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Top Ten Tips for IELTS Reading

Average: 2.2 (318 votes)

EC's successful IELTS course is taught by friendly and experienced teachers. Today EC London English School teacher, Chris Tang, shares these essential tips.

Illness Idioms

Average: 2.6 (22 votes)

I woke up this morning with a terrible head cold. I’m now writing this lesson in bed surrounded by tissues and orange juice and I’m feeling very sorry for myself! So, why not write a lesson based on illness idioms, I thought...that will make me feel better! In the following idioms, which do you think is the correct missing word?
Lesson by Caroline

London City Foxes

Average: 3 (7 votes)

City foxes (Intermediate and above)

Reading - read the text and then match the words in bold with the definitions underneath.
Lesson by Jimi, EC London English school.

Future Continuous and Future Perfect

Average: 1.7 (158 votes)

A lesson about the Future Continuous and Future Perfect Verb Tenses:

Look at the itinerary of an organised trip in Cape Town centre this weekend.

Do you play the lottery?

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)
Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC Malta for over 10 years.

Twenty minutes ago, I bought my first

Give someone a lift

Average: 3.5 (84 votes)


Today we take a look at two meanings of the expression, give someone a lift:

Give someone a lift: to provide transportation for someone e.g. take someone somewhere in your car. Give someone a 'ride' is also used:

Are you a pessimist or an optimist?

Average: 3.4 (17 votes)

Is this glass half empty or half full?

If you said “half empty” you are a pessimist.
If you said “half full” you are an optimist.

Are you a pessimist or an optimist? What do other people say about you? Do they agree with you?

Advanced Level Reading: Law, Finance and Business

Average: 2.5 (12 votes)

This lesson is about the infamous Bernard Madoff. He is known for one of the worst investment frauds in history. If you are interested in finance, economics, investment or any related area of business, then this lesson is perfect for you!

Grammar: Reported Speech

Average: 3.2 (11 votes)

Today's reading comes from BBC News Wales.

A code of conduct covering areas such as how pupils and teachers in Wales talk to each other on websites like Facebook is being opposed by a union. The NASUWT (National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers) says the new code is not wanted or needed and represents a waste of public money.

Britain's Got Talent: Vocab and Listening

Average: 3.6 (25 votes)