a courteous remark…

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Grammar 101: Understanding verb tenses

IELTS — December 14th, 2017

In the Grammar 101 series we usually look at commonly confused words. This time we look at something else: English verb tenses. Read here what the difference is between past, present, and future tense.

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5 reasons to love Christmas in Australia

IELTS — December 21st, 2017

Christmas movies, books and stories from our childhood have defined much of what we think of as a traditional Christmas… But what’s Christmas like in Australia? Our 5 reasons to love Christmas Down Under.

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IELTS for native English speakers – some tips to get a top score

IELTS — January 21st, 2019

Even if you speak English fluently, it’s important to spend a bit of time preparing for your IELTS test so you don’t face any unpleasant surprises on the day of your test. We’ll share some IELTS tips and the marking criteria with you.

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Improving your vocabulary and spelling

IELTS — July 23rd, 2016

Read our 3 easy tips to improve your vocabulary and spelling. In Writing and Speaking, vocabulary is 25% of your score, so getting this right is important.

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Grammar 101: Then vs.Than

IELTS — November 22nd, 2017