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IELTS Speaking Guide 2018 | Tasks, Model Answers, Scores

Want to score 7+ on your IELTS Speaking exam? We’ve written this guide for you! Read on to find out everything you need to know about the structure of the exam, possible topics, example answers, test tips and more. We will explain exactly what you need to do on parts 1, 2 and 3 so you can go into your Speaking exam with confidence. Ready? Let’s take a look! Continue reading

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35 Comparative And Superlative Adjectives | List With Examples + Exercises

Confused by comparative and superlative forms in English? No problem! Check out our list of the 35 most common adjectives with examples to see exactly how these words are used in context. Use the exercises at the end to practise and don’t forget to download your copy of this free study guide! Continue reading

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How to prepare for IELTS online: 25 best resources in 2018

There’s so much written online about the IELTS test that it can be hard to know where to start! In this 2018 guide, we will walk you through the best online resources to help you prepare for your IELTS test at home. We have divided this up by section (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing) and each of these provides links to the best tips, advice, YouTube videos, preparation material and practice tests. Continue reading

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A-Z of English Idioms: 150 Most Common Expressions

What are the most common English idioms used today? This post lists the 150 most popular idiomatic expressions to help you sound more like a native English speaker! Our A-Z of idioms gives you the meaning of each expression, along with example sentences. Don’t forget to download your free pdf copy of this guide and to practise your skills with the exercises at the end! Continue reading

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How To Use: Some Any, Much Many, Little Few

When do you use some and when do you use any? Is it much or many? And what’s the difference between few and little? In this post we will show you how to use these words correctly. We will explain the rules for each pair and give you real example sentences so you can see how to use them in context. Don’t forget to try the practice exercises at the end to test your understanding! Continue reading

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19 English Phrasal Verbs With Get

Phrasal verbs are commonly used by native speakers in everyday conversation so it’s important to learn them if you want to sound more natural in English. In this study guide, we will teach you 19 phrasal verbs with ‘get’. You will learn all of their meanings through clear explanations and example sentences. Don’t forget to test your knowledge with the exercises at the end! Continue reading

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17 English Phrasal Verbs With Call

In this study guide, we will teach you 17 common phrasal verbs with ‘call’. Keep reading to find out their many meanings, explore real native examples of phrasal verbs in context, and try our exercises at the end to test your understanding! Continue reading

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11 English Phrasal Verbs With Break

In this study guide, we will teach you 11 common phrasal verbs with ‘break’. Learn their many meanings, explore real native examples of phrasal verbs in context, and try our exercises at the end to test your understanding. You can even save a pdf copy of this guide to use later. Ready? Let’s look at the list! Continue reading

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16 English Phrasal Verbs With Bring

In this study guide, we will teach you 16 common phrasal verbs with ‘bring’. Learn their many meanings, explore real native examples of phrasal verbs in context, and try our exercises at the end to test your understanding. You can even save a pdf copy of this guide to use later. Ready? Let’s take a look at the list! Continue reading

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Portuguese mistakes in English: 40 Most Common Errors

Anyone who speaks Portuguese knows how different it is from English. Due to these differences, we can expect mistakes to occur in all areas of language usage. Even if the person is fluent, errors often appear naturally as a result of their mother tongue. This makes it important to practise and develop an understanding of the most common mistakes. You can then better avoid these in future. Continue reading

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How To Use Say, Tell, Speak And Talk: Differences, Expressions, Idioms

Confused about when to use the words ‘say’, ‘tell’, ‘speak’ and ‘talk’ in English? No problem! This study guide will teach you the most common expressions and idioms to demonstrate the differences between say, tell, speak and talk with real examples. Ready? Let’s get started! Continue reading

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16 English Phrasal Verbs With Take

In this study guide, we will teach you 16 common phrasal verbs with ‘take’. Learn their many meanings, explore real native examples of phrasal verbs in context, and try our exercises at the end to test your understanding. You can even save a pdf copy of this guide to use later. Ready? Let’s take a look! Continue reading

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Learn English Through the News | How-to, Tips, Links

Whether you are at beginner, intermediate or advanced level, you can always learn English through the news! In this study guide, we will show you how to find and use easy news articles, original newspapers and English news channels to improve your fluency. Let’s get started! Continue reading

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101 English Homophones You Should Know

English can be a confusing language to learn! Have you ever come across two words that sound the same, but have different meanings? These are called homophones. In this detailed guide, you will learn 101 sets of homophones with real native examples. Don’t forget to check out our study tips and quiz at the end! Continue reading

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Portuguese Mistakes in English: 51 False Friends

Confused by similar words in English and Portuguese? You are not alone! Most ESL learners make mistakes with these “false friends” (or “false cognates”) in the two languages! Let’s take a look at some examples of false friends in English and Portuguese! Continue reading

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How to Learn English with Movies | Top 10 Best Films

Watching films is a fun way to improve your English! In this ESL guide, we will show you 10 of the best movies for studying English and give you tips and resources to help you learn English through films. Ready? Lights, camera, action! Continue reading

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How to learn English at home: 35 tips for faster results

Want to improve your English at home? Making slow progress with your solo studies? In this home study guide, we will share with you 35 effective strategies to help you get faster results by using the best ESL resources and websites. Ready? Let’s take a look! Continue reading

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21 English Phrasal Verbs with PUT

In this study guide, we will teach you 21 common phrasal verbs with ‘put’. Learn their many meanings, explore real native examples in context, and try our final quiz to test your understanding. You can also save a copy of this great guide to use later. Ready? Let’s take a look! Continue reading

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