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Choose your IELTS center

20 May 2016
When choosing your center, you must make sure you are about to register at an authentic center and you do so one month in advance. Here are the list of authentic centers where you can take IELTS.

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Why do we read?

01 May 2016
When you use the word "reading", you usually refer to "looking at written words and understanding what they mean"; however, this is not always what reading means. In fact, there are a number of ways to read, each with a different purpose.

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A 400-year-old question

22 Apr 2016
April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the creator of "To be, or not to be; that is the question:", William Shakespeare. It is a fitting moment to commemorate his distinguished works and in doing so, read and answer an IELTS reading question type: Finding Information in Paragraphs.

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Is General IELTS easier than Academic?

15 Apr 2016
You might be in two minds about whether to take the Academic version of IELTS or General Training, but is one really easier than the other?

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Elevate to IELTS Band Score 8.0

26 Feb 2016
Having been selected the best 2014 app of the year by Apple, Elevate is a personalized brain training app which includes research-backed games to improve your English comprehension, ability to focus, self-confidence and much more.

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What is El niño?

19 Feb 2016
By definition, El Niñoa refers to change in the weather that happens every three to seven years, caused by a rise in the temperature of a large area of the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of South America. El Niño has severe effects on the weather in many parts of the world, and can cause drought...

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Sing a song for Valentine

12 Feb 2016
Valentine's Day (February 14) is the day when lovers show their love to each other. This can be done by giving flowers, chocolates, Valentine's cards or just a nice gift. Here's a Valentine song as a gift to you.

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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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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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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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