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Blog: English Trainer Online

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03-Mar-13, 10:45
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A great way to become a great communicator is to improve your vocabulary. There are several terms used in the English language is not the soul of every person can feel. It is necessary, even if it continues to increase your store of words. Here are a variety of techniques can be applied to the individual to obtain information on new words. The first and main is reading. It is necessary to take into account your height in English, however, choose a book or magazine.

Blog: English Trainer Online

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So you plan to do the IELTS test and want to increase your score? Here are my tips based on my lots of year of training IELTS for students in different countries. They are offered in no picky order. Prepare, prepare, prepare.... Yes, I know it sounds obvious, but I have known many "safer" candidates to the test a little preparation or not. One candidate told me that they had lived and studied in the United States for over 4 years and well maintained the level of English as a native speaker.

Thread: IELTS Writing Tips

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Everyone's biggest problem with Writing Task is finishing both tasks on time. What no one tells you is that if you don't finish either one, you lost a whole band point. This never has to happen to you!

The key to making sure that you report and essay qualify as finished is that they have a clear Conclusion paragraph. That paragraph can be one sentence long, if necessary. And the best news of all is, you have already written that sentence!

At the end of the Introduction (paragraph 1) of the Writing Task 1 report, you have written a summary of the information. In the same position - at the end of the first paragraph - in Writing Task 2, you have written your Thesis Statement. Simply be repeating both of those sentences at the beginning of a Conclusion paragraph, you have made your writing qualify as finished - even if there is more you wanted to write. And you don't lose a whole band point needlessly.

Here's what you do:

1)Make sure you do write a good summary in Writing Task 1 and a good Thesis Statement in Writing Task 2. (Your report and essay won't work without them anyway.)

2)Watch your watch! No one is going to keep you on track as far as elapsed time is concerned. It's up to you to monitor your own progress.

3)In Writing Task 1, if 18 minutes have passed and you're still writing Body Paragraph sentences, finish the sentence you're writing, quickly. Then, start a new paragraph (and make sure it looks like a new paragraph), and begin it with the words, "In conclusion,..." Then rewrite the summary. If you can, change a word or two (but not the meaning). If not, just write it exactly the way you did at the end of the Introduction.

4)In Writing Task 2, if 38 minutes have passed and you're still writing Body Paragraph sentences, finish the sentence you're writing, quickly. Then, start a new paragraph (and make sure it looks like a new paragraph), and begin it with the words, "In conclusion,..." Then rewrite the Thesis Statement. (This needs to be done in any case. It is an essential part of the essay.)

5)Ideally, in Writing Task 2, you should write the Restatement in reverse order of the Thesis Statement. For example, if it is an opinion essay, and you wrote your opinion and three reasons in the Thesis Statement, write the three reasons first, and then the opinion, in the Restatement. Again, if you have time and can, change a word or two (but not the meaning). If not, just write it exactly the way you did at the end of the Introduction.

6)Make sure you finish these "In conclusion,..." sentences on time. The task ends at exactly 60 minutes.

Obviously, this will not save you any lost points if all you have is a few sentences and your essay is far too short in the first place. But if you have written most of the essay, and followed the format, it's essential that you not lost a whole band point just because it isn't finished. So make it look finished.For more information on IELTS visit:http:www.ielts-studies.blogspot.com
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