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I wish in IELTS

Using I wish in IELTS speaking

How to use I wish in IELTS speaking to improve the range of your grammar and to extend your answers to less interesting questions

   

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Not very but really quite pretty – using adverbs more flexibly

A grammar lesson on using adverbs such as fairly, quite, pretty and reasonably to modify adjectives and adverbs. Learning to use these words can help add meaning to what you say

   

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How to use the present perfect in IELTS

Ways to use the present perfect in IELTS speaking and writing with a quick guide on how to get the tense right.

   

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Adverbs and adjectives – avoiding a common mistake in task 1

A quiz on finding a common mistake in IELTS task 1 writing and some advice on how to vary your language by using different structures

   

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Grammar Dictionary Definition

Cause and effect exercises

Advice on using a variety of cause and effect language in IELTS writing and not just “because” and “reason”.

   

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Spelling

25 more common spelling mistakes in IELTS

Here is your chance to test your spelling for IELTS. What you will find is a quick spelling test on 25 common spelling mistakes a video showing you how to spell the words another more complex spelling test to see if you can find mistakes A quick test of common spelling mistakes Test yourself first. […]

   

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