The behaviours of ‘western’ and Indonesian businessmen eloquently discussed by George B. Whitfield, III.
- What advice would you give to foreign businessmen in Indonesia?!
- Is there a right and a wrong way for them to behave?
- Have you ever witnessed any ‘wrong’ behaviour? Comments below!
Fill in the gaps with words and phrases from the box. Then click ‘Check your answers!’ for feedback. (There are more words and phrases in the list than there are gaps!)
If you agree or disagree with any of the claims made by the writer, add a comment and let’s discuss! Continue reading
There has been much debate about how grammar should be taught and what age is the best age to study it. Before reading the text, consider these questions:
- Did you study grammar in school, and if so, did you enjoy it?
- How old were you when you first studied grammar?
- Do you think that was a good age to start?
- Is it better to study grammar separately from reading or just acquire it through listening and reading?
Now read the text and select suitable headings for each paragraph. Click ‘check your headings’ for feedback! If there are any ideas in the text that you agree or disagree with, add a comment and let’s discuss! Continue reading
How much do you know about chocolate? And how good are you at answering True / False / No information questions? To find out, try this practice activity! (source)
Read about events at Mount Everest. Choose the correct verb forms by paying close attention to the surrounding grammar and signalling words. Continue reading
IELTS Listening Section 4 is arguably the most difficult part of the listening test. A single speaker delivers a talk or a lecture, and all ten questions have to be answered without a break. Continue reading
(For more IELTS Listening Section 1 spelling practice, try these names and postcodes!)
Credit card numbers come in a predictable format – four groups of four digits, for example:
4567 5678 6789 7890
‘Zero‘ can also be read ‘oh‘, and sequences of the same digit can be read as ‘double‘, ‘triple‘, etc.
See if you can ‘spell’ these credit card numbers: Continue reading
(For more IELTS Listening Section 1 spelling practice, try these names and credit cards!)
Postcodes can be problematic in IELTS Listening Section 1. However, if you are aware of the predictable formats of postcodes then recognising them becomes easier. UK postcodes all fit the following pattern:
So that’s: one or two letters + a number + another number + one or two letters
And remember that the number ‘zero’ can also be read ‘oh’!
See if you can ‘spell’ these postcodes: Continue reading
I agree that famous people should be followed by medias.
This sounds like an alien race called ‘The Medias’ have arrived on earth intent on following famous people. I think this is what you meant: Continue reading