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常見誤解
 Common mistake – On the other hand

On the other hand

另一方面 (Cantonese: ling6 jat1 fong1 min6; Mandarin: Lìng yī fāngmiàn) directly translates to “On the other hand”. But be careful when saying “On the other hand” in English because the meaning is very different! In Chinese, 另一方面 means “Additionally” or “Not only that, (but) …”. You use it to add another point to support your earlier comment(s) or …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 6 Test A)

Here is a sample answer to IELTS 6 Test A task 2 I wrote recently: Considering the enormous commitment and responsibility of taking care of a baby and raising a child, it is understandable that people advocate for compulsory parental training and suggest school as the ideal place for that to occur. While I do …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 10 Test 4)

Here is a sample answer to IELTS 10 Test 4 task 2 I wrote recently: Some museums charge an entry fee presumably to cover operating costs, while others receive alternative sources of funding and so are able to offer free admission to their patrons. In my view, most people choose to visit museums [emember_protected for=4-9 …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 8 Test 4)

Posted by Grant Richardson, 28th May, 2019 Only a few decades ago, the world used to chastise America for having an obesity epidemic and all of the associated health risks. Now, we see waistlines expanding in places as far away as East Asia where people were once thought to have been blessed with the ‘slim’ …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 7 Test 2)

Posted by Grant Richardson, 23th May, 2019 Here is a sample answer to IELTS 7 Test 2 task 2 I wrote today: In most jurisdictions, a judge issues the punishment for a crime according to both a pre-determined maximum penalty for the crime committed and relevant factors surrounding the individual case. Some people, however, feel …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 6 Test 1)

Posted by Grant Richardson, 20th May, 2019 Here is a sample answer to IELTS 6 Test 1 task 2 I wrote recently: How far can you leave the house or even go online before you are bombarded with marketing messages from companies vying for your attention? More importantly, do they even help you make better …

寫作貼士 Should I avoid phrasal verbs in academic writing?

I previously wrote that for IELTS essays, one-word verbs are preferred over their phrasal verb equivalents because phrasal verbs normally sound informal. As with many things about language, there is no hard rule for this. In fact, it often depends phrasal verb. The ones to avoid would be those marked as INF in dictionaries (INF …

IELTS Writing – 5 Punctuation Rules for Band 7

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