IELTS-Writing and Speaking Examples
TEST 1 Writing Under British and Australian laws a jury in a criminal case has no access to information about the defendant’s criminal record. This protects the person who is being accused of the crime. Some lawyers have suggested that this practice should be changed and that a jury should be given all the past facts before they reach their decision about the case.
Under British and Australian laws a jury in a criminal case has no access to information about
the defendant’s criminal record. This protects the person who is being accused of the crime. Some lawyers have suggested that this practice should be changed and that a jury should be given all the past facts before they reach their decision about the case.
INTERNATIONAL VARIETIES OF ENGLISH
English stands out as requiring clearly different treatment from British and US varieties. Accordingly, southern hemisphere varieties will be discussed here in terms of deviation from the British standards. Comments on US, British, Australian and New Zealand Englishes are based on corpus studies; South African English is not mentioned speciﬁcally here; it tends to follow British norms; comments on Canadian English are based on Pratt (1993) and Fee and McAlpine (1997).
5.1 Lexical distributional differences
Partridge limited his dictionary to Great Britain and her dominions. We elected the broader universe of the English-speaking world. Globalisation has affected many facets of life, not the [east of which is our language. There are words that are uniquely Australian, American or British, but it is impossible to ignore or deny the extent of cross-pollination that exists between cultures as regards slang.
There are words that are uniquely Australian, American or British, but it is impossible to ignore or deny the extent of cross-pollination that exists between cultures as regards slang. We were aided in our global gathering by indigenous contributors from Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Ireland and New Zealand. We also include pidgin, Creolised English and borrowed foreign terms used by English-speakers in primarily English-language conversation.
This book does not pretend to be a history of Australia; it merely gathers into one volume that which has hitherto been dispersed through many. Our story ends where Australian history, as it is generally written, begins; but the work of the forgotten naval pioneers of the country made that beginning possible. Four sea-captains in succession had charge of the penal settlement of New South Wales, and these four men, in laying the foundation of Australia, surmounted greater difficulties than have ever been encountered elsewhere in the history of British colonization.
National Bank of Ethiopia. In 2004 the National Bank of Ethiopia
created FCD accounts specifically targeting members of the Ethiopian
diaspora to invest domestically. National Bank of Ethiopia Directive
No. FXD/31/2006 created a foreign currency account that nonresident
Ethiopians and nonresident foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin (and
their respective businesses) could open.
India’s NRI Deposit Accounts. Nonresident Indians (NRIs) have
the option of holding their savings in foreign currency or in rupee-
denominated accounts in India. As of March 2010, NRIs held an estimated
$14.3 million in foreign-currency-denominated accounts and $33.6 million
in rupee-denominated accounts.
The Foreign Currency (Non-Resident)
Account (Banks) scheme can be denominated in British pounds, US dollars,
Japanese yen, euros, Canadian dollars, and Australian dollars.
The recorded material is provided on two C90 cassettes. It contains a variety of voices and British accents. Some of the situational dialogues involve foreign visitors to Britain and contain American, Australian and non-native speakers. The timing of each activity is given in the transcript (pp62-84).
(BQ) In the IELTS listening, candidates are presented with four different tasks which evaluate their skills. To add challenge to the test, the accents used in the listening passages are Australian and British accents. How can one practice for the IELTS listening test? Is it possible to review for it within 15 days? It is truly possible when you are at hand ebook 15 days' practice for IELTS listening.
Thank you to all who have joined and supported the HOPE network since 2003, and contributed to the development of the HOPE Programme: o o o o o o o o o o Australian High Commission (Direct Aid Program) for supporting the development & production of the HOPE- ESD Teachers Guide; British High Commission; European Commission; Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation; British Petroleum South Pacific; SOPAC; Ministry of Education- Curriculum Development Unit & District Education Officers; particularly Mrs. Viniana Kunabuli, Mrs. Kelera Taloga & Mrs.
We will see that the general sources of vocabulary, the types of variation in grammar, and so on, are remarkably similar, wherever the variety in question is spoken. In the last three chapters we look at the way colonial Englishes are affecting British English, trace the movement towards linguistic independence in the various countries being considered, and discuss the notion of standard in more detail. This is not a book which will tell you all about Australian or Canadian English.
The area in which Sydney is located today has been
inhabited by Australian aboriginals for 40,000 years.
The European interest in the area began with the
British explorer James Cook’s arrival in 1770 to what
is known today as Botany Bay.
After the discovery, the British government
decided to found a new colony there, and in 1788
a settlement of convicts was established by
Captain Arthur Phillip. Phillip named the town
after the British minister, Thomas Townshend,
who held the title Lord Sydney....