Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (6 of 10)

  Well, here we go with the next of the IELTS ‘logic’ posts. Remember, in IELTS essays, one of the biggest problems is a lack of logical thinking, especially if you memorise material from the many IELTS ‘magic books’ out there.   Always remember, IELTS Task-Two essays require a detailed and coherent argument. It must make sense! You need to have the ability to know what makes sense and what does not. Here are five more sentences, but each one has a logic issue. Can you see what it is? …

Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (5 of 10)

  Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (5 of 10) Well, here we go with the next of the IELTS ‘logic’ posts. Remember, in IELTS essays, one of the biggest problems is a lack of logical thinking, especially if you memorise material from the many IELTS ‘magic books’ out there.   …

Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (4 of 10)

  Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (4 of 10)   Well, here we go with the next of the IELTS ‘logic’ posts. Remember, in IELTS essays, one of the biggest problems is a lack of logical thinking, especially if you memorise material from the many IELTS ‘magic books’ out there. Always remember, IELTS Task-Two essays require a detailed and coherent argument. It must make sense! You need to have the ability to know what makes sense and what does not. Here are five more sentences, but each one has a logic issue. Can you see what it is? …

Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (3 of 10)

Well, here we go with the next of the IELTS ‘logic’ posts. Remember, in IELTS essays, one of the biggest problems is a lack of logical thinking, especially if you memorise material from the many IELTS ‘magic books’ out there.   Always remember, IELTS Task-Two essays require a detailed and…

台灣英文弱底學生對英文學習方法的迷思

今天有兩位Andrew老師教過的女學生傳訊息要我轉達她們對老師的感謝之意,這兩位學生在上老師的課程之前英文程度都相當的弱,其中一位說她在上老師的課之前連作文都寫不出來, 現在她拿到了6分的條件式入學當然是無比的興奮,她說Andrew老師對她的幫助相當的大,她在老師身上學到非常多的東西,她甚至還提到說要將老師寫的書帶到英國去以方便她可以隨時複習;另一位同學今天到達英國,她說老師幫她開啟了新的學習英文的方法,

專業英文老師批改作文的方式

Andrew老師的資歷同學們可以在我的部落格文章和aisielts.com上看到,老師目前是臺灣唯一的劍橋教師訓練師,除了將近24年的雅思(英文)教學經驗,老師在墨爾本的蒙納許大學也上過EAP課程

Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (2 of 10)

  Well, here we go with the next of the IELTS ‘logic’ posts. Remember, in IELTS essays, one of the biggest problems is a lack of logical thinking, especially if you memorise material from the many IELTS ‘magic books’ out there.   Always remember, IELTS Task-Two essays require a detailed and coherent argument. It must make sense! You… Read More »

背模板明智嗎? / 正確的英文口說課上課方式

首先我要重述背模板絕對不適合同學們準備雅思考試,坊間教你們背模板的老師本身絕對不是雅思考官, 因此他們的建議根本不可採信,尤其是英文程度低的同學更不應該背模板,因為背誦不是一種學習,同學們試想你們小時候是如何學習中文的,我相信

Logical Writing in IELTS Writing Task Two (1 of 10)

One of the biggest problems in IELTS essays is a lack of logic. IELTS Task-Two essays requires a detailed and coherent argument. This means it must make sense!   At this point, I have to mention the dangers of memorisation. Students often memorise phrases and sentences, and put these pieces together pieces. These are usually from the ‘magic… Read More »

The Return of ‘Examiner Pigeon’!!!!

Yes, just when I thought it was safe to teach IELTS Preparation at my studio, who returns to usurp my class – you guessed it – it’s ‘Examiner Pigeon’! You might remember that this friendly, attention-seeking little show-off has entered my classroom before, basking in all the attention of my students, thinking he could take over completely. But, I don’t feel threatened yet, since my students do NOT speak pigeon-language, so my job is still safe. For now.

Answer to ‘Back to Collocation. Yes, again! (6 of 6)’

Answers to ‘Back to Collocation. Yes, Again (6 of 6)’ Some criminals exhibit extremely violent behavior. A nuclear explosion could completely destroy cities. Capital punishment needs to be abolished. Cigarette packs show the pictures of lung cancer. The contribution which teachers make is immense. This can lead to serious consequences. Museums can help people understand the world more deeply. This may cause a great loss of money.     …

Back to Collocation. Yes, again! (5 of 6)

Hi everyone.    Sorry about the long delay before continuing this collocation series. I’ve been very busy with the start of the new AIS courses. Anyhow, I’ll put the new entry on now. Remember, collocation, or more specifically, bad collocation, is one reason people cannot achieve IELTS 7 or 8. It’s certainly something to work on, so here is the next set of sentences for you to look at.   Time to Practice …

Back to Collocation. Yes, again! (4 of 6)

Hi everyone.    Well, it’s back to collocation. Collocation, or more specifically, bad collocation, is one reason people cannot achieve IELTS 7 or 8. So, here is the next set of sentences for you to look at.   Time to Practice …

Back to Collocation. Yes, again! (3 of 6)

  Hi everyone.     Well, it’s back to collocation. Collocation, or more specifically, bad collocation, is one reason people cannot achieve IELTS 7 or 8. It’s certainly something to work on. Here is the next set of sentences for you to look at.   …