Common Errors (fluctuate, respectively, number, amount, sales)
Many IELTS test takers use some common vocabulary to report on line charts, bar graphs, and tables in task 1 of the academic writing section. These words include fluctuate, respectively, number, amount, and sales. However, many writers use these words incorrectly or inappropriately. In this video we look the correct use of these words and add a few alternatives, like volatile, blip, rate, total and others. Remember, it’s better to use simple words than to use “big” words incorrectly.
Planning your essay is a crucial step toward achieving a high score on your IELTS task 2 essay. Planning saves you time, helps your reader follow your argument, and helps you relax during the writing section. In this video we look at some ways to plan and the elements to consider when planning, such as your thesis, structure, and vocabulary. We will also discuss some ways to practice this very important skill, and look at some samples.
Do you always have trouble with the IELTS or TOEFL reading or writing sections? Probably not. In this video, we look at extreme words, such as always, never, only, all, and others, to see how they affect your scores. In reading, these words play an important part in paraphrasing, and in the writing section, tasks with these words have a specific function. Make sure you see and address these words.
A high score on the IELTS or TOEFL essay requires strong, convincing ideas. If coming up with ideas is difficult for you regarding some topics, then this video is for you. Find out how to build an idea bank before test day so that you will be 1- prepared for any essay task, 2- stay relaxed, and 3- concentrate on the English.