Dicas para teste de Leitura (IELTS Reading)

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IELTS Reading Questions 05 – Multiple Choice

Criterios para Conversação (IELTS Speaking)

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IELTS Pronunciation – Improve English & prepare for IELTS Speaking

IELTS Grammar – Improve English & prepare for IELTS Speaking

Dicas para IELTS Listenning

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Use os intervalos a seu beneficio, grife as palavras chaves para tentar encontra-las na conversa e para se localizar em que ponto esta a conversa. Pois os espaços para ser preenchidos são geralmente falados em sequencia.

As palavras chaves que você grifou podem nao ser faladas e sim algum sinónimo.

Questões de preencher ou completar o espaço em branco:

  • Não deixe para escrever depois. Escreva o que ouviu e deixe para conferir depois.
  • Nao deixe nenhuma resposta em branco (ou nenhum gaps). Se você perdeu a palavra, tente adivinhar, mas depois nao fique preso.
  • Sempre verifique quantas palavras você precisa escrever. Não escreva mais palavras do que é permitido.
  • Pensar sobre que tipo de palavras se encaixam (substantivo, verbo, adjetivo, etc). Verifique se a palavras é adequadas conforme o que esta sendo pedido e se faz sentido gramaticalmente. Não se esqueça de checar se esta escrita corretamente.
  • Se for um gráfico: verifique o titulo e palavras em negrito.

Questões de multipla escolha:

  • Processo de Eliminação: Eliminar quaisquer respostas que são obviamente incorretas;
  • Palavras-chave: grife as palavras-chave que você acha que foram mencionados;
  • Continue escutando, mesmo depois de encontrar a resposta. Às vezes, na conversa a pessoa muda de ideia ou adiciona informações que pode ser a resposta correta.

Frases para usar nas dissertações (IELTS Writing)

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-Dissertação de CAUSES AND EFFECTS

This essay will elaborate the issues associated <topic> and suggest some solutions.

This essay will examine some of the causes of <topic> and suggest some solutions.

There are huge consequences…

While there may be …. if we remain inert to action, I believe …

-Dissertação de AGREE or DISAGREE

I totally agree with the statement for the following reasons.

While some people believe that … I believe …


This essay will examine the drawbacks and benefits of <topic>

While there are several benefits associated with ….

… there are also <subject> that should not be ignored.

-Dissertação de DISCUSS

This essay will discuss both sides of the argument.

Whether <topic> will (do something .. )or not will be discussed in this essay.

This essay will elaborate on both sides of the issue and provide a conclusive opinion.

While some people believe that … others feel that …

Linking Words or Phrases

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In my opinion/view

To my mind

To my way thinking,

Iam convinced that

It Strikes me that

It is my firm belief that,

I am inclined to believe that

It seems to me that

As far as I am concerned

I think that

One advantage of

Another (dis)advantage of

One other (dis)advantage of

A further (dis)advantage of

The main (dis)advantage

The greatest (dis)advantage of

The first (dis)advantage of

-List points/view

First, to start / First, Begin with / First of all

Secondly, after (this/that) / Afterwards / Then / Next

Thirdly / Last but not the least

Finally / Lastly / In conclusion / To conclude

-Add information

What is more


Apart from (this/that)

In addition (to this)


Besides (this)

not to mention the fact that

Not only,

But / Also


With reference to, According


Because / owing to the fact that / due to the fact that / on the grounds that/ since as

In view of / Because of / Owing to

For this reason

Seeing that


thus / therefore / so / consequently / as a result / as a consequence


So as to / in order to

In case

With the purpose/intention of


Turning to

Leaving aside

In parenthesis

In summary / To sum up

In sum

in other words / that is to say

For instance / For example


So to speak / as it were

Vocabulario para Gráficos (IELTS Academic – Graph report)

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No teste academico do IELTS é comum ter que comentar sobre um grafico. Por exemplo segue aqui um exemplo de um gráfico e o vocabulário adequado.

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A) Steadily increased / a steady increase

B) Slightly fluctuated / a slight fluctuation

C) (dramatically) increased (dramatically) / a dramatic increase

D) Peaked (at) reach a peak (of)

E) Decline dramatically / a dramatic decline

F) to plateau / to level off

G) Dip/to dip/ To ablip

H) erratically fluctuated / An erratic fluctuation

I) Gradually increased

J) Hit a low point

O que não usar no IELTS (Formal expressions to IELTS Test)

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Os testes para IELTS é aconselhavel usar palavras e expressões formais. Pretendo reunir nesse tópico os termos que podemos substituir para conseguir uma pontuação melhor.



Big = major, large (very big=huge, extremely large)

Good = impressive, beneficial, favourable

Just few = only a majority

Little = small, minor (very small=minor, barely significant, hardly noticeable)

Numbers = figures, statistics, data


Eat/Drink = consume

Had = owned, bought, consumed, enjoyed, possessed

Going to/Gonna = highly liked to

Made =  manufactured

Went to = visited, attended

Went up = rose, grow


All over the place = widespread

At the time in the table = during the period shown

Every place = everywhere/ubiquitous

Every place in the world = worldwide/globally

Every second year = Biennialy

Got better = Improved, recovered

Got bigger = Increased

Got money = earned, received an income

Got Worse = deteriorated, worsened

Got smaller = decreased, diminished, reduced

Had the same = experienced, owned the same

I can see that… = It can be observed that…/it is clear that…

is pretty much the same = virtually identical to

is quite like = is broadly similar to

It’s a/It’ll be a good thing = This is bound to be/may well b a positive development

Nearly all people = the vas majority

Was different = altered, changed

Was the same = levelled off, remained the same, didn’t change, stable

Was at its biggest = reached its high point of…, peaked at,

Went up fast = increased rapidly, jumped

Went up a lot = increased dramatically, markedly, significantly

Went up and down = fluctuated

Things are not good = the situation is unfortunate