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Study English IELTS Preparation - Series 1
Study English is a series of English language programs for intermediate to advanced learners, especially those using English for study purposes and those preparing for IELTS.

Select an episode and watch the program plus download and read study notes and practise your learning by completing the activities.

You can access all 26 episodes from Study English Series 1 via this index page.

The Series 1 Guide provides a quick reference to the contents of each episode.

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Series 1 Episodes
In this episode we look at word families and do some spelling.
In this episode we look at ways of discussing a topic and the difference between fact and opinion.
In this episode we look at the language of description. We will talk about businesses and different ways to discuss economic information.
In this episode we're going to be making comparisons and looking at prepositions of time.
In this episode we're going to look at ways of brainstorming, taking notes and developing ideas.
In this episode we'll be looking at the language of cause and effect. Plus the names of countries and nationalities.
In this episode we'll be talking about the types of language needed to describe processes.
In this episode we'll look at how to use the relative pronouns, that, which and who and practice linking words when speaking English.
In this episode we'll be talking about acronyms, abbreviations and names.
In this episode we're going to look at ways of connecting ideas.
In this episode we're going to look at ways to talk about something that's happened in the past.
In this episode we're going to look at how to describe cycles and also the use and purpose of phrasal verbs.
In this episode we're going to look at articles, indefinite articles 'a' and 'an' and the definite article 'the'.
In this episode we're going to look at conditional sentences. They're sentences that use 'if'.
In this episode we're going to look at adjectives - how you order them and how you use them to compare and describe things.
In this episode we'll discuss how to talk about things in the future.
In this episode we're going to look at some of the features of formal, written English.
In this episode we'll be looking at language you can use to describe processes, including transition signals.
In this episode we'll be listening to numbers and practise saying and spelling them.
In this episode we will talk about places, locations and directions.
In this episode we'll learn about the continuous tense and practice some sentence stress.
In this episode we will listen to a finance report and learn about numerical data.
In this episode we're going to talk about ways to describe appearance, character and behaviour.
In this episode we are going to look at intonation - the meaning behind the tone of your voice. Plus we review the use of the comma.
In this episode we will talk about simple present tense, definitions and technical vocabulary, all the things you need to know and use to write a report.
In this episode we are going to look at classification - how things are sorted into classes or groups. Plus we will practice the pronunciation of final s sounds.


What is IELTS?

IELTS stands for the International English Language Testing System - an internationally recognised test of English language proficiency.

To find out more about the IELTS test and how to prepare for it visit the About page.
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