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Pronunciation with English Central

Pronunciation is 25% of your overall speaking band score and so it is obviously important that you work on it. This can be hard to do though if you are living in a country where English is not spoken and you do not have much chance to practise speaking. In this post I am going […]

   

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Graph language in IELTS task 1 – recommended website

A recommended website to help you with graph language in IELTS task 1

   

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IELTS and Google News Timeline

This is another of my little but often series. If you are new to this site, the idea is that one of the best ways to learn English can be to do short focussed activities for a short period of time rather than sitting in front of a computer screen or a book for hours. […]

   

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A little but often – vocabulary learning with Verbalearn

This is a continuation of my series of little but often exercises. The basic idea is that sometimes the mot efficient way to learn a language can be to spend 10- 15 minutes really doing, rather than one hour getting bored. This works particularly well internet based exercises, for those times you are sitting in […]

   

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IELTS and Youtube

Youtube is a fantastic IELTS resource and there is a lot of extremely good material out there. Perhaps there is too much, so here are two places to start: voxguru: for me the king. The videos are low tech and unexciting, but the advice is as good as you will find anywhere. EnglishRyan: also very […]

   

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IELTS Reading Resource – ESL Bits

I have just come across a great reading resource for IELTS candidates – especially if you are a General Training candidate or are an Academic IELTS candidate at level 4-5. The site is ESL Bits Do not be put off by the fact that the readings are not as per the IELTS exam. If you […]

   

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