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My IELTS Classroom Podcast Episode 36: 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!

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)¬†ūüöÄ

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Podcast Summary: IELTS Christmas Quiz

00:00 Р 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 Р29:46 The A РZ 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 Р36:03 Р 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 РEND 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.


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

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