Concision Rides Again (8 of 12)

Concision Rides Again (8 of 12) In the last post, we reduced a 83-word paragraph to 17. 83 words cut to 17. 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. Tip 16 of my book (‘Include Specific Support’) mentions a simple way to think.   Approach …

Concision Rides Again (6 of 12): ‘Circling Paragraphs’

  Concision Rides Again (6 of 12): ‘Circling Paragraphs’ We will now look at concision in a bigger way: by looking at the whole paragraph (rather than just at the sentence level). Lack of concision here often relates to the design of the paragraph – and correct paragraph design is very important in IELTS Task-Two Writing. …

Concision Rides Again (5 of 12)

  Concision Rides Again (5 of 12) Remember, being concise helps give you that ‘clear progression’ in your writing (= IELTS 7). If you can make the same point in fewer words, WRITE THOSE WORDS!  You then have time to …   …

IELTS一戰overall7.0/Andrew老師雅思補習班心得

(代po) 筆者目前為大三學生,去年(2018年)的10/14~12/30上了Andrew老師週日密集班12週的課程,真正開始準備是在寒假,大概 唸不到四個星期就去考試了~很幸運的第一次拿到overall7的成績。在準備過程中在板上獲益蠻多,以下為心得分享~ 考場:菁英國際台北車站分校 考試日期:2019/02/14 …

Concision Rides Again (4 of 12)

  Concision Rides Again (4 of 12) Remember, being concise helps give you that ‘clear progression’ in your writing (= IELTS 7). If you can make the same point in fewer words, WRITE THOSE WORDS!  You then have time to …   …

Concision Rides Again (3 of 12)

  Concision Rides Again (3 of 12) Remember, being concise helps give you that ‘clear progression’ in your writing (= IELTS 7). If you can make the same point in fewer words, WRITE THOSE WORDS!  You then have time to …   …

Concision Rides Again (2 of 12)

  Concision Rides Again (2 of 12)   In the previous post, I quoted from my own IELTS Writing Task Two book (Page 33 of Edition 2, or Page 39 of Edition 3, both at the bottom), which states … …

[心得] 雅思一戰6.5心得

(朋友無ptt帳號此文代Po) 雅思一戰6.5心得 (推薦華龍安德魯雅思補習班) 底子:2013年考多益沒讀書隨便考了不到400分,後來2016澳打了一年 2018/11/26開始上雅思考官安德魯補習班共約9週的課程 2019/01/31課程結束 …

Saturday IELTS Course: Join this Saturday!!! // Term 3 Weekday Courses: Join this Monday!!! // Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (16 of 16)

Well, this is the last series of the current ‘collocation’ posts – although I will have to give the answers to it in the next post – so that one will actually be the finish. But before giving 16 of 16, I’ll just mention what you can see in the subject line. Here it is again, with a little more detail.   Saturday IELTS Course: Join this coming Saturday!!! It will be your last chance to join this course (making up the missed lessons in the Term 3 weekday courses).   …

Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (15 of 16)

  Collocation: the other key to IELTS 7 (15 of 16)   Collocation is the key to getting a higher IELTS Writing and Speaking score, but it is not easy. Students often do not collocate words very well (which is why they don’t receive IELTS 7 or 8). To do this, all the parts of speech [adjectives & nouns, verbs & adverbs, prepositions & nouns, and others] must fit together in accepted patterns, stylishly and nice, while all the time conveying clear and precise meaning – like the video at the top of this page. Watch it, and notice all the parts of this complex creation blend together perfectly. This is what your writing should be like. …