IELTS Mentor (link)
Describe a happy event of your life
You should say:
*When it happened
*Where it happened
*What it was
and explain why this event is a happy event in your life.
• What do you think is important in achieving happiness?
• How do you celebrate some happy events?
• What do the camera and video play in celebrating?
*Money makes you a bad person (link)
*Money can buy happiness (link)
*Study shows money makes us worry (link)
*Australians are the happiest people in the world (link)
Money Discussion Questions (link) Pair work from ESL Discussions.com
Can Money Buy You Happiness?
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IELTS Writing Task 1 (General) Letter (Link to IELTS Exam.net)
You have had a bank account for a few years. Recently you received a letter from the bank stating that your account is $240 overdrawn and that you will he charged $70, which will he taken directly from your account. You know that this information is incorrect.
Write a letter to the bank. Explain what has happened and say what you would like them to do about it.
You should write at least 150 words.
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
You do NOT need to write your own address.
Letter Writing Tips from IELTS Liz: 10 Essential Tips (link)
IELTS Writing Task 1 (Academic): Pie Charts
Lesson on IELTS Buddy ~ Describing an IELTS Pie Chart (Link)
IELTS Writing Task 2/ IELTS Essay:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Happiness is considered very important in life. Why is it difficult to define? What factors are important in achieving happiness?
You should give reasons for your answer using your own ideas and experience.
Grammar: SENTENCE STRUCTURE: SUBSTITUTION AND ELLIPSIS Online Activity (link)
One feature of extended discourse is that we generally avoid repetition by the use of ellipsis (omission) or substitution.
Slideshow on Substitution and Ellipsis (link)
From Slideshare made by Ana Enriquez Sanchez (link to source)
Grammar: Cambridge Dictionaries online (link)
Watch Catalyst Episode (link) Tuesday, 14 June 2016 Unboiling an egg