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SpeakPro - IELTS

* Founder & admin: VI MAI (ms)
* IELTS: overall 8.0; speaking 8.0 (2015)
* MTESOL
* Ielts is not a destination but a vital stepping stone.*

Operating as usual

13/08/2021

IELTS test takers, take advantage of the result report!😌

Source: IELTS preparation guide - IDP

IELTS test takers, take advantage of the result report!😌

Source: IELTS preparation guide - IDP

14/07/2021

[COLLOCATIONS of THE DAY]

❌ Accept / Miss / Get a chance?
==> Correct, but kinda boring!

If you desperately want to replace these common verbs, check this out!
‼️ Jump at / Pass up / Be in with + "a chance" ‼️

11/07/2021

BARRAGE (noun)

✨ UK /ˈbærɑːʒ/ - US /bəˈrɑːʒ/

✨Collocations:
>> to be faced with / endure + a barrage of complaints / questions / criticisms
>> hứng chịu MỘT TRÀNG than thở / câu hỏi / chỉ trích

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 10/07/2021

If these have confused you, they won't anymore after this! Check this out.

- USED TO => negative & question forms?
- USED TO vs. BE USED TO vs. GET USED TO?

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 02/07/2021

Do you know more FORMAL ways to say "A LITTLE BIT"?
==> Check this out!

💙An appropriate REGISTER is required for Vocabulary band 6+ in #IELTS_Writing and #ielts_speaking.
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"REGISTER" 🧐 FORMAL vs. INFORMAL

🧡A register is a level and style of a piece of writing or speech, that is usually appropriate to a particular situation.

01/07/2021

📝 Khóa #IELTS_WRITING với lớp TASK 1 & TASK 2 độc lập

📕 Học viên có thể chọn học 1 hoặc 2 lớp theo nhu cầu
📘 Học phí chia thành 3 đợt đóng
📒 Học qua SKYPE: cho phép ghi lại buổi học và chia sẻ màn hình dễ dàng, thuận tiện cho việc học và sửa bài
📗 Sĩ số: 4-8 bạn
📙 Nội dung chi tiết: https://bit.ly/3zJUk3l
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THỨ HAI 5/7 là khai giảng rồi nhé các bạn 😉

Liên lạc: 0344 616 606 (cô Vi)

📝 Khóa #IELTS_WRITING với lớp TASK 1 & TASK 2 độc lập

📕 Học viên có thể chọn học 1 hoặc 2 lớp theo nhu cầu
📘 Học phí chia thành 3 đợt đóng
📒 Học qua SKYPE: cho phép ghi lại buổi học và chia sẻ màn hình dễ dàng, thuận tiện cho việc học và sửa bài
📗 Sĩ số: 4-8 bạn
📙 Nội dung chi tiết: https://bit.ly/3zJUk3l
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THỨ HAI 5/7 là khai giảng rồi nhé các bạn 😉

Liên lạc: 0344 616 606 (cô Vi)

28/06/2021

The tortoise and the bird

🎼 "If you care enough for the living,
make a better place for you and for me" 🎼
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This STORYTELLING activity is great fun and surely meaningful to children. ❤

You're more than welcomed to join this activity by Saigon Children's Charity and make donations to disadvantaged children. 💙

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 27/06/2021

😮 HOW CREATIVE! Don't you think?
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👍Covid + (Obe)ident

👎Covid + (id)iot

26/06/2021

💟 The IELTS WRITING COURSE kicks off next Monday!

💟 Are you ready for it?

26/06/2021

This is probably why TABLES are usually arduous to deal with in #IELTS_Writing #Task1 😅
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If you're intrigued and want to "study tables" with SpeakPro, don't miss out the upcoming IELTS WRITING COURSE!

For more information: https://bit.ly/3dfGEDH

This is probably why TABLES are usually arduous to deal with in #IELTS_Writing #Task1 😅
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If you're intrigued and want to "study tables" with SpeakPro, don't miss out the upcoming IELTS WRITING COURSE!

