General Practice General practitioners have an important role in looking after patients in their homes and within the communities where they live. They are part of a much wider team whose role includes promoting, preventing and initiating treatment. As well, GPs look after patients with chronic illnesses. GPs are often the first point of contact Read more about General Practice[…]
Life is good! Why do we feel bad? We’ve tried shopping and Modern Age cures, making money and spending it. We’re still miserable. What’s missing from our lives? Did you notice an outbreak of joviality and generosity last week? People beaming at you as they let you go ahead in the bus queue, grinning as Read more about Reading[…]
1 a. Complete the speech extras with one word. b. What situations can you think of where the following phrases could be said? Use them in short monologues. We will check them at the lesson! 1 ‘I couldn’t believe my luck!’ 2 ‘I couldn’t hold back the tears of joy’ 3 ‘My parents were bursting with Read more about Pleasant Surprises[…]
1 a Read the title, the subtitle and the first paragraph of the text below. Then decide which answer (A or B) best describes the probable topic of the whole article. A Dust in the home B Dust in public buildings b Read the first sentence or two of each paragraph. Decide which sets of paragraphs Read more about .[…]
Presenting arguments With some question types in Task 2, you need to discuss more than one type of evidence, argument or point of view before reaching your conclusion. This is called the evidence-led approach. Look at the Task 2 prompt below and answer these questions. 1 Is the main topic a) modern lifestyles, b) positive Read more about IELTS Writing Essay[…]
The Impact of Technology on the Stock Market By: Kevin Johnston High-tech trading can change the way stocks behave. There was a time when boisterous traders at the New York Stock Exchange yelled out orders to each other, creating a raucous din. When a stock traded on the strength of a news story, traders Read more about Technology on the Stock Market[…]
1. Answer the questions in the quiz. 2. Watch the short video about house styles and fill in the gaps with correct words. 3. Now look at the pictures and match what you see with the object names.
In Part 2 of the Speaking Module, you have to talk about something. You may be asked to describe one of the following: a person, a place, an event, an activity or an object. DESCRIBING PEOPLE 1 a Complete each sentence below with one adjective that is opposite in meaning to the adjective underlined. supportive Read more about IELTS Speaking 2[…]