15 9, 2021

IELTS English: Words to avoid in the exams (part 2)! Any words to replace ‘difference’?

15/9/2021|Categories: IELTS|

Previously, we mentioned 3 words that you should avoid using in IELTS exams. Can you recall them? Let’s go through 3 more simple English vocabulary words as well as their synonyms!

14 9, 2021

IELTS English: Words to avoid in the exams (part 1)! Are you still using ‘good/ bad’ to describe people and things?

14/9/2021|Categories: IELTS|

When taking the IELTS exam, we believe that all of you know that simple words cannot boost our scores. Yet, you may try hard but still cannot think of a better synonym for the simple word. We understand that you may be one of the examinees who have this concern. Therefore, we will introduce the first three simple English words which need to be avoided, and their synonyms respectively!

13 9, 2021

IELTS English: 8 sentences with the word ‘all’ to help you speak fluently!

13/9/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The most important thing about IELTS Speaking is to speak naturally and fluently. Today, we prepare 8 short English sentences that include the word ‘all’. For example, ‘all shook up’ can be used to describe a mood, whereas ‘be-all and end-all' can be used to describe the importance of something. If you wish to learn these words, let’s continue reading the article!

9 8, 2021

IELTS Writing: Express adverbs of certainty, how to say ‘undoubtedly’ in English?

9/8/2021|Categories: IELTS|

During the IELTS exam, especially when you are writing argumentative essays, we may think of the word ‘undoubtedly’ when we want to express a degree of certainty. Except for ‘undoubtedly’, do you know any words with similar meanings?

6 8, 2021

IELTS Writing: An obvious increase/decrease in the trend? Learn 5 words better than ‘obvious’!

6/8/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The IELTS writing is divided into task 1 and task 2, and today we're talking about some must-know vocab and phrases of task 1 graphs and charts! If you’re preparing for IELTS, let’s learn some words to replace ‘It is clearly that’ and ‘It is obvious that’ for a higher lexical resource score!

2 8, 2021

IELTS Speaking: What are the other meanings of ‘thing’? Various collocations with ‘thing’ in English!

2/8/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The word ‘thing’ gives people a vague and unspecific impression. However, if we collocate ‘thing’ with other words, the meaning can be clearly understood. Below are 7 usages of ‘thing’, turn a simple word into different meanings!

9 7, 2021

IELTS Speaking: How to reach 7+ bands? Useful words for common topics! (Study-related)

9/7/2021|Categories: IELTS|

The third IELTS topic we are going to introduce is about ‘studies’. Especially for current students, the examiner may be likely to ask you questions about your studies or campus life. Let’s learn a few words today!

7 7, 2021

IELTS Speaking: How to reach 7+ bands? Useful words for common topics! (Hobbies-related)

7/7/2021|Categories: IELTS|

Last time, we taught about useful phrases related to ‘work’. And today let us introduce hobbies-related words! When the examiner asks you about your hobbies, or what you usually do in your leisure time, but you can only answer ‘I like/ I enjoy...’? Today, we are going to tell you 6 words to enrich your vocabulary related to ‘hobbies’, which helps you elaborate on your answers!

5 7, 2021

IELTS Speaking: How to reach 7+ bands? Useful words for common topics! (Work-related)

5/7/2021|Categories: IELTS|

Most of you may wonder how we should prepare for the IELTS speaking exam. Are you the one who thinks that there is no way to get ready well in advance of the exam so that you just wait for its coming? Indeed, there are a few common topics in IELTS speaking, for example, we will talk about ‘Work’ today. Keep practicing how to use these phrasal verbs for fluent and professional speaking during the exam!

10 6, 2021

How to guess the meaning of a vocabulary you don’t know (part 3)

10/6/2021|Categories: IELTS|

This is the last post of our vocabulary series. How many word roots and prefixes have you learned? In today’s section, we are going to talk about the suffixes, which might be the least challenging one, for example “-er/or”. This list of suffixes can definitely help you expand your vocabulary bank.

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