Monthly Archives: March 2013

7 good reasons to study in Glasgow

1) Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city, but with a population of just 600,000 people, you won’t get lost!  You can find everything you need here, it has the second biggest shopping area in the UK, (London is number one, of … Continue reading

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7 tips to improve your IELTS speaking

Don’t echo the examiner. Try to use different vocabulary by paraphrasing and using synonyms. Learners with a high band score demonstrate a wide range of vocabulary. In IELTS Speaking Part 1, give a little extra information for each question.In Part … Continue reading

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6 resources to improve your IELTS reading score

Students often ask: “What should I read to prepare for the IELTS exam?” Here is a list of resources that have often been used in past exams. 1. The Economist – a weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and … Continue reading

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How to improve your academic vocabulary – IELTS speaking

The IELTS examiner expects you to show ‘some awareness of style and collocation’ to reach a Band 7 or Band 8. Compare the sentences – which is better? Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking has a major impact on … Continue reading

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