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Affect vs Effect - which word to use, and when?

Affect - used as a verb, it means to influence something. Example: The power shortage affected the town.

Effect - used as a noun, it means the result or impact of something, an outcome. Example: The noisy party had an effect on my sleep.
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03/21/2017 at 01:35. Facebook
Make sure you use the correct spelling in your writing tests. Here's five words people commonly find difficult:

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03/20/2017 at 01:33. Facebook
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These two skills are essential to help you get the score you need in the IELTS Reading test. Skimming a text gives you an overview of the article and its main points, whereas you use scanning to help you find the right location to detail read to find the answer.

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Be prepared for your IELTS test! Don't forget to familiarise yourself with the test format and practise your best English!

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Not sure about how to use the words ‘COME’ and ‘GO’ in your IELTS Speaking and Writing tests?

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Improve your English: Recognise your strengths and weaknesses!
The IELTS tests your proficiency in both receptive skills; Listening & Reading, and productive skills; Speaking & Writing. Listening and Speaking support one another, as do Reading and Writing.

For most people, Listening and Speaking are their strongest skills. There is a different band score achieved for each skill and it is...
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If sentences are too long, they become less coherent and also make it harder for you to control the grammar. To check your writing at home, say your sentence out-loud at a regular pace. If you run out of breath before you finish the sentence, it’s too long!

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Following this advice will help you know where you are in the text. You’ll be able to find the answers faster because you’ll know which areas to read in detail.
In the IELTS Listening Test you will sometimes have a list of options to choose from as answers. The possible answers may be in alphabetical order and not in the order you hear them, so read the entire list of options before the listening begins.

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Wednesday's Word: Persevere (Verb)
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.
Happy International Women’s Day! March 8 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Three tips to help you get the IELTS Writing score you need:
1.Always read the question carefully
2.The instructions tell you who you are writing to, and why you are writing.
3.Make sure you write about all three of the points in the question!
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