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IELTS vocabulary exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word. 1. She tried to be brave in the face of …………………. (adverse) 2. Don’t be discouraged by ………………… criticism. (adversity) 3. The trip promised to be...

Rules of capitalization

I have noticed capitalization errors in many essays I corrected. The rules of capitalization aren’t all that complicated and with a little effort you can learn them and avoid these silly mistakes. Capitalize I...

IELTS speaking practice

The following questions were asked in an IELTS speaking test recently held in India. Sample answers are also given. Examiner: Where are you from? Candidate: I come from Durgapur, which is a small town...

Band 7 essay sample

Essay topic In most universities students focus on specialised subjects, however some people believe that universities should encourage students to study a wide spectrum of subjects. To want extent you agree or disagree? Give...

IELTS letter sample

You recently encountered some problems with the public transportation service in your area. Write a letter to the manager of the public transport company and say: What the problem was Explain how these problems...

How to score well in the writing module

Many candidates who take the IELTS test find it difficult to score well in the Writing module but that is not surprising. You need a decent understanding of English grammar and sentence structures to...

Because and because of

Because is a conjunction. It is used at the beginning of a clause. She was depressed because she didn’t know what to do. She won the first prize because she worked hard. Note that...