For more information: https://bit.ly/3dfGEDH

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 25/06/2021

❤️💛💚 THÔNG BÁO KHAI GIẢNG ❤️💛💚
Lớp #IELTS_WRITING

💜 Lịch học: 54 giờ = 13.5 tuần
- Task 1: THỨ HAI 19h15 - 20h15 & CN 14h30 - 15h30
- Task 2: THỨ TƯ 19H15 - 21H15
♥️ DỰ KIẾN KHAI GIẢNG: THỨ HAI 28/6
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💞 Cảm ơn các bạn đã chia sẻ thông tin về lớp học đến những bạn đang có nhu cầu học IELTS WRITING!

WRITING course.pdf 24/06/2021

WRITING course.pdf

❤️💛💚 THÔNG BÁO KHAI GIẢNG ❤️💛💚
Lớp IELTS WRITING
💙 Nội dung chi tiết: https://bit.ly/3zJUk3l
💜 Lịch học:
- Task 1: THỨ HAI 19h15 - 20h15 & CN 14h30 - 15h30
- Task 2: THỨ TƯ 19H15 - 21H15
♥️ DỰ KIẾN KHAI GIẢNG: THỨ HAI 28/6 hoặc 5/7
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💞 Cảm ơn các bạn đã chia sẻ thông tin về lớp học đến những bạn đang có nhu cầu học IELTS WRITING!

WRITING course.pdf

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 23/06/2021

** Do you have A MEMORY LIKE AN ELEPHANT ( = good memory) or A SIEVE ( = poor memory)🤔?

** How often do you find yourself in an awkward situation where the name of the person you're talking to is ON THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE ( = almost remembered) the whole time 😣 and you desperately need something to JOG YOUR MEMORY ( = help you remember)?
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💝 The followings definitely COME IN HANDY ( = are useful) , in #IELTS_Speaking and daily conversations! Pick some and HAVE THEM UP YOUR SLEEVE ( = use them to your advantage when necessary)!

Photos from SpeakPro - IELTS's post 22/06/2021

1/ What do you call a cat without a home?
🔹a STRAY cat?
🔸a WILD cat?

2/ If you're A CAT PERSON, you sure want to know how to talk about your so-called "masters" and their stuff.

Even if you're not, you still neeeeed the vocabulary. It will come handy for the #IELTS_speaking topic of #PETS.

07/01/2021

[Word of the day] >

Are you this type of person?

30/12/2020

IDP WORKSHOP: Speak your mind professionally - How to generate and organize ideas

This is the script and recording of the answers to the questions covered in the IELTS speaking workshop that I ran in collaboration with IDP.

The focus is put on the organization and development of ideas, rather than high-scoring topic vocabulary although it has also been highlighted and explained.

30/12/2020

IDP WORKSHOP: Speak your mind professionally - How to generate and organize ideas

This is the script and recording of the answers to the questions covered in the IELTS speaking workshop that I ran in collaboration with IDP.

The focus is put on the organization and development of ideas, rather than high-scoring topic vocabulary although it has also been highlighted and explained.

08/12/2020

Is HANDWRITING a vital skill?
Will it be SUPERSEDED by digital skills?
#IELTSspeaking
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Before you decide, watch the clip to find out the impacts handwriting exerts on our mental development and LEARNABILITY.

** Highlights:
- Deep learning
- Early effort to read
- Ability to recognize letters, spell, and remember the material written about

https://youtu.be/fDMLwDhla1k

28/11/2020

Differences in pronunciation between AMERICAN ENGLISH and BRITISH ENGLISH are striking.

How about GRAMMATICAL DIFFIERENCES?
For example:
** Be going to vs. Will
** Good vs. Well
** Real vs. Really
** Past simple vs. Past perfect

==> Check this out:
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/british-and-american-english

26/11/2020

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21/11/2020

Do you think GRAPHOLOGY, the study of handwriting, can reveal PERSONALITY and HEALTH AILMENTS?

