Monthly Archives: August 2011

(Model essay) Academic exam as seen in Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia in August 2011

(This question taken from Some people think that schools are merely turning children into good citizens and workers, rather than benefitting them as individuals.  To what extent do you agree or disagree? Education and the schooling experience have evolved … Continue reading

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(Model essay) General exam in late July as seen in Perth, Australia

Ryan’s notes: Several students told me they saw the following question on their General exam in Australia.  (Thanks to those students for passing on the info.) High school aged students should be taught how to manage money.  Do you agree … Continue reading

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(Model essay) August 2011 Academic exam in Abu Dhabi

The popularity of news media often has significant influence on people’s lives.  Some people believe this to be a negative development.  Do you agree or disagree? Since the invention of modern media, news feeds have become an increasingly invasive force … Continue reading

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(Model essays and letters) Posts I have written for

Here are some links to sample essays and letters I have written exclusively for over the past few months: Model letters: Model essays:

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