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All about IELTS Speaking

All about IELTS Speaking

Getting a great result in your IELTS Speaking section isn't just about speaking good English. Understanding the question types, knowing what to expect and preparing well will help you fulfil your potential. This article gives an overview of each question with tips and strategies, and has a 'test your knowledge' quiz at the end. Level: intermediate and above.

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A roadmap of English tenses

A roadmap of English tenses

It’s frustrating to reach an advanced level of English and find yourself slightly unsure about your choice of tenses. In this article, we look at three notoriously difficult areas to get right: the present simple vs present continuous, the present perfect, and conditionals. This language of the post is advanced-proficiency level.

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How video games can help you learn English

How video games can help you learn English

It may surprise you to learn that playing video games can actually help improve your English. London School of English trainer Rosie gives gives five reasons why playing video games can be a useful part of language learning, and recommends some games. This post is suitable for learners with an upper-intermediate level English.

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Black Friday

Black Friday

Black Friday, a day of crazy discounts and shopping madness. Find out about the meaning and history of Black Friday, learn vocabulary for talking about shopping and sales, and get some top tips for Black Friday shopping in the UK.

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All about the CEFR

All about the CEFR

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is a scale for measuring the language level of language learners. Find out all about it, including: the CEFR levels chart and level descriptions; Who uses the CEFR and why; how our class levels and IELTS levels relate to the CEFR levels; and how long is usually takes to increase your level.

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