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Writing task 2 tip – don’t use signposting!

Get to the point; avoid unnecessary signposting in IELTS essays

Read the following essay question for writing task 2, and then read the sample essay introduction and see if you can find the unnecessary signposting in it… ESSAY QUESTION: As most people spend a major part of their life at work, job satisfaction is an important element of individual well-being. What factors contribute to job …

A little-known grammar error that stops almost all Chinese from scoring 7

複合句的文法錯誤令你取不到7分 Published 22nd January, 2018 [fvplayer src=”https://ieltsbucket-seoul.s3.amazonaws.com/free/2018-01-16_complex_sentences/complex_sentences-240p.mp4″ splash=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/GRANTcomplex_65pc.jpg” subtitles_en=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/complex-sentences_en_US.vtt” qsel=”true”] Video starts first time in ‘mobile’ quality to save data usage. Switch to SD or HD for faster WiFi connections. Clearing browser cache restores default settings.

A funny grammar error that stops many Chinese from scoring 6

這個可笑的文法錯誤令你取不到雅思6分 Published 13th January, 2018 [fvplayer src=”https://ieltsbucket-seoul.s3.amazonaws.com/free/2018-01-11_personal_pronouns/personal_pronouns-240p.mp4″ splash=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/GRANTthumbpersonal-pronouns_65pc-1.jpg” subtitles_en=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/personal_pronouns.en_US.vtt” qsel=”true”] Video starts first time in ‘mobile’ quality to save data usage. Switch to SD or HD for faster WiFi connections. Clearing browser cache restores default settings.

Three pronunciation errors stopping most Hong Kongers from scoring 7

香港人三大常見英文發音錯誤 Published 5th January, 2018 [fvplayer src=”https://ieltsbucket-seoul.s3.amazonaws.com/free/2018-01-02_three_hk_pron_problems/3_hk_pron_problems-240p.mp4″ mobile=”https://ieltsbucket-seoul.s3.amazonaws.com/free/2018-01-02_three_hk_pron_problems/3_hk_pron_problems-720p.mp4″ splash=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/3_hk_pron_problems_thumbnail_65pc.jpg” subtitles_en=”https://www.hkieltsteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/3_pron_problems_subtitles.en_US.vtt” qsel=”true”] Video starts first time in ‘mobile’ quality to save data usage. Switch to SD or HD for faster WiFi connections. Clearing browser cache restores default settings. For more info and practice on consonant clusters, see my earlier blog post here👈