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Allocate

10/21/2014 00:50:44 AM

Today’s word of the day is allocate The post Allocate appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Practice exercises for percentage vocabulary

10/20/2014 07:43:11 AM

Two practice exercises for percentage vocabulary The post Practice exercises for percentage vocabulary appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Aggregate

10/20/2014 01:10:14 AM

Today’s word of the day is aggregate The post Aggregate appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Acknowledge

10/19/2014 00:32:23 AM

Today’s word of the day is acknowledge The post Acknowledge appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Accurate

10/18/2014 01:08:32 AM

Today’s word of the day is accurate The post Accurate appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

How to answer a hard topic in IELTS speaking

10/17/2014 08:30:16 AM

Advice with an example on how it is possible to give a fluent and coherent answer even when you get a harder topic in IELTS speaking. The post How to answer a hard topic in IELTS speaking appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Abstract

10/17/2014 00:56:50 AM

Today's word of the day is abstract The post Abstract appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Whereas

10/16/2014 00:40:19 AM

Today's word of the day is whereas The post Whereas appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Furthermore and moreover

10/15/2014 07:47:14 AM

How to use furthermore and moreover with quizzes to test your skills and video advice. The post Furthermore and moreover appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Welfare

10/15/2014 00:36:30 AM

Today's word of the day is welfare. Do you believe that immigrants should qualify for full benefits provided by the welfare state. The post Welfare appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Version

10/14/2014 01:21:07 AM

Today's word of the day is version The post Version appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Summary statement exercise – a simple line graph

10/13/2014 07:01:02 AM

Exercise to help IELTS candidates write short summary statements for line graphs The post Summary statement exercise – a simple line graph appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Trend

10/13/2014 00:37:39 AM

Today's word of the day is trend The post Trend appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Transit

10/12/2014 00:33:14 AM

Today's word of the day is transit The post Transit appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Target

10/11/2014 01:32:30 AM

Today's word of the day is target The post Target appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Symbol

10/10/2014 01:28:24 AM

Today's word of the day is symbol The post Symbol appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Sustain

10/09/2014 01:42:27 AM

Today's word of the day is sustain The post Sustain appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Substitute

10/08/2014 01:37:13 AM

Today's word of the day is substitute The post Substitute appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Style

10/07/2014 01:27:32 AM

Today's word of the day is style The post Style appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Stable

10/06/2014 01:25:42 AM

Today's word of the day exercise is stable The post Stable appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Revenue

10/03/2014 01:57:50 AM

Today's word of the day is revenue The post Revenue appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Reject

10/02/2014 09:43:59 AM

Today's word of the day is reject The post Reject appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Adverbs and adjectives – avoiding a common mistake in task 1

04/30/2014 05:14:28 AM

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 The post Adverbs and adjectives – avoiding a common mistake in task 1 appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Ratio

04/30/2014 03:35:35 AM

The word of the day today is ratio The post Ratio appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Psychology

04/29/2014 04:03:31 AM

Today's word of the day exercise is psychology. How many different -ology words do you know? Is there a difference between psychology and psychiatry? The post Psychology appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

An IELTS pie chart exercise

04/28/2014 02:21:06 AM

A model IELTS pie chart summary with a lesson on how to organise your answer with a quick exercise to practise number vocabulary in context. The post An IELTS pie chart exercise appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Pursue

04/28/2014 02:08:40 AM

The word of the day is pursue. Would you ever consider pursuing a career in politics? The post Pursue appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Describe an important historical event for IELTS

04/27/2014 09:33:32 AM

How to describe a historical event for IELTS speaking. A model answer with help with vocabulary, an exercise to practise the vocabulary and a chance to record yourself to practise your speaking skills. The post Describe an important historical event > read more

Precise

04/27/2014 02:05:03 AM

The word of the day today is precise. What are you doing at this precise moment? Do you know the precise reason why the sea level is rising? The post Precise appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Learning vocabulary better – word families

