How can you improve your reading skills? What techniques should you work on? What are the best ways to practise? Check out this video for some great tips then join Understanding IELTS, our #FreeOnlineCourse for more! Click here to join:

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The best way to improve your reading skills is to read things you really enjoy or are interested in. And that's where our great online magazines come in! Check them out to find almost any topic you can think of, as well as great language activities!
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Cubed | British Council
Could a meteorite collision really mean the end of life on Earth? Read this to find out what happens when small meteorites collide with Earth, and just how much damage a big one could do!
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The end of life on Earth?
Have you ever dreamed of being a director? Well now your dream can come true! #MixThePlay is back and we want YOU to direct #RomeoAndJuliet's famous balcony scene! Choose the actors, the set and the music then share the finished scene with us here!

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We're looking at marking criteria for IELTS this week, and next up is grammar. Watch this video for more information on how it is assessed and how you can improve your skills. You can find out more in our free online course here:

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Writing a letter is one of the writing tasks in IELTS (General) and lots of other exams. Practise different types here!
An email to a new friend (B1) - [ Link ]
A letter to a friend (B1) - [ Link ]
A more formal email (B2) - [ Link ]
An informal email (B2) -

An informal email
We're looking at writing this week, and if you want to write better emails in English, don't miss our English for Emails lessons! You can find them all here:

English for Emails
What is intonation? Why is it so important? And how can you improve it? Find out in this blog post!

How English learners can improve intonation | British Council
Have you ever had a job interview? How did you get on? How do you feel about interviews in general? Check out these useful resources to help you do your best next time!
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2) A virtual job interview - great video practice and advice [ Link ]
3) The top 10 questions asked at interviews - [ Link ]
Even if you're not looking for a job, they're...
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In most speaking exams, the first few questions are about you - something everyone can talk about! But how can you do it really well? Watch this video for some useful language and ideas, then try the exercises here:

Talk about yourself
Are you looking for a new job? Or have you started one recently? Then this is the perfect course for you!
English for the Workplace is our latest free online course and includes language and advice on looking for jobs, interviews, and working with new colleagues. Just click here to find out more:

English for the Workplace - Free online course
Find out your English level with our free test! Click on the picture, answer 25 questions and when you finish, you'll be told your approximate English level from A1 to B2+! Try it and let us know how you get on!

Our new #FreeOnlineCourse starts next week! In English for the Workplace we look at:
- searching and applying for jobs
- preparing for and taking interviews
- starting a new job
- working with new colleagues.
Learn lots of useful language and important skills to help you succeed in any working environment! Click below to find out more!

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With Halloween just around the corner, we want to know...what are you scared of? You can see my answer in the picture! Read the blog, then tell us your fears and phobias in the comments!

What are you scared of? | LearnEnglish Teens | British Council
Improve your business English skills with our Professional Podcasts - short audio files and activities on everything from advice on CVs to viral marketing!
Sign up for our free online course, English for the Workplace, for lots more useful language:

English for the Workplace - Free online course
Do you celebrate Halloween in your country? Find out all about how we celebrate in the UK here!

We're looking at speaking all this week in Understanding IELTS, our #FreeOnlineCourse. This is one my favourite collections of activities and resources to practise with, so check it out! It has tips on fluency, vocabulary building, pronunciation and more!
You can still sign up for our course here: [ Link ]

Understanding IELTS - Free online course
Here's a handy reminder from Woodward English on adjective word order. Find out more and try the practice exercises here:

order of adjectives