📝 The way you DOT your "i" or CROSS your "t"
📝 How SLANTING your letters are
📝 How big the LOOP of your "e" is
📝 Your SIGNATURE
📝 PAGE MARGINS
📝 and more ............

===>FEELING INTRIGUED? CCheck this out!
(Souce: https://www.pens.com/handwriting-infographic)

11/11/2020

U.S. Consulate General - Ho Chi Minh City

🆓 Khóa học tiếng Anh trực tuyến MIỄN PHÍ - Số lượng tham gia có hạn! Bạn muốn nâng cao kỹ năng nói tiếng Anh và kết nối với các bạn trẻ khác trong khu vực #ASEAN? Đăng ký ngay để tham gia khóa học giao tiếp 5 tuần MIỄN PHÍ dành cho học sinh cấp 3, sinh viên và người đi làm trẻ tuổi. Khóa học này sẽ giúp bạn nâng cao kỹ năng nói qua các buổi thảo luận.

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⏰ Registration opens November 12. Sign up before the November 14 deadline at ac-communicative-english-for-asean-youth-nov.eventbrite.com.

28/09/2020

IELTS IDP Education

[IELTS SPEAKING EXAM]
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QUESTION 1: What if I stop before 2 minutes in part 2?
QUESTION 2: What if the examiner stops me while I'm speaking?
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1. Check out this short video for GENERAL ANSWERS:
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=635416794029468&extid=yfCLBW3iskmUM79l

2. Want more SPECIFIC ACTION GUIDES?

🌼Be honest:

🌼 Ask the examiner:

🌼Ask yourself a new related question and answer it:
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If you have other unanswered questions about IELTS, drop them HERE!

We've had our IELTS expert Don Oliver record answers to some of the most frequently asked test taker questions!

Today's question:

"Do I have to use the full two minutes in Speaking Part 2?"

What happens if I exceed it, or don't use it all?"

Stay tuned for more frequently asked question video answers, and if you're looking to prepare for your IELTS test further, you can head to our website:

https://www.ielts.com/prepare

👉 Book IELTS test with IELTS IDP Vietnam:
https://www.idp.com/vietnam/ielts/computer/
https://www.idp.com/vietnam/ielts/book-my-test/

08/09/2020

Rachel's English

Students: Thank you for the lesson.
Me (at 9pm): My pleasure. Thank YOU for joining me.

- A happy ending for a hectic day -
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Do you know ALTERNATIVE WAYS of responding to "Thank you"?

Check this out:
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=3212090372242194&extid=ZjGk89VH1x1Gjd8J

Please DON’T say “You’re Welcome”! Really. Learning (and using!) alternatives to “You’re Welcome” can make you sound more natural and smooth when speaking English! Let me show you how!

01/09/2020

IELTS IDP Education

How FLUENT and COHERENT is your spoken English?
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Highlights:
-- DON'T speak too fast (when you're on edge or overexcited)
-- DO use a wide range of cohesive devices and discourse markers.
-- DON'T waste your energy on too many ideas. DO focus on one or two main points and develop them.

Check this out to see the differences among bands 5 and 8 in this regard.

https://www.facebook.com/IeltsIdpVietnam/videos/1019254185172938/?extid=QdUd1Ts6zzUFtkT6&d=null&vh=e

Today, we want to show you a video comparing Speaking performances across bands 5 to 8, with a particular focus on the Fluency and Coherence assessment criteria in Part 3 of the IELTS Speaking test.

This video will tell you what fluency and coherence mean, focusing on how they are assessed, so that you can speak more fluently and coherently on your IELTS test date.

