It can be confusing for learners when they hear native speakers use ‘would’ all the time. In English, the modal verb ‘would’ is used in three different contexts. Do you know all of them? Take a look at the examples below: I‘d (= I would) call you if I had the time.…
In this post, we will look at the difference between the adjectives 'tired' and 'tiring'.
One very common mistake that learners make is when they say "I'm interesting" when they should say "I'm interested". Let's take a look at these two confusing adjectives.
In speaking, it is natural to hesitate and repeat yourself sometimes in your own language. Native speakers of English do this too, of course. So don't be afraid of doing it in the IELTS Speaking test. In fact, it often sounds better to repeat yourself and hesitate in a natural way than to remain silent. And this will help you get a good score for fluency and coherence.
In the IELTS Speaking test, the examiner may ask you about your everyday life. You will often hear these kinds of questions in Part 1 but sometimes in Parts 2 and 3. When talking about everyday activities, candidates often make make mistakes with collocations (words that naturally go together).
Look at the picture above. Did this man arrive on time or in time? We use both the expressions on time and in time to mean 'not late', but we use them in slightly different ways.