Fly to Canada on a Study Visa* during Pandemic – Support Letter

Fly to Canada on a Study Visa* during Pandemic – Support Letter

Airport officials and Immigration officers are asking for a Support Letter. This letter is issued by the relevant College/University authorities and includes all student information by which one will get permission to board their pre-booked flight.

The four main features of a Support Letter are as follows:

1. Student name, program enrollment and fee submission status.

2. Online enrollment status.

3. Reasons for necessary travel. Some relevant points are given as follows:

-Bad internet connectivity: having insufficient bandwidth available to properly attend online classes.

-Electricity Issues: unreliable power supply leading to frequent power cuts and outages.

-Time Zone Issues: inability to study online due to very large time zone differences.

4. 14 day Quarantine Period: mentioning that one will be self quarantining for 14 days along with details of where the planned stay will be, in a hotel or with relatives, is a crucial aspect of the Support Letter. 

Please remember to make a Departure File as well, this should include all the other relevant documents required by the airport officials when they ask for it.

In the current circumstances it is recommended to arrive 5-6 hours early so as to overcome long queues and smoothly complete all formalities such as check-ins or immigration.

Best wishes to everyone who is going study in Canada, have a safe journey. 

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*Terms and Conditions apply: Study Visa should have been issued prior to 18th March 2020.

Cue Card # Talk about the weather in your country

IELTS Cue Card Talk about the weather in your country

 

Talk about the weather in your country

You should say 

  • What the weather is usually like?
  • How often does it change?
  • How do you feel about the weather?
  • And describe what you do in different weathers.

Weather CUE CARD

Sample Answer

India is located in such a manner as to cross the tropic of cancer midway. This means that it is a tropical country with highly unusual weather patterns.

 

During the Autumn months, we experience Monsoon season, wherein it tends to rain for months on end depending on where you live in the country. Mangoes are abundant in that season and agriculture, in general, is hugely dependent on sufficient rainfall. However, further down south tornadoes and flooding are a real concern every year.

 

During the summer seasons, it is ludicrously hot and humid, or hot and dry, again depending on where you reside. Due to this, heatstrokes are common and it is advised to stay indoors and remain hydrated during the peak hours of the day. I myself do not like to nap in the middle of the day, but a majority of the public does.

 

The spring months are far more forgiving in terms of weather fluctuations, the heat is manageable and it is the best time of year in my opinion, as everything is in bloom. It is also the best time to go travelling, yet this year I have not been able to go out much in light of the global pandemic.

 

Lastly, the cold season. We have dry winters in India, not much rain but a lot of fluctuating temperatures, the middle of the days are again very hot due to the cloudless skies, the nights reach freezing temperatures, quite the contrasting combination. Snow is practically unheard of unless you live in the Himalayas.

 

So overall, India is home to some fascinating climate phenomenons, which makes it especially hard to accurately predict the weather before time, the topography and wind patterns with atmospheric pressures have a huge role to play in the cycle of the elements here. 

(300 words)

 

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Cue Card Talk about a time something good happened to you

IELTS Cue Card Talk about a time something good happened to you

Talk about a time something good happened to you

 

You should say

  • When was this?
  • What happened?
  • Why was it good?
  • And describe the situation.

Cue Card Talk about a time something good happened to you

Sample Answer

About two months ago, the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown and quarantine began. When it was first announced I was in a state of shock, so far, the concept of this virus had been abstract, something present but not likely to harm me. Needless to say, when the fact that this notion was indeed real and impacting me directly hit home, I was a tad bit overwhelmed.

Soon, however, I settled into a new routine, I worked out every morning and evening, ate healthy and woke up on time. I found myself extremely satisfied with this new work routine, not only was I getting time for my hobbies and getting work done, but I was having fun while doing it. This was indeed a blessing in disguise for someone like me. I rediscovered my love for writing and restated my online blog, I gained deep-set contentment from sharing everything I had to be grateful for in these trying times.

I got into reading again, and even experimented with my coffee that I had been mindlessly consuming for years without any thought to the process. I reworked so many flaws in my previous way of life, identifying things that used to be a source of stress and worry to sort them out. I managed to complete projects that I had all but given up hope on, which motivated me incredibly. The amount of self-discovery I have gone through these past weeks has been enlightening to say the least.

Not only have I learned about myself, I have learned more about my friends and family as well. The people who still took the time to talk to me every day now hold an even more special place in my heart.

While I am acutely aware of how severe the situation is globally, on some level I can’t help but be thankful for all this, for me it was a much-needed period of discovery, to organize my life and realign my goals. I have no doubt in my mind that once this entire thing blows over I will be more than dedicated to my relationships and work life balance. I am grateful for everything in my life and that I can still support myself on my savings as well as working from home. I am grateful for this extended break no matter how bleak the situation might seem.

 

Useful words and their meanings
Abstract existing as an idea, feeling, or quality, not as a material object
Hit home (phrase) to cause you to realize exactly how unpleasant or difficult something is
Contentment happiness and satisfaction, often because you have everything you need
Bleak If a situation is bleak, there is little or no hope for the future

 

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writing essay task 2 about mobile phones and social interaction

IELTS writing essay task 2 about mobile phones and social interaction
 
Some people say that technology such as mobile phones (cell phones) is destroying social interaction.  
Do you agree or disagree?  
 

writing essay task 2 about mobile phones and social interaction

Sample Answer: 

Mobile communication has become ingrained in our modern society as not only a necessity but also as a force of habit. When required to establish communication with a person, most of us would prefer to do it online. For good reasons too, we get to plan our responses better, as well as be in a comfortable environment and have a sense of control on the length of the interaction. Essentially, we remain in our comfort zones.   
 
Whether or not this is destroying social interaction as a whole is open for debate.  Where some say it helps in dealing with anxiety others question the outright aversion phenomenon it has given rise to. My personal opinion on the same stands somewhere in the middle.   
 
While I feel that we are indeed losing the touch of the art of social interplay, it is within reason to assume this was inevitable as seen by the rise in far more casual exchanges with our superiors and elders. This is, however, no excuse for the careless use of devices to actively be rudely preoccupied in actual dialogue or utilizing devices to avoid them altogether. While face to face interactions might seem to be a far more daunting task, they are oftentimes equally rewarding. It is far easier to persuade people in person than it is through a screen, hence why sales employees are still present and thriving in a world threatened by automation. 
 
Whatever one might say but one has to admit that physical association is simply inescapable. One will have to get out and interact with peers eventually. Hence why I would conclude in saying that both means of communication have their own perks and thus neither is a threat to the other. Mobiles will continue to act as personal messengers and humans will continue to interact socially, be it through the medium of a screen or otherwise. As long as etiquette is maintained in mobile usage there is no threat to public communication. (329 Words)
Useful words and their meanings
Ingrained  (of beliefs) so firmly held that they are not likely to change
Outright  complete
Aversion 
(a person or thing that causes) a feeling of strong dislike or of not wishing to do something 
Inevitable certain to happen
Persuade to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it

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