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IELTS band scores converter

IELTS band scores converter Your IELTS result is given as a result from 0 to 9.0, increasing by 0.5 bands at a time (e.g. 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5). The result is calculated depending on your ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 008

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 8 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You recently ordered an item that was advertised as having a discount from the normal price, but ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 010

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 10 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: In some countries, people who are unemployed receive a sum of money each week ...
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IELTS vocabulary for a city infrastructure

IELTS vocabulary for a city infrastructure See also: IELTS vocabulary for city people and IELTS vocabulary for a city environment Essential IELTS vocabulary split into common IELTS topics and subsections. In this lesson, we are ...
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Tips for better spelling

Tips for better spelling Improving your spelling is a very important factor in getting a good result in the IELTS writing, reading and listening tests. Incorrectly spelled words in reading and listening can mean that ...
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Writing a conclusion to a Task 2 essay

Writing a conclusion to a Task 2 essay In Task II, your concluding sentence should summarise your argument as presented in the essay, but ideally should also end with either a speculation or a recommendation ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 009

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: Compared to previous generations, an increasing number of people are traveling overseas for holidays ...
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Prepositions of place exercises

Prepositions of place exercises Have you read the information pages on prepositions of place? Click here and here to read them before you try the prepositions of place exercises. Remember to register to get email ...
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Grammar for IELTS Prepositions of time exercises

Grammar for IELTS Prepositions of time exercises Have you read the information pages on prepositions of time? Click here and here to read them before you try the prepositions of time exercises. Remember to register ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 008

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 8 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: Driving a car is a valuable skill and should therefore be taught in schools ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 10

IELTS vocabulary practice level 10 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 10 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 9

IELTS vocabulary practice level 9 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 9 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 8

IELTS vocabulary practice level 8 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 8 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 7

IELTS vocabulary practice level 7 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 7 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 6

IELTS vocabulary practice level 6 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 6 vocabulary list ...
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Using idioms in IELTS exercises

Using idioms in IELTS exercises Have you read the information page on English idioms? Click here to read it before you try the English idioms exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the ...
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Punctuation exercises for IELTS

Punctuation exercises for IELTS Have you read the information page on punctuation? Click here to read it before you try the punctuation exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the punctuation exercises below ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 5

IELTS vocabulary practice level 5 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 5 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 4

IELTS vocabulary practice level 4 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 4 vocabulary list ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 3

IELTS vocabulary practice level 3 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 3 vocabulary list ...
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Grammar for IELTS Countable nouns exercises

Grammar for IELTS Countable nouns exercises Have you read the information page on countable and uncountable nouns? Click here to read it before you try the countable and uncountable noun exercises. Remember to register to ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 2

IELTS vocabulary practice level 2 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 2 vocabulary list ...
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Grammar for IELTS Parts of speech exercises

Grammar for IELTS Parts of speech exercises Have you read the information page on the parts of speech? Click here to read it before you try the parts of speech exercises. Remember to register to ...
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IELTS vocabulary practice level 1

IELTS vocabulary practice level 1 Before you take the practice test below, make sure you have looked through the Level 1 vocabulary list ...
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Grammar for IELTS Past perfect exercises

Grammar for IELTS Past perfect simple and continuous exercises Have you read the information page on the past perfect simple and continuous tenses? Click here to read it before you try the past perfect simple ...
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Grammar for IELTS future simple exercises

Grammar for IELTS future simple exercises Have you read the information page on the future simple tense (will / be going to)? Click here to read it before you try the future simple exercises. Remember ...
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Present continuous exercises

Present continuous exercises Have you read the information page on the present continuous? Click here to read it before you try the present continuous exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the present ...
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Present simple exercises

Present simple exercises Have you read the information page on the present simple? Click here to read it before you try the present simple exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the present ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 10

IELTS vocabulary level 10 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 9

IELTS vocabulary level 9 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 8

IELTS vocabulary level 8 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 7

IELTS vocabulary level 7 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 6

IELTS vocabulary level 6 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 5

IELTS vocabulary level 5 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 4

IELTS vocabulary level 4 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 3

IELTS vocabulary level 3 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 2

IELTS vocabulary level 2 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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IELTS vocabulary level 1

IELTS vocabulary level 1 The first step in being able to improve your vocabulary is to have a clear collection of words to study from, graded from the easier, more common language up to more ...
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Analysing IELTS Task 2 writing questions

Analysing IELTS Task 2 writing questions Before you can being preparing your answer to a Task 2 topic, you need to be sure you have fully understood what you are being asked to write about ...
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Types of Task 2 essay

The four types of IELTS Task 2 essay

The four types of IELTS Task 2 essay There are four IELTS Task 2 types in the writing test (Academic Module and General Training), and it is important to understand exactly which of the four ...
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IELTS reading all question types

IELTS reading all question types

IELTS reading all question types There are 8 common question types in IELTS reading. On this page, you will see an example of each type based on the reading text below. Important note: the questions ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 007

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 7 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The table shows the percentage of people with mobile phones who use various features on their phone. Summarise ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 007

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 7 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. A friend has invited you to a party but you will not be able to attend. Write ...
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IELTS listening multiple choice questions

IELTS listening multiple choice questions In both the reading and the listening test, one question type you may be required to answer is multiple choice, where you have to choose the correct answer from three ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 006

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 6 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The chart shows ways that schoolchildren get to school in three different countries. Summarise the information by selecting ...
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IELTS vocabulary

Vocabulary for IELTS Letter A Set 1

Vocabulary for IELTS Letter A Set 1 In order to get a good result in your IELTS test, it is essentially to have wide range of vocabulary. Regardless of whether you are preparing for the ...
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IELTS short answer questions

IELTS short answer questions in the listening test

IELTS short answer questions in the listening test In the listening test, one of the common types of questions are short answer questions, where you have to write one, two or three words or a ...
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Percentages in Task 1 (Academic)

When describing data in Task 1 (Academic Module), you will need to show the examiner that you can use a range of different expressions rather than just repeatedly copying percentages. Having other ways to express ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 006

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 6 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have just returned from holiday and were not satisfied with your trip. Write to the travel ...
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Listening test #1

Free IELTS listening test 2 Section 1

Free IELTS listening test 2 Section 1 Jump to Section 2  | Jump to Section 3  |  Jump to Section 4 Note: all of the question types, timings and pauses between recordings in this free ...
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