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[心得] 一戰雅思7.5,推薦Andrew寫作課

作者aannddy (aaannddy) 看板IELTS 標題 [心得] 一戰雅思7.5,推薦Andrew寫作課 時間Sat Nov 10 20:50:00 2018 幫朋友代PO 今年10/27考試, O:7.5 L:8.5 /R:8.5 /W:6.5 /S:6 因為是很突然的決定申請明年的研究所後,所以七月才趕緊準備雅思。 覺得準備雅思的四個月,是漫漫長路,摸索的過程也常很不知所措跟沮喪, …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (25 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (25 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’ Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). You don’t want your paragraph to look like the above pciture, do you? Rather than a mess of random and circling thoughts saying the same thing, there must be a definite pattern, right? Go to my IELTS Writing Task Two book, Tip 15: ‘Organise Your Paragraphs’, which gives two examples of ‘circling’ paragraphs. These paragraphs just repeat, and repeat, and repeat, the same thoughts. The section concludes by saying ..   …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (24 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 22 & 23 of 30

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (24 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 22 & 23 of 30 In the last post, we reduced a 67-word paragraph to 22. 67 words cut to 22! Wow! That first paragraph had so much unnecessary stuff. But now, let’s consider how to continue this sentence, and build a real paragraph in a strong and convincing way. We will build it piece by piece, just like the picture above. Tip 16 of my book (‘Include Specific Support’) mentions a simple way to do this. Approach …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (23 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 22 of 30

    Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (23 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 22 of 30 Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). Let’s keep looking at the paragraph from the previous post, and cut all the circling stuff out of it. Let’s make the pattern much simpler and easier to understand, like the above picture. The original paragraph is … …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (22 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (22 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’ Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). You don’t want your paragraph to be as detailed and confusing as the above picture, do you? Go to my IELTS Writing Task Two book, Tip 15: ‘Organise Your Paragraphs’, which gives two examples of ‘circling’ paragraphs. These paragraphs just repeat, and repeat, and repeat, the same thoughts. The section concludes by saying ..   …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (21 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 19 & 20 of 30

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (21 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 19 & 20 of 30 In the last post, we reduced a 77-word paragraph to 20. 77 words cut to 20. Wow! That first paragraph had so much unnecessary stuff. But now, let’s consider how to continue this sentence, and build a real paragraph in a strong and convincing way. We will build it piece by piece, just like the picture above. Tip 16 of my book (‘Include Specific Support’) mentions a simple way to do this. Approach 1 …

雅思一戰 overall7.0 L8.5 Andrew補習

作者jesse77 (JJ) 看板IELTS 標題 [心得]雅思一戰 overall7.0 L8.5 Andrew補習 時間Wed Oct 24 15:05:42 2018 [原po沒帳號代PO] 成績(9/15考試):L:8.5 R:7.0 W:6.0 S:7.0 Overall:7.0 準備時間:兩個月(60天整)。第一個月補習,第二個月自修(寫真題、和朋友一起練口說) 。 背景: …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (20 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 19 of 30

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (20 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 19 of 30 Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). Let’s keep looking at the paragraph from the previous post, and cut all the circling stuff out of it, and try to make the ‘wiring’ as clear and neat as the above photograph. The original paragraph is …   …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (19 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (19 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’ Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). Go to my IELTS Writing Task Two book, Tip 15: ‘Organise Your Paragraphs’, which gives two examples of ‘circling’ paragraphs. These paragraphs just repeat, and repeat, and repeat, the same thoughts, and it’s often messy and confusing, like the picture above. The section concludes by saying ..   …

雅思一戰7.0+Andrew心得分享

作者ChiaJie (ChiaJie) 看板IELTS 標題 [心得] 雅思一戰7.0+Andrew心得分享 時間Mon Oct 22 12:49:21 2018   先來成績: (複查一次失敗XD) 8/18 台北 IDP L:7.5 …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (18 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 16 & 17 of 30

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (18 of 30) Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 16 & 17 of 30 In the last post, we reduced a 124-word paragraph to 28. 124 words cut to 28. Wow! That first paragraph had so much unnecessary stuff. But now, let’s consider how to continue this sentence, and build a real paragraph in a strong and convincing way. We will build it piece by piece, just like the picture above. Tip 16 of my book (‘Include Specific Support’) mentions a simple way to do this. …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (17 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 16 of 30

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (17 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 16 of 30 Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). Let’s keep looking at the paragraph from the previous post, and cut all the circling stuff out of it. Let’s make the ‘mathematics’ clear and simple, as with the picture above. The original paragraph was …   …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (16 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (16 of 30): Another ‘Circling Paragraph’ Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). You don’t want something complicated and somewhat meaningless as the above picture. You want to give a message much simpler and more clearly, right. Go to my IELTS Writing Task Two book, Tip 15: ‘Organise Your Paragraphs’, which gives three examples of ‘circling’ paragraphs. These paragraphs just repeat, and repeat, and repeat, the same thoughts. The section concludes by saying ..   …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (15 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 13 & 14 of 30

  Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (15 of 30): Re-writing the ‘Circling Paragraph’ from 13 & 14 of 30   In the last post, we reduced a 82-word paragraph to 18. 82 words cut to 18. Wow! That first paragraph had so much unnecessary stuff. But now, let’s consider how to continue this sentence, and build a real paragraph in a strong and convincing way. We will build it piece by piece, just like the picture above. Tip 16 of my book (‘Include Specific Support’) mentions a simple way to do this. …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (14 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ 13 of 30

    Yes, it’s Back to Concision, Again (14 of 30): Answer to ‘Circling Paragraph’ 13 of 30 Remember, we are now looking at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). In the previous post, I introduced ‘circling’ paragraphs. These are paragraphs that just go in circles and repeat the same thing. Consider the above picture – it circles, but it is going somewhere. Actually, it would be better if it went somewhere in a straight line! In the previous post, I mentioned that … …