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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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vocabulary for IELTS

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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Model answer IELTS writing General Training

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 005

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 5 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have recently ordered an item from the internet, but are not happy with the purchase. Write ...
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IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 005

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 5 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The line graph shows the cost for watching films. The pie charts show the change in the percentage ...
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IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 004

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 4 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The process shows how plants create food. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and ...
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IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 003

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 3 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The line graph shows the number of first time visitors and returning visitors who visited Caryl Island from ...
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IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 002

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 2 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The bar chart shows the typical weekday for students in three different countries. Summarise the information by selecting ...
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IELTS Task 1 Modle answer

IELTS Academic Task 1 Writing model answer 001

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The table gives information about the average hours spent on the Internet by European people of different age groups. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 004

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 4 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You would like to rent a car for a holiday. Write to the car rental agency. In ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 003

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 3 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You are temporarily moving to a new city for your job. You will be there for three ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 002

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 2 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have seen an advertisement looking for volunteers to teach English overseas. Write to the recruitment office ...
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IELTS writing model answer

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 001

IELTS General Training Task 1 Writing model answer 1 You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You were supposed to go on an interview in a few weeks, but you have since found ...
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IELTS speaking practice test

IELTS speaking practice test 1

IELTS speaking practice test 1 This section of the site is for you to try a complete IELTS speaking test. The timing of each section is automatic and follows the standard IELTS pattern. Ideally, we ...
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IELTS writing practice test

IELTS Writing practice test (General Training Module) #1

IELTS Writing practice test (General Training Module) #1 This section of the site is for you to try writing a complete IELTS writing test. For the best practice, we strongly recommend that you keep to ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 004

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 4 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: In some ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 003

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 3 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: We no ...
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IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 002

IELTS Task 2 Writing model answer 2 All of the model answers on this site are guaranteed band 9 You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. Write about the following topic: Smoking can ...
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Punctuation in IELTS writing

Punctuation in IELTS writing One of the categories the examiner will be looking for when assessing your writing is your accuracy with punctuation, and the correct use of more accurate punctuation like semi colons and ...
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Writing good body paragraphs for IELTS Task 2

Writing good body paragraphs for IELTS Task 2 In Task II, your essay should be composed of three distinct sections: the introduction, the body and the conclusion. On this page, we will look at writing ...
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Who should take IELTS?

Who should take IELTS? Minimum requirements for IELTS You do not have to have any specific level of English before you can take the IELTS test, although of course it is likely to be a ...
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IELTS vocabulary

Dealing with unknown vocabulary in IELTS

Dealing with unknown vocabulary in IELTS A wide range of active vocabulary is absolutely essential to get a good result – you need to be informal and relaxed in Part One of the speaking test ...
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Tips for the IELTS writing test

Tips for the IELTS writing test On this page are tips and hints for writing in the IELTS test. If you have a question or a tip that you think would benefit others, let us ...
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Tips for the IELTS speaking test

Tips for the IELTS speaking test On this page are tips and hints for speaking in the IELTS test. If you have a question or a tip that you think would benefit others, let us ...
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Reading test #1

Tips for the IELTS reading test

Tips for the IELTS reading test On this page are tips and hints for reading in the IELTS test. If you have a question or a tip that you think would benefit others, let us ...
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IELTS speaking model answer – Your favourite way to relax

IELTS speaking model answer - Your favourite way to relax Describe your favourite way to relax This section of the site is for model answers on Part Two topic cards. If you have a topic ...
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Free IELTS Academic Reading test 1 Section 1

Free IELTS Academic Reading test 1 Section 1 Go to Section 2 | Go to Section 3 This free IELTS reading test (Academic Module) has the same question types, content style, length and difficulty as ...
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IELTS speaking model answer – A teacher that inspired you

IELTS speaking model answer  - A teacher that inspired you Describe a teacher that inspired you This section of the site is for model answers on Part Two topic cards. If you have a topic ...
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IELTS speaking model answer – A subject you enjoyed

IELTS speaking model answer - A subject you enjoyed Describe a subject you enjoyed at school This section of the site is for model answers on Part Two topic cards. If you have a topic ...
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IELTS speaking model answer – A place you would love to visit

IELTS speaking model answer  - A place you would love to visit Describe a place you would love to visit This section of the site is for model answers on Part Two topic cards. If ...
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