Archive for February, 2015

  1. How your dentist could help screen you for diabetes video

    A new study from researchers at New York University suggests dentists could soon use blood samples taken from patients’ mouths to test for diabetes.

  2. IELTS Speaking topic: Schools

    1. How old were you when you started school? 2. Where did you go to school? 3. How did you get to school each day? 4. Tell me something about the school. (=Can you describe it?) 5. Did you enjoy it? (Why?/Why not?) 6. What were some of the most popular activities at primary school? […]

  3. The San Francisco cable cars

    One of the most historic, and significant landmarks in the United States is the San Francisco cable car system. It is the world’s only, manually operated cable car system. It is run by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. The system dates back to 1878, when the California Street line first opened. In all, there […]

  4. IELTS Speaking topic: Reading

    1. Do you like reading books? Why or why not? 2. What (kinds of) books do you like to read? 3. Did you read much when you were a child? 4. What (kinds of) books did you like reading when you were a child? 5. Do (young) children like reading books? 6. For children, what […]

  5. IELTS Speaking topic: Nearby shop and market

    1. Are there any shops near where you live? 2. Do you think it is important to have shops near people’s homes? 3. How often do you go to these shops? 4. What’s the difference between shopping in a market and a store?

  6. IELTS Speaking topic: Trees

    1. Do you like trees? 2. Are there any important trees in your country? 3. Is there a forest near your hometown? 4. Would you like to live in a place that has a lot of trees? 5. Where can one find trees (or forests) in your country? 6. Do you think places with trees […]