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Video: Important Differences between ‘Expressions’, ‘Idioms’ and ‘Slang’ for IELTS

Today you’ll learn the differences between expressions, idioms and slang for IELTS. In our course’s closed Facebook group, students challenge me with interesting and thought-provoking questions all the time. One recent post started a delightful conversation about linguistic terms, so today I’ll share these ideas… Read More

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IELTS Energy 526: In Order to Get Band 9, You Need These Phrases

Today you’ll learn why in order to get a band 9, you need today’s phrases! We’ve done some episodes on linking words in the past, and today we’re focusing on specific parallel phrases for ‘in order to‘. In a recent Facebook Live session, a student… Read More

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IELTS Energy 524: The Hidden Process Behind IELTS Scoring

Today you’ll learn about hidden process behind IELTS scoring procedures. So, who exactly is grading your Writing and Speaking? Who Grades Writing? One student wrote to us: I’m wondering, if I use the same vocabulary in the two tasks, can it affect my score? Will… Read More

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