04/26/2014 08:52:10 AM

Two quick exercises to help you use two of the most common words in English better The post Learning vocabulary better – word families appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Prime

04/26/2014 03:22:53 AM

Today's word of the day is prime. Is it an adjective, noun or verb? Or is that a bad question? The post Prime appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Perspective

04/25/2014 04:39:54 AM

The daily word today is perspective. Do you ever lose perspective? How do you keep things in perspective? The post Perspective appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

True false not given reading practice

04/25/2014 04:32:00 AM

Short practice reading on true false not given. The post True false not given reading practice appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Orient

04/24/2014 08:49:20 AM

Today's word of the day is orient The post Orient appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Cause and effect exercises

04/24/2014 06:35:45 AM

Advice on using a variety of cause and effect language in IELTS writing and not just "because" and "reason". The post Cause and effect exercises appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Objective

04/23/2014 09:55:39 AM

The daily word is objective. The post Objective appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Relationship idioms

04/23/2014 07:48:18 AM

30 idioms and phrasal verbs to describe relationships. Excellent for speaking. The post Relationship idioms appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Notion

04/22/2014 12:04:47 PM

Today's word of the day is notion The post Notion appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

How to compare and contrast numbers in task 1

04/22/2014 09:29:44 AM

How to compare and contrast numbers in IELTS: a list of helpful words and phrases and a practice exercise The post How to compare and contrast numbers in task 1 appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Network

04/21/2014 16:36:49 PM

Today's word of the day is network The post Network appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

IELTS teacher in Mumbai

04/21/2014 07:25:23 AM

Details of an experienced IELTS teacher in Mumbai The post IELTS teacher in Mumbai appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Apology words and phrases for letters

04/17/2014 05:14:24 AM

Some useful words and phrases to make different kinds of apologies The post Apology words and phrases for letters appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Monitor

04/16/2014 10:00:48 AM

The word of the day is monitor. Do you think that the iMac monitor may be too big for a desk? Do you think that the government has the right to monitor telephone conversations? The post Monitor appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Numbers exercise for IELTS task 1

04/16/2014 07:11:22 AM

A series of exercises to see how well you can use numbers in IELTS. There is also help with a handy series of word lists. The post Numbers exercise for IELTS task 1 appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Words and phrases for change

04/15/2014 10:54:07 AM

A collection of words and phrases to speak and write about change with some exercises to test your skills. The post Words and phrases for change appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Modify

04/15/2014 04:55:11 AM

Today's word of the day is modify The post Modify appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Mental

04/14/2014 17:17:12 PM

Todays' word of the day is mental The post Mental appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Dealing with double questions essay tasks

04/14/2014 16:31:23 PM

Advice with an example on how to answer IELTS essay questions that give you two separate tasks. The post Dealing with double questions essay tasks appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

IELTS speaking sample questions

04/14/2014 02:57:52 AM

A selection of common part 1 IELTS speaking sample questions divided into common topic areas and advice on dealing with different types of question. The post IELTS speaking sample questions appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Medical

04/13/2014 11:52:07 AM

Today's word of the day is medical The post Medical appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

IELTS in Boston and the world!

04/13/2014 03:16:34 AM

Steve of bostonielts is a highly experienced IELTS and TOEFL teacher. He can help you with both writing and speaking. If you need help contact him now. The post IELTS in Boston and the world! appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Margin

04/12/2014 15:54:55 PM

Today's word of the day is margin The post Margin appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Teaching fluency and coherence for speaking – 321and123

04/12/2014 05:11:27 AM

This is a beautifully simple exercise that not just helps build skills but is great for classroom dynamics. It is a positively fun activity and students tend to love it. It works particularly well for long-turn IELTS speaking where students need to > read more

Logic

04/11/2014 16:13:56 PM

Today’s daily word is logic Notes This is a word that is useful for writing about solutions, ideas and proposals and is as such excellent for problem type essays where you need to make suggestions. Naturally, you want to think of logical soluti > read more

