MonthMarch 2015

IELTS Speaking topic: A historical city you have been to

Describe a historical city you have been to.
You should say:
what the city was
when you went to the city
what you did there
and explain why you think it was a historical city.

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IELTS Writing: Electronic devices’ effect on young people

Some people think that the increasing use of computers and mobile phones for communication has had a negative effect on young people’s reading and writing skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

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Parent-teacher conferences

When parents send their children to school, often they don’t know what happens day to day. Parents rely on what their children tell them about how they are doing and what they are learning. Generally schools will host parent-teacher conferences at least twice a year. Parent-teacher conferences are short meetings between parents and their children’s teachers. Usually parent-teacher conferences are held when teachers give out a student’s grades for the term. The parent-teacher conferences give teachers an opportunity to let parents know how their child is doing. A teacher will let a parent know the student’s strengths and bring to the parent’s attention any problems with grades or behaviour. The meetings also offer parents the opportunity to ask questions and see what their child is learning.

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Talk about hair style

It is not always easy to tell your hair stylist what kind of haircut you want and get the right message across. I’d like to help you prevent communication problems with your hair stylist before it is too late so that you get the desired hair style. The picture above can tell your hair dresser what hair style you would like to get, so you’d better remember them at first.

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IELTS Writing: Letter-Request information about a historical object

You’ve recently found an object and you think that it might be of some historical value. Write a letter to the director of the museum asking for some information on the object.

Give a description of that object.
Tell them where you found it.
Ask for information you are seeking.

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IELTS Writing: Are mobile phones antisocial?

The use of mobile phone is as antisocial as smoking. Smoking is banned in certain places so mobile phones should be banned like smoking. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

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