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Grammar | Articles

Grammar | Articles

In this lesson you will learn how to use articles correctly by studying two IELTS essays. It is from our Writing Task 2 course. This is one of our full screen interactive learner experiences. For mobile and tablet users, use your phone in the horizontal position. For...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

We use pronouns (he, this, these etc) to avoid repetition in speaking and writing. This is called referencing, and it is a very important skill. Referencing in the IELTS test will help you in several ways. Correct use of referencing in your writing will increase your...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Infinitives of Purpose

Image by Freepik In this class we will study infinitives of purpose. ​The ‘to infinitive’ is formed with to + base verb. For example: to swim We went to the beach to swim in the ocean. You can use a ‘to infinitive’ to express the purpose of an action (why you do...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Singular or Plural Nouns

Our previous lesson looked at the passive voice. Now we will study some essential grammar that many students make mistakes with. ​It is important that verbs and subjects agree and if you want to get a band 7 you need to apply this rule to your speaking and writing....
Verb Substitution

Verb Substitution

Photo by Engin Akyurt from Pexels From our Writing Task 2 course, learn how to use verb substitution to improve your essay’s coherence and cohesion. This is one of our full screen interactive learner experiences. For mobile and tablet users, use your phone in...
Passive and Active Processes

Passive and Active Processes

This lesson is an interactive presentation lesson from our Academic Writing Task 1 course. Please view it full-screen and horizontally if you are on a mobile device. The traditional lesson format can be found below the presentation. More processes lessons: Industrial...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Gerund or Infinitive?

Our previous grammar lesson looked at Verb Substitution. Now we will study gerund and infinitive verb forms. ​A gerund is an ing verb that acts as a noun. ​ For example: I like swimming. A ‘to infinitive’ is to + the base form of the verb. ​ For example: I like to...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Gerund or Infinitive? 2

This is our second lesson on the topic of gerunds and infinitives. The first lesson dealt with using gerunds or infinitives after certain verbs whereas today we’re looking at using gerunds or infinitives after nouns and adjectives as well as verbs. ​ When should I use...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Gerund or Infinitive? 3

This is our third post on the topic of gerunds (verb+ing) and infinitives (to + verb 1).  Post 1 dealt with verbs which can be followed by gerunds or infinitives. Post 2 dealt with verbs, nouns, adjectives and prepositions which can be followed by gerunds or...
Important IELTS Skills | Referencing

Gerund or Infinitive? 4

​This is our fourth post on the topic of ing-forms and infinitives. Correct use of ing-verb forms and infinitives (to + verb) is essential for those seeking to get a high band score. We have 3 other quizzes (that include short grammar lessons) to help you with this...