25 more common spelling mistakes in IELTS

04/11/2014 07:46:55 AM

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 > read more

Licence

04/10/2014 08:58:59 AM

Today's daily word is licence The post Licence appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Phrases and idioms about time

04/10/2014 03:47:22 AM

Different phrases and idioms about time to help you answer speaking questions for when/how long/how often you do something The post Phrases and idioms about time appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Liberal

04/09/2014 07:54:51 AM

Today's word of the day is liberal The post Liberal appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Summary statements in academic task one

04/09/2014 02:36:44 AM

Advice on how to write a summary statement in academic task one The post Summary statements in academic task one appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Image

04/08/2014 12:12:38 PM

Today's word of the day is image. The post Image appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

To what extent do you agree or disagree essay structure

04/08/2014 02:13:24 AM

Advice on how to structure to what extent do you agree or disagree essays for IELTS The post To what extent do you agree or disagree essay structure appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Generate

04/07/2014 15:04:56 PM

The daily word from the academic word list is generate The post Generate appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Multiple choice listening problems and solutions

04/07/2014 02:55:57 AM

A video lesson on the problems of multiple choice listening questions and some ideas for avoiding the common traps The post Multiple choice listening problems and solutions appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Fundamental

04/06/2014 08:38:45 AM

Today's word of the day is fundamental The post Fundamental appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Talk about a television programme

04/06/2014 04:33:31 AM

A lesson with an IELTS long turn question where you need to talk about a television programme. The lesson also includes a full transcript and notes The post Talk about a television programme appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Facilitate

04/05/2014 06:56:36 AM

Today’s daily word is facilitate Notes This family of words is useful for talking about help in general. The most useful word is almost certainly facilities which is a word you can use for talking about buildings. Facilities and amenities Here > read more

Teaching heading and paragraph matching

04/05/2014 05:24:58 AM

How can you help train your students do paragraph heading matching exercises better. Two ideas and two exercises. The post Teaching heading and paragraph matching appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

External

04/04/2014 04:52:36 AM

Today's daily word is external The post External appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

IELTS paragraph heading matching problems

04/04/2014 04:47:13 AM

Advice on IELTS paragraph heading matching in reading with a practice exercise. The post IELTS paragraph heading matching problems appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Expose

04/03/2014 02:00:32 AM

Today's daily word is expose The post Expose appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Band score 8.0 IELTS letter

04/02/2014 02:18:51 AM

How can you write a great IELTS letter? Often the answer is to keep it simple and do the simple things really well. The post Band score 8.0 IELTS letter appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Expand

04/02/2014 02:18:09 AM

Today's word of the day is expand The post Expand appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

March 2014 update

04/01/2014 15:10:03 PM

An update of what is new on the site The post March 2014 update appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Short answer questions in IELTS listening – preparation time

04/01/2014 08:29:17 AM

A video lesson on how to use preparation time in answering short answer questions in IELTS listening The post Short answer questions in IELTS listening – preparation time appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Evolve

04/01/2014 04:00:09 AM

Today's daily word is evolve. Do you believe in evolution or revolution? The post Evolve appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

3 different ways to do IELTS part 2 speaking – a tourist attraction

03/31/2014 04:26:01 AM

An MP3 lesson with 3 different recordings of how to talk about a tourist attraction in part 2 IELTS. There are different ways to approach part 3 speaking and you need to find the one that suits you. The post 3 different ways to do IELTS part 2 speaki > read more

Equivalent

03/31/2014 02:08:10 AM

Today's word of the day is equivalent The post Equivalent appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Two ways to write discussion essays for IELTS

03/30/2014 02:34:19 AM

Advice on how to write discussion essays for IELTS with two different model answers showing two different approaches The post Two ways to write discussion essays for IELTS appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Entity

03/30/2014 02:20:13 AM

The daily word today is entity The post Entity appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Identifying the main points in academic task 1 – a teaching resource

03/29/2014 03:45:04 AM

A quick and communicative classroom exercise to help IELTS students identify the main points in bar graphs and line charts. The main idea is to get the students to look at the big picture and ignore detail. The post Identifying the main points in ac > read more