And if you're looking for additional IELTS Preparation material, we always recommend heading to:

https://www.ielts.com/prepare
👉 Book IELTS test with IELTS IDP Vietnam:
https://www.idp.com/vietnam/ielts/computer/
https://www.idp.com/vietnam/ielts/book-my-test/

18/08/2020

THÔNG BÁO KHAI GIẢNG
__ Lớp IELTS SPEAKING __
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🌟 Lịch học: THỨ BA & THỨ BẢY (19H - 21H)
🌟 Ngày khai giảng: Thứ ba 1/9

🌟 Nội dung chính: Luyện tập với các chủ đề đang ra thi (vui lòng xem hình để biết thông tin chi tiết)
🌟 Chủ đề mỗi tuần độc lập, nên học viên chủ động sắp xếp thời gian bắt đầu và kết thúc khóa học theo nhu cầu cá nhân

🌟 Học online qua SKYPE
🌟 Học phí đóng vào đầu mỗi 4 tuần
🌟 Liên hệ: Cô Vi (0344 616 606)
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Xin cảm ơn các bạn!

12/08/2020

>

You wouldn't want to miss this!
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When do you ...
... RAISE AN EYEBROWN ?
... RAISE YOUR EYEBROWNS?
... SMIRK ?
... PURSE YOUR LIPS ?

>>>> For more vocabulary, check this out.
.https://www.clarkandmiller.com/27-words-for-facial-expressions-in-english/

P.S. I'm elated that I found this page by chance

03/08/2020

>> "GENERATION" expressions

05/07/2020

#English_for_everyday_communication

>> Vietnamese translation in the comment section
>> I try to keep the translations as COLLOQUIAL as possible for the sake of everday English communication
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1/ BE ON EDGE
= nervous & unable to relax
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2/ NOT THAT + CLAUSE (e.g. I mind):
used to say that you don't think sth is important
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3/ TO FUSS OVER SB/STH /fʌs/
= pay too much attention to sb/sth
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4/ TO TAKE A BREATHER /ˈbriː.ðɚ/
= take a short rest
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I'd love to read YOUR translations. Would be enlightening!

01/07/2020

#ENGLISH_for_EVERYDAY_COMMUNICATION

This expression is used to emphasize that what has been said is truthful and sincere.

Can you find the equivalent in your first language? ;)

dictionaryblog.cambridge.org 04/06/2020

Dips, slumps, growth and peaks: talking about data (2)

DESCRIBING DATA & TRENDS for IETLS WRITING TASK 1

Are these expressions familar to you?
Check this out!
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❣️ TO GO UP / GO DOWN
==> informal
==> should not be used in academic writing (as in IELTS task 1)

❣️ TO SPIKE, A SPIKE IN STH (intransitive, noun)
==> a sudden increase

❣️ TO HIT (a level)
==> to reach a particular high level

❣️ TO TOP (a level)
==> to go above a particular high level

❣️ TO FLATTEN THE CURVE OF STH
==> to slow down the growth rate of sth, making it grow gradually rather than suddenly

❣️ TO SLUMP, A SLUMP IN STH (intransitive, noun)
==> an sudden drop that is unwanted

❣️ BE ON AN UPWARD / DOWNWARD TRAJECTORY / TREND
==> be on the rise / the decline

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Source: https://dictionaryblog.cambridge.org/2020/06/03/dips-slumps-growth-and-peaks-talking-about-data-2/

dictionaryblog.cambridge.org by Liz Walter Last month, I spoke about general words connected with data. This post covers ways of talking about what we can see from data, particularly when numbers increase, decrease or remain t…

15/05/2020

Thông báo khai giảng >> LỚP IELTS WRITING CẤP TỐC

03/05/2020

Hi. Do có một số bạn có nhu cầu thi gấp, trong tuần tới, cô sẽ khai giảng lớp IELTS NGHE - ĐỌC CẤP TỐC (và sau đó là lớp WRITING CẤP TỐC)
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>> Lớp IELTS LISTENING & READING CẤP TỐC

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