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Cambridge 13 (Academic IELTS) : Test 1: Writing Task 1

It has been a very long time since my last post and I feel like I have to go back to the beginning for my writing practice. I had a hard time doing this. I forgot the process. I was even asking myself which verb tense I should be using for this essay. Help! I …

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Cambridge 13: Test 1 (Speaking Part 1 sample answers)

Sample responses: Question 1: I mostly do a  lot of TV-watching at home since we just purchased a new television a couple a weeks ago, and I also prefer doing this activity with my family members on the weekends. Question 2: I'm a huge fan of classic TV shows like "Friends" and "House M.D." If I'm …

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Cambridge 13: Test 1 (SPEAKING)

Here's the latest version of the Cambridge IELTS Test book series (Cambridge 13). I'll be posting the sample responses (script) for the questions above any time soon. Meanwhile, try answering these questions on your own. It'll be helpful if you also record your answers in the process. That way, you can assess yourself on what …

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IELTS General Writing Task 2 from British Council

  Sample essay: Education is, without question, one of the highly sought after rights we have. Since time immemorial, we have given it such value that questions whether it should start at home or at school became one of the most controversial. This essay will discuss the benefits of children learning at home and at …

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Punctuation: it shouldn’t be that hard!

Many English learners are well-versed when it comes to expressing their opinions verbally. Others are more into writing. For those who are more confident with their speaking skills, their one true challenge can probably be writing. I have met many learners who are impeccably great when it comes talking but lack the skills when it …

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IELTS Listening Section 4 sample test with answers

SECTION 4:     QUESTIONS 31 - 40 Questions 31 - 32  Complete the following sentences. Use NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. 31    The speaker identifies the following two differences between being a high school student and a university student: • the academic expectations of tutors and lecturers are.............................................. • students must take responsibility …

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