Monthly Archives: September 2011

Here is how to add new words and phrases to your IELTS journal…

I was lucky enough to log into www.ielts-chat.com just after our online friend, Matilda, posted this excellent BBC study resource of tips for all portions of the exam: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1143_exams/index.shtml While on the topic, I would like to elaborate on the … Continue reading

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(Model letter) Task 1 as seen in Ahmedabad, India, 22 September 2011

You purchased electronic equipment online and found it damaged when it arrived.  Write a letter of complaint to the manager of the online company.  In your letter: describe the product describe the damage explain what you want to happen as … Continue reading

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(Video) IELTS Task 1 General – How to…

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(Model essay) Academic IELTS exam question as seen in Toronto on 30 August 2011

Some people think it is our moral duty to help poor people.  Some people think that big amounts of money do not reach the poor.  Discuss and give your opinion. There is no question that poverty around the world is … Continue reading

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