IELTS Writing & Speaking Test for General Training Module – May 2017 & Sample Answers

Be well-prepared for the General IELTS test by reading & practicing our IELTS Writing & Speaking Actual Test. IELTS Writing test Writing task 1 (a…

General IELTS Writing Task 1 Correction: Write a letter to a course coordinator

Your-have a full-time job and are also doing a part-time evening course. You find that you cannot continue the course. Write a letter to…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 5)

271. Omission of the direct object when there are two objects Don’t say: I asked him for some ink, and he gave me. ✓ Say:…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 4)

260. Omission of there as an introductory word Don’t say: Once lived a great king. √ Say: Once there/There once lived a great king. Use…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Incorrect omissions (Part 3)

251. Omission of a or an from make a noise, etc. Don’t say: I told them not to make noise. √ Say: I told…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Un-English expressions (Part 3)

211. Set a watch by, not put a watch with Don’t say: I put my watch with the radio news. ✓ Say: I set my…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Un-English expressions (Part 2)

196. Ask a question, not make a question Don’t say: Naomi made me several questions. ✓ Say: Naomi asked me several questions. 197. Take…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Miscellaneous examples (Part 6)

176. Using the reason is because instead of the reason is that Don’t say: The reason is because I believe it. ✓ Say: The reason…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Miscellaneous examples (Part 5)

171. Using one and a half, instead of half past one, etc. Don’t say: Lessons begin at eight and a half. ✓ Say: Lessons…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Miscellaneous examples (Part 4)

161. Mixing up one form of the verb with another Don’t say: It’s better to enjoy yourself when you’re young rather than wasting time…