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IELTS Christmas Quiz!

Hey! The festive season is with us, and whether or not you are going home for Christmas or even celebrating at all, today, Nick and invite you to join us for three fun IELTS Christmas quizzes – we will practice some grammar, review some lexis and, most importantly, have some fun at the end of what has been a very long year!

Plus, you can enter the My IELTS Classroom Quiz to win a free monthly subscription to the My IELTS Classroom Bronze Writing Package by emailing the answers to the three questions at the end of this post to us by December 31st! 🎅🎅🎅

Yes, you have a chance to win access to our entire IELTS video writing library and our daily live lessons for the whole of January by simply answering three ridiculous questions that our regular listeners should know the answer to!

Below, you can find a summary of the episode, which includes all of the links to useful materials and the times of each part of the discussion (so you can go directly to the part you want to listen to) 🚀

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Podcast Summary: IELTS Christmas Quiz

00:00 –  07:41 How Nick and I spent Christmas as a child! Shelly and her sister once got a BMX scooter. Nick got a X. They both at turkey ad played games!

07:42 – 29:46 The A – Z of IELTS Christmas Quiz How many of our 23 quiz questions can you get right? Yes, that is right, there are 23 questions in our alphabet quiz as I couldn’t think of questions for X, Y, and Z! Tell us how many you got right in the comments

29:47 – 36:03 –  The IELTS Grammar Quiz We can’t have a Christmas IELTS quiz without some grammar questions! See if you can find the ONE error in each of these sentences and then listen to check your answers:

  1. If the government spends more on transport infrastructure, the amount of traffic congestion would fall.
  2. Working night shifts has a detrimental affect on people’s mental health.
  3. One of the main reasons of an increase in waste is the amount of plastic packaging used by manufacturers today.
  4. It could be argued that today tourists can take advantage of last minute deals where they can book airline ticketand hotel at a discounted rate.
  5. The movement of people to cities have caused a number of issues from lack of housing to an increase in pollution.
  6. In short, not only good teachers can help students to learn difficult topics easily, but they can also analyse their problem areas.

36:03 – END The IELTS Lexis Quiz Nick and I check our vocabulary on four common IELTS topics: cities, social change, health and technology. Play along to see if you can guess the words that we describe.

 🎅 Enter the My IELTS Classroom Christmas Quiz 🎅

Want to win a free subscription to our Bronze Writing Package (worth £34.99)? Then email your answers to the following questions to before 31/12/20 for a chance to win

  1. What did Nick put on his pizza back in April?
  2. In August, Shelly went on holiday up a mountain – what couldn’t she eat OR what activity did she do?
  3. Nick and I both have our birthday in the same month – which one?

If you are a new listener, you still have time to listen to the previous episodes to find the answers (or just look back through these podcast posts on our blog!

You can find all of our video lessons, including a full 9-hour Grammar course, on our main website This is where you can also sign up for our IELTS essay correction service or join one of our writing packages. 🚀 We wish all of our listeners a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄🎄🎄



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