(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
(For more IELTS Listening Section 1 spelling practice, try these credit cards and postcodes!)
In this first in a series of spelling activities, let’s listen to – and attempt to spell – some tricky names!
In this post we’re looking closely at, or eyeing, past perfect tense. In a previous post I showed that past perfect tense is probably not very useful in IELTS writing and speaking. It belongs more to the narrative genre, and in IELTS we don’t write stories!
When I explain this to students and they look at me as though they don’t really believe me, and so we go ahead and look at a story to see how past perfect works. Continue reading
The following 10 statements about our moon all contain factual errors.
Listen to David Rothery talking about our moon and correct the statements. Continue reading