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Space Exploration – Sample essay

Many people think that the government should spend money to explore the outer space, while others believe that it’s a waste of public money.
Discuss both views and include your own opinion.

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Fluency and Coherence in Speaking

IELTS Speaking band criteria: Fluency and Coherence In this blog post, I am trying to explain one of the speaking section marking criteria, Fluency and Coherence. In general, these two terms are related and consists of 25% of your overall speaking band score. What is Fluency? Now, the first question to raise in your mind is what is fluency? Many candidates misunderstand fluency with the pace of your speaking. But that’s just misunderstanding. Fluency has nothing to do with the speed at which you can speak. Native English speakers can also speak at slower pace but with proper tone and intonations. It’s the ability to maintain a flow of proper …

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How to choose best dictionary?

In this article, I am posting some of the features of a good dictionary. Why you should still go back to the old traditional way to build your vocabulary. What are the points you should consider while choosing your dictionary.

To know more about it, please read this post.

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IELTS Questions in Russia – Academic IELTS January 2015

Some IELTS Questions in Russia This is what Maria shared with us by an e-mail. I am very much thankful to her for sharing these recent questions with us for future IELTS test takers. Listening: Listening was quite easy, understandable, only the problem – it’s first part of exam and due to stress, I was struggling to realize I’m actually at the IELTS exam centre!! These were the topics of IELTS test. 1) renting an apartment, address and number, price, location, basic needs – quite common questions 2) description of engineering machine and it’s parts were shown in the picture!! (A bit difficult because of specific technical terminologies) 3) can’t …

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Sample Essay: Community work Vs Imprisonment

This post is about an essay of community work vs imprisonment.
Some people think it is fair for convicts to spend time in prison as a punishment, while others think that community service would be better for criminals and society. To what extend do you agree or disagree?

See the sample answer.

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