Tag: Activities

“Do I need to prepare for an ISLPR test?”

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 at 10:27 AM

We get asked this question a lot at ISLPR Language Services (ILS). The short answer is, no. You do not need to prepare for an ISLPR test the way you might prepare for other English tests.


Develop your Writing Skills: Some Problem Words

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 at 10:26 AM

The only way to improve your English is to continue practising! This week’s blog post focuses on some words that we find candidates often have problems with. Complete the activity below and ensure you use the words correctly. Hint: Note that the list contains pairs of words that are often confused. Be careful and, when…
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Develop your Reading Skills: Skimming

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 at 10:26 AM

If you’ve been reading our blog posts and following our advice, you should know by now that the only way to improve your English is to consistently use the language and obtain feedback! It is for this reason that we provide (both free and paid) activities, webinars, courses and general information aimed at improving your…
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Develop your Writing Skills: More Problem Words

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 at 10:26 AM

The only way to improve your English is to continue practising. Due to the popularity of our last post, this week’s blog post will focus on some more words that we find candidates often have problems with. Complete the activity below and ensure you use the words correctly. Hint: Note that the list contains pairs…
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Writing Tasks

Posted by on Dec 20, 2021 at 9:52 AM

Types of Writing Tasks NB. Any language task can usually be carried out in a variety of different ways.  What matters is that its format or presentation is logical, clear and readily understood by the reader.  Nevertheless, there are often traditionally expected features of some types of writing. Please note: this is not an exhaustive…
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“Tell me…”

Posted by on Aug 24, 2021 at 8:44 AM

QUIZ Finish these sentences using one of the clauses that follow: Tell me ___________________. ____________________?   Clauses to choose from: how did you do that? how you did that. _____________________________________________


Who, Whom

Posted by on Aug 20, 2021 at 6:00 AM

“Who” is nominative case, i.e. it is used as the subject of a verb. “Whom” is objective case and so is used as the object of a verb or preposition. The explanation for each of the following is given after the sentence below. I saw the man whom you told me about at work yesterday. “whom”…
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Pronunciation: The Letter “W”

Posted by on Aug 14, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Pronunciation Practice View this post on Instagram   A post shared by 𝙸𝚂𝙻𝙿𝚁® 𝙴𝚗𝚐𝚕𝚒𝚜𝚑 𝚃𝚎𝚜𝚝 (@islpr)


“to look forward to”

Posted by on Aug 12, 2021 at 4:08 AM

A brief explanation for “to look forward to” Choose a word from the list to fill in the blanks: See Seeing Go Going I am looking forward to _____________ you at the weekend. She wanted to ______ you in her office. I know you are looking forward to ________ on holidays but we don’t have…
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Pronunciation Videos

Posted by on Aug 4, 2021 at 7:35 AM

Are you following us on Instagram?  Every week we will be posting a new video to help you improve your pronunciation. We already have two videos up on pronouncing the letters “L” and “R”. In a multilingual society such as Australia, it is reasonable to expect everyone to learn to cope with accents that…
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