This podcast describes how to write a task 1 essay for different types of diagram. Listen to the podcast first to see if you can follow it. If you miss some of the words, then open the transcript and follow along. There are 8 steps for you to follow along with. Practice the process here, … Read more
The transcript and an exercise will help you to follow the podcast more easily, but you should try to listen the first time, for listening practice. Making complex sentences is an important part of task 2, not only for the grammar aspect, but also for the cohesion and coherence. Making less simple sentences is recommended … Read more
1. Better your comprehension of native speakers – classroom English is very different from the real world! 2. Learn some additional point-scoring vocabulary! 3. Listen to how a monkey-mind could cost you dearly! 4. How to write and listen SIMULTANEOUSLY – a vital skill! 5. How to predict answers in the listening exam! 6. Hear … Read more
Listen to the talk, which is to a group which is going to stay in the UK. (The answers are at the bottom of the document. Please listen to the audio 1st).