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The United Nations promotes the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world and multilingualism and multiculturalism. Research proves that early education in mother languages is vital for our brain development. Let's celebrate our mother languages and the rich diversity of cultures and languages that make up humanity.

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World Day of Social Justice.

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02/18/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Read this interesting story on how an Indian army officer started a new business to practise your reading and learn new vocabulary.

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02/17/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Are you taking IELTS on 18 February? Make sure you are really familiar with the IELTS test format so you can organise your test time and do your best!

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Friday's idiom: Burn the midnight oil

Meaning: to work or study late into the night.

E.G. People preparing for IELTS shouldn't burn the midnight oil on the night before their test.
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02/14/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Wednesday's Word: Persevere

1. To continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult.

E.G. To speak fluently, you must persevere with your English practice, even when it feels like you are not improving.
Today is World Radio Day
Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

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“Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing.”

- J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter stories
Wednesday's word: Resolution

1. Finding an answer or solution to a conflict or problem
E.G. He found a resolution to his neigbours complaint by talking with them

2. The quality of a photograph/image, screen, video etc.
E.G. I bought a high resolution TV to watch the cricket this season

3. A promise to yourself to make a serious effort to do something that you should do (mostly made on New...
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Your notes will help you to better organise what you want to say, which will improve your fluency and coherence score. Remember that your notes are just ideas, and they are not checked by your examiner.

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Today is Waitangi Day in New Zealand
Watch this inspiring video on failure and success.
Practice your IELTS Listening while learning new business English vocabulary at the same time!

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Fail Your Way To Amazing Things

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"TRUE: The information in the question and text is the same.
FALSE: The information in the question says something different than what’s in the text.
NOT GIVEN: There’s no specific reference to this information – it may or may not be true!

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Friday's idiom: Beat around the bush.

To avoid something or not speak directly about a your main point.

E.G. Don't beat around the bush in your Speaking test, say your main points directly.
Word limits are important, so make sure you read the questions carefully. If you write more than the word limit in the listening or reading tests, you will lose marks. If you write less than the word limits in the writing test, you will lose marks.

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Wednesday's word: Obviously

1. In a way that is easy to see, understand, or recognize
E.G. You will need an umbrella today, obviously. (Raining outside)

2. To emphasise that you are talking about something that is easy to see, understand, or recognise.
E.G. South Asians are great at playing cricket, obviously.
Do you need to improve your English pronunciation? Be understood better in IELTS Speaking, no matter your accent. Watch this BBC produced video and activity on pronouncing 'd' and 'b' in sentences for a fun practice exercise.

BBC Learning English - a workshop on pronunciation

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Dream big. We will support you to make your big work, migration and study abroad dreams come true. Share your dreams with us in the comments to practice your Writing and inspire us!

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Build your vocab by using new words you learn in sentences. Write and speak your sentences out loud a few times to make sure you remember the new word, it's meaning and correct grammatical use.

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