Do you consider that dressing appropriately is important or are you of the opinion that everyone should be able to wear exactly what they like? Give reasons for your answer and include Any relevant examples from your own knowledge of experience. Dress code is the code of the civilised and well-informed. Gone are the days… Read More
On the day of your exam, it is recommended to have 150 gms of Dark Chocolate. There are no scientific evidences to prove your performance after eating a chocolate. However, for ages now our candidates have been able to face the exam with more confidence, sustain the temperature in the exam hall, withstand hunger… Read More
To what extent do you agree or disagree? Lately, advertising in on the increase, be it on Television, Google Adwords, Facebook campaigns, Social media, Billboards, Mobile applications and even as Handouts and Posters. Some people assume that advertising campaigns boosts the sales of goods and encourage people to buy things that they even don’t need. Most… Read More
In IELTS Test there are 3 section for speaking module. Candidates are often asked to speak about various topics. However, the unfortunate event is, candidates often misunderstand this message and answer to the questions asked instead of speaking as a response to the questions. Answering: Answering is often brief in nature. When someone asks your… Read More
Listen to some of these English songs on a regular basis to improve your overall listening skills in English. Read More
Read the prompt below. In 25 seconds, you must reply in your won words, as naturally and clearly as possible. You have 30 seconds to record your response. You response will be sent together with your score report to the institutions selected by you. Your interest Ans: I am a software Engineer, I have some… Read More
In IELTS Reading Test most often candidates are confused between the term in the question and the term in the passage while finding answers, especially in the case of, True / False / Not Given. To solve this issue one must be familiar with the term paraphrasing. This is a technique in which a set… Read More
Look at the text below. In 40 seconds, you must read this text aloud as naturally and clearly as possible. You have 40 seconds to read aloud. Tips: Break the text into chunks and pause slightly between each one as you read. Use the punctuation to help you decide where to pause and where each… Read More
Simple requests: Could/can you…? Would you mind…? For routine requests (asking someone to do his/her job) we can be fairly direct. Big requests/favours: I was hoping you could… I was wondering if you could… Would it be okay if…? Do you think you might be able to…? For big requests and favours, we need to… Read More
This page contains the Issue topics for the Analytical Writing section of the GRE® revised General Test. When you take the test, you will be presented with one Argument topic from this pool. Each Issue topic consists of an issue statement or statements followed by specific task instructions that tell you how to respond to… Read More
This page contains the Argument topics for the Analytical Writing section of the GRE® revised General Test. When you take the test, you will be presented with one Argument topic from this pool. Each Argument topic consists of a passage that presents an argument followed by specific task instructions that tell you how to analyse… Read More
IELTS Reading test has a lot of tasks to be done after comprehending the given reading passage. One of such tasks include True/False/Not Given task. Most often test taker for IELTS have found this task to be difficult yet they relent. You may be familiar with sorting out True and False. You have done it… Read More
These are sample sentences similar to that used in the task ‘Repeat Sentence’ in PTE test. Read More
Making an offer: Would you like me to…? Can I help you with…? If you’d like, I can… Saying “Do you need help?” could be too direct and might suggest that the person cannot handle the task. Accepting an offer: Sure, that would be great. Yes, thank you. A simple “thanks” or “thank you” is… Read More
That’s not necessarily true. I’m not so sure I agree. I don’t know that I agree. That’s not always true. By partially disagreeing or using indirect, tentative language, we can soften our message and ensure we don’t offend our listener.
Maybe we could get back to… Maybe we could talk about… Why don’t we move on to…? Using one of these expressions makes for a smooth transition between topics.
The new trend in IELTS: Often, most of the candidates applying for migration abroad are advised to score 8777 in IELTS for VISA processing. Some are surely able to get this score in their very first attempt. However, we are looking at the fact that most people don’t get this score even after several attempts.… Read More
I was wondering if you’d like to… Would you like to…? If you’re free on (day/date),…/If you aren’t doing anything on (day/date)…
Gaining the floor: Sorry to interrupt, but… Could I add something? It’s often helpful to say the person’s name before “Could I add something?” This helps get the person’s attention and makes him/her stop talking. After interrupting someone: I’m sorry, you were saying. I’m sorry, go ahead.
What about if… Maybe we could… I thought it might be a good idea to… It seems to me that we should… One thing we might want to consider is… I think… I feel like… Simply saying “we should” is often too direct. We can soften the message by using indirect, tentative language and… Read More
Role-player Card No.1 Setting: Hospital Ward Carer: You are a parent of a 14 year old boy. Your son had a convulsive seizure (epileptic fit) earlier in the day at play ground and was brought to the hospital by school ambulance. A nurse has just come to tell you that your son is about to… Read More
Role-player Card No.2 Setting: Home Visit Patient: You are a 89 year old client, who has lived alone fairly independently for many years in a unit on your son’s property. Your son’s family are going overseas for two weeks and you are going to a lovely near by home. You are having an assessment by… Read More
I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to… I’m sorry, I didn’t know… I apologise. That was my fault.
You may/might want to consider… It might be a good idea to… Have you thought about…? Saying “you should” could be too direct, especially if we’re talking to a supervisor, a client, or someone we don’t know very well.
Declining an invitation: That sounds great, but… I’m sorry, but I really can’t. I have to… I really appreciate the invite, but… In English, we don’t typically decline invitations without giving a reason (either real or made up). Simply saying “no” or “no thanks” would be too direct and might be perceived as rude. Informing someone… Read More