114 - How to talk about Christmas

25 Dec 2015 Kevin Schell
In this podcast, Sam who is from the US talks about his favorite holiday, Christmas, and explains why he loves it so much.

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How to improve your reading speed

18 Dec 2015
What problems do you have reading in English? What can you do to improve your reading? We know that speed is a major area of concern for readers, but solving this problem is not that difficult. Read the passage to find at least three ways you can improve your reading speed.

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How to generalize in English

11 Dec 2015
IELTS writing Task 2 and IELTS Speaking part 3 are the sections where candidates are asked more general questions. That is why every IELTS candidate must know how to properly address more general questions, but unfortunately in many cases, they don't.

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2 degrees Celsius: A critical number for climate

04 Dec 2015
In 2015 COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aim to achieve a universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. But what is the significance of these two degrees?! What exactly happens i...

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Is Black Friday really black?

27 Nov 2015
Do you think Black Friday is a dark day to commemorate a sad event in the past? To find out the truth, let's read this short summary, but we have added an IELTS flavor to it. Read the summary and see if you can fill in the gaps. Then, go to the website and check your answers.

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Discover your grammar weaknesses

20 Nov 2015
“I’m not very good in English grammar”, say many English learners, “and I want to improve, but I don’t really know where to start.” In this lesson, we are going to introduce a book to you that will help you to check what you know, and what you don’t know, about English grammar and usag...

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Calculate your Listening and Reading scores

13 Nov 2015
Want to get a 7.0 at IELTS? Do you know how many correct answers will get you there? 29? 30? 34? Is it the same between Listening and Reading? What about Academic Reading or Academic Listening? Enough questions!

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The Mystery of True False and Not Given

06 Nov 2015
You can't take an IELTS reading test without bumping into some T/F/NG questions, and perhaps one of the most challenging reading question types taking away your lovely 7.0 is this one! Let's have some practice in this short lesson.

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Come up with writing ideas better

30 Oct 2015
Many IELTS candidates complain about the lack of ideas they need for writing. They anxiously spend a long time thinking but have no idea what to write, so the IELTS answer sheet remains blank. However, the good news is that to solve the problem, they only must follow easy steps.

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Learn English via Instagram

23 Oct 2015
Instagram is not an English learning application (and you already knew that!), but if you look at it from a different perspective, it can turn into a convenient English learning tool, especially for IELTS candidates!

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