2019 May

The Understanding Series – Part 2 – Another vs. Other

 May 10 2019    |   Category: GRE , IELTS , OET , PTE , Quiz
In the second part of the series, we will look at use of Another and Other, and along the way also take a look at use of Articles. Most of us already know that A and An are articles to indicate non specific nouns, while the is used for specific nouns. Extending from this, Another simply is the combination of the two words an and other. So, when we are using Another or other, it means we are looking at nonspecific noun.  Ex: This pen is not writing well. Give me another. (Any other pen) Howe

The Understanding Series – Part1

 May 08 2019   
You are here ins all probability because of two reasons. You are taking an English test, or you are looking to improve your English. If you are taking an English test, you will invariably have to deal with sentences. In this installment of the Understanding Series – we will look at how to figure a sentence out. There are four fundamental elements that you would need to know about before you start figuring out sentences. These are listed in the table below:Now, into some greater detail: Sub

OET Writing – 6 Tips to Get an A

 May 02 2019    |   Category: IELTS , OET , PTE , TOEFL
This article is details 6 pointers which will help you score high on the OET writing subtest. 1. Who are you writing to? ❔ The answer to this question has the potential to completely change the geography of the letter you are going to write. Are you writing to a doctor or a caretaker or a nurse? If you are writing to a doctor, are you writing to a general physician, or a gynaecologist, or a neurologist? Understanding this will give you an understanding of what to look for in the case notes.

Understanding Stuff Better – Interpreting Language

 May 02 2019    |   Category: GRE , IELTS , OET , PTE
There are several seemingly simple words and expressions that test takers regularly encounter. Seemingly because these words have different meanings in different contexts. Understanding what these mean and when can mean the difference between selecting a right answer and being saddled with a lower than expected score. Take for instance the following expressions: Here are a few common words that are used in questions and reading comprehension passages. Take a look: