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A strategy for planning your IELTS task 1

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A strategy for planning your answer in academic task 1 by following a simple 5 step process
The post A strategy for planning your IELTS task 1 appeared first on Dominic Cole's IELTS and Beyond.

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Ben Piscopo's curator insight, April 10, 2013 2:33 AM

Thoughtful strategy. I also suggest planning your writing through "mini-outlines". 

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IELTS and newspapers -

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Advice on and how and why to use newspapers to improve reading and vocabulary skills for IELTS, with suggested practice exercises and useful links

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Brigid's curator insight, March 9, 2014 10:45 AM

Read a news article each day 

www. breakingnewsenglish.com

Mark A J Ellis's curator insight, January 28, 2016 9:33 AM

Some handy links here to remind us to do this regularly

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IELTS Reading Tip of the Day: Read the Title and the Headings First | Manchester Central School of English

IELTS Reading Tip of the Day: Read the Title and the Headings First | Manchester Central School of English | English tutiton | Scoop.it
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Is English improving lives in a remote Indonesian village?

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The thesis titled Teaching English in an “Acquisition-Poor Environment”: An ethnographic example of a remote Indonesian EFL classroom grapples with the question why compulsory English language teaching in Indonesian high schools has been such a failure.


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IELTS Listening: synonyms - ielts-simon.com

In the listening test, synonyms or similar words are often the key to getting the answer. Try the following multiple choice questions from Cambridge IELTS 7. Click here to listen 1. The original buildings on the site were A) ...

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English in Numbers

2,000,000,000

English is the  official language or it has  special status in at least seventy five countries with a total population of over two billion – see the list here:

375,000,000

For around around 375 million people English is spoken as a first language

There are probably more people who use English as a second language than there are people who use it as a first language

750,000,000

Around 750 million people are believed to speak English as a foreign language

25%

25% of the world’s population speak English to some level of competence

No.1

English is the main language of books, newspapers, airports and air-traffic control, international business and academic conferences, science, technology, diplomacy, sport, international competitions, pop music and advertising

2/3

Over two-thirds of the world’s scientists read in English

3/4

Three quarters of the world’s mail is written in English

80%

Eighty per cent of the world’s electronically stored information is in English

200,000,000

Of the estimated 200 million users of the Internet, some thirty-six per cent communicate in English

1,000,000,000

Over 1 billion people are learning English

700,000

Around 700,000 people come to learn English in the UK each year

500,000

With over 500,000 words, English has the most words than in any other languag

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Foreign English language teachers for schools in Vietnam

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Vietnam is well on its way to integrate with the world and for that reason emphasis on English language skills has become very essential. Source: Saigon Recently, the City Department of Education and Training decided to recruit foreign native English speakers to teach in elementary, middle and high schools in Vietnam.

Foreign teachers and students attend the opening of the new school year of Nguyen Binh Khiem Primary School (Photo: SGGP)
The policy calls for social contributions to improve English language teaching from primary schools to senior high schools by employing only foreign native English teachers. Each student will chip in VND120,000 (US$5.8) a month to cover the $35 an hour salary of the foreign teacher.

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Language weaknesses are embarrassing

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Japanese schools start teaching English to students at a very young age. (Language weaknesses are embarrassing: Japanese schools start teaching English to students at a very young age.
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