Entries by Shivani Verma

IELTS READING – account for almost 27 per cent of the world’s energy needs S22GT5

IELTS READING Account for almost 27 per cent of the world’s energy needs A. Coal is expected to continue to account for almost 27 per cent of the world’s energy needs. However, with growing international awareness of pressures on the environment and the need to achieve sustainable development of energy resources, the way in which […]

IELTS LISTENING – TOTAL INSURANCE INCIDENT REPORT S21GT1

IELTS LISTENING TOTAL INSURANCE INCIDENT REPORT Insurance Agent: Good morning. Total insurance duty speaking. How may I help you? Michael Alexander: I recently shipped my belongings from overseas back here to Australia and I took out insurance with your company. Some items were damaged during the move, so I need to make a claim. What […]

IELTS READING – Student Loans S23GT4

IELTS READING Student Loans The Government has been funding a loans scheme for students in Higher Education since September 1990. These loans are available as a ‘top up’ to the standard grant. Although the loan is intended to supplement the grant for living costs, eligibility for a student loan is not restricted to those who […]

IELTS READING – STUDENT CLUBS AND SOCIETIES S23GT3

IELTS READING STUDENT CLUBS AND SOCIETIES Desperate to find friends with common interests? Urgently in need of student contacts around college? Looking for different cultural and religious experiences? Wanting some good discussion? Don’t look any further! JOIN A CLUB OR SOCIETY AND HAVE FUN! A. This club was first started by a group of friends who […]

IELTS READING – FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT S23GT5

IELTS READING FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT A. Traditionally uniforms were — and for some industries still are — manufactured to protect the worker. When they were first designed, it is also likely that all uniforms made symbolic sense – those for the military, for example, were originally intended to impress and even terrify the enemy; other uniforms […]

IELTS READING – Fabulous Furniture S23GT2

IELTS READING Fabulous Furniture Section A Have you ever wanted to buy a small bedside table? Or a dinner table for 20 people? If you want it, we’ve got it! Fabulous Furniture has Australia’s widest choice of furniture. Section B If you visit a Fabulous Furniture store, you can have your furniture – right now […]

IELTS LISTENING – ‘Self-regulatory focus theory’ and leadership S18AT4

IELTS LISTENING ‘Self-regulatory focus theory’ and leadership Today, I want to talk about self-regulatory focus theory and how the actions of leaders can affect the way followers approach different situations. Self-regulatory focus theory is a theory developed by Tori Higgins. He says that a person’s focus at any given time is to either approach pleasure […]

IELTS LISTENING – The history of coffee S16GT4

IELTS LISTENING The history of coffee  In my presentation, I’m going to talk about coffee, and its importance both in economic and social terms. We think it was first drunk in the Arab world, but there’s hardly any documentary evidence of it before the 1500’s , although of course that doesn’t mean that people didn’t […]

IELTS LISTENING – THE FUTURE OF MANAGEMENT S15AT4

IELTS LISTENING THE FUTURE OF MANAGEMENT Well, I’ve been talking lo managers in a number of businesses, and reading surveys about the future of management. And what I’m going to present in this seminar is a few ideas about how the activity is likely to change in the next ten years. It isn’t a scientific, […]

IELTS LISTENING – THE SPIRIT BEAR S14AT4

IELTS LISTENING THE SPIRIT BEAR Today we continue our series on ecology and conservation with a look at a particularly endangered member of the black bear family. One in ten black bears is actually born with a white coat. which is the result of a special Q1 gene that surfaces in a few. Local people […]