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IELTS Overview

January 2nd, 2018 in Test Preparation

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), is designed to assess the English language skills of candidates who want to study or work in countries where English is the language of communication. IELTS is conducted jointly by the British Council, the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and IELTS Australia.

Tips for scoring well in reading comprehension tests

November 10th, 2013 in Test Preparation

Pay attention to sequence

The writer does not always describe ideas in their chronological order. The writer may start at the end of an event and then move to the beginning. In the reading passages, you should expect to find a mixed sequence of ideas. Therefore, don’t assume that all the events mentioned in the passage took place in the same order that they are mentioned in the passage.

Reading comprehension: how to perform well?

November 7th, 2013 in Test Preparation

The passages given for reading on the TOEFL test are not exactly simple. They may contain complex or unfamiliar ideas. Here are a few tips for performing well on the TOEFL reading test.

Verbs exercise for kids

December 21st, 2012 in English for children, Test Preparation

Verbs are action words. They tell us what the person or thing denoted by the subject does /has done / will do. Sometimes the verb may also show what happens / has happened / will happen to the subject. Examples are: work, play, sing, dance, stop, start, wait, leave, bring, take etc.