Common mistakes in IELTS: Exercises Part 4

Exercise 50: Use hung or hanged in the following 1. He was found guilty and ___________. 2. Mother _________ the clothes up to dry….

Common mistakes in IELTS – Un-English expressions (Part 1)

                 Un-English expressions Mistakes often result from too close a translation into English of foreign idiomatic expressions….

Common mistakes in IELTS – Miscellaneous examples (Part 1)

               Miscellaneous examples 134. Confusion of gender Don’t say: The door is open, please shut her. √ Say: The…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Use of the wrong tense (Part 1)

        Use of the wrong tense 104. Using the past tense after did instead of the infinitive without to (a) To…

Common mistakes in IELTS – Misuse of the infinitive

    Misuse of the infinitive Use the gerund and not the infinitive (a) After prepositions or preposition phrases 75. Without, etc. + -ing…

Common mistakes in IELTS: Exercises Part 3

Exercise 33: Rewrite the following sentences (a) as questions, (b) as negative sentences 1. He went home. 2. You told me to wait. 3….

Common mistakes in IELTS – Using the wrong preposition (Part 1)

Misused forms      Using the wrong preposition Mistakes are often made by using the wrong preposition after certain words. The following list includes…

Useful Tips & Strategies for IELTS General Training Writing Task 2

Useful Tips & Strategies for IELTS General Training Writing Task 2

 Useful Tips & Strategies for IELTS General Training Writing Task 2 For Task 2 you must write a short essay, similar to the kind…

Common mistakes in IELTS: Exercises Part 2

Exercise 16: Fill in the blanks with a or an where necessary 1. Swimming is _______ great fun. 2. The plane made ________ terrible…

IELTS Writing Lesson 10 For IELTS Writing Task 1, 2 & Sample Answers

IELTS Writing Lesson 10 For IELTS Writing Task 1, 2 & Sample Answers TIME ALLOWED: 1 hour WRITING TASK 1 You should spend no…