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Aug 20, 2018

IELTS Table Consumer Spending

The table shows data about spending money by the people of five European countries in 2002. The statistics are organized in three different types of expenditures:

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Aug 16, 2018

IELTS London: Map of Test Centres and Locations

Find out the location of the IELTS London Test Centres so you can book your test. You'll also find the IELTS London Test Centres for UKVI. Find a map with the location of the test centre and all the contact details so that you can book the test.

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Aug 04, 2018

Recent IELTS General Writing Task 1 Topics

Here you can view genuine recent IELTS general writing task 1 topics that have been posted by students sitting for the test. In the general training writing section for task 1 you have to write a letter. You need to write about the three bullet points given in the letter.

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Aug 04, 2018

Latest IELTS Writing Topics - Recent IELTS exam writing questions.

Do you want to know what some of the latest IELTS writing topics have been? Here you can view real recent IELTS exam writing questions. They are from the Academic and General Test. You can also post the question you had if you recently took the test.

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Jul 15, 2018

Academic Word List Sublist 9f

This is Academic Word List Sublist 9f, which present another 10 useful academic words that you can practice and learn to improve your IELTS reading ability.

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Jul 13, 2018

IELTS Essay - Desiring Success in Life

Hi guys, I really need you guys to give some feedbacks before I take the real test, again. :(. I really appreciate your help How important do you think

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Jul 12, 2018

IELTS Essay Becoming Independent

This IELTS essay discussed whether people are becoming more independent than they were in the past. This is a question that has come up a few times in the test. This is discussion type essay as you have to discuss both sides of an argument and come to a conclusion.

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Jul 10, 2018

IELTS Practice Tests: Free online tests - IELTS buddy

Take free online IELTS Practice Tests for the Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing. These tests are based on the real IELTS and will provide you with a wide range of practice for all the skills that you need. They are all free and can be taken online.

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Jul 09, 2018

Choose an IELTS Essay

This is an opportunity for you to choose an IELTS essay for me to write a model answer to. I thought it might be fun rather than me just picking one. Sometimes there may be one that you find particularly difficult.

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Jun 28, 2018

Zoo Essay: Model Essay for IELTS

This is a recent zoo essay question from the IELTS test (June 2018). Essay about zoos have come up a few times in the IELTS test so it's worth studying same sample questions and sample essays about the topic.

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Jun 16, 2018

Words in Brackets

In listening test some answers have a word that is in brackets preceeding the other word, why is it important to put such in brackets? e.g (strong) towe

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Jun 14, 2018

Internet vs Newspaper Essay: View model IELTS answer

A recent topic to write about in the IELTS exam was an Internet vs Newspaper Essay. The question was: Although more and more people read news on the internet, newspapers will remain the most important source of news. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

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