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IELTS Speaking: an electronic gadget you like

In IELTS, you may be asked a cue card about an object. It might be asked in different variations. You might come across this question in following manners. Describe a present you received from someone. OR Describe an electronic device you can’t live without OR Describe the most useful device you have OR Describe something you bought and found very helpful OR Speak about an electronic gadget you like the most. – What it is. – When and from where did you get it – What do you use it for I have described the above question in my answer but with some modifications, you can adapt this answer for …

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English Grammar point “used to”

This post explains an important IELTS speaking grammar point of “used to”. For more information, I’ve included a video

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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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Vocabulary: How to talk about books?

This blog post explains how you can speak on the topic of books. In this blog post, I simply comment on my habits of reading and by doing so, I teach some useful collocation and phrases that native speakers would use.

Learn and practise them in you daily English conversation.

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Speaking advice: Use fillers

This post gives you some common fillers and explains its importance. This post also explains how to use them in a natural way by giving sample responses to few questions. I strongly advise you to make a list of your own fillers and use them in your daily English conversations. That’s the best way to improve and use them automatically.

Read this post to know more.

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