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Grammar 101: Understanding verb tenses

IDP 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

IDP 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

IDP 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

IDP 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

IDP IELTS — November 22nd, 2017

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Idioms A-Z: Explained

IDP IELTS — August 2nd, 2017

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.