Posts in IELTS Writing
Deleting words & editing your work in IELTS

I am often asked by my students:

1. Is it acceptable to make corrections to your writing in the IELTS writing?

2. Can I write new above using a “v” symbol to indicate where I want to place the word?

3. Will I lose points if my handwriting Is messy or untidy?

4. Is it okay if I delete some words after the time is up if I did not have time to complete my sentence?

5. Can I use an eraser if I am writing with a pencil?

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A Brief History of ASR: Automatic Speech Recognition

This moment has been a long time coming. The technology behind speech recognition has been in development for over half a century, going through several periods of intense promise — and disappointment. So what changed to make ASR viable in commercial applications? And what exactly could these systems accomplish, long before any of us had heard of Siri?

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Students Q and A Part 2: “How do I learn to speak fluently?”