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A lot of people make resolutions at the beginning of a new year and January is a good time for language learners to think about what they...
8 January, 2019 0
The lesson can be used for Anti-Bullying Week or as a stand-alone lesson.
2 November, 2017 2
This lesson was devised to mark International Stammering/Stuttering Awareness Day on 22 October 2018. However, as this is not specifically...
17 October, 2018 0
The importance of language in schools, training centres and workplaces cannot be underestimated in refugee communities, especially given...
29 October, 2018 0
From 5 to 7 October 2018, British Council Armenia held its 6th “Teacher Development with British Council” event by hosting Penny Ur in...
29 October, 2018 0
If you have Chinese-speaking, German-speaking or Spanish-speaking students in your class, why not ask them to do the Vocabulary Challenge?
1 November, 2018 2

Your Comments

14 January, 2019 - 09:01
Hello You can get a half score in all of the skills for IELTS - e.g. 5, or 5.5, 6 or 6.5 etc. You can find out more about how the scores work on this website:https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/find...
10 January, 2019 - 09:01
Thank you for these materials, just on the topic I like and need:)
9 January, 2019 - 20:01
Hi, I was wondering if you could help me with marking scheme of each band descriptor.Is there any half a score for each.For example ,is a score 4.5 for fluency acceptable or it must be either 4or 5.

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