27 1, 2023

IELTS must-know: differences between British and American English (1)

27/1/2023|Categories: Exam, IELTS|

Do you find it confusing whether to use British or American English in the IELTS exams? As a matter of fact, the examiners of the speaking test are from different countries, even the recordings in the listening exam could be of different accents. As a result, learning the differences between British and American English is of paramount importance. Let Wall Street English walk you through the major differences between them in terms of their spellings.

19 1, 2023

How to do IELTS Writing Task 1 Introduction apart from saying “the graph shows…”?

19/1/2023|Categories: Exam, IELTS|

When it comes to IELTS Writing Task 1 where we need to describe the trends of the graphs, most of the candidates only use “the graph shows” for introduction. Having been used millions of times, this kind of sentence certainly will not earn you high marks. So, how can we do better? Let Wall Street English give you some examples.

23 12, 2022

IELTS Writing Task 1: How to describe the trends in the graphs?

23/12/2022|Categories: Exam, IELTS|

In the IELTS Writing Task 1, you will be tested on the ability to interpret and describe the information presented in a graph, diagram, chart or table. You are most often required to describe the trends in a graph. However, most of the students struggle and waste their valuable time at this part as they do not know where to start from. Here, Wall Street English will provide 5 skills to direct your way towards describing the trends in the graphs.

9 11, 2022

How can you elaborate on the main points of your essays?

9/11/2022|Categories: Exam, IELTS|

IELTS Writing task 2 is formal essay writing. After learning the sentence patterns, great vocabulary and essay structure, we still don’t know how to elaborate on our sub points in each paragraph, which is the main component that makes up our whole essay. Therefore, it is essential for us to learn the ways to enrich our contents, instead of explaining our viewpoints hollowly. Here, Wall Street English will provide a useful structure that you can use for each of your paragraph, together we could write a compelling and amazing essay.

22 9, 2022

Useful Idioms for the IETLS Speaking Exam

22/9/2022|Categories: IELTS|

If you want to get a band 7 or above in the IELTS Speaking test, you must show the examiner that you have mastered a wide range of vocabulary and know how to use idioms when necessary. However, lots of people know very little about idioms. Today, Wall Street English will provide 7 common idioms that you can use in the IELTS speaking exam to get high marks.

20 9, 2022

IETLS Speaking Part 0: ID check and Greetings

20/9/2022|Categories: IELTS|

Many people focus on the answering skills and simply skip the greetings' part when preparing for the IELTS Speaking test. However, this part is just as important as it may affect the impression you left on the examiner. So, be well prepared and learn how to answer the part 0 question with Wall Street English!

31 8, 2022

How to paraphrase in IELTS exam? 5 methods of paraphrasing

31/8/2022|Categories: IELTS|

Paraphrasing is an essential skill in the IELTS exam. In the writing tasks, we must avoid using repetitive words and phrases. While in the speaking exam, we must paraphrase the questions raised by the examiner. But what exactly is paraphrasing? How do we paraphrase? Paraphrase means to simply repeat something written or spoken by using different words or phrases. It is easy to learn! Here are 5 methods of paraphrasing.

17 8, 2022

How to get high marks in IELTS Speaking? 5 simple tips to extend your answers

17/8/2022|Categories: IELTS|

Students often ask how long the answers should be in the IELTS Speaking Part 1. The key is to keep the answers simple but concrete. Some students may simply respond to the questions straight away without giving any explanations. However, you should extend your answers if you want to get band 7 or above. Wall Street English will provide 5 tips for you to extend your answers in Speaking exams.

9 7, 2022

Must-learn synonyms for “for example”

9/7/2022|Categories: IELTS|

We always need to cite examples of something when it comes to writing or speaking tasks. It is too common to see “for example” in essays. Do you know any synonyms to replace “for example”?

7 7, 2022

How to buy yourself time in IELTS speaking test?

7/7/2022|Categories: IELTS|

In the IELTS speaking test, we often get asked challenging questions that we can’t come up with an answer straight away. In these cases, you do not want to simply stay silent. Here, Wall Street English will teach you not only how to answer the question with confidence, but to know how to give yourself a couple of seconds to think about the questions.

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