Difference Between Then And Than

Then And Then are one of the most confusing words in English Language. Although they do sound similar the difference between then and than is is quite obvious as the difference between a sun and son.

Both the words are pronounced differently. Then sounds like ken. Than is more like can. Well, difference may seem to you obvious right now, but the issue arrives when people speak really fast.

Then-: It usually comes at the beginning or end of the sentence. It does not mean that it always come, but yes, often it comes in the beginning or end. Then ,is used with sequence. For example-: I first made the base, then dropped the cutting on it. Or, I went to new York first and then to Canada. There is a sequence we are talking about, that is why “then” is used.
It is also used when we talk about time. For example-: we did not have internet back then.

Difference Between Then And Than


Than-: It is used when we compare things. For example-: I got more marks than anvesha.

This is one of the most common mistakes made while writing. Make sure, you don’t make it and score high in IELTS.


Write Well In IELTS

Effective Writing is not just about vocabulary or how much knowledge you have. It is more than it. It requires more of your time and more of your ideas. Go and read now, what makes a write up an effective one.

Write Well In IELTS

1.Answer all the questions-: IELTS is not like your other exams, where you are given marks for the right answer, and for every wrong answer marks are deducted. You are given marks for every right answer and not penalize for wrong answers. Remember this.

2.Read carefully-: Although this is something you must have heard n number of times, but the fact is this is something you ought to do. Read the question carefully, each question, no matter how trivial they seem, read them carefully.

3.Plan-: Plan while writing?? Yes. Take two to three minutes before you start writing. Visualize how and what you are going to write. Don’t just read the question and start writing, frame it before hand. You can even make rough notes, if you want to.

4.How To Write-: Now this is the point. How should you frame your write up? Make sure you have ten words per sentence. In that way, if there is a essay of 150 words, and you need to write three paragraphs, each paragraph should have five lines each. Make sure your first sentence, is the topic sentence.

5.Vocabulary-: It is not necessary that you have a wide range of vocabulary, if you can describe what you want to say. But usually it is preferred that you know synonyms of words. It is better that you don’t repeat words. Rather, use synonyms.

No, matter how much you prepare, all that matters is how to give the exam. So, make sure to have a positive mind set while giving the test.

Idioms For 3 May #6

Are you being bugged by someone or something? What am I talking about? Go on and read more to find out what am I asking.

Be all ears
Sentence-: tell me the story of the film, I am all ears.
Meaning-: eager and ready to listen.
Be fed up with
Sentence-: I am fed up of attending college every day.
Meaning-: to hate something, even though you once liked it.
To bug-:
Sentence-: stop bugging me with your advises.
Meaning-: to bother someone
A cinch-:
Sentence-: if you are prepared well for IELTS, getting a band 8 is a cinch.
Meaning-: something very easy to do
Fresh out of something-:
Sentence-: I have got to buy some milk. We are fresh out of it now.
Meaning-: to have no more of something.

Prepare for IELTS and don’t be fed up of it in rough times, because remember, if you work hard, everything seems to be a cinch.

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Save Your Write Up

Writing is essential if you want to score well in IELTS, but unlike your college exams, you won’t be getting more marks if you write more. And then there are many other things that are waste to add in your writing. Go on and read below to find out how to save your write up.

Save Your Write Up

1. No extra marks, for extra writing. Remember, you do not get marks if write more than the specified word limit. A word limit will always be specified. Make sure to notice that.

2. Please try to avoid sentences that are too simple or too obvious. This makes the reader lose interest in your writing. For e.g. Now days everyone likes to listen music. There is nothing new about it. You can rather write it as -: Now days, everyone likes listening to music because it provides entertainment to all.

3. Try to ask yourself Who, what, why, how often, how much; questions before writing. Answering these questions would help you in writing better.

So, go practice more. And make sure you practice effectively. The better the practice, the better your score.

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