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Month: February 2019

IELTS Speaking Part 2 : Describe a time someone visited your home

IELTS Speaking Part 2 : Describe a time someone visited your home

Describe a time someone visited your home. You should say: Who he or she was;When and why the person visited you;What you did together; I’m going to talk about the time I invited a few friends to come over to my home for a housewarming party. It was last June, before our graduation, and I’d just moved out of the college dorm and into a new apartment. Chinese tradition states that I should throw a housewarming party when I move…

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IELTS Reading Practice Test : Memory Decoding

IELTS Reading Practice Test : Memory Decoding

Memory Decoding A. Try this memory test: Study each face and compose a vivid image for the person‘s first and last name. Rose Leo, for example, could be a rosebud and a lion. Fill in the blanks on the next page. The Examinations School at Oxford University is an austere building of oak-paneled rooms, large othic windows, and looming portraits of eminent dukes and earls. It is where generations of Oxford students have tested their memory on final exams, and…

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IELTS Reading Practice Test : Water Filter

IELTS Reading Practice Test : Water Filter

Water Filter A. An ingenious invention is set to bring clean water to the third world, and while the science may be cutting edge, the materials are extremely down to earth. A handful of clay, yesterday‘s coffee grounds and some cow manure are the ingredients that could bring clean, safe drinking water to much of the third world. B. The simple new technology, developed by ANU materials scientist Mr. Tony Flynn, allows water filters to be made from commonly available…

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IELTS Reading Practice Test : Griffith and American films

IELTS Reading Practice Test : Griffith and American films

Griffith and American films Movies are key cultural artifacts that offer a window into American cultural and social history. A mixture of art, business, and popular entertainment, the movies provide a host of insights into Americans‘ shifting ideals, fantasies, and preoccupations. A. Many films of the early silent era dealt with gender relations. Before 1905, as Kathy Peiss has argued, movie screens were filled with salacious sexual imagery and risque humor, drawn from burlesque halls and vaudeville theaters. Early films…

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