Category Archives: Tips & Help

Yes, it’s back to concision again – The Value of Concision (2 of 30)

The Value of Concision (2 of 30) In the previous post, I quoted from my own IELTS Writing Task Two book (Page 33, at the bottom), which states … This new sentence is much shorter, and makes the same point. That is, the sentence is concise, and concision is a sign of a good writer. Concision helps give you that ‘clear progression’ (= IELTS 7). Thus, if a sentence can make the same point in fewer words, WRITE THAT SENTENCES! You then have time to … …

Yes, it’s Back to Concision (again) [1 of 30]: The Value of Concision

  The Value of Concision (1 of 30)   Okay, after having written no less than 50 (!) posts all about the nature of English-language teaching and the sad, backwards, and fraudulent world of IELTS/English teaching in Taiwan (and all the consumer advice you need to know), I’ll move on. To what? What’s the next step? [er …. there’s the link to the above picture]. …

(48 of 50) CLT & TAIWAN: Summarising all the Signs

(48 of 50) MODERN LANGUAGE TEACHING (CLT) & TAIWAN: Summarising all the Signs   Well, I’m getting to the end of this long series – in fact, there are two concluding posts (49 and 50), but before that, I think it would be good to provide a summary of the previous series of posts about being fake/not-real and reasons for worrying about your teacher or school. This is a handy list which you can apply to any school or teacher of English/IELTS before you decide to give them your money. Check all the facts (hence the picture), and remember, ask for proof as well. Here are all the signs.   …

雅思考試一戰7分 (L 8.5分)

作者samfff (山姆先生) 看板IELTS 標題 [心得] 雅思一戰7分 (L 8.5分) 時間Wed Jul 4 13:23:19 2018 雅思一戰7.0 成績: L:8.5 S: 7.0 R: 6.5 W: 6.0 過去背景: TOEIC 925 補習: Andrew Weekday Courses (W&L 和 R&S都有上) 準備時間: 3-4週 (不包含補習的時候) …

雅思考試驚喜一戰overall 7

作者cindyann (背靠背的溫度) 看板IELTS 標題[心得] 驚喜一戰overall 7 時間Tue Jun 26 01:00:47 2018 感謝前輩提供資源與讀書方法 是時候來回饋惹 文長 以下為個人親身經驗分享 非業配 每個人情況不同 理性勿戰(?) 背景: 學測14 大四畢業多益裸考800 (聽力滿分) 國小到高中每星期都跟外籍老師接觸,習慣國外教學方式與外國人溝通 …