Monthly Archives: August 2011

(Model letter) General Exam – Bangalore, India – 13 August 2011

Write to your landlord about  minor accident you had in the kitchen yesterday that has caused some damage. Talk about : what happened describe the problem and damage clearly say what you want the landlord to do Dear Clarence, I … Continue reading

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Improve your academic vocabulary

I came across these excellent exercises while surfing the net today.  The link is to Dominic Cole’s blog, which I am sure many of you are already aware of.  I suggest running through this page when you have a free … Continue reading

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(PDF File) Academic and General Task 1 examiner marking criteria

If you are not familiar with the criteria your examiner will use to mark the Task 1 section of your IELTS exam, I suggest you have a look at the following file available from IELTS.org. An IELTS examiner tells me … Continue reading

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(Video) How to start sentences in your General Task 1 response

A brief video describing some ways to begin your letter’s sentences.

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