Monthly Archives: May 2012

Nowadays, more and more young unmarried adults are choosing to study and live outside their parents’ homes. Ryan writes a model essay…

 

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“Every sentence in your essay has a job to do.” – Listen to Ryan’s interview on IELTSPodcast.com

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Ben of ieltspodcast.com about the written portion of the IELTS.  Our conversation touches on a number of topics, among them: how to write a strong introduction paragraph, how to … Continue reading

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You have 48 hours to suggest an opening sentence for this Academic Task 1 response!

(This model Academic Task 1 answer was written in response to a question seen on an IELTS exam held in Ireland in April of 2012.  Please leave your suggestion as a comment to this post.) ___________Insert your sentence here!____________.  Consumption … Continue reading

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You have 24 hours 48 hours to suggest a topic sentence for the first supporting paragraph of this essay!

(This is a model essay in response to a question seen in the UK in April 2012.  This question was taken from ielts-blog.com.  Please leave your suggestion as a comment to this post.  Suggestions emailed to me will not be … Continue reading

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