Welcome to my blog….

Hi, welcome to my blog. This is where I will be posting hints, tips, and strategies to help you get the score you want in the IELTS, for writing and speaking in particular. As well as this, I will be writing about other exams such as the PTE, TOEFL, OET, and the Cambridge suite (CPE,… Continue reading Welcome to my blog….

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Student Essay Assessment With Band 9.0 Sample..

Hello, time for another video. This time it's from one of my students on Langu who needed a little help with his writing. In the video I correct his errors, make a commentary, and show a Band 9.0 sample essay for the the same topic by way of illustration. One more thing, if you want… Continue reading Student Essay Assessment With Band 9.0 Sample..

Student essay assessment and sample..from Cambridge 13

  Welcome, to another video. For today, I have taken a student essay and assessed it and written a sample answer. The topic is taken from the new book Cambridge 13 and is the first of four I shall be analysing this week. I am asking students to write on the new topics and assessing… Continue reading Student essay assessment and sample..from Cambridge 13

Real student essay assessment…

Hi, it's been a while, but here is a new post and video. I recently joined a new FB group IELTS free preparation 9.0 (link below) https://www.facebook.com/groups/155337108425751/ I offered to help some students with their writings so I took two essays and made a video response for them and you...hope you like it. More to… Continue reading Real student essay assessment…

PTE: summarize spoken text…

Hello again, following on from last weeks posts, it's time to look at the summarize spoken text task. This is not strictly just a writing task, it is an integrated task that asks you to listen to a piece of audio (60 to 90 seconds) then write a summary between 50 to 70 words (no… Continue reading PTE: summarize spoken text…

PTE: summarize written text..method and example

Ok, following yesterday's post about the PTE essay, it's time to look at another task, summarize text. In this task you have ten minutes to read and summarize a passage of around 300 words into a single sentence of between 5 and 75 words. Your response must be expressed in one sentence, so you will… Continue reading PTE: summarize written text..method and example