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drop off: take someone somewhere by car Can I DROP you OFF somewhere on my way home? get away: leave to go on holiday I need to GET AWAY for a few days.  set off: start a journey We SET OFF early the next morning. speed up: go faster The car suddenly SPED UP and went through a red light. take […]

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Bring up – raise Tell out – argued Face up to – accept an unpleasant state of affairs, and try to deal with it Call off – not to ahead with something Count on – rely/depend Catch up with –  get to the same level Dies down – becomes less strong  drop out off – leave figure out –  find it hard to understand  find out […]

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SYNONYMS:  A synonym is a word that means exactly or nearly the same as another word. In IELTS writing you need to use these Synonyms in paraphrasing and for speaking as well. Using Synonyms in spite of repeating the same word, again and again, will increase the chances of getting high band scores. Therefore take a look at […]

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Qualifying words are the words in the question which tell the student how the various ideas relate together. They are often the words that present opinion. Contrast: despite this, while, whereas, however, on the other hand, differs from, in contrast to, conversely,unlike, although Compare: in the same vein, likewise, similarly, this mirrors, just as, has in […]

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IELTS Essay structure Paragraph 1 – Introduction • Sentence 1 – Background statement • Sentence 2 – Detailed background statement • Sentence 3 – Thesis • Sentence 4 – Outline sentence Paragraph 2 – First supporting paragraph • Sentence 1 – Topic sentence • Sentence 2 – Example • Sentence 3 – Discussion • Sentence […]

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There are a plethora of websites available online where you can practice reading.  Here I am mentioning one of them where you can read and do the test and also check your answers after the test. Click Here

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To stem from Example: Most people’s insecurities stem from something that happened in their childhood. To allocate smth to smth: to give something officially to somebody/something for a particular purpose Example: More funds will now be allocated to charitable organizations. Wildlife: animals, birds, insects, etc. that are wild and live in a natural environment. Example: […]

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A variety of teaching resources, provided by the British Council, to help students in your IELTS https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/prepare-test/british-council-online-resources   Essential preparation tools IELTS offers official practice materials to help you understand the format of the test https://idpielts.me/prepare-ielts/ielts-practice-print-resources/   IELTS Preparation for your IELTS Exam.  https://www.ieltsadvantage.com/   Ryan IELTS test preparation especially for Writing http://ieltsielts.com/  

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Harmful: causing damage or injury to sb/sth, especially to a person’s health or to the environment Example: the harmful effects of alcohol) Prohibit: to stop sth from being done or used especially by law Example: Soviet citizens were prohibited from travelling abroad. Interrupt: to stop sth for a short time Example: The game was interrupted […]

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Peer: a person who is the same age or who has the same social status as you Example: Children are worried about failing in front of their peers. Effort: the physical or mental energy that you need to do sth (nỗ lực). Example: You should put more effort into your work. Long-term (adj): continuing for […]

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