Enforce

03/29/2014 02:30:31 AM

Today's word of the day is enforce The post Enforce appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Punctuation error correction – unwanted commas

03/28/2014 05:30:45 AM

An error correction exercise focussing on commas. There's a little bit of advice on how to understand commas and also exercises to see what you know. The post Punctuation error correction – unwanted commas appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Energy

03/28/2014 02:51:36 AM

Today's word from the academic word list is energy. Are you worried about energy security? Is solar energy the answer to our problems? Would you describe yourself as an energetic person? The post Energy appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Tips on getting a band score 8.0

03/27/2014 04:20:20 AM

Advice on how to approach the 4 skills of IELTS from a band 8.0 candidate. The post Tips on getting a band score 8.0 appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

An online IELTS teacher for you

03/27/2014 02:07:29 AM

An IELTS teacher who you can only find online. Philip will offer you interaction and focus in your learning. The post An online IELTS teacher for you appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Enable

03/27/2014 02:05:56 AM

Today's word of the day is enable The post Enable appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Listening for context in IELTS

03/26/2014 04:17:22 AM

A video lesson to help you listen better in IELTS by learning to read and listen for context The post Listening for context in IELTS appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Draft

03/26/2014 02:20:32 AM

The daily word today is draft. Should you write a draft of an IELTS essay? Should you draft and re-draft an academic piece of writing? Get the answers to those two questions right and you'll leaner something about IELTS writing and academic writing. > read more

Use relative clauses better

03/25/2014 02:48:12 AM

This is NOT about the rules of using relative clauses, it is about how to USE them. To use them well, you need to understand what jobs they do in a paragraph The post Use relative clauses better appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Discrete

03/25/2014 02:39:50 AM

The academic daily word today is discretion. The post Discrete appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

How to write a polite IELTS letter

03/24/2014 08:07:39 AM

Advice on when and how to make your IELTS letters sound polite - with useful language and quiz to test your skills. The post How to write a polite IELTS letter appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Decline

03/24/2014 02:00:22 AM

Today's daily word is decline - it's one word every IELTS candidate needs to be able to use The post Decline appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Getting relative clauses right

03/23/2014 02:48:18 AM

Relative clauses are just about the most difficult bits of grammar in English. This is quick guide to them with 4 different exercises to test your skill. The post Getting relative clauses right appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Contact

03/23/2014 02:40:59 AM

Today's daily word is contact. Have you stayed in contact with your friends from school? When do you need to leave a contact number? Should contact sports be banned in schools? The post Contact appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

IELTS needs analysis

03/22/2014 04:50:53 AM

A downloadable needs analysis sheet for the start of an IELTS course. The sheet contains questions about IELTS needs, language experience and time available for study. The post IELTS needs analysis appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Consult

03/22/2014 03:10:29 AM

Do you hope to be a consultant one day? If so, what is your profession? There could be more than one possible answer here. Also, what preposition do you need? The post Consult appeared first on DC IELTS. > read more

Talking about your home town – photos help add detail and interest

03/21/2014 03:55:18 AM

This is a lesson to help you speak about your home town in a more interesting way AND get to use better language. It's a win-win. All you need to do is take a walk outside and take some photos The post Talking about your home town – photos help > read more

Conflict

03/21/2014 02:51:32 AM

The daily word today is conflict. The post Conflict appeared first on DC IELTS - exam success and better English. > read more

Spaced repetition – how it can help you remember the words you want to learn

03/20/2014 08:21:00 AM

Are you a student wondering about how to learn words better? Are you a teacher wondering why you recycle vocabulary and perhaps how to do it. You can understand some of the science behind the ideas here. This is a great article written by Michael Bol > read more

Compound

03/20/2014 03:48:06 AM

Today's daily word is compound. Have you ever suffered from a compound fracture? The post Compound appeared first on DC IELTS - exam success and better English. > read more



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