This Part 4 Listening will also help with describing a process – how maple syrup is produced.
Academic Task 1 takeaways
You often need to transform countries to nationalities (nouns to adjectives e.g. France – French) in Academic Task 1 and Speaking.
twice as many/much as
‘Twice as many’ is a high-level structure but beware of these common mistakes.
How to use ‘majority’ and minority’ in a sentence
Reference words: ‘that of’
‘That of’ and ‘Those of’ are great ways of avoiding repetition, especially in Task 1. Here are a few common mistakes.
Learn how to decrease your thinking time speed up your writing/speaking fluency by learning words that commonly go together.
Academic Task 1 – being specific
It is important to be clear about what exactly the graph is showing. Here are some examples.
‘Which’ can be misused and overused – here are some examples and how to fix them.
‘The more..the more/less’ is a useful way of describing trends that happen at the same time.